News: Japan Airlines to offer free Wi-Fi on all domestic routes

Japan Airlines has confirmed it will provide free internet access throughout the flight, to all customers flying on the domestic routes. JAL has been introducing in-flight internet from July 2014 as a paid service, but will now remove the price barrier. In-flight video programs such as sports, gourmet, music and

News: Huge increase in UK visitors to Balearic Islands

A total of 196,892 UK travellers visited the Balearic Islands in April 2017, an increase of 9.3 per cent compared to the same month in 2016. There was an 8.3 per cent year-on-year increase of UK visitors to Mallorca in April 2017, an increase of 9.1 per cent to Menorca

News: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay re-opens following extensive renovation

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay has re-opened after a two-year renovation, launching Bali’s most exclusive beachfront villas and upgrading facilities and services across the resort. The freshly-minted Imperial and Royal Villas complete the dramatic transformation of the resort’s entire accommodations while preserving the authentic ambience of its original

News: American Constitution launches into Wicomico River, USA

American Cruise Lines has successfully launched American Constitution into the Wicomico River in Salisbury, Maryland. The new ship is being designed and built by Chesapeake Shipbuilding, located in Salisbury. American Constitution is a coastal vessel with full active wing stabilisation. With the capacity for approximately 175 guests, the new ship

News: Brand USA appoints Hills Balfour to lead UK promotion efforts

Brand USA has as appointed London-based travel representation and PR consultancy Hills Balfour to act as its agency of record in the United Kingdom & Ireland. The selection followed an in-depth review process initiated by Brand USA in March 2017. Hills Balfour will work with Brand USA in the UK

News: Innovative new website for Saxon Hotel, South Africa

The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa in Johannesburg and Shambala Private Game Reserve in the Waterberg, comprising of Zulu Camp and Nelson Mandela Villa, have announced the launch of their newly redesigned websites. The new sites offer users an improved and innovative design concept in conjunction with an easy-to-use

News: Peru introduces new permit system for Machu Picchu visitors

Peru’s ministry of culture has announced a new permit system for tourism visits to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Machu Picchu. The introduction of permits for one of two daily timeslots will be effective from July to ensure a sustainable flow of visitors to the ancient citadel. All travellers