News: Genting Hong Kong records $200m loss as investment increases

Genting Dream was completed this year Genting Hong Kong has reported a total comprehensive income for the first half 2017 period of $165 million, with a loss for the period of $203.2 million. The losses were mainly due to the start-up of new brands for the cruise division

News: Intrepid Group takes stake in Chimu Adventures to expand Artic travel options

The Intrepid Group has announced a strategic partnership with Polar and Latin American specialist, Chimu Adventures. Intrepid has taken a 50 per cent stake in the Australian-owned company to meet a growing demand for sustainable travel experiences from increasingly adventurous travellers. The investment from the Intrepid Group will fuel

News: Cricketing legends reveal highlights of Antiguan tourism

As the England vs. West Indies test match begins in Birmingham, cricketing legends Sir Viv Richards, Sir Curtly Ambrose and Sir Andy Roberts have revealed their favourite parts of their homeland, Antigua. Beloved beach bars, Caribbean delicacies and the best golf courses on the island, the cricketing knights share

News: Fatalities reported following Las Ramblas terror attack

Las Ramblas is one of the most famous tourism sites in Barcelona Fatalities have been reported after a van drove through crowds walking on Las Ramblas, a popular tourism site in Barcelona. Visitors have been urged to stay away from the Plaça de Catalunya after what police describe

News: Iberia rolls out Premium Economy on Boston flights

Iberia’s new Premium Economy class will be available on the airline’s flights between Madrid and Boston from this month. The new cabin is already available on flights between Madrid and Chicago, New York, Miami, Mexico City, as well as Bogota. Iberia launched its Premium Economy class in May, and

News: Bhatia to lead Carlson Wagonlit Travel in Asia Pacific

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has announced Bindu Bhatia will become the new managing director, Asia Pacific, from September. She succeeds Kai Chan, who will be leaving the company at the end of August after making significant contributions during her five-year tenure. “Asia Pacific is the world’s fastest-growing market for corporate travel –

News: Flight Centre embarks on global acquisition spree

Flight Centre Travel Group has announced an impressive acquisition trail of six travel businesses around the globe in under six weeks. The acquisitions strengthen Flight Centre’s corporate and leisure presence significantly in markets such as Canada and New Zealand; as well as the fast-growing mobile agency sector in Australia.

News: Jumby Bay joins Oetker Collection

The Oetker Collection is to add a new masterpiece hotel to its collection – Jumby Bay, the private island resort in the Caribbean. Located right in front of the main island of Antigua, Jumby Bay Island combines a very well-established luxury resort with 40 rooms and suites, three restaurants,

News: Cypriot tourism on track for record breaking year

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation has confirmed that 2017 is on track to be its most successful year on record in terms of global tourist arrivals. From January to June 2017, global tourist arrivals to Cyprus reached 1,463,206, compared to 1,255,240 in 2016; a year-on-year increase of 16.6 per cent

News: Wizz Air introduces Fare Lock to online bookers

Wizz Air has introduced Fare Lock, a new service that will allow passengers to lock the fare selected for a specific flight with the bundle of their preference for 48 hours. The carrier is continuously looking to enhance customer experience and this new feature was created to best meet