News: NATS launches drone safety partnership with Altitude Angel

NATS and fast-growing UK-based drone traffic management solutions company Altitude Angel have entered a strategic partnership that lays the foundation for a future whereby drones and manned aircraft could safely co-exist in the UK’s busy skies. The two organisations have entered a long-term partnership to develop unmanned traffic management solutions

News: ITB Berlin 2018: Chancellor Merkel to open event

Newly appointed German chancellor Angela Merkel will this year open ITB Berlin. On the eve of the show, ITB Berlin and this year’s partner region, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, will be extending an invitation to the opening ceremony in Hall B at the CityCube Berlin. For the first time the event, which

Focus: The Top 4 Reasons to Visit Potsdam, Germany In 2018

Potsdam is the largest city of Brandenburg as well as its capital. It has also been identified as one of the top UNESCO World Heritage sites around the world. Nestled on the picturesque banks of the iconic Hazel River, Potsdam is a stone’s throw away from Berlin. Travelers who

News: Merlin Entertainments welcomes record visitor figures in 2017

Merlin Entertainments saw visitor numbers hit a record 66 million at its attractions last year, a rise of 3.5 per cent over the previous year. Despite a challenging environment, the company reported a 4.8 per cent rise in annual pre-tax profits to £271 million. Revenue at the company – which counts

News: Eder takes up chief information and digital officer role at Hilton

Hilton has revealed the appointment of Noelle Eder as executive vice president and chief information and digital officer. Effective March 19th, Eder will oversee the continued digital transformation benefiting the guests and team members of the world’s most hospitable company. “You don’t get to be a leader in hospitality and

News: Zone by The Park Jodhpur opens in Rajasthan, India

The Park Hotels has launched its second hotel in Rajasthan under the Zone by The Park brand. The new Jodhpur property is centrally located in the vibrant Blue City and provides a haven for aspiring, price-conscious travellers in search of chic design and a dynamic atmosphere. Developed by London-based design group

News: Europcar signs away stake in car2go Europe

Europcar has signed an agreement with Daimler Mobility Services for the sale of its 25 per cent stake in car2go Europe. The completion of the transaction requires the approval of the competent antitrust authorities, with the parties expecting to receive these approvals and close the transaction before the end of

Focus: Successful debut for Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference in Riyadh

Bench Events has welcomed the successful hosting of the Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference in Riyadh. The one-day event, held at the Marriott Convention Centre, Riyadh Marriott Hotel, is the precursor to the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference and focuses on the hospitality sector in the rapidly developing Saudi market.

News: Inca Rail launches new 360° Machu Picchu Train

Travellers venturing to the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu will now have an even wider choice of train travel available to them as Inca Rail launches its brand-new service, the 360° Machu Picchu Train. The train’s domed panoramic windows are taller and wider than all others currently operating on