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Davies commission recommends expansion at London Heathrow

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Davies commission recommends expansion at London Heathrow

The Airports Commission has recommended a third runway be built at London Heathrow Airport to ease aviation congestion in the south-east of England. While each of the three schemes shortlisted was considered a “credible option” for expansion, the commission unanimously concluded a new north-west runway at Heathrow Airport was its preferred option. → Read More

London City airport seeks opportunity to expand

London City airport seeks opportunity to expand

Use of existing capacity at London City Airport will help meet the air connectivity needs of London and the UK in the period between the government’s response to the Airports Commission and the completion of any new infrastructure, officials at the airport said earlier. The news comes at the Davies Commission recommends expansion at London Heathrow Airport, at the expense of a second runway at Gatwick. → Read More

Gatwick Airport urges government to take easy option

Gatwick Airport urges government to take easy option

Expansion at Gatwick Airport remains the only “deliverable option” according to chief executive Stewart Wingate. The announcement follows the release of the Davies Commission report into aviation expansion in the south-east of England earlier, which recommended expansion of London Heathrow Airport. → Read More

Germany welcomes surging visitor figures

Germany welcomes surging visitor figures

Between January and April 2015, almost 20 million overnight stays were generated in Germany by international visitors, according to the latest figures from the Federal Statistical Office. That’s 800,000 more overnights than in the same period the year prior – a total increase of 4.3 percent. The figure includes accommodation providers with ten or more beds as well as camp grounds. → Read More

Maldives launches year long advertising campaign

Maldives launches year long advertising campaign

Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation has launched its new marketing campaign ‘Visit Maldives Year 2016’ during the 27th UNWTO conference at the Bandos Island Resort, Maldives. The official VMY 2016 campaign logo was revealed by president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom during the opening of the conference. → Read More

Emirates offers detailed rebuttal to US airline accusations

Emirates offers detailed rebuttal to US airline accusations

Emirates has released a point-by-point, fact-based response to allegations of subsidy and unfair competition levelled by the “big three” US legacy carriers - Delta, United and American Airlines. The document was released following meetings where an Emirates delegation briefed officials from the US Departments of state, transportation, and commerce on the airline’s response. → Read More

Expedia opens offices in Puerto Rico as business booms

Expedia opens offices in Puerto Rico as business booms

Expedia has announced the opening of its first local Puerto Rico office in San Juan. “As one of Expedia group’s top producing destinations within the Caribbean, Puerto Rico is an in-demand market with more than 250 hotel partners,” said Demetrius Canton, director of lodging partner services for the Caribbean, Expedia group. → Read More

Meliá Hotels launches Sol Hotels & Resorts brand with Ibiza property

Meliá Hotels launches Sol Hotels & Resorts brand with Ibiza property

Sol Hotels & Resorts has launched its new lifestyle brand, Sol Beach House, with the opening of its Ibiza location ahead of its first summer season. Situated on the beachfront near the beautiful bay of Santa Eulalia on the east coast of the island, Sol Beach House Ibiza offers a chilled out haven for adults. → Read More

Boeing opens cutting edge research facility in Alabama

Boeing opens cutting edge research facility in Alabama

Boeing has opened its new research and technology centre in Alabama. The facility will serve as the company’s hub for collaborative technology development with academic institutions and research partners in analytics and simulation in the south-east United States. → Read More

Strikes continue at French ports for third day

Strikes continue at French ports for third day

Passenger at the Port of Calais continued to be hit by disruption this morning as a strike by ferry workers entered a third day. MyFerryLink workers walked out on Monday over the sale of the company’s ferries to the rival firm DFDS Seaways. The sale is expected to be completed tomorrow, when MyFerryLink will also cease operations. → Read More

Greek tourists urged to take cash as crisis continues

Greek tourists urged to take cash as crisis continues

Holidaymakers visiting Greece have been urged to take sufficient cash to cover the costs of the planned visits as the economic crisis in the country deepens. Banks in Greece are closed until at least July 5th as the country prepares for a referendum on its financial future. → Read More

Rusbridge to step down from Reed in December

Rusbridge to step down from Reed in December

Mike Rusbridge, chairman of Reed Exhibitions is to retire at the end of 2015. Rusbridge joined Reed Exhibitions as its chief executive, Europe in 1988, becoming president of Europe and Asia in 1994 and appointed chairman and chief executive in 1996. During Rusbridge’ s time chairman, Reed Exhibitions has grown from a $400 million to $1.5 billion company and today organises 500 events in 43 countries, across 43 industry sectors with over seven million participants. → Read More

TripAdvisor launches dedicated airport pages

TripAdvisor launches dedicated airport pages

TripAdvisor has launched dedicated airport pages, enabling travellers around the world to get information about what to do, where to eat and where to stay at 200 major airports around the world. When travellers search for an airport on TripAdvisor, they will be directed to a dedicated airport page with reviews, ratings and other information about hotels nearby as well as restaurants and attractions in both public and transit areas. → Read More

Kenya prepares to roll out e-visa scheme

Kenya prepares to roll out e-visa scheme

UK and Irish travellers to Kenya will benefit from the introduction of a new e-visa service from July 2nd. From this date travellers may apply for their Kenya entry visas in advance of arrival in Kenya via the e-visa portal. → Read More

British Airways consolidates at Heathrow as Terminal 1 closes doors

British Airways consolidates at Heathrow as Terminal 1 closes doors

British Airways has said farewell to Terminal 1 at London Heathrow Airport, consolidating its flights into two terminals from today. Heathrow Airport closed the doors on Terminal 1 yesterday for the last time after almost 47 years of service. The last flight to depart Terminal 1 was the BA970 to Hanover at 21:15, while the last arrival was the BA144 from Baku at 22:40. → Read More

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