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The impact of ‘Brexit’ on UK tourism

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The impact of ‘Brexit’ on UK tourism

With the peak travel season about to begin, British holidaymakers are set to discover the immediate effects of the Leave vote in increasing prices abroad. Travel associations including ABTA and IATA have attempted to reassure travellers amid a sense of great uncertainty. → Read More

Britain votes to leave European Union

Britain votes to leave European Union

British and European hospitality organisations rushed to assess a new reality this morning, as the UK voted to leave the European Union. With the final results now declared, some 52 per cent of voters chose to leave the EU. Better than expected showings for the Leave campaign in most areas of England and Wales outweighing strong Remain showings in London, Scotland and Northern Ireland. → Read More

Grosvenor House Apartments in rebrand

Grosvenor House Apartments in rebrand

Luxury London hotel Grosvenor House Apartments is currently undergoing a rebrand which is due to be officially unveiled at the end of this month. → Read More

Hertz renews partnership with Disneyland Paris

Hertz renews partnership with Disneyland Paris

Hertz Global Holdings will continue to serve as the official car rental partner for Disneyland Paris for a further five years, following a recent renewal agreement. Hertz renews its car rental partner agreement with Disneyland Paris for a further five years → Read More

Hotwire.com in mobile focus

Hotwire.com in mobile focus

Hotwire.com is enhancing its mobile booking platform and has shared insights on the way digital technology is changing travel patterns. Updates to the Hotwire app, available on Android and iOS, include a new home screen and functionality that allows customers to book one-way car rentals, reserve hotel rooms after midnight, and select a bed type when making hotel reservations. → Read More

Amadeus strengthens UK management team

Amadeus strengthens UK management team

Amadeus is strengthening its UK management team with the recent appointments of Clare de Bono to the role of Head of Product and Innovation for UK and Ireland and Amanda Kotenko as Head of UK Account Management. → Read More

Sabre boss Tom Klein steps down

Sabre boss Tom Klein steps down

Tom Klein, president and CEO of Sabre Corporation will resign from Sabre and its Board of Directors effective December 31, 2016 and will continue to serve as CEO while the Board conducts a formal search for his successor. → Read More

New appointment for Movenpick Hotels

New appointment for Movenpick Hotels

The Swiss hotel management company, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, has appointed Devdutta Banerjee as its Area Director of Revenue Management for Asia. → Read More

Staybridge Suites expands in Mexico

Staybridge Suites expands in Mexico

InterContinental Hotels Group is opening the new-build Staybridge Suites San Luis Potosi hotel in Mexico.  As the first Staybridge Suites in the city, the 97-suite property joins IHG’s other hotels nearby including Holiday Inn Express San Luis Potosi hotel and Holiday Inn San Luis Potosi-Quijote hotel. → Read More

Air Serbia launches flights to US

Air Serbia launches flights to US

Etihad Airways’ equity partner Air Serbia has launched flights to the United States, a milestone achieved with the support of, and in collaboration with, several of Etihad Airways equity partner airlines. → Read More

Dusit Thani Fudu Qingfeng Garden Hotel opens in Changzhou, China

Dusit Thani Fudu Qingfeng Garden Hotel opens in Changzhou, China

Dusit Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the launch of the Dusit Thani Fudu Qingfeng Garden Hotel Changzhou, previously known as the Fudu Qingfeng Garden Hotel, after a renovation to bring the hotel in line with the Dusit Thani brand. Comprising two towers, the premier hotel offers 349 guestrooms and suites in the west of the city, approximately 15 minutes by car from the Changzhou Railway and Airport. → Read More

Wyndham Grand Athens to open in 2017

Wyndham Grand Athens to open in 2017

Wyndham Hotel Group has announced that accessible luxury is coming to Athens when the Wyndham Grand Athens, the first Wyndham Hotel Group hotel in Greece, opens in the city centre early next year. Travel is the best excuse to enjoy the grand things in life, and Wyndham Grand hotels and resorts offer truly unforgettable travel experiences. → Read More

Eurowings opens new Austrian subsidiary

Eurowings opens new Austrian subsidiary

Eurowings has launched a new subsidiary in Austria. The first aircraft of Austrian Eurowings Europe took off on its initial flight to Alicante earlier. The passengers on the almost fully-booked flight to Alicante were looked after by the newly recruited and trained Eurowings Europe crew. → Read More

Gürtler to welcome Crystal Mozart to European cruising

Gürtler to welcome Crystal Mozart to European cruising

Crystal River Cruises has announced Elisabeth Gürtler as the godmother of its first river ship, Crystal Mozart. On July 11th, the vessel will be officially welcomed to the fleet in Vienna in a christening ceremony that will culminate when the ship’s newly announced godmother breaks the customary champagne against the bow. → Read More

Hong Kong Airlines launches twice weekly Saipan service

Hong Kong Airlines launches twice weekly Saipan service

Commencing on July 6th, Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, will exclusively operate twice-weekly direct flight between Hong Kong and Saipan International Airport. Airbus A333 aircraft with 292 seats, including 32 business class seats will be deployed on the route. The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is a group of 14 islands in which Saipan is the largest one and its capital. → Read More

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