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Flights ‘operating as normal’ says Monarch

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Flights ‘operating as normal’ says Monarch

UK-based budget airline Monarch has moved to quell speculation over its financial health following a raft of stories over the weekend. Negative speculation about the carrier prompted the airline to release a statement this morning stating: “Our flights and holidays are operating as normal, carrying Monarch customers as scheduled.” Monarch employs nearly 3,000 staff and is based at Luton airport. → Read More

Carnival expands in Chinese market with new ship order

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Carnival expands in Chinese market with new ship order

Carnival Corporation has announced that its cruise joint venture in China has signed a non-binding memorandum of agreement to order the industry’s first new cruise ships built in China for the Chinese market. The deal is subject to several conditions including closing of the joint venture, financing and other key terms. → Read More

Residence Inn by Marriott debuts in Hawaii

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Residence Inn by Marriott debuts in Hawaii

Marriott International has opened Hawaii’s first Residence Inn by Marriott in Maui Wailea. “We are thrilled to unveil Residence Inn Maui Wailea, not only because it marks the brand’s debut in Hawaii, but because it signifies Residence Inn’s expansion into more leisure destinations," said Diane Mayer, Residence Inn vice president and global brand manager. → Read More

Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences opens in China

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Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences opens in China

Hilton is opening the Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences, marking the debut of its full-service residences concept in China. Owned by Luneng Group Shandong Luneng Genfu Development and managed by Hilton, Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences is also the first international hotel in Jinan South and Hilton’s 37th hotel in China. → Read More

Ryanair extends Aberdeen schedule with new Faro flight

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Ryanair extends Aberdeen schedule with new Faro flight

Ryanair is extending its Aberdeen summer 2017 schedule with a new route to Faro. The new departure is in addition to the low-cost carrier’s two already announced new routes to Alicante and Malaga. Ryanair head of communications, Robin Kiely, said: “We are pleased to extend our Aberdeen summer 2017 schedule with a new route to Faro, which will operate twice weekly in addition to our other new routes to Alicante and Malaga." → Read More

easyJet launches flights to Ljubljana, Slovenia

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easyJet launches flights to Ljubljana, Slovenia

easyJet has launched a new route from London Gatwick to Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia. The new, year-round service commences December 5th and flights will operate four times per week Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Neil Slaven, easyJet commercial manager, commented: “We started flying to Ljubljana from London Stansted in April 2004 and since then it has proved to be a popular destinations for our passengers." → Read More

Sabre signs UniWorld partnership in North America

Sabre signs UniWorld partnership in North America

Travel consultants in the United States and Canada can now provide travellers with a world-class, all-inclusive experience booking with boutique cruise operator Uniworld via Sabre Corporation’s travel marketplace. The e-commerce GDS connectivity provides agents with the full inventory of Uniworld’s ships collection via Sabre Cruises, an intuitive booking capability within the Sabre Red platform. → Read More

Etihad Airways increases flights to Sydney, Australia

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Etihad Airways increases flights to Sydney, Australia

Etihad Airways will add three weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and Sydney to operate a double-daily schedule from February 6th, 2017. The morning departure from Abu Dhabi – EY450 – and the afternoon departure from Sydney – EY451 – will increase from four to seven flights per week This enhancement to the airline’s Sydney schedule comes with the move by strategic partner Virgin Australia to shift its Australia to Abu Dhabi operation from Sydney to Perth from June 9th, 2017. → Read More

IHG signs Holiday Inn Dubai Science Park for 2019 opening

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IHG signs Holiday Inn Dubai Science Park for 2019 opening

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed Holiday Inn Dubai Science Park. The newly built hotel will operate under a management agreement with an affiliate of the Rolaco Group, who also own InterContinental Dallas, InterContinental Semiramis, InterContinental Geneva, Crowne Plaza Geneva, and Crowne Plaza Zurich. → Read More

Hyatt Regency set to debut in Croatia

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Hyatt Regency set to debut in Croatia

Hyatt is opening first Hyatt Regency property in Croatia. The 130-room hotel will be located in Zadar, and is scheduled to open in 2019. “We look forward to collaborating with the team at Dogus Croatia to open the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Croatia, and the first Hyatt-branded hotel on the Adriatic Coast,” said Peter Norman, senior vice president, acquisitions and development – Europe, Africa, and Middle East for

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