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Saga Cruises reveals first impressions of new ship

Saga Cruises reveals first impressions of new ship

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Saga Cruises has released artist’s impressions of its new ship which will be launched in summer 2019. The thoughts and recommendations of passengers have been incorporated into the design and the sleek ship will carry fewer than 1,000 passengers and feature 540 all-balcony cabins.

Airbnb acquires Montreal-based Luxury Retreats

Airbnb acquires Montreal-based Luxury Retreats

Airbnb has acquired Montreal-based Luxury Retreats, a luxury vacation rental company offering over 4,000 homes in 100 destinations around the world. Luxury Retreats chief executive Joe Poulin will join Airbnb and lead luxury homes, reporting to Airbnb co-founder Brian Chesky.

DFDS overcomes Brexit fears to post strong financial results for 2016

DFDS overcomes Brexit fears to post strong financial results for 2016

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Ferry and logistics business DFDS reports no negative impact on volumes from the Brexit effect as it continues to post record earnings. The company’s annual report for 2016 showed that freight volumes and UK-Continental trade flows are holding up well despite the result of the UK referendum last June.