InterContinental Hotels Group has reported strong underlying revenue growth for financial 2016, driven by growth in both RevPAR and rooms. Global comparable RevPAR was up 1.8 per cent, while the company recorded $24.5 billion in total gross revenue from hotels in its system during the year.
Five people have been killed after a light plane crashed into a shopping centre in Melbourne, Australia. Four United States citizens and their Australian pilot are confirmed dead following the accident.
Abu Dhabi International Airport handled in excess of 2.2 million passengers in January, representing a 2.6 per cent increase in airport traffic compared with January 2016.
Royal Caribbean has today announced that Amanda Darrington has been appointed sales director UK & Ireland, following Ben Bouldin’s promotion to associate vice president and managing director UK & Ireland.
The Israel Government Tourist Office has appointed Sharon Bershadsky as the new director of the UK & Ireland following the end of Naama Oryan-Kaplan’s five year term.
In celebration of this year’s award season, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood will spotlight Lionsgate’s Oscar nominated film, La La Land, as a limited addition to the tour.
The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut earlier at Boeing South Carolina. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston site celebrated the event, along with US president Donald Trump and South Carolina governor Henry McMaster.