Accor has strengthened its portfolio in Jordan to nine properties with the opening of the Mövenpick Hotel Amman. It follows the group’s takeover and re-brand of an existing 218-key property in the kingdom’s vibrant capital, which has undergone a refurbishment in line with Mövenpick brand standards.
Swiss-Belhotel International has launched Swiss-Belinn Gajah Mada Medan, a new midscale hotel in the capital of North Sumatra, Indonesia. Located on Jalan Gajah Mada in the centre of the city, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s main business and shopping districts.
Ryanair is expecting to welcome five million fewer passengers next summer as the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max impacts capacity growth. The Irish airline has a total of 135 of the controversial models on order, the first five of which are due for delivery this autumn.
Costa Rica has declared the Miravalles Volcano National Park-Jorge Manuel Dengo as the country’s 29th national park. The destination's protected areas now encompass more than a quarter of its land mass, more than any other country in the world.
The Savoy, a Fairmont managed Hotel, has promoted former director of sales and marketing, Linda Hodgson, to the position of commercial director. In her new role she will oversee the hotel’s commercial strategy and business plan.
Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks has become the first property in the world to display the new Sheraton logo. It is the first new branding for the organisation in more than 40 years and comes as Marriott International continue transformation efforts at its most global brand.
Atlantis, the Palm’s family friendly hotspot, Wavehouse, is the ultimate entertainment destination this summer with an amazing array of outstanding offerings. Beat the heat with an uber-cool concept that brings together live music, gaming, bowling, great food, chilled drinks and the thrills and spills of the Surf’s Up wave machine.