airBaltic carried 5,049,317 passengers in 2019, or 22 per cent more than the year before, on its network. The figure is the highest number in the history of the Latvian airline.
Brian Znotins will guide the development and implementation of American’s global network and hub strategy, including all route planning, slot management and long-range planning efforts.
River cruise specialist, Viva Cruises, is re-launching its flagship vessel Viva Tiara in March. The ship, currently under a comprehensive renovation, will become the very first ship owned by the young European river tour operator.
Genting Hong Kong has raised US$900 million through the sale and leaseback of one of Dream Cruises’ ships – the 2016-built, 150,000-gross-ton Genting Dream.
LATAM Airlines Group will add a new premium economy class to its offering in March. The new cabin will be introduced on all national and international flights within Latin America operated by the Airbus A320 family.
Marriott has announced the appointment of Bart Buiring to the role of chief sales and marketing officer in Asia Pacific. He will be based in Hong Kong.
The coastal haven, which combines a modern essence with the charming maritime heritage of Koh Samui, marks the first hotel under the Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand to open in Thailand.
Eight new destinations will be joining the network this year, in addition to the recently announced gateways of Santorini, Greece; Dubrovnik, Croatia; and Osaka, Japan.
The hotel is one of a series of the newly designed flagship properties launching globally offering a distinctive stay experience, designed to meet the needs of the modern business traveller.