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Qatar Airways Expands African Network with New Route to Kinshasa, DRC

Qatar Airways Expands African Network with New Route to Kinshasa, DRC

Qatar Airways has announced the expansion of its network to include Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in a strategic move to enhance connectivity within Africa and beyond. Commencing from June 1, 2024, the airline will increase frequencies to Luanda, Angola, while introducing a new route to Kinshasa.

UN Tourism Commission Unites European Authorities to Propel Post-Pandemic Tourism Recovery

UN Tourism Commission Unites European Authorities to Propel Post-Pandemic Tourism Recovery

Europe’s national tourism authorities convened in Albania for the 70th meeting of the UN Tourism Commission for Europe, focusing on collaborative solutions to navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities in the post-pandemic tourism landscape. UN Tourism Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili lauded Albania’s exemplary leadership in tourism recovery and discussed sustainable tourism development with Prime Minister Edi Rama.

Japan Airlines Continues Reign as 5-Star Airline, Sets Standards for Customer Experience

Japan Airlines Continues Reign as 5-Star Airline, Sets Standards for Customer Experience

Japan Airlines (JAL) has maintained its prestigious “5-Star Airline” status for the seventh consecutive year, as awarded by Skytrax. This recognition underscores JAL’s commitment to delivering exceptional service and products to its customers. The airline’s approach, centered around the concept of “Design Your Story,” emphasizes tailoring the travel experience to individual preferences.

Hilton Set to Transform Canadian Hospitality Landscape with Rapid Expansion Plans

Hilton Set to Transform Canadian Hospitality Landscape with Rapid Expansion Plans

Hilton, a global hospitality giant, is poised to revolutionize the Canadian hospitality scene with ambitious growth strategies. With 180 hotels currently open and nearly 90 in the pipeline, Hilton aims to increase its portfolio by 50% over the next five years. The company’s expansion efforts span diverse brands, from lifestyle-oriented options like Canopy by Hilton and Motto by Hilton, to premium economy with Spark by Hilton, and focused-service offerings such as Tru by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton.

IHG Hotels & Resorts Partners with Google Cloud to Revolutionize Travel Planning Experience

IHG Hotels & Resorts Partners with Google Cloud to Revolutionize Travel Planning Experience

IHG Hotels & Resorts, in collaboration with Google Cloud, announces an enhanced partnership aimed at revolutionizing the travel planning experience for guests through the IHG One Rewards mobile app. Leveraging Google Cloud’s generative AI technologies, IHG will introduce a dynamic travel planning capability, allowing guests to easily plan their vacations and access personalized recommendations directly within the app.

Virginia Beach Kicks Off Sizzling Summer Season With Four Major Special Events In A Single Weekend

Virginia Beach Kicks Off Sizzling Summer Season With Four Major Special Events In A Single Weekend

The summer travel season is just around the corner, and Virginia Beach is poised to welcome visitors to its sunny shoreline with a packed opening weekend of festivals to suit a variety of entertainment themes. A pair of brand-new events build on the destination's arts and music scene paired with the return of a top international action sports competition and a spotlight on the city's patriotic personality.