Aegean set a new traffic record in 2019, nearly reaching the 15 million passenger threshold. The carrier recorded a seven per cent increase in total passenger traffic last year, a significant achievement marking 20 years of operation.
Hilton has launched Tempo by Hilton, what it is calling an approachable lifestyle brand. It is curated to serve a growing segment of “modern achievers” who seek a hotel experience that reflects their ambition.
Formalised at a press conference at Cultureplex in Manchester, the new two-year alliance includes a collaboration agreement between the two cities, the sharing of best practices in tourism marketing and a partnership with Virgin Atlantic to stimulate reciprocal travel.
Ryanair has written to chancellor of the exchequer, Sajid Javid, calling on him to extend the air passenger duty ‘holiday’ given to Flybe to all UK airlines.
Radisson Hotel Group will open its 15th hotel in Istanbul with the signing of Radisson Hotel Apartments Delta Istanbul Esenyurt. Active in several important cities in Turkey, the project will be located in one of the most rapidly growing areas of Istanbul.
Hart Shoreditch Hotel London, a brand-new 126-room lifestyle hotel from Curio Collection by Hilton, is set to open in the heart of east London next month.
Starting from January 27th, and subject to regulatory approval, the new agreement will strengthen the two airlines’ strategic partnership, first initiated in 2001.
The trade and tourism industries across the east of England are set to receive a major boost next month as Air India launches a new flight from Stansted. The national carrier will fly direct to Mumbai for the first time.
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.