Sandals Foundation has joined forces with Holland's AFC Ajax team to launch Future Goals – a programme that turns fishing nets found in the ocean and recycled plastic waste into soccer goals for children. The partnership kicks off at primary schools across the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao.
Payments company Mastercard and travel website Musafir have joined forces to take travel bookings originating in the Middle East and North Africa to new heights by digitizing end-to-end payment flows and launching payment products.
Sandals has announced the list of philanthropic projects under its '40 for 40 Initiative', showcasing the strong link between tourism and its power to transform communities and improve local lives. Launched as part of Sandals Resorts’ 40th anniversary celebrations, the 40 projects were identified across eight Caribbean destinations in which it operates.
The north of England's links to the Middle East will get even stronger as direct flights launch between Bahrain and Manchester from next week, with Gulf Air starting twice weekly direct flights to Bahrain.
Travelport has debuted the latest product feature release for its next-generation travel retailing platform, Travelport+. The new self-servicing suite and automation tools, now available on Travelport+, help travelers, and the travel retailers that support them, to create an efficient, online shopping and servicing experience for travelers.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Federal Authorities for Identity, Citizen, Custom and Port Security (ICP) in United Arab Emirates (UAE) agreed to work together on the deployment of a Pre-Loading Advance Cargo Information (PLACI) System in the UAE.
With exciting events planned across the UK for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June, award-winning travel trade association UKinbound, whose 300 plus UK members service international visitors holidaying in the UK, shares its views on the upcoming festivities.
Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, is launching a new partnership with Trees4Travel, which offers passengers the opportunity to plant trees when they book their journey via the Eurostar for Business platform.