Following the success of its new Polar Class 6 ship, Hondius, Oceanwide Expeditions has ordered a sister ship built by the same manufacturer. M/V Janssonius is scheduled to be completed in October next year.
In a crowded low-cost marketplace, Eurowings has failed to find a sustainable role. In an attempt to revive its fortunes, Lufthansa said today the low-cost carrier will be given be a clear focus on short-haul, point-to-point operations.
Gulf Air has welcomed its third Airbus A320neo. On October 26th the new aircraft will begin operating the national carrier Bahrain’s newest route, to Malé, capital of the Maldives.
Eva Air has celebrated the delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. The plane is the first of 20 super-efficient 787-10s the carrier plans to use on high-density routes within Asia from this summer.
Six Senses Hotels has announced the appointment of Dant Hirsch as general manager of Six Senses New York. The hotel will become the group’s first North American property and is scheduled to open in 2020.
According to data published by the National Institute of Statistics, Spain, the city has shown an improvement in the number of overnight stays and visitors.The city also reflects a more authentic and distinctive identity, due to the targeted promotion campaigns and a history based upon product-related programmes.
Travellers today increasingly look to travel agencies to help them search for and book travel on low-cost carriers. This demand is driving the need for platforms such as Ypsilon as they aggregate low-cost content for agents and help them pay the airlines in new, more flexible ways.
Grand Hyatt Al Khobar has welcomed Nizar Weshah to the role of general manager of the hotel, which is slated to open by the end of this year. Weshah is from Jordan and is a seasoned hotelier with over two decades of experience in the industry.