Norwegian and JetBlue have signed a letter of intent for an interline agreement. The partnership will allow customers to combine low fares in a convenient single booking for connecting flights between Europe and the Americas.
Marriott International has purchased the 270-room W New York – Union Square in the heart of Manhattan’s dynamic Union Square neighbourhood. The company paid $206 million for the property, with plans for a significant renovation.
ITB Asia has opened its doors at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Over the next three days the show will see organisations from across the travel industry gathering to establish high-quality contacts and conduct business.
With ten restaurants across the globe, including Madrid’s Terraza del Casino, which holds two Michelin stars and two Duia Repsol suns, Paco Roncero’s most well-known restaurant is Sublimotion in Ibiza.
Ray Jingshu Zhang has joined Fusion as the new general manager of Fusion Suites Saigon, a chic, wellness-inspired hotel in Vietnam’s largest city. Zhang steps into his first general manager role after a decade working in the hospitality industry throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Titan Airways is bolstering its fleet with the introduction of its first Airbus A330. The Airbus A330-200 will join Titan’s 12-strong fleet in the first quarter of 2020 and enter revenue service in April.
Katia Melizer joins Fairmont Dubai from her most recent role as director of housekeeping at the Fairmont Marina Abu Dhabi, where she has been part of the pre-opening team since April last year.
Etihad and Air Arabia will establish an independent joint venture company that will operate as a low-cost passenger airline with its hub in Abu Dhabi International Airport.
The Caribbean Tourism Organisation has announced it will close its offices in New York and London as it seeks to rebalance its finances. There will also be a comprehensive audit of the Barbados office, the organisation announced.
Virgin Atlantic has announced its intention to enter into a joint venture with China Eastern and Air France-KLM. The move is designed to provide customers with increased choice and connectivity across Europe and China.