Authorities in Queensland have partnered with Uber to launch a new submarine experience on the Great Barrier Reef. Guests will be able to hail scUber, branded as the first rideshare submarine experience in the world, from Monday in order to head to the iconic Australian destination.
Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. Collaboration will start in June and will continue until the end of 2020.
Radisson Hotel Group has appointed Sergio Amodeo to the role of chief financial officer, effective June 1st. He joins Radisson Hotel Group from TeamSystem Group, the leading management software company in Italy, where he has held the chief financial officer role since 2015.
TAP Air Portugal has marked an historic point in its 74-year history. With the arrival of its latest A330neo – CS-TUI, which has been named King Afonso Henriques – the company has 100 aircraft in its fleet for the first time.
The Red Sea Development Company has welcomed the entire office team to the western coast of the Red Sea for three days of exploration. The trip provided an opportunity for staff to immerse themselves in the destination, and better understand its unique characteristics, giving a rare insight into the natural beauty of the destination.
Raffles Hotels & Resorts has updated plans for a property on the Palm Jumeriah in Dubai as part of its gradual expansion around the world. First unveiled in 2017, the new hotel will be the tallest building on the iconic structure when its is completed in 2021.
Capella Bangkok is set to become the most exciting new luxury five-star resort in Thailand when it opens in late 2019. The first hotel in two decades to open along the banks of the River of Kings (Chao Phraya River), the launch will showcase a collection of the city’s first opulent riverfront villas.
Javier Pardo reports directly to Robert Kunkler, chief operating officer of Avani-owner Minor Hotels, and is based at the regional office in Bangkok. He brings almost two decades of hospitality experience throughout Europe, with his last posting being director of operations and commercial director for the NH Hotel Group.