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Barbados announces landmark Royal Caribbean recruitment drive
Almost 2,000 jobs will be up for grabs for Barbadians very soon. The announcement was made this week by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator the Hon. Lisa Cummins, during a recent press conference at Seatrade Cruise Global Conference in Miami, Florida.
IMM Asia returns to Singapore as travel recovery continues
International Media Marketplace Asia will return to Singapore 17-18 October 2022. The two-day event, including The TravMedia Summit, will be held at Swissôtel The Stamford Singapore immediately before ITB Asia.
A summer of london art & culture at PocketSquare
PocketSquare – the east London rooftop bar with skyline terrace – is celebrating London’s art, design and music culture this summer; with a new cocktail list inspired by the city’s creativity and a summer terrace design collaboration from London design graduate Ellen Russell.
Swoop expands service to Kelowna
Swoop, the low-cost Canadian airline, has launched its new daily, non-stop, flights between Kelowna and Edmonton.
Tourist traps among biggest travel nightmares for consumers
Travel booking platform GetYourGuide.com, has announced the results of a new survey aimed at uncovering what 'unforgettable' experiences mean to U.S. travelers in today's world, which revealed consumers are in search of authentic experiences, avoiding tourist traps when planning itineraries and opting for domestic destinations in 2022.
Midlands’ longest railway bridge to be installed this weekend
Final preparations are underway to install a new landmark railway bridge in Birmingham which will become the longest single-span railway structure in the West Midlands.
World Travel Awards opens voting for Europe 2022
World Travel Awards – the global initiative to recognize and reward excellence in travel and tourism – has opened voting for the Europe categories of its 2022 programme. Voting runs until 8 August 2022.
Accor builds on Rixos success with All-Inclusive Collection launch
Accor is accelerating its expansion in the all-inclusive market with the launch of its multi-branded All-Inclusive Collection, which aims to build upon the success of the Rixos brand.
Carnival installs environmentally innovative food waste biodigesters
Carnival Corporation has announced it has completed the installation of nearly 600 food waste biodigesters across its fleet in support of ongoing food waste management and reduction efforts as part of its overall commitment to environmental compliance.
Hotel start-up Mint House raises $35 million
Mint House, the New York-based start-up which offers apartment-style accommodation with hotel-like amenities to business travellers, has raised an additional $35 million in funding, bringing total investment to $80 million.
Surge in global demand lifts Marriott's quarterlies
Marriott has reported first quarter 2022 figures, with strong demand lifting worldwide occupancy from 45 percent in January to 64 percent in March, now less than 10 percentage below pre-pandemic levels.
Norwegian’s passenger figures soar in April
Norwegian's traffic figures showed it flew 1.4 million passengers in April, approximately 50 percent more than in March.