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Mineta San José Airport traffic passes pandemic recovery milestone
San José International Airport has reported passenger figures for May surpassed the milestone one million mark for the first ime since the start of the pandemic.
Menparekraf: AVPN seeks opportunities in tourism
Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy/Head of Tourism and Creative Economy Agency (Menparekraf), Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, wants the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) Conference in Bali to be able to present solutions and open investment opportunities for the Indonesian tourism and creative economy sector.
Le Méridien enters a renovation revival
Celebrating a milestone 50th anniversary, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts brings glamour back to travel with renovations across its global portfolio
Emirates takes off to Tel Aviv
Emirates has taken off to Tel Aviv, marking the airline’s first passenger flight to Israel. Emirates flight EK931 departed with 335 passengers, including a VIP delegation and Israeli media onboard at 1220hrs local time.
flydubai prepares for a record-breaking summer
flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, is preparing for a record-breaking summer, building on the momentum from the tremendous performance in the first quarter of 2022 and the surge in demand for travel. The carrier is gearing up to welcome three million passengers over the busiest summer in the airline’s history.
Costa ships in U.S to sail as part of Carnival fleet
Costa Cruises announces a new program for the next seasons for Costa Venezia and Costa Firenze as the Company teams up with Carnival Cruise Line creating a new concept for Carnival’s North American guests when COSTA® by CARNIVAL® debuts in the spring of 2023 and Costa Venezia joins the Carnival fleet. Costa Venezia will be followed by Costa Firenze arriving in the spring of 2024.
Carnival to bring Costa Venezia to the U.S. in 2023
Carnival Cruise Line is teaming up with Costa Cruises creating a new concept for Carnival’s North American guests when COSTA® by CARNIVAL® debuts in the spring of 2023 and Costa Venezia TM joins the Carnival fleet sailing from New York. Costa Venezia will be followed by Costa Firenze TM arriving in the spring of 2024 to sail from Long Beach.
Royal Jordanian awarded Airline Market Leader award by Air Transport World
Aviation Week Network’s Air Transport World (ATW) is the leading media brand serving the information needs of the global airline and commercial air transport communities.
A&K Travel Group acquires Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony
A&K Travel Group Ltd., the pioneering travel company owned by Geoffrey Kent and Heritage (the industrial holding company chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio), has acquired the luxury cruise vessels Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony.
Etihad Airways expands fast self-service bag drop facilities as travel demand surges
As travellers begin flying for the summer holidays, Etihad Airways is expanding its quick self-service bag drop facilities at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The service provides a faster check-in experience and can accommodate a greater number of guests who will then be able to skip the queues.
Emirates welcomes Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz at its latest A380
Olaf Scholz, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, visited the latest Emirates A380 as part of the official opening tour of ILA Berlin 2022. He was welcomed by Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline and Adnan Kazim, Chief Commercial Officer, Emirates Airline as well as Volker Greiner, Emirates Vice President North & Central Europe.
Ras al Khaimah selected to host Minifootball World Cup 2023
Sports tourism is gaining momentum in Ras Al Khaimah with the destination named host of the 2023 Minifootball (WMF) World Cup, a mega international football competition held every two years that attracts thousands of spectators and fans from around the globe.