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TUI River Cruises unveils plans for summer 2023
Three new itineraries will be added to the sailings bringing the total number available for customers to choose from to 21, with a range of durations from three-14 nights.
Insight Vacations launches new Worldwide collection
Insight Vacations has launched its new 2022-2023 Worldwide collection, featuring 133 itineraries with over 100 unique Insight Experiences across Europe, Northern Africa, Asia and the Americas.
van Dullemen steps up to lead Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Torsten van Dullemen as general manager of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London.
International Tourism Group launches in Europe
Experts from across Europe have joined forces to launch International Tourism Group; a new multi-national agency that sets a new standard through a data-led methodology applied market by market.
airBaltic to fly to 70 destinations from next spring
airBaltic has published its flight schedule for the upcoming summer season that will begin on March 27th next year. The airline plans to connect Riga with more than 70 destinations.
COP26: Paris 2024 to join UNFCCC’s “Race to Zero” Campaign
The Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 today revealed it will formally join the global “Race to Zero” campaign.
Les Villages Nature Paris sustainability credentials recognised
Already Clef Verte (Green Key) and Blue Community approved, the French resort, has been awarded two new certifications – ISO 14001 and ISO 50001.
WTTC: Business travel set to recover in 2022
Worldwide business travel spending looks set to rise by more than a quarter this year and reach two thirds of pre-pandemic levels by 2022, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council.
American Express Global Business Travel acquires Egencia
American Express Global Business Travel has successfully completed the acquisition of Egencia, a digital travel management platform, from travel giant Expedia.
Hyatt completes Apple Leisure Group takeover
Hyatt has completed the acquisition of Apple Leisure Group, a luxury resort-management brand. The company was purchased for US$2.7 billion from KKR and KSL Capital Partners
The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel completes renovations
From new guest rooms, to the debut of the signature restaurant, Dowling’s at the Carlyle, and the arrival of a new spa by Valmont, the property is preparing for the next generation of travellers.
Qatar Airways arrives at Sheremetyevo International in Moscow
Qatar Airways’ first flight to Sheremetyevo International Airport has touched down. The airline has moved its services to Moscow from Domodedovo Airport to Sheremetyevo.