Travel Industry News Page 558
Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre to open new Jordan location
The Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre has confirmed it will open its next research centre in Amman, capital of Jordan. The move was confirmed today at Expo 2020 in Dubai.
Global Tourism Resilience Day declared at Expo 2020 in Dubai
Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has declared February 17th as Global Tourism Resilience Day during a debut event at the DP World pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai.
Hornblower completes Journey Beyond acquisition
The Australian company will join a growing portfolio of travel experiences and further expand its global footprint in Australia with a presence in 111 countries and territories worldwide.
Alaska Airlines launches flight subscription service
Members can fly up to 24 round-trip flights a year to the most popular routes within California, as well as non-stop service from California airports to Reno, Phoenix and Las Vegas, for a fixed monthly rate.
Kempinski unveils plans for Al Qeshan Hotel in Saudi
With the signing of a management agreement for a prestigious luxury hotel in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, another milestone in the expansion of the international hotel group has been set.
P&O Cruises celebrates Arvia keel laying in Germany
A key stage in the construction of P&O Cruises’ next ship has been marked by Meyer Werft. The team building the 184,000-tonne Arvia celebrated the keel laying with a traditional coin-laying.
Domestic tourism to lead European recovery
Uncertainty brought about by the Omicron variant of Covid-19 negatively impacted the tourism sector in Europe at the end of 2021, hampering prospects for its recovery in the first quarter of 2022.
Six Senses the Palm, Dubai to take brand into UAE
The property, which will accommodate 162-branded residences, will be positioned along a private stretch of beach on the West Crescent of the Palm Jumeirah.
One at Palm Jumeriah prepares for first guests
Managed by luxury hospitality brand, Dorchester Collection, the property welcomes residents to immerse themselves in a unique selection of luxury lifestyle experiences.
President Kenyatta leads Kenya national day celebrations at Expo 2020
Kenya is taking its turn in the spotlight at Expo 2020 in Dubai as the country celebrates its national day. President Uhuru Kenyatta led a flag-raising ceremony in Al Wasl Plaza earlier this morning.
Tourism Australia launches global ad campaign ahead of reopening
Tourism Australia has launched a campaign to encourage travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia, as borders re-open to all fully vaccinated tourists and other visitors on Monday.
JetBlue Airways further expands Airbus A220 order
JetBlue has signed a firm order with Airbus for an additional 30 A220-300 aircraft. This takes commitments for the A220-300 from the airline to 100 aircraft, and lifts the total order book to 740 planes.