Travel Industry News Page 598
Fiji reopens borders to tourism after 20 month closure
Fiji has welcomed its first international passenger flight in nearly two years as the destination reopens its borders. Some 90 per cent of the population is now vaccinated against Covid-19.
Heathrow reopens dedicated Covid-19 red list terminal
From today, Terminal 4 will act as a separate arrivals facility, keeping direct red list arrivals away from passengers in all other operational terminals.
Athanasiou takes up sales leadership role with Silversea
In the role, Katina Athanasiou will drive the sales strategy in the Americas across all channels, reporting to Mark Conroy, Silversea managing director, the Americas.
ITA Airways looks to the future with Airbus order
ITA Airways has firmed up an order with Airbus for 28 aircraft, including seven A220s, 11 A320neos and ten A330neos, the latest version of the A330 widebody.
Sofitel Barú Calablanca Beach Resort opens in Colombia
Nestled in the heart of the idyllic white-sand beaches on the island of Barú, the highly anticipated Sofitel Barú Calablanca Beach Resort has officially opened its doors.
Aer Lingus takes off for New York for Manchester Airport
Flight EI45 debuts as the airline expands its transatlantic services for customers and marks its first direct flight between the UK and the United States.
Expo 2020 to open for free as UAE celebrates golden jubilee
Expo 2020 Dubai is offering visitors the chance to experience the United Arab Emirates’ Golden Jubilee celebrations in full glory, with free site-wide access.
Norwegian to welcome Boeing 737 Max back to fleet
Norwegian has continued to selectively grow its fleet and has entered into an agreement to lease two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. They will fly during the summer season.
Shaw takes up Riviera leadership role
Riviera Travel have announced Robin Shaw has been made permanent chief operating officer with the company. Shaw has been working with Riviera in a consultancy capacity since August.
United Airlines to return to Scotland in the spring
United will resume daily services between Scotland and the United States next year. Starting March 5th, the airline will resume daily non-stop service between Edinburgh and New York.
Hotel Costanero Montevideo MGallery takes brand into Uruguay
MGallery has opened its first property in Uruguay, Hotel Costanero Montevideo MGallery. The hotel offers guests a uniquely curated experience and modern design.
Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands opens to guests
Featuring 189 guestrooms and a one-of-a-kind rooftop infinity pool, the new hotel is destined to become a resort-style haven just minutes from Melbourne city centre.