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Emirates Group announces 2023-24 results

Emirates Group announces 2023-24 results

The Emirates Group today released its 2023-24 Annual Report, hitting new record profit, revenue, and cash balance levels. Both Emirates and dnata saw significant profit and revenue increases in 2023-24, as the Group expanded its operations around the world to meet strong customer demand for its high-quality products and services.

Minor Hotels and dnata Travel Group Enhance Partnership to Elevate Plans for Global Growth

Minor Hotels and dnata Travel Group Enhance Partnership to Elevate Plans for Global Growth

Minor Hotels, an international hotel owner, operator and investor with more than 540 hotels in 56 countries in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe and the Americas, announces an enhanced strategic partnership with dnata Travel Group, a leading global travel services provider, part of the Emirates Group, to elevate the booking and in-destination experience for global travellers.

Portugal’s Travel & Tourism Poised for Historic Year

Portugal’s Travel & Tourism Poised for Historic Year

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) 2024 Economic Impact Research (EIR) has revealed Portugal’s Travel & Tourism sector is on the brink of a historic year, with its economic contribution expected to exceed €54 billion.

Lisbon Encourages LGBTI+ Travellers to Celebrate Pride in June

Lisbon Encourages LGBTI+ Travellers to Celebrate Pride in June

With Lisbon, in Portugal, revealed as host of the annual EuroPride festival in 2025, and more than 100,000 people expected to attend annual Lisbon Pride events over two weekends in June, the team at Visit Lisbon (visitlisboa.com/en) has revealed its recommendations for uncovering the best of the region for LGBTI+ travellers.

New Design Unveiled for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024: The Discover More Garden

New Design Unveiled for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024: The Discover More Garden

Viking®, one of the world's leading travel companies, which offers river, ocean and expedition voyages on all seven continents, today announced a new collaboration with award-winning garden designer Paul Hervey-Brookes at the 2024 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, which will take place from 21 – 25 May. The Discover More Garden sponsored by Viking will act as a gateway welcoming guests into the balcony garden section, showcasing best practices and excellence in horticulture and offering practical tips and inspiration for visitors.

Spirit of Polynesian Storytelling Comes to Life at New Disney Vacation Club Tower

Spirit of Polynesian Storytelling Comes to Life at New Disney Vacation Club Tower

Disney Vacation Club has unveiled details for the Island Tower coming to Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows at Walt Disney World Resort. The tower is under construction and projected to open in December 2024. Disney Vacation Club Members will have early access to hotel reservations beginning on June 4, followed by annual passholders on June 5.

1954 - 2024 Relais & Châteaux celebrates its 70th anniversary

1954 - 2024 Relais & Châteaux celebrates its 70th anniversary

Today, on May 12, 1954, the Relais de Campagne is born: eight properties located between Paris and Nice unite under the slogan 'La Route du Bonheur'–The Road to Happiness. They would write the first chapter in the history of the Association, a meaningful movement that inspires its guests to discover the world in the most beautiful of ways.

Emirates and MSC Cruises Renew Partnership for Two More Seasons

Emirates and MSC Cruises Renew Partnership for Two More Seasons

Emirates and MSC Cruises have renewed their partnership for another two seasons, cementing Dubai’s position as a major cruise hub. Announced at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai, UAE, the partnership builds on an existing 10-year relationship and will leverage the strengths of the airline and MSC Cruises to enhance the guest experience and support the growth of Dubai’s cruise tourism eco-system.

The All-New Loch Ness Monster Roars to Life at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

The All-New Loch Ness Monster Roars to Life at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

The legendary Loch Ness Monster resurfaces today at Busch Gardens Williamsburg as the park's signature roller coaster reopens following a full restoration. In addition to 900 feet of "Nessie's" signature steel track being replaced, riders will encounter new sights, sounds and surprises during their journey through the Scottish terrain.