Wizz Air will ass Austria as the 44th country in its network by establishing base operations at Vienna Airport. Wizz will open its Austrian base with one Airbus A320 aircraft in June, which will be followed by the deployment of two additional Airbus A321 aircraft in November.
The Trans-Siberian Railway has captured the imagination of travellers for more than 100 years and Saga guests can now experience the world’s longest railway journey interspersed with a sprinkling of comfortable hotel stays in Russia, Mongolia and China, plus an overnighter in a traditional Mongolian tent.
Air Malta has sought to underline its growth strategy with the introduction of flights from Catania to Vienna. The carrier will be introducing a new service following the bankruptcy and immediate withdrawal of Niki from this popular market.
Germany has taken first place on the Henley Passport Index for the fifth year running, with its citizens enjoying visa-free access to 177 countries in total, up from 176 countries in 2017. Singapore ranks second globally on the 2018 edition of the index, with visa-free access to 176 countries.
The Guinness Storehouse has retained its position as Ireland’s number one international visitor attraction by surpassing all previous records, with 1,711,281 guests passing through its doors in 2017. Since first opening its doors to the public in 2000, the Guinness Storehouse has welcomed almost 18 million visitors.
As many as 9.5 million British adults have been approached about making a compensation claim for being sick while on holiday, according to ABTA. New figures from a YouGov survey of British adults reveal almost one in five people, or 19 per cent, have been contacted about making a compensation claim for holiday sickness.
The Maldives has announced an 18.7 per cent increase in UK visitor arrivals during November 2017, when compared with the same month in 2016. In total, 9,579 UK visitors travelled to the Maldives during November 2017, compared with 8,073 in November 2016.
The upward trend in passenger traffic has continued at Dubai International, with the hub welcoming close to seven million passengers in November 2017, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.
Nearly one million people are expected to visit a TUI shop or the TUI website this Saturday – nicknamed ‘Sunshine Saturday’ - as they search for their annual holiday. It is predicted to be the busiest day of the year for holiday bookings according to the UK’s largest holiday brand, based on booking figures over the past five years.
LATAM Airlines Peru has inaugurated its non-stop flight between Lima and San José, Costa Rica, serving the Central American country for the first time. LATAM will operate three weekly flights between the two cities with Airbus A319 aircraft on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.
Only three months after the devastation of Hurricane Maria, Dominica is showing signs of recovery and the revival of its nature. To highlight this, the Discover Dominica Authority has launched a social media and digital awareness campaign targeted at Dominica’s key markets of the UK, US, Canada, France, Germany and the Caribbean.
As Estonia prepares for its 100th anniversary celebrations, officially starting February 24th, an exciting programme of art, music and history-themed events has been released.