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Hilton to open third Curio hotel in London - World News
Hilton to open third Curio hotel in London 2 hours ago
Boutique brand heads to Stratford with 18-storey hotel and rooftop bar overlooking the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park The post Hilton to open third Curio hotel in London appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
Hotel update: Global round-up -World News
Hotel update: Global round-up 4 hours ago
Business Traveller rounds up new, upcoming and renovated hotels from brands including Sofitel, Four Seasons and Starwood The post Hotel update: Global round-up appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
British Airways Could Buy Several More Superjumbo Jets from Airbus -World News
British Airways Could Buy Several More Superjumbo Jets from Airbus 7 hours ago
Do you also have whiplash? Earlier this week, a senior Airbus executive said the manufacturer may have to kill the A380 program because of a lack of sales. But soon after, Airbus said it sold at least 20 to Emirates. Now comes word British Airways may wan
Delta Air Lines Seeks to Crack Down on Fake Service Animals -World News
Delta Air Lines Seeks to Crack Down on Fake Service Animals 8 hours ago
Airlines know too many passengers travel with fake service animals to avoid paying fees. But some are wary about cracking down, in part because they're nervous about mistakenly denying legitimate service animals. If an airline makes just one error, the st
Angola Owes Foreign Airlines $500 Million -World News
Angola Owes Foreign Airlines $500 Million 9 hours ago
Africa’s second-biggest oil producer has suffered since 2014 due to the freefall in global oil prices. That's left it short of hard currency needed to pay foreign debt. Why hasn't the International Monetary Fund intervened? -Sean O'Neill
HNA Group Enlists Bankers to Consider Sale of Its NH Hotels Stake -World News
HNA Group Enlists Bankers to Consider Sale of Its NH Hotels Stake 10 hours ago
HNA Group's decision to at least consider selling its stake in NH Hotels shouldn't come as a surprise. It will be interesting to see whether one of the big hotel companies emerges as a potential buyer. -Patrick Whyte
Trump Travel Ban and Presidential Immigration Powers Will Get Supreme Court Review -World News
Trump Travel Ban and Presidential Immigration Powers Will Get Supreme Court Review 10 hours ago
President Trump's third travel ban will finally get a U.S. Supreme Court review, and it could have a far-reaching impact on the limitations of presidential authority when setting immigration policy. -Dan Peltier
Namibia Tourism Video Capitalizes on Trump’s Disparaging Remarks About African Countries -World News
Namibia Tourism Video Capitalizes on Trump’s Disparaging Remarks About African Countries 10 hours ago
A Namibia tour operator is trying to make the most out of the U.S. president's offensive remarks aimed at Haiti and African countries. But tourism officials in these countries can't rely on the current news cycle to cultivate new and long-term interest fr
Private Businesses in Cuba Report U.S. Visitor Decline -World News
Private Businesses in Cuba Report U.S. Visitor Decline 13 hours ago
Cuba's recent U.S. tourism boom shouldn't be taken at face value as many private businesses are suffering from last year's U.S. policy change, although cruise lines have been cashing in. -Dan Peltier
Norwegian breaks transatlantic crossing record -World News
Norwegian breaks transatlantic crossing record 14 hours ago
Low-cost airline Norwegian has set a new record time for the fastest ever transatlantic flight by a subsonic passenger aircraft using the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Norwegian flight DY7014 from New York JFK to London Gatwick on Monday January 15th completed
Trump Hotels Is Losing Premium Customers -World News
Trump Hotels Is Losing Premium Customers 14 hours ago
Trump Hotels saw its room rates plunge in the past year. Expect hotel owners in New York and Toronto to rebrand in an effort to win back the set of foreign visitors who seem put off by the brand reference to President Trump. -Sean O'Neill
HNA Group CEO Cancels Davos Trip -World News
HNA Group CEO Cancels Davos Trip 16 hours ago
There are plenty of good reasons for avoiding the backslapping bonhomie of Davos. The fact that your company is facing a serious financial crisis and your travel holdings have halted training are good reasons. -Patrick Whyte
3 Links I Love: Privatizing JFK, Heathrow Plan Cuts, Clearing the Runways of Snow -World News
3 Links I Love: Privatizing JFK, Heathrow Plan Cuts, Clearing the Runways of Snow 19 hours ago
This week’s featured link: The time has come to privatize JFK Airport – New York Post It’s a rare day ... Read More
American Airlines moves to eliminate cash transactions -World News
American Airlines moves to eliminate cash transactions 20 hours ago
Credit cards required to pay fees at more AA ticket counters The post American Airlines moves to eliminate cash transactions appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
Holliday appointed to sales role with Thomas Cook Group Airlines -World News
Holliday appointed to sales role with Thomas Cook Group Airlines 21 hours ago
Thomas Cook Group Airlines has appointed Emma Holliday as national account manager for Thomas Cook Airlines UK and Condor, in an expansion of its trade sales team. Holliday has spent 25 years in travel with roles in account management, overseas operations
Singapore Airlines’ new airfare pricing kicks in tomorrow -World News
Singapore Airlines’ new airfare pricing kicks in tomorrow 21 hours ago
As Singapore Airlines prepares to launch its revised fare types, seat-selection policy and redemption costs this week, we look at what the changes will mean for travellers The post Singapore Airlines’ new airfare pricing kicks in tomorrow appeared f
Lyft rises as Uber stumbles -World News
Lyft rises as Uber stumbles 21 hours ago
Ride-sharing company's popularity rises as Uber faces PR issues The post Lyft rises as Uber stumbles appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
Emirates ensures Airbus A380 survival with 36 plane order -World News
Emirates ensures Airbus A380 survival with 36 plane order 22 hours ago
Dubai-based Emirates Airline has signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire up to 36 additional A380 aircraft. The agreement was signed this morning at the airline’s headquarters in Dubai by Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chief executive, Emirates Air
Pope marries LATAM cabin crew on-board Santiago flight -World News
Pope marries LATAM cabin crew on-board Santiago flight 22 hours ago
In an unprecedented moment, pope Francis delivered the sacrament of marriage to two cabin crew members onboard LATAM flight LA1250 from Santiago to Iquique in Chile earlier. The ceremony was witnessed by Ignacio Cueto, chairman of LATAM Airlines Group’s
United to add premium economy on international routes -World News
United to add premium economy on international routes 22 hours ago
United Airlines chief executive Oscar Munoz has said the company will introduce a premium economy product this year on international routes. Branded United Premium Plus, the new cabin will give passengers more space, comfort and amenities.
Norwegian breaks transatlantic subsonic passenger aircraft record -World News
Norwegian breaks transatlantic subsonic passenger aircraft record 22 hours ago
Low-cost airline Norwegian has set a new record time for the fastest ever transatlantic flight by a subsonic passenger aircraft using the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Norwegian flight DY7014 from New York JFK to London Gatwick on Monday January 15th completed
Five new and refurbished hotels in Kuala Lumpur -World News
Five new and refurbished hotels in Kuala Lumpur 22 hours ago
Whether its newly built properties or renovations, Kuala Lumpur has a number of new and upcoming hotels making a splash in the hospitality scene The post Five new and refurbished hotels in Kuala Lumpur appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading
Air India Express launches Mumbai-Vijayawada service -World News
Air India Express launches Mumbai-Vijayawada service 1 day ago
Flights commence today The post Air India Express launches Mumbai-Vijayawada service appeared first on Business Traveller – The leading magazine for frequent flyers.
Onefinestay Launches Concierge Service With Loyalty Elements -World News
Onefinestay Launches Concierge Service With Loyalty Elements 1 day ago
Rumor has it that Airbnb is gearing up to announce a more personalized experience soon, and Onefinestay may have just beat its strongest competitor to the punch. -Andrew Sheivachman
EVA Air’s new safety video combines dancing and 3D-projection -World News
EVA Air’s new safety video combines dancing and 3D-projection 1 day ago
The video is arguably one of the most artistic created by an airline with dancers interacting with projections to provide safety demonstrations The post EVA Air’s new safety video combines dancing and 3D-projection appeared first on Business Traveller