Grab a cup of coffee and be informed about the latest travel news
Housekeeping: Estate Planning & Your Miles
by Tiffany on 15/07/2020 at 16:52
Not to be morbid, but this is a question I get all the time. Miles and points are confusing enough, and when you add in the stress surrounding an unexpected (or even expected) death it can be difficult to understand options and make decisions. I first wrote this post in the weeks after my […]
Which American Airlines Admirals Clubs Are Open?
by Ben on 15/07/2020 at 15:46
Over the past few months we've seen many airline lounges around the world close, primarily due to lack of demand. Travel demand is slowly starting to pick up, though we're still a long way from a recovery. In recent weeks we've seen airlines start to reopen lounges. American Airlines has […]
Shangri-La Selling Points With 50% Bonus
by Ben on 15/07/2020 at 15:03
Shangri-La has just rolled out its first-ever promotion on purchased points (at least as far as I know), and this is interesting on a couple of levels. Between July 15 and July 31, 2020, Shangri-La Golden Circle is offering a 50% bonus on purchased points. Shangri-La ordinarily charges 13 […]
News: Jet2.com launches first post-Covid-19 holidays
by Breaking Travel News on 15/07/2020 at 14:41
Almost 50 flights departed today from across Manchester, Birmingham, East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, Glasgow Newcastle and London Stansted Airports.
News: Magaluf closes nightlife hotspots to combat rowdy behaviour
by Breaking Travel News on 15/07/2020 at 14:29
The government of the Balearic Islands will close all premises located on three streets in the two main nightlife areas of Mallorca in a bid to combat tourism excesses.
Lufthansa’s New Leisure Airline Unit, “Ocean”
by Ben on 15/07/2020 at 13:33
Lufthansa is in the process of securing an air operator certificate (AOC) for a new leisure airline unit, named "Ocean." Over the past decade we've seen a countless number of major global airlines introduce low cost carriers, to better compete in hyper-competitive markets, and in some […]
Aeroflot Will Hugely Shrink, Become 5-Star Airline
by Ben on 15/07/2020 at 12:10
Aeroflot has revealed a significant strategy change, which will be implemented over the coming years. For context, in addition to "mainline" Aeroflot service, the Russian airline has three subsidiaries: Pobeda Airlines is Aeroflot's low cost carrier, and operates a fleet of 30+ Boeing […]
News: Spa reopens at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
by Breaking Travel News on 15/07/2020 at 11:56
The spa at the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah has reopened to offer guests and visitors a range of treatments this summer. In celebration of the reopening, guests can choose from a range of special offers available September 30th.
New York Expands 14-Day Travel Quarantine
by Ben on 15/07/2020 at 10:27
Not only are Americans banned from visiting most of Europe, but we're increasingly seeing domestic travel restrictions as well, as some states see a surge in coronavirus cases. In late June New York announced a travel quarantine, and that has now been expanded. First let's recap the […]
News: Green shoots in Abu Dhabi tourism sector
by Breaking Travel News on 15/07/2020 at 08:58
Hotel occupancy rates in Abu Dhabi have risen by three per cent year-on-year since July 1st and are expected to rise further with the launch of a number of initiatives within the emirate aimed at boosting the sector.
News: Spain revamps tourism website as industry restarts
by Breaking Travel News on 15/07/2020 at 08:30
The website - which receives around 15 million visits a year - has been revamped as part of a wider tourism strategy which also encompasses a new tourism campaign entitled ‘back to Spain’.
News: Ryanair cuts Ireland flights as quarantine remains
by Breaking Travel News on 15/07/2020 at 08:17
Ryanair will cut the number of flights it offers between the UK and Ireland from next month in response to what it brands as “defective” quarantine measures on the Emerald Isle.
News: Heathrow rolls out new Covid-19 secure technology
by Breaking Travel News on 15/07/2020 at 08:07
The airport has introduced a number of pioneering technologies including UV cleaning robots which use UV rays to kill viruses and bacteria efficiently at night.
News: Rosewood Porto Cervo scheduled for 2022 opening
by Breaking Travel News on 15/07/2020 at 07:44
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Quianto Capital to manage Rosewood Porto Cervo. The hotel is due to open in Sardinia, Italy, in 2022, joining sister properties in Tuscany and Venice.
News: Malaysia Airlines launches new safety awareness campaign
by Breaking Travel News on 15/07/2020 at 06:45
Malaysia Airlines will provide passengers with a complimentary onboard hygiene kit, which includes a face mask and hand sanitiser.
The Empire State Building Observatory recalls employees for training
on 15/07/2020 at 06:30
The iconic NYC landmark prepares to reopen with new protocols.
Soneva COVID-19 Testing Centre opens at N. Maafaru Airport
on 15/07/2020 at 06:21
The new testing centre was built in just 30 days and offers tourists and locals the ability to get a COVID-19 test result in less than 24 hours.
Wizz Air to further expand in St. Petersburg and launch five new routes from Pulkovo Airport
on 15/07/2020 at 06:17
The airline will launch five new services from the Northern capital of Russia to the Italian cities Bergamo, Venice, Bologna, Turin, and Catania, starting December 2020 and March 2021.
Travelport launches free COVID-19 smartpoint plugin
on 15/07/2020 at 06:14
Provides comprehensive information on travel restrictions across the world, updated daily. Integrated directly into Smartpoint agent desktop for maximum efficiency.
Lisbon’s ‘Renda Segura’ program could be problematic for Airbnb if successful, says GlobalData
on 15/07/2020 at 06:10
Airbnb causes locals to be priced out of central areas. Plus, a high growth in Airbnb properties often coincides with overtourism, which may have an impact on neighborhoods losing their cultural ties.
Cabify launches new employee ride-combining service for more efficient, economical and safer rides
on 15/07/2020 at 06:06
The company promotes efficient mobility with a new service leading to a 20-40% average carbon footprint reduction and 48% cost savings. The solution is currently active in Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Dominican Republic and Peru.
News: Conrad Punta de Mita to debut in September
by Breaking Travel News on 15/07/2020 at 06:03
Drawing influence from Mexico’s rich history and unique culture, indigenous artwork will integrate with exceptional amenities to create a sense of barefoot resort elegance that highlights its local Mexican identity.
CzechTourism brings Czech E-Classrooms to train Indian Travel Trade
on 15/07/2020 at 06:02
The Czech E-Classrooms not only help the tourism board to stay connected with the travel trade partners but on top is keeping them equipped with updated information about the Czech Republic for the time when the travel bans will be lifted and agents can promote the delightful and scenic […]
German TUV SUD and GIATA launch digital hygiene label for the global hotel industry
on 15/07/2020 at 05:57
The app automatically informs hoteliers who maintain their hotel information in “GIATA Drive” of their accommodation’s hygiene-relevant facilities and services, such as the pool or restaurant.
Loganair and Blue Islands partnership to connect UK regions and Channel islands
on 15/07/2020 at 05:52
The new links will soon be available to book via the respective airlines’ websites and will re-build connectivity to help boost the UK and Channel Islands’ economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sleep Inn aims to bring better rest to travelers through new collaboration with relax melodies
on 15/07/2020 at 05:47
Complimentary premium access to top sleep and relaxation app now available at more than 400 Sleep Inn hotels.
Ryanair to cut 1,000 Ireland-UK flights in August and September
on 15/07/2020 at 05:40
Ireland remains closed for business as the UK, NI and rest of Europe removes travel restrictions on EU flights.
News: Austrian Airlines cancels flight as bans reinstated
by Breaking Travel News on 15/07/2020 at 05:36
Starting tomorrow, no regular flights from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Egypt, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia will be permitted to land in Austria.
Qatar Executive introduces The Diamond Agreement: An unparalleled private jet travel programme
on 15/07/2020 at 05:34
Qatar Executive’s new Diamond Agreement offers maximum flexibility, at industry leading pricing.
SITA committed to a sustainable future with ISO 14001: 2015 re-certification across sic offices
on 15/07/2020 at 05:30
This latest sustainability achievement supports SITA’s ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022.
Hotelbeds signs new strategic partnership with Louvre Hotels Group
on 15/07/2020 at 05:18
Hotelbeds provides Louvre Hotels with access to world’s largest distribution network of travel trade buyers, including 60,000+ tour operators, points redemption schemes, airlines and travel agents. Lourve’s 1,500 hotels in 54 countries, representing 100,000 rooms will be […]
PortAventura Business & Events launches new website and virtual tour
on 15/07/2020 at 05:12
PortAventura Business & Events has updated and made several technological improvements to its website that allow us to virtually explore the different spaces of the Convention Centre.
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Columbus, Georgia partners with HIS to implement high speed Wi-Fi
on 15/07/2020 at 05:00
Property undergoing renovation prioritizes need to upgrade internet service using HIS industry expertise to enhance guest satisfaction and online review scores.
Club Med launches ‘Safe Together’ hygiene and safety assurance program & ‘Club Med Cocoon’
on 15/07/2020 at 04:55
Club Med’s Safe Together Program will be implemented across all resorts in Asia.
Hilton Honors Selling Points For 0.5 Cents Each (Last Chance)
by Ben on 14/07/2020 at 22:30
In mid-June, Hilton Honors rolled out its latest promotion on purchased points, which is in line with the best promos offered by the program. This is a reminder of that, as the promotion is due to expire tomorrow, so this is your last chance to buy points with this offer. Through […]
Why You Probably Shouldn’t Buy Southwest Airlines Points, Even At A Discount
by Ben on 14/07/2020 at 20:30
Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards has just rolled out its latest promotion on purchased points. The concept of a revenue based frequent flyer program selling points has always been strange to me, so let's take a look at the details. Through Wednesday, August 26, 2020, Southwest is offering […]
Fast Track: Alaska Airlines Will Join Oneworld Alliance In 2020
by Ben on 14/07/2020 at 18:33
In February 2020, many of us were caught off guard when it was announced that Alaska Airlines would be joining the oneworld alliance by the summer of 2021. Well, it looks like the timeframe for that is now being moved forward significantly. I guess one benefit of the current pandemic is […]
US & Canada Border Closure To Be Extended
by Ben on 14/07/2020 at 17:10
The border between the US and Canada has been closed for non-essential travel since March 21. Up until now the border has been closed for non-essential travel through July 21. It's now being reported by CBC that that closure will be extended by an additional month, through August 21. As […]
Hilton Honors’ Rollover Elite Nights For 2020
by Ben on 14/07/2020 at 16:10
Back in late March, Hilton Honors became the first major hotel group to extend elite status by a year. Now the program has announced another great initiative. Hilton Honors will be rolling over all elite nights earned in 2020 to the 2021 program year. Since the program has already […]
Huge: ICJ Rules That Qatar Blockade Is Illegal
by Ben on 14/07/2020 at 14:57
Well this is a massive win for Qatar, and in turn for state-owned airline Qatar Airways... at least on paper. The Qatar blockade began in June 2017. With this, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, introduced a land, sea, and air embargo on Qatar. This has had a […]
Virgin Atlantic Secures New Financing
by Ben on 14/07/2020 at 14:16
There has been lots of uncertainty about Virgin Atlantic's future. While the airline is resuming service as of July 20 and is undergoing a major restructuring, up until now the airline lacked the financing to continue operations for much longer. Virgin Atlantic has today revealed details […]
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Debuts August 18 (Pre-Order Now)
by Ben on 14/07/2020 at 13:04
About a year ago it was formally announced that a new version of Microsoft Flight Simulator would be introduced in 2020, which is the first new version since 2006. I can't even begin to say how much of my childhood was spent playing this game, so it would be an extreme understatement to […]
News: Virgin Atlantic announces £1.2bn recapitalisation
by Breaking Travel News on 14/07/2020 at 12:52
The five-year business plan, which has the support of shareholders Virgin Group and Delta, new private investors and existing creditors, paves the way for the airline to rebuild its balance sheet.
Delta Air Lines Reports MASSIVE Second Quarter Loss
by Ben on 14/07/2020 at 11:44
Delta Air Lines has just become the first major US airline to report its second quarter earnings, and goodness is it rough... as you'd expect. Delta Air Lines has reported its second quarter results: The airline had a GAAP pre-tax loss of $7.0 billion (or $9.01 per share) on a total of […]
News: Delta projects gloomy two years ahead as losses soar
by Breaking Travel News on 14/07/2020 at 11:14
“Given the combined effects of the pandemic and associated financial impact on the global economy, we continue to believe that it will be more than two years before we see a sustainable recovery,” Delta chief executive Ed Bastian explained.
Hawaii Delays Tourism Reopening To September 1
by Ben on 14/07/2020 at 11:12
It was hinted at a couple of days ago that this would happen, and it's now official. Hawaii won't welcome tourists without a 14-day quarantine until at least September 1, 2020. In late March Hawaii introduced a 14-day quarantine for anyone coming to the state. This has been extended a few […]
Aman Hotels Gift Card Promo: Don’t Even Bother
by Ben on 14/07/2020 at 10:36
Unfortunately this is the third time I'm writing about Aman's gift card promotion. Not because I want to, but because Aman keeps changing the terms. This has gone from a great deal for any Amanjunkies, to a hard pass (at least for me)... Anyway, lately we've seen a lot of travel brands […]
News: Croatia tourism demand gradually returning
by Breaking Travel News on 14/07/2020 at 10:10
Croatia welcomed over 600,000 international visitors in the first ten days of July, around half the figure seen during the same period last year. In numbers likely to create a measure of confidence in the sector, 4.4 million overnight stays were registered from July 1st-10th.
News: The Wee Hotel Company showcases best of Scotland
by Breaking Travel News on 14/07/2020 at 08:54
The collection currently comprises the Three Chimneys in Skye and the Pierhouse Hotel and Seafood Restaurant in Argyll, with plans in place to expand to other Scottish locations.
News: Fleetway Travel collapses into administration
by Breaking Travel News on 14/07/2020 at 08:46
The company also traded under the names of Exclusive Luxury Breaks, Explorer’s Collection, Late Bargains, Luxury Holiday Collection, Phone & Fly, Sail Away, Silversurfers Holidays and Travelsmart.
News: Iberostar to reopen dozens of hotels
by Breaking Travel News on 14/07/2020 at 08:29
Following a first re-opening in Majorca last month, the company is gradually resuming operations at the rest of its hotels in Europe and around the world.
News: Ponfoort to lead Aurora Expeditions
by Breaking Travel News on 14/07/2020 at 08:23
Aurora Expeditions has announced the appointment of Monique Ponfoort to the role of chief executive. She will take up the role in October.
News: Travel sector launches new passenger guidance
by Breaking Travel News on 14/07/2020 at 08:12
The UK Travel Retail Forum, the Airport Operators Association, the International Air Transport Association and Airlines UK are working together to ensure all necessary steps are taken to prioritise the health, safety and comfort of passengers.
News: Blue Islands launches new connections from Southampton
by Breaking Travel News on 14/07/2020 at 08:05
Blue Islands has announced a plan to restore key routes at Southampton Airport, flying an ATR72 in brand-new corporate colours. The aircraft touched down at the airport from its Jersey base earlier, as the airline confirmed four initial routes.
The Red Sea International Airport Takes Off with a Contract Award to Nesma & Partners and Almabani
on 14/07/2020 at 06:39
The contract has been awarded to support the creation of a sustainable gateway which will open up Saudi Arabia to the world.
Fraport traffic figures – June 2020: Passenger numbers remain at very low levels
on 14/07/2020 at 06:35
Frankfurt Airport and Fraport’s Group airports worldwide see substantial year-on-year decline in passenger traffic – June shows slight improvement from May.
HERE Mobility boosts pre-booked airport taxi offering on Booking.com in the US and Europe
on 14/07/2020 at 06:31
HERE Mobility’s neutral and open smart mobility marketplace aggregates all transportation options, including taxis and private hires.
Portugal launches welcoming campaign #CantSkip
on 14/07/2020 at 06:27
Portugal’s flagship #CantSkipHope campaign, a message of solidarity during the pandemic, has transformed into #CantSkipOpening as the country opens its arms to the world again. Portugal is now open.
VDA Group and HUDINI announce new guest experience offering
on 14/07/2020 at 06:24
Bringing all of a property’s technology assets into its pre-integrated middleware platform for real-time data sharing and collaboration, Hudini provides a rich mobile and device-based guest engagement.
Package travel vouchers still the best option for consumers
on 14/07/2020 at 06:20
While the Commission has started infringement proceedings against 10 Member States on the grounds that their national rules infringe EU law on consumers' and travellers' rights, ECTAA insists on the importance of vouchers for the industry and the benefit for consumers.
MMGY Travel Intelligence and Elightn Strategies examin U.S. leisure travelers’ views on Cannabis Tourism
on 14/07/2020 at 06:13
There is confusion among respondents about where people can possess and consume cannabis in destinations where recreational use is legal. Over half (54%) of respondents thought people can be arrested for possessing cannabis in destinations where it has been legalized for recreational use.
The LGBTQ traveler's Top 10 post-COVID destinations
on 14/07/2020 at 06:05
38% of all respondents want to enjoy a summer vacation before the end of August and 29% plan to travel again in September or October. Europeans (72%) are more likely to travel again soon versus Americans (65%).
60% of frequent flyers plan to fly within 6 months despite COVID threat
on 14/07/2020 at 06:01
Most frequent flyers would be more likely to fly if contactless technology was deployed by airlines and airports.
citizenM launches new safety standards and contactless stays across all hotels powered by its new app
on 14/07/2020 at 05:57
Launching new safety standards and contactless stays powered by its new app.
Blue Islands is back - New colours, new product offerings
on 14/07/2020 at 05:53
This is a significant expansion for the 15-year old regional airline, which has connected the Channel Islands with Southampton since 2007 and operated between the Islands and Southampton in Flybe colours, as a franchisee since 2016.
CrowdRiff and Simpleview partner to deliver UGC Software and Services globally
on 14/07/2020 at 05:47
Simpleview will deliver CrowdRiff’s visual marketing platform as part of an end-to-end solution for travel and destination marketers.
Royal Caribbean Group acquires remaining interest in Silversea
on 14/07/2020 at 05:40
Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio, who took over the company from his late father, will serve as chairman of Silversea. Roberto Martinoli will remain the brand's president and CEO.
Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives reopens its doors on the 15 July 2020
on 14/07/2020 at 05:34
Located in North Male Atoll, a mere 20 minutes by speedboat from Velana International Airport, Grand Park Kodhipparu has been designed by the world-renowned Hirsch Bedner Associates to deliver an experience that is as luxurious as it is at one with its incredible natural surroundings.
Discover the World launches UK Programme in partnership with Wilderness Scotland
on 14/07/2020 at 05:32
Self-drive, wildlife, kayaking, cycling, hiking and photography trips closer to home.
Hampton by Hilton opens new property in Nashville, TN
on 14/07/2020 at 05:26
New hotel located near Tennessee State Capitol and Broadway Entertainment District.
travelbounce website helps holidaymakers make sense of the latest Covid-19 travel updates
on 14/07/2020 at 05:13
Travelbounce is also partnering with tourism boards, hospitality brands and other travel companies to ensure they are able to include as much useful content on the site for visitors whilst also giving these brands a platform to showcase the preparation and safety measures they’ve […]
Cornerstone Design hosts Residence Inn Scottsdale Salt River virtual hotel tour
on 14/07/2020 at 05:10
Cornerstone Design was tasked by ownership, Salt River Devco, to enhance the Salt River Pima – Maricopa Indian Community’s assets with the ground-up development hotel.
Hilton’s Conrad brand will debut its first resort in Mexico
on 14/07/2020 at 05:04
Opening of the stylish Conrad Punta de Mita this September.
Dubai starts receiving international tourists with the highest global standards of safety and precautionary measures
on 14/07/2020 at 04:59
Dubai Airport has implemented comprehensive protocols to secure the health and wellbeing of passengers.
Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points With 60% Bonus (Last Chance)
by Ben on 13/07/2020 at 21:30
There are quite a few loyalty programs that frequently run promotions on purchased points, which can represent a great deal, especially for aspirational redemptions. Back in the day Starwood Preferred Guest would often have promotions on purchased points, while Marriott Rewards wouldn't. […]
Hilton Aspire Perks: How They Work
by Ben on 13/07/2020 at 19:00
I picked up the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card a bit over a year ago. This card has a $450 annual fee, and is easily one of the all around most compelling hotel credit cards out there. This card has many huge benefits, and almost seems too good to be true. Among other […]
Paying Taxes By Credit Card: How To Come Out Ahead
by Tiffany on 13/07/2020 at 16:30
Ah, tax season. As many Americans are starting to procrastinate finalize their tax returns, questions about earning points for making those payments always come up. That's particularly relevant this year, and individuals and businesses may be paying two quarters worth of estimated […]
Today Only: Earn 5x Airline Miles On Apple Purchases
by Ben on 13/07/2020 at 15:00
Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn for credit card spending. Whenever I make an online purchase I […]
British Airways’ Creative Deal With Pilots
by Ben on 13/07/2020 at 14:03
It looks like the current dispute between British Airways' pilots and management may be coming to an end... Airlines around the globe are suffering right now, and are having difficult conversations with labor groups, as redundancies loom. British Airways has made the most headlines for […]
Earn Bonus Capital One Rewards With Uber Eats
by Ben on 13/07/2020 at 13:00
Given how much consumer behavior has changed in the past few months, many of the credit card benefits that members used to appreciate most aren’t as valuable anymore. We’ve seen card issuers get creative with perks, to give members an incentive to keep their cards. Capital One […]
A 20-Year-Old Is Negotiating To Buy EL AL
by Ben on 13/07/2020 at 12:06
EL AL has been looking for a new investor for the past several months. The airline was in a bad financial situation before the current pandemic started, and of course this situation just exacerbated EL AL's problems. A couple of weeks ago it was revealed that an unnamed party was […]
Air France-KLM Flying Blue Offering Double Miles & Status Credits
by Ben on 13/07/2020 at 11:29
We've seen airline loyalty programs start to offer incentives for travel. Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just published a solid promotion for members, offering bonus miles and also making it easier to qualify for status. Flying Blue offering double miles & XPs The Flying Blue program […]
Condor boosts fuel economy with SITA’s eWAS
on 13/07/2020 at 06:30
Through enhanced route optimization, Condor is further ensuring the safety and wellbeing of its passengers, pilots, and crews, as well as addressing demands to lessen environmental impact, by reducing unnecessary fuel consumption and limiting turnaround times, achieving significant fuel- […]
The most pet-friendly airlines in the world
on 13/07/2020 at 06:23
From cats and dogs to birds and miniature horses – people love traveling with their pets. And while traveling with your furry friends is a dream for many pet owners, it can quickly become a nightmare if you choose the wrong airline.
New ICAO iPACKs to provide important support to States during COVID-19 pandemic
on 13/07/2020 at 06:21
The ICAO iPACKs will comprise guidance material, training, tools, expert assistance and, if needed, procurement assistance. They can be acquired by government decision makers, civil aviation authorities, national air transport facilitation committees, aviation service providers, and […]
Sleep & Eat transitions to Sleep & Eat Virtual 2020
on 13/07/2020 at 06:15
Uniquely, Sleep & Eat Virtual 2020 will also co-locate virtually with Decorex, Europe’s leading event for interior design professionals, to bring the industry together on 3-5 November 2020.
51% of Britons want a UK beach holiday after lockdown with Cornwall the most popular spot
on 13/07/2020 at 06:07
Search terms for UK holiday terms have increased hugely during lockdown, with the term ‘travel UK’ seeing a massive 103% increase in volume compared to the same time last year.
China and Europe will return to pre-crisis ‘normal’ quicker than the US
on 13/07/2020 at 06:01
UK and Europe will return to normal quicker than US; USD faces devaluation.
How a 1,000km/h high-speed train could change life as we know it
on 13/07/2020 at 05:55
Research by comparethemarket.com.au explores what hypothetical high-speed trains could do to improve travel in countries across the globe. Information on the futuristic concept was gathered based around developing transport technologies that suggest high-speed trains could operate at a […]
Travellers should ‘wear to care’ in the new normal says WTTC
on 13/07/2020 at 05:52
Mandatory mask wearing will protect travellers and workers. People need to learn to live with COVID-19 until a vaccine is widely available.
Over J$2 billion in funding for Small Enterprises in tourism
on 13/07/2020 at 05:47
SMTEs will have access to a suite of loan facilities and grants ranging from a low as J$5 Million up to a maximum of $J30 million.
Banyan Tree Group opens its third property in Mexico
on 13/07/2020 at 05:43
On 1 July 2020, Hacienda Xcanatun in Mexico reopened its doors presenting renovated, refreshed spaces operated by Angsana. With a hotel, spa, restaurant and several event spaces, Hacienda Xcanatun by Angsana presents a new vision of luxury in the Yucatan Peninsula, only 15 minutes from […]
Cebu Pacific resumes Manila-Dubai route starting July 12
on 13/07/2020 at 05:40
Upon arrival, all passengers need to undergo Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests at Dubai Airports.
IEG, safety and the digital world, international expos and conferences take off again
on 13/07/2020 at 05:34
The conference appointments in July and August. VOICE, from 12th September at Vicenza expo centre.
Travel Compositor launches its 18th booking engine designed for the Private Tours sales
on 13/07/2020 at 05:30
The solution is an application that allows users to design any road route including all the places where they want to stop and sleep, then add services such as a vehicle with a driver guide as well as hotels, activities, events, insurance, etc. for that itinerary.
NEW RECORD FOR DUBLIN AIRPORT!
by nitravelnews on 15/08/2017 at 17:00
Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.1 million passengers in July, which was a new monthly record for the airport, and a 6 per cent increase on the same period last year… July was the first time in the airport’s 77-year … Continue reading →
FOUR UK AIRPORTS TOLD THEY MUST IMPROVE DISABILITY FACILITIES BUT NI AIRPORTS MAKE THE GRADE!
by nitravelnews on 15/08/2017 at 12:00
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a report that assesses the top 30 UK airports on the quality of assistance they provide to passengers with a disability… The report reveals that the majority of UK airports are providing … Continue reading →
CALL FOR TWO DRINK LIMIT AND A BAN ON ALCOHOL SALES BEFORE 10AM!
by nitravelnews on 15/08/2017 at 09:00
Ryanair is asking UK airports to enforce a two-drink limit per boarding pass and a ban on alcohol sales before 10am after it was revealed the number of passengers arrested for drunken behaviour has increased by 50 per cent in … Continue reading →
BELFAST HARBOUR’S CRUISE SHIP TERMINAL ONE STEP CLOSER!
by nitravelnews on 11/08/2017 at 12:00
A new £15 million cruise ship terminal at Belfast Harbour is one step closer to being a reality as a planning application – submitted last year for a “multi-purpose facility for berthing of cruise ships” – is scheduled to be … Continue reading →
10 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND NEXT WEEK!
by nitravelnews on 11/08/2017 at 08:00
DiscoverNorthernIreland.com has stacks of fun things to do across NI, from family days out to gigs and cultural events… Here are 10 exciting things taking place next week (Aug 14-20). 1. Children’s Summer Street Theatre with the Raven Sisters, Portstewart, 18 … […]
HEAD ON DOWN TO THE PORTAVOGIE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND!
by nitravelnews on 10/08/2017 at 11:59
Portavogie Harbour will be bustling with activity on this Saturday (August 12) as the Portavogie Seafood Festival kicks off… Learn how to cook the perfect fish dish with celebrity chef Nick Nairn at the festival kitchen, sample delicious seafood delicacies … Continue reading […]
ENHANCED SECURITY AT DUBLIN AIRPORT – CHANGES TO CHECK-IN TIMES!
by nitravelnews on 08/08/2017 at 12:00
American Airlines have announced that their check-in counters at Dublin Airport will now be closing 75 minutes before the scheduled flight departure time to allow passengers to pass security checkpoints in time… This change is due to enhanced security checks … Continue […]
SSP TO INVEST £2.5 MILLION IN BELFAST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OUTLETS!
by nitravelnews on 08/08/2017 at 08:00
SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, is embarking on a £2.5 million expansion at Belfast International Airport which will lead to up to seventy new full and part-time jobs… Most of the work … Continue reading →
BBC’s The One Show comes to the Causeway Coast
by nitravelnews on 07/08/2017 at 17:00
More than 4 million people will be tuning into images of the Causeway Coast this week, on BBC’s hugely popular The One Show… Matt Baker and Alex Jones will be presenting their special ‘Big Causeway Crawl’ – making their way … Continue reading →
BELFAST CITY AIRPORT SHORTLISTED FOR GLOBAL AVIATION AWARD
by nitravelnews on 07/08/2017 at 12:00
George Best Belfast City Airport has been nominated for one of the most prestigious global marketing awards in aviation for a second successive year… The airport has been shortlisted for the ‘Under 4 Million Passenger’ category of the World Routes … Continue […]