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Cathay Dragon hosts ‘Marriage in the Air’ at 35,000 feet

Cathay Dragon has earned a well-deserved reputation over the years for providing its passengers with superior levels of service at every stage of their journey – but it was another kind of service that made one couple’s flight from Shanghai …

DoubleTree by Hilton Grows SoCal Presence with Inviting Hotel in Suburban Whittier

The charming Los Angeles suburb of Whittier today welcomes DoubleTree by Hilton Whittier Los Angeles, the latest addition to the growing portfolio of DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 13 market-leading brands.   The eight-story hotel is located approximately 16 …

Thoughts and prayers following shooting at Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Delta CEO Ed Bastian extends condolences following reports of a shooting at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport in the baggage claim area in Terminal 2, where Delta operates.   “The thoughts and prayers of the entire Delta family are with …

Delta cancels Fort Lauderdale flights; activates care team

Delta expects continued disruption to Fort Lauderdale flying for the rest of the day, following reports of a shooting in the baggage claim area in Terminal 2 where Delta operates. Earlier today, Delta CEO Ed Bastian extended his condolences to …

Bombardier – Austrian Federal Railways Sign Framework Agreement for up to 300 Talent 3 Trains

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) have signed on December 27 a framework agreement covering the delivery of up to 300 BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 trains.   The total amount of the framework contract is valued …

  • Respected Trade Publication Names Hobby Expansion 2016 Project Of The Year

    Published on : Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    Southwest Airlines, and an army of construction partners — earned the ambitious expansion of the airport the 2016 Project of the Year designation by Engineering News-Record.   In announcing its choice of Best Project, Airport/Transit, Engineering News-Record noted the scope …

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  • MAG Airports Contribution to the UK Economy Rises 16% to £6.2bn

    Published on : Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    Figures in MAG’s (Manchester Airports Group) Corporate Social Responsibility Report for 2015/16 show that the Group delivered £6.2bn of economic value for the UK economy and for the communities in which its four UK airports operate.   This 16% increase …

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  • September Passenger Figures Show Substantial International Growth

    Published on : Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed the latest passenger figures showing that September 2016 saw 1,191,728 passengers passing through the airport.   This represents an 11% increase on September 2015 with the greatest growth area being passengers on international flights which …

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  • Celebrate The Festive Season At Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts In London

    Published on : Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts three London properties are inviting guests to get into the festive spiritwith a series of yuletide offers to enhance any winter visit to the capital.       Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living in Mayfair, …

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  • One-Day Viewing Area For The Arrival Of The A380

    Published on : Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    The day Christchurch plane-spotters have been waiting for is nearly here. Monday October 31 will see the 1.45pm arrival of the first scheduled A380 aircraft at Christchurch Airport, ahead of an on-going daily service. To give as many people as …

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  • FAA to Hold SoCal Metroplex Public Briefings in LA, San Diego and Orange County

    Published on : Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    The Federal Aviation Administration will hold public information briefings this week and next week on upcoming airspace changes in Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County.   The changes are part of the Southern California Metroplex project, which will replace …

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  • Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2016 Concluded in Success

    Published on : Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    The Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2016 in Suwon, Republic of Korea, took place on 5-8 October 2016, with 400 participants coming from more than 20 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, and North America. This includes many GSTC members and the …

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  • Sardatur Holidays Announce New Route To Cagliari

    Published on : Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    Sardatur Holidays will introduce a new flight from Bristol to Southern Sardinia for summer 2017, operating on Saturdays from 8th July to 16 September, to Cagliari.   Sardatur holidays is an independent, luxury tour operator whose sole focus is ‘to …

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  • Oman Air commences flights to Najaf, Iraq from November

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    Oman Air can announce that as part of its ambitious and dynamic programme of network expansion, it will be commencing its four times weekly service from Muscat to Najaf, in Iraq from November.   It is expected that the flights …

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  • Gulf Air Increases Riyadh Flights To 5 Daily

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, today announced the upcoming increase of its flights to and from the Saudi capital city of Riyadh from 32 to 35 weekly flights starting from 30th October 2016 to meet …

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  • ITB Asia cements commitment to Asia Pacific through three-year partnership

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    Singapore will continue to be home to the next three editions of the region’s leading travel trade show – ITB Asia. Messe Berlin (Singapore), the organisers of the event, have announced the extension of its milestone partnership with the Singapore …

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  • Gatwick Airport Celebrates Groundhog Day

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    Gatwick’s plan offers Government certainty of delivery and growth Heathrow given the green light in 2003 and 2009 but failed both times Gatwick’s scheme is simpler, faster, cheaper and less impactful The choice before the Government on airport expansion is …

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  • KelownaNow responds to comments Kimmel-style

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    We’re not perfect. Sometimes we make grammar mistakes and sometimes we publish content that ends up with a bit of a slant. We’re people talking to people. Ultimately, our goal is to inform and to open up the conversation. We …

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  • Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites by Hilton Surprise U.S. Navy Family with Well-Deserved

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hilton’s award-winning all-suite, extended-stay hotel brands, announced today the winners of the “Travel MANager #1 Dad” Sweepstakes hosted in partnership with the National Military Family Association (NMFA).     The grand-prize …

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  • Australia and New Zealand’s highest performing travel agents coming to Perth

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    A major travel wholesale travel conference will be held in Perth next August thanks to the support of Tourism WA. The new wholesale consultant reward program, Global STARS, recognises and rewards top selling agents based on sales of Qantas Holidays, …

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  • Dubai Safari Park to open next year

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    Dubai Safari Park will officially open early next year, allowing the public to enjoy a venue that has been more than a decade in the making. Final preparations are under way and the park, which is near Dragonmart, has selected …

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  • The capital’s largest ever light festival, has won two prestigious awards at this year’s

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    Lumiere London was recognised for being a stand-out event for 2016 and won best Outdoor Event, after using the iconic streets of London as its backdrop. It also scooped the award for Debut Event, exceeding expectations after attracting over one …

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  • New Queen’s Wharf development to benefit Queensland gastronomic tourism

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    New Queen’s Wharf development to benefit Queensland gastronomic tourism. Queensland will soon get a taste of world class tourism with the development of the new Queen’s Wharf in Brisbane by 2022.   The new Queen’s Wharf development will benefit Queenslanders …

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  • Andhra Pradesh beckons international investors for developing tourism projects

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    In its endeavour to attract international investors for its tourism projects, Andhra Pradesh showcased its tourism potential at the UAE – India Economic Forum 2016 in Dubai. The state beckoned international investors for developing tourism projects in 79 virgin land …

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  • FAA Alternative Aviation Fuels Conference

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    CAAFI is a coalition that promotes development and deployment of alternative jet fuels that sustainably reduce lifecycle carbon emissions and local pollution around airports, improve energy security, minimize fuel price volatility, and enhance rural economic development.   In addition to …

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