As many as nineteen people have been killed and dozens injured following a suspected terrorist attack in Manchester. An explosion rocked the Manchester Arena at 22:35 on Monday evening following a concert by US singer Ariana Grande.
Emirates will be introducing a second daily A380 service between Dubai and Birmingham, beginning October 2017. Flight EK39/40, currently operated by a Boeing 777, will now be operated by the iconic and highly popular Emirates A380, adding to the existing daily A380 already operating on the route.
Residents of Qatar can now apply for visas to Ireland at a centrally-located Visa Application Centre launched in Doha by the embassy of Ireland in partnership with VFS Global. Applicants can visit the centre to enrol their biometrics and submit visa applications in a modern and comfortable environment.
Summer 2017 is set to be the busiest on record for Aer Lingus with new routes and frequency increases across the network. This demand has led to the recruitment of up to 200 new cabin crew to welcome guests on-board as the summer schedule begins.
Onyx Hospitality Group has announced the appointment of Douglas Martell as chief executive officer. Previously the executive vice president of the hotel company, Martell succeeds Peter Henley who will retire after successfully leading the company’s multi-brand and pan-regional expansion over a period of nine years.
The Cradle of Humankind is an unassuming rolling vista, just an hour’s drive from both Johannesburg and Petoria. But it’s what has been hidden underneath the 180 square kilometres of scrubland for more than three million years that has recently been grabbing headlines. We find out more as Eleanor Hawkins visits for Breaking Travel News.
Taking up the role of chief executive with South Africa Tourism in late 2016, Sisa Ntshona is seeking to utilise his experience in the banking sector to inject a new professionalism into the body. Here he talks with Breaking Travel News reporter Eleanor Hawkins at Indaba 2017 to discuss his plans for the future.
Guests are being invited to see The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in a whole new light with Universal Studios Hollywood set to introduce its all-new The Night-time Lights at Hogwarts Castle experience.
Centara Hotels & Resorts announced the latest movement of its management executive team with the transfer of Veerapol Poungvarin, former resort manager at Centara Chaan Talay Resorts & Villas, to be the new resort manager of Centara Kata Resort Phuket.
Indaba is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of the top three must visit events of its kind on the global calendar. It showcases the widest variety of Southern Africa’s best tourism products and attracts international buyers and media from across the world. Here Eleanor Hawkins visits for Breaking Travel News.
Airbus Corporate Jets has launched a private jet version of its new A330neo. The new aircraft combines new-generation engines and aerodynamic and other improvements to deliver even more comfort, efficiency and true non-stop to the world range.
Caesars Entertainment will undertake a $90 million renovation of 1,270 rooms at Flamingo Las Vegas. The renovation will begin in late August 2017, with the first guest arrivals expected in November 2017, and final completion of all rooms expected in the second quarter of 2018.
Legend Hospitality Group has expanded its property portfolio, extended its reach and its product offering with the acquisition and management of three new properties. Now offered by the brand are Brennaissance Wine & Stud Estate in Stellenbosch, Montpellier Wine Estate in Tulbagh and Hans Merensky Hotel & Spa at the Kruger National Phalaborwa Gate.
Qantas has introduced mobile check-in and digital boarding passes for customers travelling between Australia and New Zealand, the first step towards more seamless travel across the Tasman. The technology is being rolled out as part of the airline’s strategy to speed up the journey through the airport for customers travelling internationally.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts has unveiled a new upscale hotel in Malaysia’s popular and scenic Genting Highlands. The brand new Best Western Premier Ion Delemen is nestled in the lush jungle-clad hills of Pahang state, the centre of the Malay Peninsula.