IHG Hotels & Resorts Explores Expansion Opportunities in Greater China

IHG aims to seize growth and empower a new chapter in Greater China’s hospitality industry (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts is focusing on expanding its presence in Greater China due to its significant growth potential and mature consumer market. The CEO of IHG, Elie Maalouf, and the executive committee visited Greater China to explore… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Announces New Luxury Vignette Collection Hotel in Dubai

The new hotel will be IHG’s first Vignette Collection on the World Islands with signing of Marbella Resort. (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has signed a franchise agreement for its second Vignette Collection hotel in Dubai, in partnership with The Heart of Europe, a flagship project by the Kleindienst Group. The Marbella Resort Hotel,… Read the full press release

Icelandair Announces Return of Seasonal Non-Stop Flights from Halifax to Reykjavík

(IN SHORT) Icelandair has officially announced the return of seasonal non-stop flights from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Reykjavík via Iceland’s Keflavik International Airport, starting in May 2024. The service, operated by a 160-seat Boeing 737MAX, will run three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays until October 14, 2024. The flight from Halifax to… Read the full press release

Airport Handling Secures Contract to Provide Services to Juneyao Air at Milan Malpensa Airport

(IN SHORT) Airport Handling, a joint venture between global air and travel services provider dnata, has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide passenger, ramp, and baggage services to Juneyao Air at Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP). Juneyao Air recently launched a twice-weekly service between Milan and Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport in China. Alberto Morosi, CEO… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines Partners with Heralbony to Promote Art and Diversity During Travel

Original Work by Artists with Intellectual Disabilities to be Featured on New JAL A350-1000 International Flights (IN SHORT) Japan Airlines (JAL) has joined forces with Heralbony to address societal issues related to biases against individuals with disabilities by incorporating remarkable art into the travel experience. This partnership aligns with JAL’s ESG strategy to promote diversity… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Wins 2023 Genius Award for Marketing Analytics Adoption

Advanced Analytics Team expertise and culture of innovation helps Choice leverage data to enhance the guest experience and provide value to franchisees (IN SHORT) Choice Hotels International, a major hotel franchisor, has been honored with the 2023 Genius Award for Marketing Analytics Adoption. The award recognizes the achievements of Choice’s Advanced Analytics team in leveraging… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Hosts Jobs Fair to Fill 30 Vacancies in Collaboration with Commercial Partners

(IN SHORT) Belfast City Airport, in partnership with its commercial and operational associates, is set to host a Jobs Fair on November 7th, aiming to recruit around 30 individuals to fill various roles across the airport site. Renowned companies like Caffè Nero, Mitie, World Duty Free, Swissport, and WH Smith are seeking candidates for roles… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Celebrates 10 Years of Strong Partnership with oneworld Alliance

Qatar Airways marks a decade of excellence as oneworld alliance member (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways marks a decade as a member of the oneworld alliance, becoming the alliance’s second-largest member during this period. Over the years, the airline has significantly expanded its online network, increasing the number of destinations from 125 to 163 and doubling its… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ “Destination: Love” Sweepstakes Offers Themed Travel Adventures to Rapid Rewards Members

To inspire people to travel for all the reasons they love, Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Cards from Chase are giving away three trips to surprise destinations focused on barbecue, pickleball, and TV tourism Existing Cardmembers receive an extra† entry into the Sweepstakes (IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines, in partnership with Chase, has launched the “Destination: Love”… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Partners with USA BioEnergy for 680 Million Gallons of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Carrier establishes long-term strategic relationship with SAF producer (IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines has entered into a significant offtake agreement with USA BioEnergy for up to 680 million gallons of neat sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Over a 20-year term, once blended with conventional jet fuel, this SAF could yield the equivalent of 2.59 billion gallons of… Read the full press release