Heathrow Airport Transforms into a Christmas Wonderland for Travelers

(IN SHORT) Heathrow Airport has ushered in the holiday season with a festive extravaganza for travelers. From live ballet performances to enchanting Christmas decorations, visits from Santa, and a range of entertainment options, the airport is spreading Christmas cheer. Passengers can enjoy performances, games, arts and crafts, and even a chance to win prizes. With… Read the full press release

Marriott International Opens 500th Luxury Hotel, Expanding Its Global Presence in the Luxury Travel Segment

Reaching its milestone 500th luxury hotel Marriott International’s unmatched global luxury footprint expands to the farthest reaches of the globe (IN SHORT) Marriott International, Inc. has achieved a significant milestone by opening its 500th luxury hotel, further solidifying its position as a leader in luxury hospitality. The company’s diverse portfolio includes renowned luxury brands such… Read the full press release

The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai Redefines Luxury on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast

Nestled within the new luxury resort community of Kanai and its natural mangroves, lagoons and beaches, EDITION’s newest gem marries its signature brand of hospitality with the Yucatan Peninsula’s modern and ancient cultures (IN SHORT) The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai, a new luxury resort created by Ian Schrager in partnership with Marriott International, has… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Celebrates 150th Hotel Indigo with Debut in Malaysia

(IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has marked its 150th Hotel Indigo globally with the opening of Hotel Indigo Kuala Lumpur on the Park, the brand’s first property in Malaysia. The 180-room hotel is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, overlooking the Bukit Nanas and KL Forest Eco Park. The hotel’s design incorporates local… Read the full press release

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Unveils Culinary and Cocktail Trends for 2024

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants releases annual trend report, sharing what’s hot in food and beverage for the upcoming year (IN SHORT) Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a part of IHG Hotels & Resorts, has released its annual Culinary + Cocktail Trend Forecast for 2024. The forecast is based on insights from Kimpton’s global team of culinary… Read the full press release

Emirates Launches Premium Economy Service in Brazil with Enhanced A380 Aircraft

Airline to deploy Premium Economy on its daily flights from 11 December, following the launch of product in Brazil in November (IN SHORT) Emirates celebrated the launch of its Premium Economy service in Brazil with a tour of one of its upgraded four-class A380 aircraft. The event took place at Guarulhos Airport, Terminal 3, and… Read the full press release

Emirates Invests Over AED 186 Million in Fine Wines for In-Flight Experience

(IN SHORT) Emirates is enhancing its in-flight experience by introducing an array of exceptional wines onboard its global flights. The airline has invested more than AED 186 million into its wine and champagne offerings over the past year. Emirates boasts the most extensive wine cellar of any airline, housing around 6 million bottles of fine… Read the full press release

Diego Hermelo Vidal Appointed Spa Director at Four Seasons Resort Lanai

(IN SHORT) Four Seasons Resort Lanai has named Diego Hermelo Vidal as the Spa Director, responsible for overseeing the daily operations of Hawanawana Spa. With 20 years of experience in the spa industry and a background in wellness, Hermelo Vidal brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role. He previously served as Assistant Spa… Read the full press release

Cathay Cargo Orders Airbus A350F Freighters to Expand Fleet and Boost Cargo Connectivity

Strengthening Hong Kong as the world’s number one air cargo hub with Airbus A350F freighters (IN SHORT) Cathay Cargo, with a vision to become the world’s most customer-centric air cargo service brand, has placed an initial firm order for six Airbus A350F freighters and secured the option to acquire an additional 20 aircraft in the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Nominates Lisa Atherton for Board of Directors

(IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines Co. has announced that Lisa Atherton, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell, a Textron Inc. company, is a candidate to join its Board of Directors. Atherton’s nomination, along with other Board nominees, will be voted on at the company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for May 15, 2024. Lisa Atherton… Read the full press release