MSC Cruises Expands in the U.S. with New Home Port in Galveston, Texas

MSC Cruises adds fourth U.S home port – Galveston in Texas, further expanding its choice of itineraries and ships from U.S ports Departures begin November 2025 with seven-night sailings on MSC Seascape – now available to book Destinations highlights include Costa Maya and Cozumel (Mexico) and Isla de Roatan (Honduras) (IN SHORT) MSC Cruises, one… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas Arrives in Miami Ahead of Debut

The First-of-its-Kind Combination of Every Vacation Makes its Official Debut on Jan. 27 (IN SHORT) Royal Caribbean International’s highly anticipated Icon of the Seas made its first appearance in Miami, marking the countdown to its official debut on January 27. The Icon of the Seas promises a unique combination of vacation experiences, offering something for… Read the full press release

Finnair Appoints Turkka Kuusisto as New CEO to Lead Next Phase of Growth

(IN SHORT) Finnair has announced the appointment of Turkka Kuusisto as the new CEO, effective from July 11, 2024, or earlier. Kuusisto, who currently serves as the CEO of Posti Group Corporation, brings extensive experience in senior leadership roles and a deep understanding of complex industries. Finnair’s Chair of the Board, Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae, expressed confidence… Read the full press release

Dutch Aviation Industry Unites for a Sustainable and Resilient Future

Together towards cleaner, quieter and stronger (IN SHORT) Airlines, knowledge institutions, manufacturing, and industry associations in the Netherlands have come together to present a shared vision for the future of the airline industry. The coalition has made ten concrete commitments aimed at creating a future-proof airline industry that is cleaner, quieter, and stronger while ensuring… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Opens ‘High Flyers’ Apprenticeship Scheme for Aspiring Firefighters

(IN SHORT) Belfast City Airport is now accepting applications for its renowned ‘High Flyers’ Apprenticeship Scheme, offering individuals a unique chance to join the Airport’s fire service. Successful candidates will gain valuable on-the-job experience and qualifications in various areas, including aviation firefighting tactics, advanced driving of foam appliances, medical casualty care, and more. The program,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Marks Inaugural Journey to AlUla, Saudi Arabia, Showcasing Culture and Luxury

His Highness Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al-Saud, Minister of Culture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Royal Commission for AlUla welcomed His Excellency Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Culture of the State of Qatar; and Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer The… Read the full press release

Emirates Partners with Real Madrid for Luxury Charter Flight to Spanish Super Cup

(IN SHORT) Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and the Official Main Partner of Real Madrid, facilitated a luxurious charter flight for the iconic football club ahead of the Spanish Super Cup match in Saudi Arabia. Star players like Nacho Fernández, Eduardo Camavinga, Vini Jr., and Luka Modric enjoyed personalized inflight services, a customized menu… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Houston Unveils Exciting Winter Experiences for 2024

Houston’s downtown destination offers an array of seasonal experiences (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Hotel Houston is ushering in the winter season with a diverse array of seasonal experiences and activities for both guests and locals to enjoy. The hotel’s offerings include Dry January with zero-proof beverages, Runner’s Recovery services at The Spa and Nail Bar,… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Announces 2025 Summer Itineraries and Opens Bookings for Third Superyacht, Luminara

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection announces summer 2025 itineraries across its portfolio, including voyages for Ilma in Northern Europe, a first for the collection (IN SHORT) The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has revealed its summer 2025 itineraries for its three superyachts, Evrima, Ilma, and the newly announced Luminara. This marks the opening of bookings for Luminara’s inaugural… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Opens 700th Hotel in Greater China, Marks Milestone with ‘The IHG Greater China 700 Club’

(IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG), a global hotel group, is celebrating the grand achievement of opening its 700th hotel in Greater China. This milestone signifies a long-term commitment to the Chinese market, with IHG introducing “The IHG Greater China 700 Club” that features a collection of recently opened hotels across different brands. The… Read the full press release

Discover Canada’s Top 50 Spas of 2023: Grotto Spa Reigns Supreme

Grotto Spa, Tigh-na-Mara Seaside Resort, Spas of America

  (IN SHORT) Canadians and visitors prioritized relaxation, fresh air, and hydrotherapy at spas in 2023. Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort on Vancouver Island claimed the top spot, announced Craig Oliver, President of Spas of America. The Top 50 Canada Spas awards highlight spa and wellness options from nine provinces, with Ontario leading… Read the full press release