Avani Hotels & Resorts Celebrates International Women’s Day with Unique Travel Experiences Led by Inspiring Women

(IN SHORT) In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2024, Avani Hotels & Resorts presents four transformative travel experiences led by remarkable women. From learning ballet in the Maldives with former Royal Ballet dancer Karis Scarlette to sampling Cambodian craft gin by Pari Sophary at FCC Angkor by Avani, guests embark on journeys… Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Catering Completes Acquisition of Bustanica, World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm

The acquisition makes Bustanica a 100% UAE-owned agriculture venture (IN SHORT) Emirates Flight Catering has finalized the acquisition of Emirates Bustanica, formerly known as Emirates Crop One, solidifying its status as the world’s largest indoor vertical farm. This strategic move reinforces the UAE’s commitment to bolstering food security and agricultural capabilities. Situated near Dubai World… Read the full press release

Rohit Pandey Appointed General Manager of Anantara Jaipur Hotel: Leading Minor Hotels’ Debut Luxury Property in India

Rohit brings over 20 years of experience to lead the first Anantara in India (IN SHORT) Minor Hotels announces the appointment of Rohit Pandey as General Manager of Anantara Jaipur Hotel, marking the luxury brand’s entry into India. With over two decades of experience in luxury hospitality, including roles at prestigious brands like Marriott International… Read the full press release

JAL Group Unveils FY2024 Summer Schedule Enhancements: Nagoya-Shanghai Route Resumes, Increased Flights to Taipei

(IN SHORT) The JAL Group has revealed updates to its International Flight Plans for the FY2024 Summer Schedule, including the resumption of the Nagoya (Chubu)-Shanghai (Pudong) route after a hiatus of approximately four years, with five flights per week starting from March 31, 2024. Additionally, in response to growing demand from visitors to Japan, flights… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines Joins Global Sustainable Tourism Council, Spearheading Eco-Friendly Travel Initiatives

Building Relationships and Connections through Movement and Contributing to Social Solutions (IN SHORT) On September 1, 2023, Japan Airlines (JAL) made history by becoming the first airline group worldwide to join The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), a body dedicated to establishing and overseeing global standards for sustainable tourism. Through a strategic partnership with Sakura… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh Introduces Pierre Hermé Paris Patisserie, Elevating Culinary Artistry in Saudi Arabia

Boutique offering museum-worthy wonders from the “Picasso of Pastry” sets a sweet scene in the heart of Saudi Arabia’s capital (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre has unveiled its newest addition, the Pierre Hermé Paris patisserie, offering guests and visitors an exquisite culinary experience in the heart of Saudi Arabia’s capital. Led… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport Achieves Top Sustainability Recognition with Level 4 Airport Carbon Accreditation

(IN SHORT) Auckland Airport has been granted Level 4 Airport Carbon Accreditation by the Airports Council International (ACI), placing it among the leading airports globally in sustainability efforts. Acknowledging the significance of this achievement, Mary-Liz Tuck, Auckland Airport’s Chief Sustainability and Master Planning Officer, emphasizes the airport’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and aiding… Read the full press release

Lindex Introduces Exclusive Women’s Underwear Store at Helsinki Airport Arrivals Hall

(IN SHORT) Lindex is set to open a unique concept store in the arrivals hall of Helsinki Airport, focusing solely on women’s underwear, sock products, and accessories. The Scandinavian and modern interior design aims to enhance the overall service offering of the arrivals hall, catering not only to arriving and departing passengers but also to… Read the full press release

flydubai Expands Summer Offerings with Sochi Flights

(IN SHORT) flydubai announces the addition of flights to Sochi, Russia, to its seasonal summer offerings, operating three times a week between June and September. Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations and E-commerce at flydubai, expresses enthusiasm for expanding their popular seasonal routes, citing consistent demand. Sochi, known for its scenic beaches, forests,… Read the full press release

Capital A Earns Top Sustainability Ratings in Aviation Industry

(IN SHORT) Capital A, the parent company of AirAsia, has received prestigious sustainability ratings affirming its commitment to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices. AirAsia was awarded the GOLD Environmental Sustainability rating by the Centre for Aviation, highlighting its efficiency and environmental performance post-pandemic. Additionally, Capital A ranked 15th out of 124 airlines in the… Read the full press release

OurAfrica.Travel Wraps Up 2024 Virtual Trade Show on a High Note, Emphasizing Sustainability and Community Engagement

OurAfrica.Travel 2024 Organisers Storm Napier and Allie Hunt

(IN SHORT) The OurAfrica.Travel 2024 virtual trade show concluded with remarkable success, boasting increased participation and engagement compared to the previous two years. With 222 exhibitors, 479 buyers, and 23 media attendees from around the world, the event facilitated over 8,500 meetings and exchanged over 44,000 messages over five days. The organizers emphasized the show’s… Read the full press release

Sanctuary Spa Holidays Unveils Luxurious Spa Getaways to Thailand and Europe for Ultimate Relaxation and Renewal

(IN SHORT) Sanctuary Spa Holidays, a premier provider of luxury wellness experiences, has launched exclusive spa vacation packages to Thailand and Europe. Tailored for relaxation and rejuvenation, these packages offer upscale accommodations and top-notch spa treatments amidst serene settings. Whether in Thailand or Europe, guests can expect a transformative journey of tranquility and renewal. (PRESS… Read the full press release