Qantas Unveils Limited-Time Offer: Double Status Credits or Double Qantas Points for Frequent Flyers

(IN SHORT) Qantas introduces a highly anticipated promotion offering its Frequent Flyers the choice between double Status Credits or double Qantas Points for bookings made on any Qantas flight over the next seven days. Members can register through the Qantas App and book flights for travel between February 28, 2024, and February 14, 2025, seizing… Read the full press release

Qantas Announces New Board Members and Chairman Elect in Ongoing Renewal

(IN SHORT) Qantas reveals significant changes to its board as part of its continuous renewal process, appointing John Mullen as the Chairman Elect effective July 1, 2024, alongside Dr. Nora Scheinkestel as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee starting March 1, 2024. The selection of Mullen, with his extensive executive and directorial… Read the full press release

Qantas Applauds Reforms to Slot Management System at Sydney Airport

(IN SHORT) Qantas has welcomed the reforms to the slot management system at Sydney Airport announced by the Federal Government, highlighting the potential benefits for travelers and airports nationwide. The improvements aim to enhance efficiency, particularly during severe weather conditions, and increase transparency in slot allocation, countering misconceptions about slot hoarding by airlines. These reforms… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts to Open InterContinental Resort Portofino on The World Islands Dubai

The new 466-key InterContinental Resort Portofino, The Heart of Europe will open its doors in early 2026 on The World Islands Dubai, strengthening IHG Hotels & Resorts luxury and leisure portfolio in the region (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced the upcoming opening of the InterContinental Resort Portofino, The Heart of Europe, on… Read the full press release

IHG’s Garner Hotels Expands Globally with New Openings and Milestones

IHG Hotels & Resorts’ newest midscale conversion brand announces new openings and continues global expansion with a focus on reliable, relaxed stays (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts introduces Garner Hotels, its latest midscale conversion brand focused on providing reliable and relaxed stays at an affordable price. Garner achieves significant growth with recent openings in… Read the full press release

Amadeus Joins IGLTA, Strengthening Support for LGBTQ+ Travelers

Organization works to provide information and resources for LGBTQ+ travelers Travel technology leader is an active ally of the LGBTQ+ community around the world (IN SHORT) Amadeus, a prominent travel technology company, has announced its membership in the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) as part of its ongoing commitment to being an active ally of… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotels Enhances Regional Expertise with COO Switch

(IN SHORT) Kempinski Hotels announces a strategic switch of regions for two of its Chief Operations Officers (COOs), aimed at sharing best practices and bolstering regional growth. Xavier Destribats, previously overseeing operations in the Americas, moves to Geneva to take charge of Europe in addition to the Americas, while Timur Sentuerk relocates to Dubai to… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels Makes a Splash in Bangkok with Debut of Moxy Bangkok Ratchaprasong

Infused with youthful energy and the upbeat spirit of the boundary-breaking brand, Moxy Bangkok Ratchaprasong welcomes guests in the heart of downtown Bangkok (IN SHORT) Moxy Hotels, a part of Marriott Bonvoy’s extensive portfolio, celebrates the opening of Moxy Bangkok Ratchaprasong, its first property in Thailand, ushering in a new era of vibrant and social… Read the full press release

Marriott Bonvoy Launches ‘Score Big with Marriott Bonvoy Game Day Rituals’ Campaign for NCAA March Madness

Fans Could Score Big by Entering for a Chance to Win an Exclusive Experience at the Women’s Final Four Weekend in Cleveland, Ohio, with Women’s College Basketball Coach Sydney Carter (IN SHORT) Marriott Bonvoy® celebrates its eighth year as the Official Hotel Partner of the NCAA® and the 2024 March Madness® tournament by launching the… Read the full press release

Marriott International to Introduce Le Méridien Zanzibar Resort in 2025, Enhancing Tanzania’s Hospitality Landscape

Le Méridien Zanzibar Resort will invite travelers around the world to ‘Savour the Good Life’ through the brand’s rich European heritage and chic signature programming (IN SHORT) Marriott International has announced a partnership with Morogoro Mishama Company to bring Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts to Zanzibar by 2025. The Le Méridien Zanzibar Resort will feature… Read the full press release

Swedavia Implements Organizational Change, Merges Project Unit with Facilities and Systems

(IN SHORT) Swedavia has announced an organizational change effective July 1st, merging the Project business unit with the Facilities and Systems business unit. This decision follows the retirement of Johan Bill, Director of Projects, who has made significant contributions to Swedavia’s project development at various airports. With this merger, the Facilities and Systems business unit… Read the full press release

KLM Expands Summer Schedule, Increasing Destinations and Frequencies

(IN SHORT) KLM announced its summer schedule for 2024, revealing plans to serve 155 destinations, including 92 in Europe and 63 intercontinental routes. With a projected 7% increase in available seat capacity compared to the previous summer, KLM aims to nearly match pre-Covid levels. Notable changes include increased flight frequencies to intercontinental destinations like Jakarta,… Read the full press release

Visit Maldives Invites Participation for MATTA 2024 to Boost Southeast Asian Tourism

(IN SHORT) The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC), also known as Visit Maldives, has announced the opening of participation for MATTA 2024, an event held for Malaysia and the Southeast Asian region from 22-24 March 2024. The initiative aims to showcase the Maldives as the preferred holiday destination in Southeast Asia, emphasizing its… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport Honors Excellence in Aviation with Annual Awards Ceremony

(IN SHORT) Brussels Airport held its annual Aviation Awards ceremony, recognizing airlines and partners for outstanding performance in punctuality, network development, safety, and environmental sustainability. Among the winners were Finnair for short-haul punctuality, Hainan Airlines for long-haul punctuality, Qatar Airways Cargo for cargo airline performance, ACIC for the Brucargo Award, Nippon Express for logistic service… Read the full press release

Khiri Reach Partners with Wildlife Alliance for $15,000 Forest Reclamation Project in Cambodia: Commitment to Reforestation and Biodiversity Conservation

Khiri Reach, the 16-year old charitable arm of Khiri Travel, has joined Wildlife Alliance’s ambitious long-term One Million Tree initiative to reforest illegally cleared land in Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains (IN SHORT) Khiri Reach, the charitable arm of Khiri Travel, has committed $15,000 to the One Million Tree reforestation project in Cambodia’s Koh Kong and Sihanoukville… Read the full press release