Qatar Airways and Aer Lingus Launch Codeshare Partnership, Expanding Connectivity Across UK and Ireland

Starting 13 March 2024, the codeshare gives customers greater access to more destinations across the UK and Ireland The move further strengthens Qatar Airways’ ongoing partnership expansion with Aer Lingus’ parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways and Aer Lingus are set to commence a new codeshare partnership on March 13, 2024,… Read the full press release

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Achieve IEnvA Sustainability Certification, Strengthening Hub’s Global Position

Further strengthening Hong Kong’s position as the world’s leading air cargo hub (IN SHORT) Cathay Cargo Terminal and Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) have become the first cargo handling companies in Asia to achieve the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) certification. IEnvA assesses aviation stakeholders’ commitment to improving environmental and… Read the full press release

Accor Announces Share Repurchase Agreement with Jinjiang International

(IN SHORT) Accor has finalized a share purchase agreement to repurchase 7 million of its own shares from Jinjiang International, representing 2.77% of its capital, at a price per share of €39.22. This transaction, totaling €275 million, is part of Accor’s €400 million share buyback program for 2024. Following the repurchase, Jinjiang International’s stake in… Read the full press release

JW Marriott Crete Resort & Spa: A New Landmark in Greek Luxury Hospitality

JW Marriott Crete Resort & Spa will introduce the brand’s mindful ethos and serene spaces to the sought-after island destination (IN SHORT) Marriott International, Inc. has partnered with Vasilakis SA to introduce the JW Marriott brand to Greece with the upcoming JW Marriott Crete Resort & Spa, set to open in 2025. Spanning 100 acres… Read the full press release

Atwell Suites Opens First Texas Property in Austin, Bringing Unique All-Suite Accommodations to the Area

(IN SHORT) Atwell Suites, part of IHG Hotels & Resorts, has announced the opening of its first Texas property in Austin, marking the brand’s third U.S. location. The 80-room Atwell Suites Austin Airport, the brand’s first conversion property, offers a new kind of all-suite accommodation designed for longer stays blending business and leisure seamlessly. Featuring… Read the full press release