Emirates and Dilmah Celebrate International Tea Day with Artful Food Pairing

(IN SHORT) Emirates and Dilmah are marking International Tea Day by spotlighting the art of food and tea pairing onboard flights, in Emirates Lounges worldwide, and at home. Through their three-decade partnership, Emirates serves a curated selection of 12 gourmet tea blends, offering over 33 million cups annually and providing ample opportunities for passengers to… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels Reports Strong Q1 Performance Amid Global Travel Rebound

Core revenue climbs 17% y-y to THB 29.6bn for the quarter Rate growth (ADR +11%) helps offset historical Q1 seasonality to drive net profit of THB 530mn; core net loss narrows significantly y-y to THB 968mn System-wide occupancy improves four points to 64% (IN SHORT) Minor Hotels, a leading hotel owner and operator, has disclosed… Read the full press release

Hyatt Centric San Juan Isla Verde: A Vibrant Addition to Puerto Rico’s Hospitality Landscape

The former Verdanza Hotel to join the Hyatt portfolio in 2025, marking the introduction of the Hyatt Centric brand in Puerto Rico (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation, in collaboration with Interlink and Vivo Beach Club, is set to introduce the first Hyatt Centric branded hotel in Puerto Rico, located in the bustling Isla Verde neighborhood…. Read the full press release

Garuda Indonesia and Singapore Airlines Forge Deeper Partnership to Enhance Travel Connectivity

(IN SHORT) Garuda Indonesia (GA) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have announced plans to strengthen their commercial partnership, focusing on reciprocal benefits for frequent flyer program members and exploring revenue-sharing arrangements for flights between Indonesia and Singapore, pending regulatory approvals. The agreement includes plans for joint capacity growth, potential joint marketing activities to boost tourism, and… Read the full press release

British Airways Reinstates Riyadh-London Route to Strengthen UK-Saudi Arabia Ties

(IN SHORT) British Airways has announced the return of its Riyadh-London route during the GREAT FUTURES expo in Riyadh, an event aimed at fostering business engagement between the UK and Saudi Arabia. The year-round service, set to commence on November 4, 2024, will operate four times a week, utilizing Boeing 787 aircraft from London Heathrow… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Partners with Weev to Pioneer Electric Vehicle Charging in Northern Ireland

(IN SHORT) In a groundbreaking move towards sustainability, Belfast City Airport has teamed up with Weev, a leading Irish electric vehicle infrastructure company, to introduce electric vehicle (EV) charging points in its Short Stay Car Park. This initiative marks the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, showcasing the airport’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions… Read the full press release