Four Seasons Napa Valley Offers Unforgettable Holiday Experiences Amidst Wine-Country Elegance

From enchanting chalet experiences to a Michelin-starred New Year’s Eve speakeasy soiree, Four Seasons Napa Valley promised one-of-a-kind experiences in the food and wine capital of North America (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley is set to create unforgettable holiday moments for guests this season. The luxury resort invites visitors to experience… Read the full press release

Celebrate the Holidays in Style: Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis Unveils Festive Santa Suite

(IN SHORT) Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis is offering a magical holiday experience with its festively decorated Santa Suite. Located in one of the Hotel’s Riverfront Studio Suites, the Santa Suite is adorned with cozy seasonal bedding, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree, twinkling lights, and other holiday decor. Families can enjoy the suite’s king bed,… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines Launches Year-End Sale with Attractive Fares for Domestic and International Travel

(IN SHORT) Malaysia Airlines has announced its Year-End Sale, offering travelers attractive ticket prices for planning holidays until the new year. The sale, which runs from November 28 to December 11, 2023, includes fares starting from RM79 for domestic destinations and RM229 for international destinations. Travelers can explore ASEAN countries with fares like RM229 from… Read the full press release

Historic Honours of Scotland Return to Edinburgh Castle After Extensive Conservation Efforts

Scotland’s ‘crown jewels’ have returned to display at Edinburgh Castle after conservation (IN SHORT) The Honours of Scotland, which include the Crown, Sceptre, and Sword of State and are among the oldest crown jewels in Europe, have been put on display at Edinburgh Castle following extensive conservation work. Experts from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) meticulously… Read the full press release

Air Canada Receives Recognition for Outstanding Commitment to Employment Equity and Sector Distinction

Presented by the Federal Minister of Labour, awards recognizes airline’s commitment to employment equity and a diverse workforce (IN SHORT) Air Canada has been honored with two awards at the Employment Equity Achievement Awards, presented by Federal Minister of Labour and Seniors, The Honourable Seamus O’Regan. The airline was recognized for its exceptional commitment to… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu Hotel at Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart Opens with Modern Comfort and Panoramic Views

(IN SHORT) The new Radisson Blu Hotel at Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart, located in Stuttgart’s tallest building, offers 168 meticulously designed rooms and suites on the upper floors of this iconic structure. The hotel combines contemporary aesthetics with harmonious color palettes, paying homage to the tower’s iconic design. Guests can enjoy panoramic views of the… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Celebrates Arrival of Icon of the Seas, the Ultimate Vacation Experience

 A Celebration in Turku, Finland, Marks the Completion of 900 Days of Construction and the Start of Putting the Finishing Touches on the Ultimate Family Vacation (IN SHORT) Royal Caribbean International has officially welcomed the Icon of the Seas, a groundbreaking cruise ship, to its fleet after seven years of planning and 900 days of… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport Stargate Project Advances Sustainable Aviation After Two Years

(IN SHORT) The Brussels Airport Stargate project, in collaboration with a consortium of 21 partners, has marked its two-year milestone in pursuing sustainability within aviation. This European Green Deal initiative focuses on practical solutions, such as electric ground handling equipment, the Digital Green Lane for cargo, and encouraging alternative transportation methods for staff. With further… Read the full press release

Swissport and ASYAD Announce Strategic Partnership to Boost Saudi Arabian Aviation Ground Services

(IN SHORT) Swissport International AG and Saudi ASYAD Holding have entered into binding agreements for the sale of a 49 percent stake in Swissport Saudi Arabia to ASYAD. This partnership aims to drive the development and growth of Saudi Arabia’s aviation ground services sector in alignment with the country’s Vision 2030 initiative. Swissport plans to… Read the full press release

British Airways Executive Club Members Can Now Earn Avios on World Duty Free Purchases at London Heathrow

British Airways Executive Club Members can now collect Avios when spending at London Heathrow’s World Duty Free shops Customers who are members of both British Airways’ and World Duty Free’s respective loyalty programmes can collect one Avios per £1 spend at the airport The partnership includes a bonus of 250 Avios on their first purchase (IN… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, London to Offer Signature Spa and Wellness Oasis in 2024

(IN SHORT) Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, London, is set to open its doors in early 2024 and will feature a luxurious signature spa that offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of London life. Located in Hanover Square in the heart of Mayfair, the spa will include a 25-meter heated swimming pool, sauna, vitality… Read the full press release

AirAsia Expands Services Between Malaysia and China/India in Response to Visa-Free Entry


In appreciation of the Malaysian government’s visa-free entry for travellers from China and India, AirAsia commits to a substantial expansion in capacity (IN SHORT) AirAsia has announced a significant increase in flights between Malaysia and China/India, totaling 230 weekly flights starting in the first quarter of 2024, with a capacity of up to 5.2 million… Read the full press release

Emirates Celebrates UAE National Day with In-Flight Treats, Cultural Entertainment, and Exclusive Merchandise

(IN SHORT) Emirates is marking the 52nd UAE National Day on December 2nd with special celebrations onboard its flights and in its lounges. Passengers departing from Dubai will receive Emirati-inspired sweet treats, and the aircraft interior will be illuminated with the colors of the UAE flag. In First and Business Class, customers can enjoy traditional… Read the full press release

Minor Hotels Appoints Sandie Johannessen as Group Director of Spa and Wellness – Asia

(IN SHORT) Bangkok-based hotel owner, operator, and investor, Minor Hotels, has appointed Sandie Johannessen as the Group Director of Spa and Wellness – Asia, effective from October 2023. In her new role, Sandie will oversee the spa and wellness operations, development, and brand standards across all of Minor Hotels’ brands in Asia. She will also… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Expands Partnership with Dinso Resort Co., Ltd with New Property in Koh Chang

Dinso Resort & Villas, Koh Chang will be the second collaboration between IHG and Dinso Resort Co., Ltd (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts, a leading global hotel company, is extending its collaboration with Dinso Resort Co., Ltd by adding a new property, Dinso Resort & Villas Koh Chang, Vignette Collection, to its portfolio. Scheduled… Read the full press release

Uzbekistan Airways Adopts SITA Mission Watch for Enhanced Flight Operations Efficiency and Cost Savings

The carrier will deploy next-generation flight tracking technology, SITA Mission Watch (IN SHORT) Uzbekistan Airways has partnered with SITA to implement SITA Mission Watch, a next-generation flight tracking solution that integrates aircraft positions with real-time weather information. By leveraging this technology, the airline aims to achieve greater operational agility and efficiency. The system’s advanced weather… Read the full press release

The Luxury Collection Opens Paragraph Freedom Square, Its First Hotel in Georgia

In the heart of the capital city, Paragraph Freedom Square, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Tbilisi accentuates Georgia’s indigenous charms with authentic service, thoughtful design, and refined epicurean experiences (IN SHORT) The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott Bonvoy, celebrates the opening of Paragraph Freedom Square, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Tbilisi, marking its entrance into the Georgian… Read the full press release

IHG Announces Eco-Friendly InterContinental Resort in Sabah, Malaysia, Expanding Luxury Portfolio

Stunning new destination resort has sustainability at its heart and marks key milestone in IHG’s Luxury & Lifestyle growth in Malaysia (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has unveiled its latest addition to its Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio with the InterContinental Sabah Kota Kinabalu Resort in partnership with Zhancheng Tourism Development. Set to open in… Read the full press release

IHG Partners with H4S to Introduce Vignette Collection in Doha, Qatar

The hotel is IHG’s fifth Vignette Collection signing in the MEA region, adding to the company’s growing luxury and lifestyle portfolio in the region (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts has joined hands with Hospitality for Success H4S Hotels & Residences to launch its inaugural Vignette Collection hotel in Doha, Qatar. The Velero Hotel Vignette… Read the full press release

Emirates Receives Two ULTRAs 2023 Awards: “Best Airline in the World” and “Best Airline in the Middle East”

Double win for the Dubai-based carrier as it also took home “Best Airline in the Middle East.” Thousands of global readers recognized Emirates for its outstanding customer service, operational excellence, and world-class products. (IN SHORT) Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has been honored with two prestigious awards at the ULTRAs 2023 Awards. The airline… Read the full press release

dnata Elevates Unaccompanied Minor Services Amid 30% Surge in Demand

Air services provider sees 30% surge in demand for unaccompanied minor services (IN SHORT) dnata, a global air and travel services provider, is enhancing its services for unaccompanied minors at airports, responding to a 30% increase in demand. The company has a dedicated team of 200 agents who are expertly trained to ensure young flyers,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Announces Upcoming Private Residences Project in Istanbul

As the latest standalone Private Residences in the brand’s portfolio, the new Istanbul project will give discerning buyers the opportunity to live in one of the world’s most dynamic destinations with Four Seasons legendary care at their doorstep (IN SHORT) Four Seasons, in collaboration with Tay Group, is set to launch the Four Seasons Private… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach Welcomes Moody Tongue for Exclusive Omakase Experience

Five-Diamond Resort and two Michelin-starred brewery present limited-time omakase experience with specialty beer pairings (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach is hosting a special omakase residency featuring Moody Tongue, the world’s only Michelin-starred brewery. This unique culinary experience, available from December 19, 2023, to January 6, 2024, and from March 7 to 22, 2024,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Miami Unveils Bahía: A Mediterranean Rooftop Dining Oasis

Bahía, a reimagined poolside dining destination, blends Northern Mediterranean flavours and fun Miami vibes (IN SHORT) Four Seasons Hotel Miami introduces Bahía, a stunning rooftop dining destination spanning two acres on the seventh floor. This alfresco venue blends Mediterranean flavors with Miami’s vibrant poolside lifestyle. Guests can revel in a relaxing daytime atmosphere while savoring… Read the full press release

British Airways American Express Card Offers Non-Flying Members a Chance to Earn Tier Points

(IN SHORT) British Airways Executive Club Members now have a unique opportunity to earn Tier Points without flying, thanks to a limited-time offer from the British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card. Running until May 21, 2024, this promotion allows eligible Cardmembers to earn up to 200 Tier Points based on their spending habits. They… Read the full press release

Embraer Appoints José Gustavo as VP of Sales and Business Development for Europe and Africa

(IN SHORT) Embraer Defense & Security has announced the appointment of José Gustavo as the new Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Europe and Africa. Based in Lisbon, Portugal, he will work under the leadership of Frederico Lemos, CCO of the business unit. José Gustavo brings over 20 years of international experience, including… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards Grand Final 2023 to Take Place at Dubai’s Burj Al Arab

(IN SHORT) The World Travel Awards has announced that it will host its Grand Final 2023 at Dubai’s iconic Burj Al Arab. This event marks the culmination of the 30th anniversary celebration of rewarding excellence in the travel industry. The ceremony, scheduled for December 1, 2023, will feature the winners of the prestigious World categories,… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines Group Welcomes First Boeing 737-8 Aircraft, Marks Fleet Expansion

(IN SHORT) Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), the parent company of Malaysia Airlines, celebrated the arrival of its first Boeing 737-8 aircraft with a launch ceremony. The induction of this aircraft type signifies the beginning of MAG’s gradual fleet expansion plan. MAG has a total order of 25 Boeing 737-8 aircraft, scheduled for delivery through 2026… Read the full press release

Airbnb Appoints Ron Klain, Former White House Chief of Staff, as Chief Legal Officer

(IN SHORT) Airbnb has announced the appointment of Ron Klain as its chief legal officer. Ron Klain, known for his extensive experience in government and business, including serving as White House chief of staff during President Biden’s early years in office, will join Airbnb starting on January 1, 2024. Klain brings a wealth of knowledge… Read the full press release

Hyatt to Introduce Thompson Seville, Its First Property in Spain’s Fourth-Largest City

The fourth planned Thompson Hotel in Europe will build on Hyatt’s intentional brand growth in the luxury and lifestyle segment across Europe (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced an agreement between a Hyatt affiliate and Hoteles Color Especial S.L. to open Thompson Seville, marking Hyatt’s first property in Seville, Spain. The luxury lifestyle hotel,… Read the full press release