Archive | October, 2011

ARTSCIENCE MUSEUM AT MARINA BAY SANDS TO HOST THE FIRST CARTIER TIME ART EXHIBITION IN ASIA

The largest public exhibition of the most prestigious historical and contemporary Cartier timepiece designs arrives in Singapore in December From 14 December 2011 to 12 February 2012, the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands will present “Cartier Time Art”, an exceptional exhibition that will take visitors on a journey to the heart of Cartier watchmaking. […]

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AIRBUS RELEASES CHINA SOUTHERN AIRLINES’ FIRST A380

Airbus has delivered the first A380 to China Southern Airlines. During a very special celebration ceremony at the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse, France, the first out of five aircraft ordered was handed over from Airbus President and CEO, Tom Enders to China Southern Airlines Chairman, Si Xianmin. China Southern Airlines becomes the first operator […]

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HILTON WORLDWIDE AND AL HABTOOR GROUP SIGN NEW AGREEMENT FOR THREE HOTELS ACROSS TWO COUNTRIES

Hilton Worldwide has teamed up with the Al Habtoor Group to convert two hotels in Beirut to the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand and to develop the very first Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts property in Dubai, UAE. The agreement will enable Hilton Worldwide to enter Lebanon by converting the 195-room Habtoor Grand and the […]

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Rak Airways Celebrates Its First Anniversary with AED1 Special Fare Promotion

RAK Airways is celebrating the first anniversary of its re-launch on 10.10.11 with a special seat sale promotion. A limited number of tickets at just AED1 to all RAK Airways destinations will be on offer on Monday October 10th to mark RAK Airways 1st anniversary on 10.10.11. RAK Airways CEO, Omar Jahameh said: “Over the […]

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Macdonald Hotels & Resorts achieves coveted carbon trust standard

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has confirmed that it has achieved the coveted Carbon Trust Standard. The independently verified award is only accorded to organisations that provide genuine proof of a reduction in their carbon footprint to help combat the global impact of climate change. Achieving the coveted Standard is a major milestone for Macdonald Hotels […]

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Tourism Australia’s commitment to the US market set to continue at IMEX America

Sixteen partners will join Tourism Australia at IMEX this week to showcase the country’s energy, enthusiasm and options for business meetings, incentive travel, conferences and events.  Tourism Australia’s presence at IMEX America is part of the organisation’s ongoing commitment to the US business events market. The US is Australia’s second largest source market for business […]

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Amadeus partners with Cornerstone Information Systems

Amadeus has partnered with Cornerstone Information Systems, a leader in reservation management and business intelligence technology, to help business travel agents and corporate travel managers worldwide improve their overall operations. The new partnership means that Amadeus customers will enjoy a consistent technology offering worldwide enabled and supported by the Amadeus global network, leading to new […]

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Star alliance again voted best airline alliance at Business Traveller Awards

Star Alliance, the way the Earth connects, was voted Best Airline Alliance at the Business Traveller Awards held in London last week for the sixth consecutive time. Christopher Korenke, Vice President Commercial, Star Alliance, said: “Receiving an award in one of the world’s most competitive aviation markets, the United Kingdom, for six consecutive years, is […]

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Wyndham South Pacific Expansion continues with Wyndham Resort Torquay

Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific and Wyndham Hotel Group announced the purchase of a range of units to be featured as hotel rooms and holiday apartments and the management rights for Wyndham® Resort Torquay. The beachfront property located at 100 The Esplanade, Torquay, near Melbourne, Victoria was developed by Massey Pty Ltd as OnShore Torquay […]

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Irish Prime Minister says tourism plays a critical role in economy recovery

‘Tourism is playing a critical role in Ireland’s economic recovery. Government has recognised its potential, having made it integral to the design of our jobs initiative. There are very encouraging signs, based on recent data which highlighted increased visitor numbers to this Island. We in Government are determined to ensure that this growth continues by […]

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