Grotta Giusti recognised as World’s Best Thermal Grotto Spa by World Spa Awards

Italian Hospitality Collection is delighted to announce that Grotta Giusti, Tuscany, has been voted the World’s Best Thermal Grotto Spa at the prestigious World Spa Awards 2017. Grotta Giusti, the historic Tuscan spa retreat, is...

Jamaican prime minister Holness calls for inclusivity in tourism

Andrew Holness, prime minister of Jamaica, has praised the potential of tourism as a tool of development, while warning growth in the sector must be sustainable. He was speaking at the UNWTO-organised Global Conference...

Ryanair backs down on pilot union recognition as industrial action looms

Ryanair has backed down in a dispute with pilots and announced that it has sought talks to begin to recognise unions in a series of countries across Europe. The low-cost carrier has written to...

Eurowings to roll out new business class product in spring 2018

Eurowings will be the first low-cost airline to offer business class on selected long-haul flights when the summer flight schedule starts in 2018. The new product will be called Bizclass. Bizclass will have its...

Silver Cloud makes Antarctica debut

Silversea Cruises’ reimagined Silver Cloud has arrived in Antarctica on her first luxury expedition voyage to the White Continent. Silversea’s first crossover luxury expedition ship arrived successfully in Antarctica this week, marking her maiden...

Hilton appoints Kenny to chief marketing officer role

Hilton has appointed Kellyn Smith Kenny as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Effective January 29th Kenny will oversee the enterprise marketing strategy for one of the world’s most recognisable hospitality companies and...

Rove Hotels joins U By Emaar

U by Emaar, the unique, customer-focused loyalty programme that brings added value for guests across the breadth of hotels, restaurants and entertainment attractions under the company, has now added Rove Hotels, a joint venture...

Byron to join Royal Caribbean as insights director

Stuart Byron will join Royal Caribbean in the new year as insights director, tasked with turning data into actionable insight to inform the business as a whole. “Stuart’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to always staying...

MSC Cruises welcomes new flagship to fleet at Fincantieri ceremony

A ceremony has taken place at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, as MSC Cruises officially took delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaside. The delivery ceremony took place at the presence of Sergio Mattarella,...

Powell appointed head of trade sales for Saga Cruises

Saga Holidays has announced the appointment of Iain Powell as head of trade sales for both Saga holidays and Saga Cruises. Powell joins Saga on January 15th from Carnival UK where he was a business...

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