Thomas Cook has been told it needs to find an extra £200 million in extra funding in order to secure its future. The troubled operator has hoped to seal a rescue deal led by Fosun Tourism Group this week.
Embedded in the largest protected habitat in Europe – the Hohe Tauern National Park – Six Senses Kitzbühel fuses a high octane Alpine lifestyle with the sensual tranquillity of a true Six Senses resort.
Qatar Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with China Southern Airlines starting from January. The deal is the first step in the strengthening of cooperation between both airlines, since Qatar Airways acquired five per cent of China Southern Airlines in December.
Andaz Dubai the Palm has appointed Vanessa Waldow as director of sales and marketing. She will be responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing strategies of the property from pre-opening phase through to its opening and beyond in order to ensure the successful launch of the first Andaz hotel in Dubai.
Qatar Airways Group has reported an operating loss of US$639 million for the financial year ended March 31st. Results were impacted by what the airline brands an “illegal” blockage of Qatari airspace by rival Middle Eastern nations and heavy losses at subsidiary Air Italy.
Booking.com is continuing to mislead consumers with pressure selling tactics – despite a crackdown by regulators aimed at putting a stop to such unscrupulous practices. That is according to a new investigation by consumer watchdog Which? Travel.
Travelers flying with SAS can now voluntarily choose to buy biofuel and so as to help reduce climate-affecting CO2 emissions by up to 80 per cent. The new non-profit service aims to pioneer a large-scale and competitive market for biofuel within aviation, in line with SAS’ sustainability strategy.
The world’s commercial aircraft fleet is set to more than double in size from today’s nearly 23,000 planes by 2038. According to the latest forecasts from Airbus, almost 48,000 planes will be required over the next two decades.
Michael Bayley, president and chief executive of Royal Caribbean International, will engage Caribbean tourism policymakers, marketers and other senior officers at the Caribbean Tourism Sector Outlook Forum at the Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa.
The British Airline Pilots Association has called off the next strike scheduled for September 27th in the dispute between British Airways and its pilots. BALPA said the strikes on September 9-10 had demonstrated “the anger and resolve of pilots”.
Accor has launched a new economy segment brand, greet. Alert to new trends, Accor claims the new flag is a sustainable tourism offer that combines environmental considerations with a socially responsible approach for travellers seeking authenticity.