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in South America

American to cut summer 2021 capacity by a quarter

American Airlines will adjust its long-haul international schedule for winter through summer next year in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.In an effort to match low demand resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the airline will realign its network with the…

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in North America

Airline emissions program altered due to Covid-19

The civil aviation arm of the United Nations will ease carbon-offsetting requirements set to take effect for airlines next year.The International Civil Aviation Organization decision followed a recommendation from IATA, which pushed for the change due to the Covid-19 crisis.The…

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in News

World of Wine to open in Porto this summer

This summer will see the opening of World of Wine (Wow) in Porto.Following five years of development and €105 million of investment, Wow is a collection of six immersive museum experiences, nine restaurants, bars, and cafes, event spaces, temporary exhibition…

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in Europe

Celestyal Cruises abandons 2020 season

Celestyal Cruises has announced the suspension of sailings until the 2021 season starts in March.Celestyal was one of the first cruise lines to pause operations in mid-March this year in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.Leslie Peden, chief commercial officer,…

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in Asia

Saudi Arabia begins work on Diriyah Gate Development

Development work has commenced on the first phase of US$20 billion Diriyah Gate Development Authority development pipeline.Officials hope the move marks the beginning of a bold new era of construction and transformation for Diriyah, a city within Riyadh province, Saudi…

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in Africa

Massive budget cut a blow to tourism marketing

The potential growth and post-COVID recovery of the tourism sector has been dealt another blow with confirmation – by Tourism Business Council of South Africa CEO, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa – that the Department of Tourism’s budget has been cut by R1bn…

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in North America

St. Maarten shuts out U.S. flights

St. Maarten has postponed all U.S. commercial flights for two weeks.The destination was slated to resume full operations at Princess Juliana Airport on July 1. However, due to the surging number of Covid-19 cases in the U.S., all flights to…

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