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Plans unveiled for Rosewood Shanghai

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by Shanghai-based property development company, Lonsen Land Group, to manage Rosewood Shanghai.The new mainland Chin hotel is set to break ground in 2022, with an expected opening in 2028.Ideally situated in the heart…

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Rixos the Palm Dubai reopens suites ahead of Eid break

Rixos the Palm Dubai is inviting guests to indulge in a stress-free staycation this summer.The property has re-opened its Luxury Suite Collection ahead of the much-anticipated Eid Al Adha holidays.Guests can enjoy a sojourn at one of the 82 expansive…

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easyJet to launch Santorini route next month

easyJet has announced it will operate a new route to the Greek island of Santorini, becoming the first airline to fly the route from London Luton Airport this summer.The new flights begin on August 6th and will operate three times…

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Etihad partners with Boeing for emissions reduction programme

Boeing and Etihad Airways will use a 787-10 Dreamliner to test ways to reduce emissions and noise as part of the aerospace company’s ecoDemonstrator program before the airline accepts delivery of the airplane this fall.The collaboration, which includes extensive sound…

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Nakheel highlights returning confidence in Dubai market

Nakheel, developer of the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, has sold nearly 250 properties over the last four months.The assets had a combined value of 600 million dirhams, defying the overall slowdown in the real-estate market and showcasing confidence returning post…

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Qatar Airways seeks US$5bn damages in blockade dispute

Qatar Airways Group has launched four international investment arbitrations against the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.Since 2017, the four states have imposed an “illegal air, sea and land blockade against Qatar,” the carrier said.The arbitrations seek redress…

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JetBlue signs American Airlines partnership

JetBlue Airways has signed a strategic partnership with American Airlines as both carriers seek to overcome the economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic.The pair hope the deal will offer seamless connectivity for travellers in the north-east of the United States,…

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