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Scottish hotel market expected to recover quickly

More than five years after Scotland’s capital Edinburgh became the second most visited city in the UK, the country’s hotel market continued to flourish. Edinburgh had an impressive 46.1% increase in its hotel room number as over 5000 new rooms…

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Brittany Ferries latest vessel takes to water

The next ship to join Brittany Ferries’ fleet will be called Salamanca.Powered by cleaner liquefied natural gas (LNG), she took to the water for the first-time last week.Salamanca’s launch ceremony took place at the CMJL shipyard in Weihai, China, where…

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Crystal Endeavor set for summer debut

Crystal Endeavor, the German-built, PC6-designated vessel for Crystal Expedition Cruises is on track to debut in the summer.Originally set to launch in August, construction was delayed as the global health crisis forced a shutdown of MV Werften where she is…

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Princess Cruises latest line to delay return

Princess Cruises has become the latest line to delay its return to operation.The Carnival-owned brand will now not be welcoming guests until at least May 14th this year.The company said this was to allow time for it to prepare plans…

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IAG rejigs ownership structure to accommodate Brexit

International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) has implemented plans it says will ensure that its EU licensed airlines continue to comply with current ownership and control rules following Brexit.These remedial plans were approved by national regulators in Spain and Ireland and,…

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CLIA places innovation at centre of new wave campaign

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) UK & Ireland has announced that its Wave 2021 campaign will be called ‘Generation Innovation’.The campaign will promote the diverse range of innovative initiatives and activities being rolled out across the industry and by individual…

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Rabbie’s launches new tours across UK and Ireland

Rabbie’s has released new tours, featuring remote destinations like Bullers of Buchan to see puffins and Tranent for a tipple at the distillery known for the Edinburgh Malt.With an extensive 2021 programme of itineraries, the tour operator travels across the…

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Qatar Airways expands codeshare deal with Oman Air

Qatar Airways has continued to expand its portfolio of partnerships by signing an expanded codeshare agreement with Oman Air.The deal is designed to boost connectivity and provide more flexible travel options for customers.The expanded agreement is the first step in…

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