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Apartment Broker Airbnb Aims For Direct Listing

The room and apartment broker Airbnb has long been a thorn in the side of the big names in the hotel industry. Started eleven years ago as a small sleeping-place exchange, the group is now aiming to go public in…

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PortAventura World to install huge solar energy plant

PortAventura World is installing a photovoltaic power plant covering 100,000 metres squared, which will comprise of 22,000 modules that will supply energy to the whole resort.The project will launch in spring 2020 and will be the largest self-consumption photovoltaic plant…

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Vietnam Airlines to unveil on-board Wi-Fi services

Vietnam Airlines will launch Wi-Fi connections on a number of flights from October 10th.Passengers will be able to access the new services on selected A350 flights from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, Shanghai, and Osaka.Flights from Ho Chi Minh…

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Tourism Has Generated 20% Of Total World Employment Since 2013

Tourism is a great contribution to the world economy. Large emerging economies, including developed ones, depend largely on the tourism industry.Countries such as the US, France, and Spain fight over leadership in this sector with the aim of positioning themselves…

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Which? criticises Ryanair compensation arrangements

Ryanair quit a controversial aviation complaints body after being made to pay more than £3.6 million in handling fees and compensation last year, Which? has revealed.The decision is set to potentially save Ryanair millions – but leaves passengers jumping through…

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Manchester Airport to offer luggage collection through Airportr

Manchester Airport has introduced a home bag check-in and delivery service for passengers in partnership with Airportr.This will be the first time Airportr has collaborated with an airport operator to create a fully integrated baggage service, which allows passengers to…

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UberTaxi services launch in Saudi Arabia

Uber Saudi Arabia has announced the launch of an UberTaxi service in the kingdom.Saudi Arabia thus becomes the first market in the GCC region to host the service.Uber aims to enhance mobility options across the Kingdom and contribute towards its…

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Merrick takes up leadership of JA Manafaru, Maldives

JA Resorts & Hotels has appointed Karen Merrick to take over the leadership of multi award-winning JA Manafaru, a private island resort in the Maldives.The Scottish National is the second female general manager in the JA Resorts & Hotels portfolio…

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van der Klaauw to lead Pulitzer Amsterdam

Pulitzer Amsterdam has appointed Yvonne van der Klaauw as general manager of the property.She will take up the role on October 1st.van der Klaauw steps into her new role having previously served as a director of business development at the…

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