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in Oceania

Forbes Travel Guide unveils 2020 star ratings

Forbes Travel Guide has presented a galaxy of stars to the most luxurious properties in the world.A record 107 new five-star awards have been announced, owing to the company’s significant expansion across 16 countries.The 2020 awards celebrate 1,898 star-rated properties…

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in North America

Heathrow urges new runway as Paris threat looms

Despite record breaking start to the year, officials at Heathrow have warned Charles de Gaulle will overtake it as Europe’s leading hub airport within the next two years.The Parisian airport is growing at twice the rate of Heathrow, according to…

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in News

Domodedovo launches recycling scheme in partnership with S7

Moscow Domodedovo Airport and S7 Airlines have pioneered the introduction of a sustainable approach to waste management in Russia.Thanks to the joint initiative, the airport will sort and process for further recycling approximately 45 tons of cardboard, plastic and polythene…

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in Europe

ABTA seeks air passenger duty reform in upcoming budget

ABTA is again calling on the British government for meaningful reform of air passenger duty to maintain global competitiveness.At the same time, the travel organisation hopes changes can support the net zero carbon emissions target set for 2050.In a letter…

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in Asia

Q&A: How virus is impacting Asia’s cruises and passengers

A new viral outbreak is wreaking havoc on cruises in Asia, where some passengers are stranded aboard ships and others can’t leave China.Japan’s health ministry has confirmed 174 cases of the virus aboard Carnival Corp.’s Diamond Princess, which is docked…

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in Africa

Historic milestone for Saxon hotel in South Africa

The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa will be celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2020, having opened their doors in April 2000 as a 26-suite luxury hotel and executive conference centre.In the interim the Saxon has built their reputation for unequalled…

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in South America

WTTC unveils first speakers ahead of Global Summit

The World Travel & Tourism Council has unveiled the first speakers for its upcoming Global Summit.The event will now take place in Cancun, Mexico, after a last-minute change from Puerto Rico.Among those set to feature are Chris Nassetta, chief executive…

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in Oceania

Nobu Noir returns to Atlantis, the Palm

The hottest and most sophisticated ladies’ night in the Dubai, Nobu Noir, returns to Atlantis, the Palm.Transformed with upbeat tunes by the resident DJ and live performances from Australian X Factor finalist Jaymie Deville, it’s the only place to be…

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in News

Load shedding support for W Cape businesses

The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism is offering support to businesses aiming to achieve energy resilience and avoid the impact of load shedding.The department has issued a statement offering advice on the installation of solar power, making…

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