Seychelles

Education, tourism potential areas of collaboration for Seychelles, Israel

Education and tourism are two potential areas Seychelles and Israel can work together in, said newly accredited Israeli Ambassador on Tuesday. Noah Gendler, the new ambassador of Israel to Seychelles made this statement to the press after presenting his credentials to President Danny Faure at State House, Victoria. While discussing future cooperation, it was outlined by Gendler that Israel can […]

Seychelles

7,500 trees planted on Seychelles’ Praslin Island to prevent erosion, land degradation

An environmental not-for-profit organisation has planted 7,500 trees on Seychelles’ Praslin Island as part of efforts to prevent erosion and land degradation and to restore mangroves forest. The initiative is being led by Terrestrial Restoration Action Society of Seychelles (TRASS), the only environmental not-for-profit based on the second-most populated island of the Seychelles. For the past couple of years, TRASS […]

USA & Canada

Villa Royale opens in Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs has welcomed the opening of boutique hotel Villa Royale, a historic part of the city’s Hollywood Hideaway legacy. Featuring 38 beautifully decorated rooms and villas, the design of which pay homage to the city’s history, three outdoor pools with stunning mountain views and the brand-new Del Rey restaurant, Villa Royale has been beautifully restored and redesigned to enhance […]

easyjet
Europe

easyJet reports strong results for financial 2018

Low-cost airline easyJet carried a record 88.5 million passengers in the year to September 30th, up 10.2 per cent, with a record load factor of 92.9 per cent. The European carrier reported headline profit before tax of £578 million for the year, up £170 million or 41.4 per cent on 2017. Reported profit before tax increased to £445 million, while […]

jeju air
Europe

Jeju Air places 40 737 MAX 8 order with Boeing

Jeju Air is ordering 40 737 MAX 8 planes from Boeing with the option for ten additional jets. The deal, valued at up to $5.9 billion at list prices, is the largest order ever placed by a Korean low-cost carrier and reflects rising demand for air travel in South Korea. It is also a boost for the aircraft type, with […]

USA & Canada

Celebrity Edge arrives in Florida ahead of debut season

Celebrity Edge has arrived at Port Everglades’ Terminal 25 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, following the ship’s first, 15-day transatlantic crossing. Chairman Royal Caribbean Cruises, Richard Fain, said: “The arrival of Celebrity Edge today book-ends a major chapter in the growth of Celebrity Cruises. “It’s the culmination of years of dreaming, designing and dedication to bring this magnificent ship to life. […]

Honda
Automobiles

Honda crosses 25 million scooter sale mark in India

With this sales figure, the company is currently grabbing 57 percent of the total market share of scooter segment in India inShare New Delhi: Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India on Monday (HMSI) announced that the company has crossed 25 million sales mark in the scooter segment. With this sales figure, the company is currently grabbing 57 percent of the total […]

Asia

The world’s first ‘quarry hotel’ opens in Shanghai

The world’s first ‘quarry hotel’ opens in Shanghai One of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced the grand opening of InterContinental® Shanghai Wonderland, the 200th InterContinental hotel making InterContinental Hotels & Resorts the world’s largest luxury hotel brand. Developed by Shimao Group and managed by IHG, InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is a luxury hotel masterfully built into the side wall of […]

Africa

Government to abolish work experience for entry level posts

From 1 April 2019, work experience will no longer be a requirement for recruitment for entry level jobs in the public sector, the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) has announced. This, the DPSA said in statement on Monday, is part of government’s efforts to address the country’s high youth unemployment rate. The department is currently in the process […]

Top Stories

Campaign Group Faults Atiku’s Plan to Sell NNPC

The Atiku-Agbaje Media Engagement Network (AAMEN) has urged the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Atiku Abubakar to rescind his proposed policy on sale of NNPC if elected. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Atiku, on Sunday said he would sell 90 per cent of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) and retain just 10 per […]