Government Takes Action to Replenish Rainy Day Fund

The Manitoba government is taking action to replenish the province’s fiscal stabilization account, also known as the rainy day fund, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “The rainy day fund was created in 1989 to serve as a fiscal shock absorber,” said Fielding.  “Over the past decade, the previous government drained $794 million from the account to pay for its […]


Sandals sponsors West Indies in upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup

Sandals Resorts International has continued its sponsorship of the West Indies cricket team as they aim to win the ICC Cricket World Cup for the third time. The tournament kicks off on May 30th at the Oval in London. Running for just over six weeks, the ICC Cricket World Cup brings together ten teams from across the world. Sandals Resorts, […]


Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa opens in Morocco

Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa has opened its doors, marking the company’s third property in Morocco. With its upscale accommodations, beachfront location and range of leisure facilities, the resort is designed as an oasis for relaxation and rejuvenation. The 304-room Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa is located within a protected national park, offering direct access to […]


Brown’s unveils new British heritage-inspired lobby

Brown’s, a Rocco Forte Hotel, has unveiled the new British springtime-inspired floral front hall. Since opening in 1837, the hotel has been at the forefront of design. In this latest unveiling, Olga Polizzi, director of design for Rocco Forte Hotels, pays homage to Brown’s British heritage and illustrious legacy through the exquisite décor and ornately crafted patterns of its new […]


Heathrow welcomes 6.5m passengers in March

Heathrow’s passenger numbers continued to climb in March, with over 6.5 million travellers passing through the airport. The figure marked the 29th consecutive month of growth for the south-east England airport. Notable spikes in the previous month included St Patricks and Mother’s Day, and suggest attitudes towards travel remain strong despite ongoing uncertainty around Brexit. Heathrow chief executive, John Holland-Kaye, […]


ATM 2019: Germany to showcase tourism offering in Dubai

The German National Tourist Board has announced it will be showcasing a range of key destinations at Arabian Travel Market in Dubai. Participants from Germany include the Hotel Palace Berlin; Frankfurt Tourist & Congress Board; Baden-Baden Tourism Board; the State Tourist Board South-West Germany (Baden-Württemberg Tourismus); and the Black Forest Highlands (Hochschwarzwald Tourismus). Partners covering local tourist boards, luxury hotels, […]


Delta partner Korean Air launches Boston-Seoul connections

Korean Air has launched non-stop flights between Boston and Seoul. The first flight, operated as part of a joint venture with Delta Air Lines, was saluted by a water cannon on arrival and celebrated in speeches by airline and government officials. “Korean Air is the largest trans-Pacific airline and we’ve been eyeing Boston for a long time,” said the Korean […]

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Apple Core selects Cendyn for New York hotels

Apple Core Hotels has selected Cendyn’s eInsight customer-relationship management system for use across its portfolio of properties. Conveniently situated in the heart of Manhattan, Apple Core Hotels includes four boutique locations: the Hotel at Times Square, the Hotel at Fifth Avenue, the Broadway at Times Square Hotel and the Hotel at New York City. Cendyn will implement customer-relationship management at […]


Lufthansa slips to loss in first quarter of 2019

German flag-carrier has reported a loss of €336 million for the first three months of the year. The carrier, the largest in Europe, was hit by rising fuel costs and overcapacity in Europe. Shares in the company fell slightly in response, down to €21.82 this morning. Lufthansa said a €202 million rise in fuel costs had contributed to the loss. […]