Aloft
Europe

Aloft Dublin City takes brand into Ireland for first time

Marriott International has announced the official opening of the design-led Aloft Dublin City, the first Aloft hotel to open in Ireland. The hotel is located in the Blackpitts area of Dublin’s Liberties, one of the capital’s most dynamic quarters. The Liberties is rich with heritage, formerly a trading site of textiles; fast forward and this rejuvenated district is the thriving […]

AlbatrossOne
Destinations

Airbus draws inspiration from nature for next generation wing tips

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model aeroplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionise aircraft wing-design. The aerospace giant has drawn on nature to develop its ‘semi-aeroelastic hinge’ concept to reduce drag and overall wing weight, while combating the effects of turbulence and wind gusts. Known as AlbatrossOne, the remote-controlled aircraft has already taken its first flights to […]

countries
Seychelles

Seychelles helps six countries practice coral restoration

Community leaders and reef practitioners from six western Indian Ocean countries affected by climate change are now better equipped to carry out coral reef restoration following an intensive training session. The 10-day session took place on Praslin, the second-biggest island, at the Centre for Ocean Restoration Awareness & Learning (CORAL). Participants followed an intensive hands-on, in-water practical programme, to learn about […]

Visa
Africa

US Student Visa Ban on Nigerians Is Fake News –American Embassy

The United States Mission in Nigeria has dismissed viral news which said the embassy is no longer issuing student visa to Nigerians. Distancing itself from the story it described as “fake news”, the embassy tweeted on its verified Twitter handle, @USEmbassyAbuja, saying, “#FakeNews Alert! Be advised, reports of Student Visa ban for Nigerians is false. If you have seen such […]

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Manitoba

Government Proposes Amendments to The Pension Benefits Act

The Manitoba government is committing to introducing legislative amendments in the fall of 2019 that would strengthen the current pension benefits legislation and address the needs of pension members with their desire for more flexibility, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “We have already taken action to establish a framework for Pooled Registered Pension Plans and provided support for improvements […]

Mauritius
Travel News Inside-Out

Holiday in Mauritius

Visiting Mauritius for the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, here takes a flying tour of the island to see what is on offer to luxury travellers from around the world For many travellers, Mauritius exists as an idea, the perfect holiday destination always just slightly out of reach. The island […]

Seera
Asia

Dubai Tourism signs Seera partnership to woo Saudi guests

The Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing and Seera (previously Al Tayyar Travel Group) have signed a strategic partnership agreement which will see both entities unite to further strengthen travel demand from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the emirate. Seera is one of the leading providers of travel services in the Middle East and north Africa and is […]

Quest
Top Stories

Quest signs Cycas partnership ahead of Liverpool debut

As it gears up to open its first European property in Liverpool this summer, Quest Apartment Hotels has appointed Cycas Hospitality as its independent hotel manager for Quest Liverpool City Centre. The two extended-stay accommodation specialists have agreed on the framework to introduce European travellers to the successful Australasian apartment hotel brand and capitalise on the growing demand for alternative […]

United
Destinations

United Airlines signs up to Airbus Skywise data platform

United Airlines has become the latest carrier to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise. The United States-based airline will leverage Skywise to enhance all aspects of its maintenance and engineering operations on its Airbus fleet. With flexible and visual tools, Skywise enables airlines to store, access, manage, and analyse data more efficiently while also benchmarking against other airline users’ trends. […]

SAS
Europe

SAS to launch Newquay-Copenhagen connection this summer

Scandinavian Airlines will launch direct flights this summer from Newquay to Copenhagen. Taking off twice a week in each direction on a Monday and Friday between June 21st-August 19th, flights will operate on a 90-seat regional jet. Ideal for south-west England residents looking for an easy Scandinavian city summer escape, the new route brings Denmark’s capital within under a two-hour […]