British Airways debuts Boeing 747 painted in BOAC livery

Crowds gathered at Heathrow earlier to watch the much-anticipated arrival of a British Airways Boeing 747 painted in the design of its predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation. The aircraft entered the IAC paint bay at Dublin Airport on February 5th where it was stripped of its current British Airways Chatham Dockyard design before being repainted with the BOAC livery which […]


Sixth Oasis-class ship orders by Royal Caribbean Cruises

Royal Caribbean Cruises has entered into an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique to order a sixth Oasis-class ship. The vessel is set for delivery in the autumn of 2023. “It is such a pleasure to announce the order of another Oasis-class ship,” said Richard Fain, chairman of Royal Caribbean Cruises. “This order is a reflection of the exceptional […]


St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana Airport vying for “Most Scenic Airport Landings” crown

Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) has been shortlisted for 2019 “Most Scenic Airport Landings” poll. An independent panel of travel industry experts and influencers curated this year’s shortlist of 32 airports from across the globe. The ultimate top 10 is to be voted on by the general public. Voting is currently open online and concludes on February 28. This is […]


World’s most expensive island

A 660-acre paradise of beaches, five-star hotels and stunning views has been valued as the world’s most expensive island at a staggering £360million. Al Marjan Island is made up of four man-made islands in the northernmost of the United Arab Emirates. The expanses are now on sale for $462million (£360million) and the lucky buyer will acquire nightclubs, lavish hotels, golden […]


Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian Airlines announce codeshare agreement

Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian Airline have announced a new codeshare partnership to provide customers with greater access to key leisure and business destinations in North Africa, Europe, Canada, Asia and Australia. This is the first such partnership between the two airlines which offer multiple daily services between their respective hubs in Abu Dhabi and Amman. The partnership will see […]


Hayman Island to welcome guests soon

The most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 is almost here. Reservations are now open, and the excitement is building as Hayman Island by InterContinental prepares to welcome guests to Australia’s most iconic island resort from 1 July. Located on a pristine 400-hectare private island, the 166-room luxury resort has undergone a spectacular, multi-million-dollar refurbishment to ensure guests will experience a truly immersive […]


Etihad Airways to lunch Airbus A380 to South Korea route

Effective July 1st, Etihad Airways will operate the Airbus A380 on its daily service linking Abu Dhabi and Seoul. The South Korean capital’s Incheon airport now joins London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle, New York JFK and Sydney as a destination served by the airline’s flag-ship aircraft. Robin Kamark, chief commercial officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “Since launching our services […]


Honeymoon: Best European destinations

After months of wedding planning and the excitement of the big day itself, it’s no surprise that couples are due a honeymoon. After all, it’s a glamorous way of marking the start of your married life, not to mention it’s the perfect excuse to decompress and enjoy some quality time together. The best part is you don’t need to break […]


How to choose the best place for your holiday

he Canary Islands have long been a firm favourite with British holidaymakers. After all, they offer up heaps of sun, sea and sand, alongside family-friendly resorts, heaps of attractions and theme parks, and plenty of brilliant beachfront hotels. But because the likes of Tenerife, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are so popular, trying to pick which one is right for your holiday […]


Budget-friendly: Cheap hotels in Paris

Paris is one of those beautiful cities that tends to be on most people’s bucket lists. After all, the City of Lights never fails to draw in visitors with its iconic landmarks from the Eiffel Tower to the Arc de Triomphe, quirky attractions, picturesque architecture and, of course, that world-famous cuisine. The best part is that it’s still relatively easy to […]