The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, completes extensive overhaul

The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, has completed an US$8.5 million renovation. The newly refurbished guestrooms, suites and meeting facilities have been re-designed by architects and artists to reflect the essence and historical elements of the city, with new amenities providing a modern touch necessary for today’s travellers. “The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul is a magnificent hotel,” said Nicolas Kipper, general manager of the property. […]

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Thomas Cook Airlines adds cut price fares for those travelling light

Thomas Cook Airlines is launching Economy Light fares on its long-haul routes. The fares, available with Thomas Cook Airlines in the UK and Condor in Germany, are the lowest and most competitively priced flights fares that the airline will offer. Economy, premium and business (Condor only) fares remain the same. Economy Light fares include a six-kilogramme cabin bag as well […]


Anna Burns first Irish writer to win Man Booker Prize

Anna Burns on Tuesday became the first Northern Irish writer, and the first woman since 2013, to win Britain’s renowned Man Booker Prize for her novel “Milkman”. Judges of the annual award praised the work, an exploration of Northern Ireland’s three decades of sectarian violence known as The Troubles told through the voice of a young woman, as “utterly distinctive”. […]


Clients Can Follow The Royals on their Down under Itinerary

Stop everything – The Royals are here and Meghan is pregnant! His Royal Highness Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex are undertaking a three-week tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga surrounding this year’s Invictus Games. The games are a Paralympics-style event for wounded or injured armed service veterans founded by Prince Harry in 2014 which this year […]

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All Nippon Airways to launch new direct flight to Vienna in spring 2019

All Nippon Airways is expanding its services to Europe with the upcoming launch of a new daily non-stop route from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Vienna International Airport. Service begins on February 17th, and will be the cornerstone of ANA’s strategy to meet growing business demand for flights connecting Asia and Europe. In addition to its appeal as a tourist destination, […]


Ajman opens first overseas office in UK

Ajman is investing in the UK by announcing its first overseas office. Scott Marketing has been appointed to introduce the destination to the UK travel trade. The company will educate and work with both frontline travel agents and tour operator partners about what the destination has to offer the UK and Irish consumer, as well as highlighting its selling points […]

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Supercharged send off as Team UK depart for Invictus Games

British Airways gave the UK’s Invictus Games Sydney 2018 squad, a heroes’ send off at Heathrow this afternoon (October 16) ahead of their 10,558-mile flight down under. Team UK, a 72-strong group of wounded, injured and sick serving military personnel and veterans were photographed before they boarded this evening’s BA15 to Sydney. The airline has specially decorated the Boeing 777 […]

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Club Med Resort re-opens

Get ready to say Bonzour (hello in Mauritius Creole) to a vibrant escape in Mauritius from the renovated Club Med La Pointe aux Canonniers! From the 10th November, experience the holiday of a lifetime where the spirit of Mauritius comes alive through colourful and joyful design, cocktails, spices and culinary adventures. Discover below the resort highlights as well as so […]


Delta Air Lines reports strong earnings growth for third quarter

Delta Air Lines has reported adjusted pre-tax income of $1.6 billion for the September quarter. Adjusted earnings per share were $1.80, at the high end of guidance and up 16 per cent compared to the prior year quarter. The change was driven by revenue momentum, tax reform benefits and a four percent lower share count. The results also reflect a […]