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Manitoba

Second Session of the 42nd Manitoba Legislature to Open Next week

The second session of the 42nd Manitoba legislature is expected to open at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19 with the reading of the speech from the throne by Chief Justice Richard Chartier, administrator of the Province of Manitoba. Departure from Government House will be at 1 p.m. and upon arrival at the Legislative Building, full military honours will […]

Siem Reap
Features

A visit to Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, Siem Reap

Fresh from my experiences with Raffles in Phnom Penh, it is fair to say my expectations were sky-high by the time I got off the plane in Siem Reap. Over the past couple of decades, the city has emerged as one of the preeminent stops on the south-east Asia tourist trail, with thousands of hotels of all standards catering to the booming […]

Hotel
Top Stories

Tour to Radisson Collection Hotel, Tsinandali Estate

When pondering the origins of winemaking, Georgia may not be the first country that springs to mind. However, this tiny nation of the Caucasus, nestled on the edge of the Black Sea, has been making the intoxicating liquid with a great degree of success for over 8,000 years. The Georgian wine making technique, or Qvevri as it is properly known, is one […]

Cruises
Destinations

Celebrity Cruises launches new onboard pricing structure

Celebrity Cruises has announced the launch of ‘Sail Your Way’, a brand-new campaign that lets guests select from a choice of on-board benefits to truly personalise their experience. Launching on November 19th, the line said it was its most flexible campaign to date. Sail Your Way has been designed in response to feedback from guests who have asked for more […]

Beach
Asia

Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa opens in Krabi, Thailand

Centara Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the opening of Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa Krabi, a brand-new upscale resort and the first branded beachfront property in Ao Nang, the popular tourism gateway in southern Thailand. Nestled directly on the soft sands at the quieter end of Ao Nang Beach, just 40 minutes from Krabi International Airport and a […]

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Mandarin Oriental signs on for Dallas project

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a luxury hotel in Dallas, Texas. The project, which will also feature branded residences, is scheduled to open in 2022. The new development will comprise a 25-storey mixed-use tower located in the exclusive Turtle Creek neighbourhood. It is within close proximity to the central business district and a number of […]

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Manitoba

Manitoba Issues Thin Ice Advisory for Southern

A thin ice advisory for rivers, streams and lakes in southern Manitoba has been issued until full freeze up. The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure advises that many water bodies in southern Manitoba are still in the process of freezing over, ice is still very thin and larger rivers still have open water in some areas.  The centre cautions: […]

Fairmont
Headlines

Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi to welcome new wellness residencies

Set in the North Shaviyani Atoll, surrounded by nothing but azure Indian Ocean, Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi lends itself to those seeking a far-flung healing retreat. This festive season, two internationally renowned wellness practitioners, Johnson Chong and Dawn Harlow, take residency at the luxury resort, leading travellers on a journey of self-discovery, wellbeing and relaxation. Launching as part of […]

Oman
Asia

Oman Air extends support to national football side

Oman Air has extended its support for the Oman Football Association, continuing its role as the official carrier of the national team for 2020. The organisations’ leaders signed the agreement in a ceremony at Muscat International Airport. Oman Air chief executive, Abdulaziz Al Raisi, welcomed the new agreement and said: “We are delighted to renew the agreement with the Oman […]

BelugaXL
Destinations

Airbus prepares BelugaXL for 2020 take-off

The BelugaXL has received its type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency, paving the way for entry-into-service by early 2020. The aircraft is an integral part of Airbus’ industrial system and a key enabler for production ramp-up requirements beyond 2019. The BelugaXL allows for 30 per cent extra transport capacity, being seven metres longer and one metre wider than […]