British Airways partners with Velocys for sustainable jet fuel project

British Airways is one step closer to powering its future fleet with sustainable jet fuel made from rubbish as plans have been submitted to develop Europe’s first household and commercial solid waste to sustainable fuels plant. Altalto Immingham, a subsidiary of renewable fuels company Velocys and a collaboration with British Airways and Shell, has submitted a planning application to develop […]


Profit for Lufthansa Group collapses in deep red

In the second quarter of 2019, the Lufthansa (LH) Group profit fell to -70% (about 226 million euros). The LH  economic loss net result for the entire half-year amounts to 116 million (against a profit of 713 million in 2018). On the one hand, the LH Group, led by Carsten Spohr, collects the positive result of the routes on North America and […]


Amadeus reports sharp earnings increase

Travel tech giant Amadeus has maintained its positive growth trend in the first six months of 2019, thanks to the solid operating performances of its distribution and IT Solutions businesses. The company also benefited from the consolidation of TravelClick and a positive foreign exchange impact. Over the first half of the year, EBITDA expanded 10.7 per cent, to €1,194 million, […]


Lennox Hotel Miami Beach to open this month

A striking new modern hotel, combining contemporary design with original Art Deco design, will open its doors in South Florida hotspot, Miami Beach, this month. Lennox Hotel Miami Beach is a bold luxury boutique property offering stylish accommodation and an authentic Miami experience. The hotel – located on Miami’s iconic Collins Avenue – offers 119 contemporary guestrooms, 13 of these […]


dusitD2 Nairobi reopens following terror attack

dusitD2 Nairobi will reopen today following six months of renovation. The hotel was closed following a terror attack in January which left more than a dozen people dead. Highlighting the company’s commitment to supporting the local community, the upscale deluxe hotel will return to its prime location within the 14 Riverside complex. The complex itself is now fully operational following the January […]


Four Points by Sheraton Warsaw Mokotow takes brand into Poland

Marriott International has welcomed the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Warsaw Mokotow – marking the brand’s entry in Poland. The property is operated as part of a franchise agreement with Hotel Management Group. With 190 bedrooms, the hotel is conveniently situated in the heart of the buzzing business district, and just four kilometres from Warsaw International Airport and seven […]

Galle Face

Visit Galle Face Hotel, Sri Lanka

Driving through the streets of Colombo towards the seafront and the Galle Face Hotel it is abundantly clear that the Sri Lankan capital is in the midst of a breathless modernisation. Towering representatives of several international hospitality chains gaze down over a swathe of building projects and out over the enormous Chinese-funded extension to the city’s harbour – the Port City taking […]


Gambling: Big business in tourism

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms of tourism. That’s why casino tourism is such a big thing these days. Many countries have been developing big casinos in various regions within their bounds in order to get more tourists to come in. Obviously, a more robust tourism […]