Wyndham Hotels & Resorts announced the debut of its La Quinta by Wyndham flag in the EMEA market with the opening of the 404-room La Quinta by Wyndham Istanbul Gunesli, bringing the brand to travellers outside of the Americas for the first time.
Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) estimated a record-breaking 2.5 million British holidaymakers were set to head overseas for summer holidays over the July 20 –22 weekend, which for the majority of schools in England and Wales marks the start of the summer break.
Traditional destinations made a comeback in terms of long-haul arrivals in Europe during the first quarter of this year according to Air Travellers' Traffic Barometer, produced by non-profit organisation European Cities Marketing and global traveller intelligence provider ForwardKeys.
Hakan Gencer has been appointed hotel manager of two upcoming Swiss-Belhotel International properties in Kuwait.
MP Hotels announced June 25 as the anticipated date for the inauguration of their newest hotel property, Seya Beach Hotel.
flynas, a domestic and international low-cost airline based in Saudi Arabia, launched a twice weekly Riyadh-Trabzon, Turkey service on June 07.
Latvian airline airBaltic, cooperating with international tour operator Tez Tour Latvija, launched new charter flights connecting Riga with Peloponnese, Greece, and, from June 03, Marche, Italy.
Thomas Cook Airlines increased seats on sale from Bristol Airport to over 400,000 for this summer.
Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) has announced its new direct destination to Izmir, Turkey.