Hilton announced the opening of Sanya Yazhou Bay Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton, marking the brand's debut in Greater China and Asia Pacific and joining a collection of 35 distinctive and upscale properties around the world.
French-owned cruise line and luxury expeditions provider Compagnie du Ponant, is set to launch a world-first on board the Le Lapérouse cruise ship, with a multi-sensory underwater space, called Blue Eye.
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and Iceland based Isavia have implemented full unlimited virtual joint operations, which enables each aeronautical communications centre to be fully interconnected.
The best of both worlds, an approach that provides both world-class retail shopping options spiced with the local flavor of Houston's renowned dining scene, is now available for customers at George Bush Intercontinental Airport with the completion of an ambitious new restaurant and retail programme executed by the Houston Airport System, United Airlines, and dining and retail partners.
In partnership with Redburn Development, Marriott International announced the signing of The Wick as part of its Tribute Portfolio, the company's newest brand of independent hotels around the world.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) launched its Declaration for the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, expressing the organisation's full commitment to the priorities of the year and setting out its vision of how to maximise the contribution of travel and tourism to sustainable development around the world.
Dubai International Airport (DIA) has retained its title as what is said to be the world's number one airport for international passengers after near record numbers in December 2016.
Qatar Airways has announced the increase of its total Pharma Express flights to nine per week contributing to the growing pharmaceutical transportation industry.
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) participated in the 35th Istanbul International Book fair which took place between February 24 – March 05 at Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre.
At the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards at Passenger Terminal EXPO 2017, Hamad International Airport (HIA) was ranked Sixth Best Airport in the World, up four places from 2016 and, for the third consecutive year, Best Airport in the Middle East.