Author: seobird

Indian aviation industry starts a slow take-off in May

June 24, 2019

After reporting a year-on-year de-growth of 4.4% in domestic passenger traffic in April 2019, the first after six years of monthly year-on-year growth, the domestic passenger traffic rebounded marginally in May 2019, with a year-on-year growth of 3.3%. As per rating agency ICRA, this is primarily attributable to the gradual increase in capacity as airlines […]

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Indians take more international trips than last year

June 24, 2019

MakeMyTrip has released its Summer and Monsoon Travel Trends Report indicating a notable increase in the number of Indians travelling to international destinations during the summer and monsoon season, in comparison to bookings done in the same period last year. Commenting on the trends, Vipul Prakash, group chief operating officer (COO), MakeMyTrip said: “The emerging […]

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Flynas Airbus deal to open global routes

June 24, 2019

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s low-cost airline, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 10 A321XLR aircraft, the longest range variant of the A320. As part of the commitment, the airline will also upsize 10 of the A320neo it currently has on order to the A321neo. Flynas operates a fleet of 30 A320ceos and […]

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Hyatt, BTG Homeinns unveil China-centric brand UrCove

June 24, 2019

Hyatt Hotels and Chinese hotel company BTG Homeinns Hotels Group revealed the name of their upcoming upper-midscale brand, UrCove, at the recent Chinese Hotels and Tourism conference. First announced in February, the joint venture between the two companies will be designed specifically for Chinese travellers The first two hotels are expected to open in Shanghai […]

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Eurail joins Make-A-Wish in granting wishes for children across the globe

June 24, 2019

Make-A-Wish announced a new partnership with Eurail, the rail pass providing multi-destination train travel across Europe in granting wishes for children across the globe. Now through 16 July 2019, Eurail will donate EUR 15 (USD 16.80) of every Eurail Global Pass sold to Make-A-Wish and Doctors Without Borders. When purchasing a Eurail Global Pass, travellers […]

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Masterchef Junior: Children enjoy buzz of baking at Buzzworks Bakehouse

June 24, 2019

Scotland’s hospitality group, Buzzworks Holdings, welcomed school children from Glenburn Primary to its Bakehouse in Prestwick for a taster on hospitality and baking. The visit saw 23 children from nearby Glenburn Primary School visit the Bakehouse to experience first-hand what goes on behind the scenes at Buzzworks in-house bakery whilst also learning about the hospitality […]

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Most extensive renovation at Radisson Blu Royal Viking Hotel, Stockholm now complete

June 24, 2019

Radisson Hotel Group announced the completion of the Radisson Blu Royal Viking Hotel, Stockholm in Sweden, following its ambitious multi-million renovation project. The renovation is one of several renewed Radisson hotels across the Nordics, as the hotel group is now finalizing its most extensive renovation and investment program ever in the region. Ready for its […]

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From coffee mornings to colouring competitions, Club campers celebrated 100 years of the caravan

June 24, 2019

Inspired by celebrity Julia Bradbury’s night on the first floating campsite on the Thames in central London last month, and a party she hosted to celebrate the 100th  anniversary of the start of caravan manufacturing in the UK, Camping and Caravanning Club sites across the UK undertook their own celebrations during National Camping and Caravanning […]

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Chugging off: Now aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express for an exclusive lunch experience

June 24, 2019

Inbound tour operator based in Thailand, Diethelm Travel Thailand has collaborated with the iconic Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train to offer an exclusive journey this 2-3 November 2019. Diethelm Travel Thailand guests will be able to board the world-famous Eastern & Oriental Express train in Kanchanaburi, Thailand to savour a sumptuous four-course lunch and […]

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Moxy Hotels to offer complimentary tattoos with artist Megan Massacre

June 24, 2019

Moxy Hotels has joined forces with tattoo artist Megan Massacre, to offer complimentary tattoos inspired by the brand’s Blank Canvas art program. Showing off its more playful and bolder side, Moxy Hotels kicked off its pop-up tattoo studios this past spring at Moxy Washington, giving guests the opportunity to celebrate emerging tattoo artists in a […]

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