Sunday, 21 January 2018

Forecastle Festival Announced 2018 Lineup


Forecastle FestivalEmbarking on its 16th year, the Forecastle Festival will return in 2018 led by Southern Rocker and Kentucky Native Chris Stapleton, prismatic indie rockers Arcade Fire, and alt-rock icons Modest Mouse.


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Premiere for non-stop service with Blue Air to Turin from Stockholm Arlanda


Blue AirThe carrier Blue Air will now make it easier for all travellers on a ski holiday to fly non-stop to a destination with smooth connections to resorts in the Alps. Turin is the second destination that Blue Air offers from Stockholm Arlanda, in addition to the route to Bucharest.


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Delta ranked among world’s Most Admired Companies for 5th straight year


Delta_Air_Lines_roll_out_painthallDelta Air Lines has again earned a spot among the world’s leading brands after being named today as one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Companies for the fifth consecutive year.


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Los Angeles Welcomes Record 48.3 Million Visitors in 2017


Los AngelesLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) President & CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. today announced Los Angeles welcomed 48.3 million visitors in 2017, setting a new tourism milestone for the seventh consecutive year.


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Saturday, 20 January 2018

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Haryana to get a new railway heritage theme park


Railway-heritage-parkIndian Railways is preparing a proposal to develop a brand new, unique railway heritage park that would be the first-of-its-kind in India at Rewari, in cooperation with the Union Tourism Ministry and the Haryana government.


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Portarlington ready to welcome 2,400-cruise vessel Norwegian Jewel


norwegianPortalington is getting all braced up for a massive influx of tourists just prior to the arrival of the largest passenger cruise ship to anchor in the region.


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Airbus in talks with British Airways for more A380s


british-airwaysAirbus SE is currently in talks to sell brand new A380 superjumbo airplanes to British Airways this year after they had secured a program-saving deal from Persian Gulf operator Emirates as per the people who are familiar with the matter.


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Le Grand Amman, Lebanon to be managed by AccorHotels


accorThe  rebranding of a prominent landmark hotel in Jordan to Le Grand Amman – managed by AccorHotels was announced.


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Five star hotel Blythswood Square Hotel reopened after renovation


Blythswood Square HotelGlasgow’s five star hotel Blythswood Square Hotel has opened the refreshed and reimagined guest rooms and suites after multi million renovation.


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Norwegian sets new transatlantic crossing record


NorwegianNorwegian, the low-cost airline  has set a new record time for the fastest ever transatlantic flight by a subsonic passenger aircraft using the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.


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Delta Airlines tightens animal carriage rules


Delta Airlines flightDelta Airlines said that it was tightening its rules for transporting service and support animals with an effort to reduce the misbehavior by dogs and other creatures.


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Spanish Island Ibiza launches website for Chinese tourists


As part of a multi-million pound investment, Glasgow’s five star hotel Blythswood Square Hotel has unveiled its refreshed and reimagined guest rooms and suites as it reaches a major milestone in its refurbishment.   Works to the world-renowned hotel continues with guest rooms being the first area to be completed with brand new furniture and interior design from independent design studio Graven Images.   With subtle luxury at heart, each guest room is now a sophisticated sanctuary and has been tastefully redecorated to feature marble bathrooms and a host of modern amenities – helping to maintain Blythswood Square Hotel’s reputation as the most prestigious hotel in the city.   The refurbishment sees the creation of a new, two-bedroom penthouse suite, plus a new design for all entry level, deluxe and Georgian bedrooms as well as the addition of 12 exceptional new guest rooms.  Elsewhere in the hotel, the Restaurant will also undergo refurbishment as well as the popular first-floor Salon bar. The award-winning spa has also enjoyed an upgrade as part of the works with the creation of a brand-new Spa CafĂ© so guests can indulge in afternoon tea and light snacks in the comfort of their robes.  Murray Thomson, General Manager of Blythswood Square Hotel, said: “I am thrilled to present our newly-refurbished guest bedrooms, which have been finished to an exceptional standard in keeping with our reputation and, of course, the expectations of our guests.   “We are committed to offering our guests an unrivalled five star experience and this new multi-million pound investment allows us to do just that.  “We are incredibly excited about unveiling the new look and can’t wait to welcome new and regular visitors as we showcase the best hospitality Scotland has to offer.”  Widely acclaimed for its exceptional service, the Hotel scooped the title of Hotel Manager of the Year at the 2017 Scottish Hotel Awards. It is also very popular with weddings, celebrations and conferences.   Overlooking a private garden square in the heart of the city centre, the hotel’s Georgian townhouses were originally home to wealthy merchants and were later turned into the club headquarters for The Royal Scottish Automobile Club. To promote travel and tourism and especially attracting the Chinese tourists, Spain’s island Ibiza located in the eastern part of the country has launched a new website in Chinese language.


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Michael Leskinen named to head United Airlines Investor Relations


United AirlinesUnited Airlines announced Michael Leskinen has been named managing director of investor relations. He replaces Julie Stewart, who was recently promoted to chief of staff to United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz.


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