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  • TfL brands Uber unfit to operate in London

    Transport for London has informed Uber that it will not be issued with a private hire operator licence after expiry of its current licence on September 30th. The decision means as many as 40,000 Uber operated cars could be removed from the city’s streets in little over a week....

  • UK tourism records best month since figures began in July

    Figures released today show that July was the strongest month for inbound tourism to the UK since official records began in 1961. There were a record four million overseas visits to the UK in July, the first month to ever break through the four million mark, and up six per cent on the same month last year....

  • Hong Kong Airlines signs codeshare deal with WestJet

    Hong Kong Airlines and WestJet have entered into a codeshare agreement, which sees Hong Kong Airline placing its HX marketing code on WestJet-operated flights. The two carriers are building on an existing interline agreement put in place earlier this year....

  • Turkish Airlines signs 40 Dreamliner deal with Boeing

    Boeing and Turkish Airlines have announced the airline’s intention to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners. Boeing and the Turkish government also announced the Boeing Turkey National Aerospace Initiative, which is designed to support the growth of the Turkish aerospace industry....

  • Refurbishments unveiled for Silver Wind and Silver Whisper

    Ultra-luxury travel innovator Silversea has announced plans for Silver Wind and Silver Whisper to undergo a concrete refurbishment program in some areas of the two ships. The transformation of these two ships will be accomplished in December....

  • Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel joins Relais & Châteaux

    With its reputation for combining five-star service and luxury within a relaxed and intimate environment, Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel has been invited to join the prestigious hotel group, Relais & Châteaux....

  • Airbnb guests generate £522 million for London restaurants

    Airbnb has released a report highlighting that guests to London have spent £522 million in local restaurants since September 2016. The report, Airbnb: Generating $6.5 billion for restaurants around the world, focuses on 44 cities, including London, and showcases the benefits guests bring when they stay in local neighbourhoods. ...

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi, welcomes first guests in Malaysia

    The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi, has opened today on the Malaysian island. Set in a tranquil private bay, the resort is surrounded by an ancient jungle, while its beachfront is sheltered by trees and gently lapped by the Andaman Sea....

  • Wizz Air launches Trip Planner to inspire passengers

    Wizz Air has launched Trip Planner, a new website search tool, designed to inspire passengers who are undecided on the destination of their next holiday....

  • Ryanair to delay pilot leave as carrier battles cancellations

    Ryanair will force pilots to delay planned annual leave as it battles to overcome shortages in coming weeks. The low-cost carrier said last week it would cancel as many as 50 flights a day until the end of October after misallocating pilot holiday until the end of the year....