Month: June 2016

Carnival Cruise Line signs agreement to expand terminal operations at the Port of Long Beach

MIAMI – Carnival Cruise Line has signed an agreement with landlord Urban Commons and the City of Long Beach, Calif., to expand the Long Beach Cruise Terminal facility to accommodate larger ships in the future and enhance its terminal operations. The deal will nearly triple the size of Carnival’s current terminal facility from approximately 66,000…

Smart urban mobility for smart sustainable cities

QUITO – IRU launches a report outlining the role of the road transport sector in achieving a paradigm shift for mobility and contributing to the UN’s sustainable development goals. Presented at the UN Habitat III Conference in Quito, the report, “Contribution on Smart Urban Mobility for Safe, Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable Cities”, emphasises the importance…

Seabourn Encore christened in Singapore

SEATTLE – Seabourn, formally introduced Seabourn Encore to the world at a festive evening ceremony pier side in Singapore. International recording artist and world’s best-selling soprano Sarah Brightman presided over the naming ceremony as godmother of the new 600-guest ship, the first of two new all-suite vessels for the company. Guests and VIPs joined Seabourn…

Dubai Parks and Resorts begins its historic opening

LONDON, UK – Dubai Parks and Resorts will change the landscape of leisure and entertainment in the region today as the destination officially opens to the public. The opening commences with the region’s first LEGOLAND Dubai theme park and Riverland Dubai, the multi-themed dining and retail destination located at the heart of Dubai Parks and…

HMSHost opens Pork & Pickle Gastropub and BBQ Restaurant at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

MONTREAL — Montreal travellers no longer need to cross the border to feast on true U.S. Southern-style barbecue with the opening of Pork & Pickle at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau’s Domestic Terminal. As travellers make their way through the terminal, they get a whiff of sizzling, mouth-watering wood-smoked barbecue – a smell that triggers personal memories…

International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 garners support from the sector

Only few weeks ahead of the official launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, set to take place on the 18 of January 2017 in Madrid, Spain, representatives from various tourism industries and beyond have joined UNWTO to support the celebrations of this important event. The United Nations 70th General Assembly…

Thai Airways appoints Anjuna LLC as its exclusive representative across North America

LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK and VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, the national airline of Thailand, appointed Anjuna LLC, a global airline services company, as the exclusive general sales agent (GSA) representative in the U.S. and Canada. Anjuna LLC is a leader in providing airline sales and marketing solutions to airlines…

VINCI Airports chooses SITA to unify its operational solutions across its global network

PARIS – VINCI Airports will be implementing SITA’s multi-airport Airport Management solution across its global network of airports, starting with 22 airports in Portugal, France and Cambodia. This operational unification will help the airport group deliver new efficiencies and synergies across its global network of airports VINCI Airports, a top five global player in the…