Month: December 2016

Budapest Airport reflects on record-breaking year

An outstanding 19.2% increase in passenger traffic in December alone saw Budapest Airport continue its record-breaking trend, with the Hungarian gateway welcoming 11.4 million passengers by the end of 2016 – a figure never before reached at the airport. With six months of the year breaking the one million passenger barrier, Budapest celebrated 23 new…

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez in the front row with “Inspire Me Monte Carlo”

MONTE CARLO (PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO) – The boutique agency InspireME Monte Carlo, specialized in high end experiential individual travel experiences, conceived a unique stay in Saint-Tropez for 24 managers of a multinational company in the optical industry, during one of the last major events of the sailing season, before winter: les Voiles de Saint-Tropez. The…

The Wellesley launches 56m superyacht for charter

The Wellesley, a luxurious boutique hotel in Knightsbridge overlooking Hyde Park, has announced the launch of a striking 56m superyacht, now available for charter. MY The Wellesley was originally built in the Netherlands by Oceanco and has completed a comprehensive refit by Sunrise Yachts and interior designers Dennis Irvine Studio to mirror the hotel’s glamorous…

Air China Introduces “Fully Entrusted-No Baggage Claim” in Europe and the Americas

BEIJING – Starting January 1, 2017, passengers who fly on Air China‘s flights departing from Europe and the Americas for Chinese cities with a transit in Beijing can benefit from Air China’s newly introduced “Fully Entrusted-No Baggage Claim” service. With the “Fully Entrusted-No Baggage Claim” service, passengers can, in the form of pre-authorization at the…

Winners announced for the 2016 Seatrade Cruise Awards

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE – The winners of the 2016 Seatrade Cruise Awards, sponsored by Oracle Hospitality, were announced last night during a ceremony at the Auditorio de Tenerife ‘Adan Martin’ in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, as part of Seatrade Cruise Med. The awards, celebrating their tenth anniversary this year, reward the very best of international…

WestJet inaugurates service to Mesa, Arizona

CALGARY – With the arrival of flight 1518 on January 19th, WestJet officially inaugurates the start of service to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport from Calgary. Inaugural service from Edmonton begins January 21. “WestJet is providing our guests in Calgary and Edmonton even more options when travelling to this very popular sun destination,” said Brian Znotins, WestJet…

Routehappy 2017 Wi-Fi Report evaluates global in-flight Wi-Fi

NEW YORK – Routehappy, the merchandising content platform for flight shopping, released its Routehappy 2017 Wi-Fi Report, providing the most comprehensive worldwide overview of in-flight Wi-Fi. 2016 marked the year when airlines that were early adopters of in-flight Wi-Fi substantially completed their rollouts. In 2017, more major airlines will commit to do the same over…