Month: January 2017

Verdura welcomes new golf manager

Gianluca di Biase is relishing the chance to join one of the rising stars of European golf after being appointed as the new golf manager at the deluxe Verdura Resort in Sicily. The 38-year-old has acquired a wealth of experience in the golf industry working at a number of Italy’s top golfing venues including Argentario…

Riga Airport reaches a new passenger traffic record

Demonstrating its leading position in the Baltic region on Wednesday, 28 December, Riga International Airport achieved a new passenger traffic record exceeding the threshold of 5.3 million passengers. The lucky 5 390 000th passenger Airi Noor arrived at the Airport with a flight from Tallinn operated by the Latvian national carrier airBaltic. Arnis Muižnieks, Director…

Enterprise Holdings partnering with ATL Automotive/Sandals in Jamaica

ST. LOUIS – Enterprise Holdings announced that Jamaica’s leading automotive company, ATL Automotive – an affiliate of the family-operated Sandals Resorts International (SRI) Group – will serve as the franchisee for its Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands in Jamaica. The agreement will bring all three Enterprise Holdings brands to…

IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic to play key role in consolidating Dubai’s position as top medical tourism destination

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, DUBAI – After the successful launch of operations in Abu Dhabi in May last year and over 120 successful pregnancies in less than a year- IVI Fertility, a world leader in treating all kinds of infertility conditions, opened a new fertility clinic in Dubai. “Medical tourism has been growing in the region…

Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi elected IBAC Governing Board Vice Chairman

Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi, Founding Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA), has been elected Vice Chairman of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) Governing Board. The three-year appointment commences in January 2017 following his election in December last year. The IBAC Governing Board serves the diverse needs of business aviation…

Reader Offers’ traveller survey finds no-fly cruising leading the way, with river cruising in close pursuit

Reader Offers Ltd, one of the UK’s leading independent cruise retailers, has revealed the findings of its 2016 traveller survey. The survey, which aims to benchmark traveller’s cruising habits and discover the most important factors when booking future cruises, was completed by over 700 customers, all of whom have booked a cruise in the last…

Reservations.com announces partnership with Rentalcars Connect

ORLANDO, FLA. – Hotel booking platform Reservations.com announced its partnership with Rentalcars Connect, to expand its offerings to include the world’s largest car rental booking service, Rentalcars.com. Reservations.com provides its customers with hotel deals across the world, and will now provide the opportunity to further expand traveler’s needs with car rentals at their convenience.  Since…

John Delaney takes the helm at Windstar Cruises

SEATTLE – John Delaney is now the president of Windstar Cruises. The seasoned cruise veteran will chart a course for the boutique, small ship cruise line that prides itself on a casual yet elegant approach to smaller harbors, in-port overnights and personalized experiences around the world. His first day in office will be on July…