Category: Luxury Travel News

Two Royal Caribbean cruise ships cancel Puerto Rico stops over violent protests

Two Royal Caribbean cruise ships cancel Puerto Rico stops over violent protests

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 18:38 0

Royal Caribbean International's cruise ship Empress of the Seas has cancelled its port call in San Juan, Puerto Rico, yesterday due to violent protests against ... Read More

Forget fake Rolex, how about fake Ferrari or Lamborghini?

Forget fake Rolex, how about fake Ferrari or Lamborghini?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 16:10 0

A father and son duo of Ferrari fraudsters have been busted for selling fake sports cars, for between $45,000 to $60,000 each, from their workshop ... Read More

PM Hotel Group adds Hyatt Hotels brand to its portfolio

PM Hotel Group adds Hyatt Hotels brand to its portfolio

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 18:24 0

PM Hotel Group announced that they have broadened their portfolio of managed brands to include Hyatt Hotels Corporation. PM Hotel Group has been named the ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International launches its second hotel in Sumatra’s largest city

Swiss-Belhotel International launches its second hotel in Sumatra’s largest city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 16:40 0

Swiss-Belhotel International, the global hospitality management chain, has launched Swiss-Belinn Gajah Mada Medan, an impressive new midscale hotel in the capital of North Sumatra, Indonesia. ... Read More

Fly, stay, earn  – Marriott International and Emirates strengthen partnership

Fly, stay, earn – Marriott International and Emirates strengthen partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 15:41 0

Marriott International and Emirates today announced the relaunch of Your World Rewards a partnership between Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards. The partnership which originally launched ... Read More

Princess Cruises to homeport Grand Princess in Singapore

Princess Cruises to homeport Grand Princess in Singapore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2019 15:02 0

Princess Cruises will homeport the 2,600-guest Grand Princess for the first time in Singapore for the 2020-21 season. Grand Princess will offer four-to 21-day cruises ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel workers will vote on new union contract tomorrow

Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel workers will vote on new union contract tomorrow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019 02:26 1

Nearly 2,000 hotel workers of Hilton Hawaiian Village, the largest Hilton in the world and the largest hotel in Hawaii, who work in housekeeping, food ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns Pacific Princess to Australia for 2020-21 summer season

Princess Cruises returns Pacific Princess to Australia for 2020-21 summer season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019 01:12 1

Princess Cruises has announced Pacific Princess' 2020-2021 summer line-up in Australia, with the boutique ship offering cruisers a number of unique itineraries during its four-month ... Read More

Wynn Golf Club returns to Wynn Las Vegas

Wynn Golf Club returns to Wynn Las Vegas

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 9, 2019 20:45 0

Wynn Las Vegas invites golfers to experience the anticipated return of the Wynn Golf Club and be among the first to play the new Tom Fazio golf ... Read More

The debut of the AG Hotels’ rooftop terraces during the Italian summer open for pleasure to the public and to small business gatherings

The debut of the AG Hotels’ rooftop terraces during the Italian summer open for pleasure to the public and to small business gatherings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 8, 2019 19:33 0

Only ten days after its official debut, The AG Group, first and only Tourist Group in Italy in a position to satisfy all of its ... Read More

Centara Expands in Thailand with launch of new beachfront hotel in Sriracha

Centara Expands in Thailand with launch of new beachfront hotel in Sriracha

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 8, 2019 15:25 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has added a new destination to its Thailand collection with the launch of a beautifully designed seafront ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Indonesia

Swiss-Belhotel International expands in Indonesia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 5, 2019 01:41 0

Swiss-Belhotel International, the global hospitality management chain, has continued the rapid expansion of its Indonesian portfolio with the launch of a newly-rebranded hotel in Bogor, ... Read More

Charlotte Tilbury launches at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5

Charlotte Tilbury launches at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 28, 2019 18:32 0

Today, makeup artist to the stars, Charlotte Tilbury, announced that her eponymous, award-winning brand, Charlotte Tilbury Beauty, is continuing on its incredible, global beauty takeover ... Read More

The Tsar Gold Arctic Train from St. Petersburg to Norway

The Tsar Gold Arctic Train from St. Petersburg to Norway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 28, 2019 08:52 0

Russia has launched its first train service from St Petersburg through remote Arctic regions to Norway. The service made its debut journey last week with ... Read More

Cunard cruise line welcomes back its oldest living former crewmember

Cunard cruise line welcomes back its oldest living former crewmember

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 27, 2019 18:30 2

Luxury cruise line Cunard has welcomed back one of their oldest living former crewmembers as he prepares to celebrate his 100th birthday in the same ... Read More

La Compagnie airline celebrates fifth anniversary

La Compagnie airline celebrates fifth anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 26, 2019 18:16 0

La Compagnie, the exclusively business-class boutique airline offering travel between New York and Paris and New York and Nice, marks its fifth anniversary this July. ... Read More

Renaissance New York Chelsea makes its mark on Manhattan this fall

Renaissance New York Chelsea makes its mark on Manhattan this fall

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 26, 2019 18:09 0

Come Fall 2019, Renaissance New York Chelsea Hotel will officially open its doors as one of the tallest properties in Manhattan’s enchanting Flower District rising ... Read More

New Radisson property will mark rebirth of one of Australia’s first great “tourist hotels”

New Radisson property will mark rebirth of one of Australia’s first great “tourist hotels”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 26, 2019 14:50 0

Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of the Asia Pacific region's inaugural Radisson Collection hotel, to be located in Australia's alluring Blue Mountains. Scheduled to ... Read More

Number of luxury hotels in the US to reach 1,123 by 2022

Number of luxury hotels in the US to reach 1,123 by 2022

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019 15:20 0

The US will have 1,067 luxury hotels by the end of 2019. This is expected to increase to 1,123 by 2022, at a compound annual ... Read More

Four Seasons veterans return to Thailand to lead Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River opening team

Four Seasons veterans return to Thailand to lead Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River opening team

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 19:17 0

Anticipated to open in late 2019, the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, a riverside oasis on Charoenkrung Road, has been assembling ... Read More

Princess Cruises names captains for its newest ship, Enchanted Princess

Princess Cruises names captains for its newest ship, Enchanted Princess

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 18:53 0

Princess Cruises has announced Captains Nick Nash and Gennaro Arma as a leadership team for its newest ship, Enchanted Princess, a year before her debut. ... Read More

Hong Kong artists create new Hong Kong Airlines Business Class amenity kits

Hong Kong artists create new Hong Kong Airlines Business Class amenity kits

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019 15:38 0

Hong Kong Airlines is pleased to announce a new decorative amenity kits series that highlights Hong Kong’s vibrant culture through a collaborative partnership with four ... Read More

Oceanwide Expeditions: New cruise ship m/v Janssonius will be completed in 2021

Oceanwide Expeditions: New cruise ship m/v Janssonius will be completed in 2021

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 15:35 0

Due to the success of its new Polar Class 6 ship, Hondius, Oceanwide Expeditions has ordered a sister ship built by the same manufacturer: M/v ... Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line donates new ship to Boys & Girls Clubs ff Miami-Dade

Norwegian Cruise Line donates new ship to Boys & Girls Clubs ff Miami-Dade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 00:25 0

At a festive, kid-friendly event held today at Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade's Hank Kline Club, longtime supporter Norwegian Cruise Line announced that it ... Read More

Marriott expands Ritz-Carlton brand to Portland

Marriott expands Ritz-Carlton brand to Portland

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 20, 2019 19:07 0

Marriott International has signed an agreement with developer BPM Real Estate Group to bring its Ritz-Carlton brand for the first time to Portland and the Pacific ... Read More

Qatar Executive expands its fleet with two state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets

Qatar Executive expands its fleet with two state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 20, 2019 14:50 0

Qatar Executive is pleased to confirm delivery of two new state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets providing even more passengers with a luxurious, unique and refined flying experience. ... Read More

Teens & tweens dining options reach the stars on cruise ships

Teens & tweens dining options reach the stars on cruise ships

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019 18:35 0

Family vacations are perhaps the ultimate bonding experience, with moments that live on in memory for a lifetime. As such, vacation planning has become a ... Read More

United Airlines San Francisco Polaris Lounge named Best Business Class Lounge in the World

United Airlines San Francisco Polaris Lounge named Best Business Class Lounge in the World

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 18:07 0

The United Polaris lounge at San Francisco International Airport has been voted Best Business Class Lounge in the World by the 2019 World Airline Awards ... Read More

Sapphire Princess extends Asia season

Sapphire Princess extends Asia season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 15:45 0

Princess Cruises has announced Sapphire Princess will be extending her season in Asia in 2020. This follows her sixth homeporting season in Singapore from December ... Read More

Accor Hotels: Global developments in the luxury segment

Accor Hotels: Global developments in the luxury segment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 23:20 0

With over 4,800 hotels, resorts and residences across 100 countries, Accor, a global augmented hospitality group, continues to strengthen and expand its luxury portfolio worldwide. ... Read More

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