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Radisson Blu Farnham Estate wins Irish Tatler Best Hotel Spa Award...

BRUSSELS - The Health Spa at Radisson Blu Farnham Estate is delighted to be named the Best Hotel Spa in this year's Irish Tatler Spa Awards.

Hainan Airlines again named “Best Airline in China”

SEATTLE, Wash. - Hainan Airlines, for the second time, was named as the Best Airline in China in the 8th Annual GT Tested Reader Survey Awards conducted by Global Traveler Magazine.

Jazzman Herbie Hancock named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will designate United States jazz musician Herbie Hancock as a Goodwill Ambassador later this month, the agency announced

Qatar Airways named Airline of the Year

PARIS, France - Qatar Airways has been named "Airline of the Year" at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards 2011 for its outstanding inflight product and operational excellence.

Chinese opera star named UNESCO Artist for Peace

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today designated Chinese opera performer Zhang Jun as an Artist for Peace.

Three Brazilians names UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors

Three Brazilians – a businessman, a designer and an artist – will be formally named Goodwill Ambassadors for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Friday

Omni Hotels and Resorts named 2011 Luxury Brand of the Year

IRVING, Texas - Omni Hotels & Resorts was named the Luxury Hotel Brand of the Year in the 2011 Harris Poll EquiTrend® study conducted by Harris Interactive.

Goh Choon Phong named new CEO of Singapore Airlines

Singapore - Singapore Airlines has named its current vice president of marketing, Goh Choon Phong, to be its new CEO, after the company's current head Chew Choon Seng retires in December this year.

Londonderry selected to be Britain’s first city of culture

BELFAST – A Northern Irish city which endured years of unrest during the province's troubled past was Thursday selected to be Britain's first city of culture.

Tanzania’s Goodwill Tourism Ambassador in America named

During his weeklong tour in United States, Tanzanian President Mr. Jakaya Kikwete has picked famous American businessman and photographer, Mr.

Choice Hotels Stephen Joyce named national chairman of the US Travel...

Choice Hotels International Inc. CEO Stephen Joyce has been named national chairman of the U.S. Travel Association.

Gloria Guevara named Mexico’s new tourism minister

Mexico President Felipe Calderon named Gloria Guevara as the new minister of tourism, putting her in charge of developing an industry that is the country’s third- biggest source of dollar inflows.

Continental Airlines names plane after first black commercial pilot in US

It took Marlon Green more than six years to battle Continental Airlines to become the first black hired as a pilot fora U.S. passenger airline.

Costa Deliziosa to be named in Dubai

Dubai - Costa Deliziosa will be named in Dubai on 23 February with a charming and innovative event organized by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) together with the leading

Billionaire Esteves named to TAM’s board of directors

SAO PAULO - Brazil's leading airline TAM SA (TAM) named Brazilian banker Andre Esteves to its board of directors, the company announced late Friday.

John Tague named new president of United Airlines

UAL Corporation, the holding company whose primary subsidiary is United Airlines, announced today that John Tague has been named president of United Airlines.

Eight new natural wonders named

Eight new natural wonders, including the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Mexico and what has been dubbed "the Galápagos of the Indian Ocean," have been added to the World Heritage List.