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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Wellness travel in Las Vegas

Over the past few years Las Vegas has sought to diversify its offering away from gambling, seeking to grow its presence then rapidly developing wellness market. Here Maria Korelina takes a look at the results for Breaking Travel News

 

News: Thai Airways extends English Football League partnership

The airline will once again have a digital and in stadia presence at each of the five English Football League Finals to be held at the iconic Wembley Stadium in 2019.

 

Focus: Why is Cape Town one of the World’s Favourite Vacation Destinations?

Over 50,000 Telegraph Travel readers have voted to choose the best vacation destinations in the world. According to results of the vote, Cape Town was named the greatest city in the world and named as a favorite vacation destination of the majority of travel enthusiasts who participated in the study.

 

News: flybmi enters administration blaming Brexit

flybmi had operated a fleet comprising 19 Embraer aircraft, offering 600 scheduled flights a week across a network of 44 destinations in 12 European countries and employs 376 staff.

 

News: Dubai World Central to pick up slack during Dubai International upgrade

Dubai World Central will see the number of passenger flights skyrocket by 700 per cent as it takes on additional traffic during the 45-day period when the southern runway at Dubai International is closed for a complete refurbishment.

 

News: Renaissance Cancún Resort & Marina takes brand into Mexico

Renaissance Hotels has announced the opening of Renaissance Cancún Resort & Marina, the brand’s first hotel to open in Mexico. Renaissance Cancún Resort & Marina encourages travellers to discover the hidden gems that gives its neighbourhoods soul through its whimsical design.

 

News: Ritz-Carlton, Abama, welcomes de Clerck as general manager

Taking up the role today, de Clerck will oversee strategic direction and daily operations across the 459-key resort, while strengthening reputation across its exceptional leisure facilities.

 

News: Sandals Montego Bay completes overhaul in Caribbean

Sandals Resorts International has concluded a transformation of its flagship resort and the completely redesigned Sandals Montego Bay. Guests can lounge on a hammock suspended above turquoise waters by day and enjoy sunset cocktails gathered around the intimate fire pits by night.

 

News: Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, opens to guests

Located in the heart of Dubai, and a stone’s throw from the water’s edge, the resort is set to bring a new wave of chic design and luxury experiences to the shores of the city.

 

News: Loganair moves to replace flybmi on key routes

Jonathan Hinkles, Loganair managing director, said: “It’s always really sad to see an airline go out of business, and our thoughts are with all those affected – particularly staff members. We are evaluating flybmi’s wider network and assessing routes which align with Loganair’s distinct geographical area and overall strategic plans.”

 

News: Ital Café debuts at Half Moon in Jamaica

Luxury Jamaican hotel Half Moon has added its first vegan eatery, Ital Café, to its award-winning collection of culinary offerings. Working in partnership with Aris Latham, considered to be the father of gourmet ethical raw food cuisine in America, Ital Café grows fresh, organic fruit, vegetables and herbs to be used on their menu.

 

News: New leadership for Slieve Donard Resort & Spa

Hastings Hotels has welcomed Michael Weston and Niall Burns, the new general manager and deputy general manager at the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in Newcastle.

 

News: British Airways launches London City-Munich route

Customers at London’s Munich Cricket Club joined in a traditional Bavarian toast to the newest British Airways’ route to launch from London City Airport.

 

News: Virgin Atlantic launches hidden disabilities scheme

Virgin Atlantic has announced the launch of a hidden disabilities scheme across its networks. Offered to passengers at no extra cost, the scheme ensures the airline provides extra assistance to those who may need it without them having to ask. 

 

News: European tourism arrivals prove resilient in 2018

Europe remains the most visited region in the world, with a six per cent upswing in international tourist arrivals in 2018 compared to the previous year.

 

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Iwona Bialobrzycka, director, Polish Tourism Organisation

As Poland prepares to celebrate the centenary of its independence with a raft of events across the country, Breaking Travel News chats with Iwona Bialobrzycka, director of the Polish Tourism Organisation, to find out more

 

News: Expedia launches airline luggage allowance guide

Expedia have launched an interactive airline luggage allowance guide to help people shopping for flights find out which one really is best for them.

 

News: Radisson Hotel Group signs with SunnySeeker to grow Cyprus presence

Building on an already-successful partnership, the new deal will see the group grow its existing portfolio in the country to six hotels and almost 1,000 rooms by 2025.

 

News: Princess Cruises welcomes milestones for three new ships

In an industry-first, events took place at Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, to mark the construction progress for each of the 3,660-guest Sky Princess, Enchanted Princess and a sixth Royal-class ship yet to be named.

 

News: McSpadden joins American Express Global Business Travel for new digital role

American Express Global Business Travel has appointed Mark McSpadden as vice president of global product strategy and digital experience.

 


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