Now Open: Banana Island Resort Doha By Anantara

Thailand-based hospitality operator Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has opened the latest addition to its growing portfolio. Nestled in the Arabian Gulf off the coast of Doha, Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara offers a paradise island setting accessible by a 20-minute luxury ferry from the downtown Al Shyoukh terminal or a 10-minute helicopter ride from … Continue reading

Ethiopian Airlines Plans Dublin, Los Angeles Service

Ethiopian Airlines has unveiled plans to launch flights to Dublin and Los Angeles. When it begins from June 2015, the African carrier and Star Alliance member will provide the only direct connection between Africa, Ireland and the US west coast.   While flight timings have not been revealed, the airline has confirmed the service will … Continue reading

Mandarin Oriental Opens New Turkish Resort

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has opened a new luxury resort in Turkey. Ideally located on a 60-hectare waterfront site at Cennet Koyu and offering panoramic views of the Aegean Sea, the Mandarin Oriental Bodrum is the group’s latest addition to its portfolio, featuring luxurious design incorporating contemporary Turkish elements and stylish Oriental-inspired touches.   Stylish … Continue reading

Etihad Unveils 2015 Expansion Plans

Etihad Airways has revealed its growth plans for 2015, announcing 6 new routes and equipment adjustments on several existing services. The national airline of the UAE will begin passenger flights between its Abu Dhabi base and Algiers, Edinburgh, Entebbe, Hong Kong, Kolkata and Madrid in the first half of next year, while also serving Brisbane … Continue reading

Repositioning Cruises For Quantum Of The Seas Unveiled

Royal Caribbean International has revealed details of the repositioning sailings for Quantum of the Seas’ planned Chinese deployment. Departing 2 May 2015 from the New York metropolitan area, the 53-night journey comprises 5 legs and sees the ship travel east and crossing the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean and South China Sea … Continue reading