Vistara Takes To The Skies

Vistara, the joint venture airline by Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, took to the skies for the first time today.   The inaugural service of India’s third full-service carrier, flight UK 890 from Delhi to Mumbai, was given a grand send off from Indira Gandhi International Airport. The country’s Minister of Tourism, Culture & Civil … Continue reading

Vistara Unveiled, To Take Off In October 2014

Tata Sons Limited and Singapore Airlines today announced that their new joint venture airline in India will be named Vistara, with first flights to begin in October 2014. Headquartered in Delhi, the airline will operate the Airbus A320 jet, with plans for a 20-aircraft fleet by the fifth year of operation.   The name is … Continue reading

Tune Hotels Opens First Scottish Property

Malaysian budget hotel brand Tune Hotels continues to expand its global presence with the opening of its first Scottish hotel, Tune Hotel Haymarket Edinburgh. Showcasing the brand’s new identity, the hotel is perfectly positioned opposite Haymarket rail station and enjoys easy access to the city’s attractions and business addresses.   179 guestrooms offer Tune Hotels’ … Continue reading

Now Open: Aloft Chandigarh Zirakpur

Starwood’s trendy Aloft brand has opened its fourth location in India since its debut in 2010. The new, 175-room Aloft Chandigarh Zirakpur is located just outside the city center a short drive away from Chandigarh Airport and major corporate addresses.   The guestrooms feature high ceilings and oversized windows to create a bright, airy environment. At … Continue reading

Etihad Plans Sao Paulo Flights

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has outlined plans to begin flights from Abu Dhabi to Sao Paulo, its first destination in South America. Scheduled to launch on 1 June 2013, the daily service will mark the airline’s entry into the exclusive club of carriers that fly to 6 continents.   Flight EY … Continue reading