Royal Jordanian Plans New Guangzhou Service

Oneworld member Royal Jordanian is set to launch new flights between Amman and Guangzhou, as it looks to expand its route network in profitable markets.   Beginning 21 March 2016, flight RJ 180 will depart Amman 3 times a week at 0210 hrs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, arriving in Bangkok at 1555 hrs. Following … Continue reading

St. Regis Extends Footprint To Macau, Dubai

Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ luxury St. Regis brand continues its global expansion with the opening of 2 new hotels in Asia and the Middle East. Part of the Sands Cotai Central integrated resort development, the new St. Regis Macao Cotai Central debuts the brand in the southern Chinese enclave while sister property the St. Regis … Continue reading

Qatar Airways To Join Oneworld

Qatar Airways has confirmed speculation that it is to join one of the global airline alliances, with an announcement of its upcoming entry into Oneworld at a press conference in New York yesterday afternoon. The Doha-based carrier’s Chief Executive Officer Akbar al Baker joined his counterparts from American Airlines and British Airways parent International Airlines … Continue reading

SriLankan Airlines To Join Oneworld

SriLankan Airlines has announced it is to join Oneworld by the end of 2013. Based out of Colombo, the flag carrier of Sri Lanka will boost the alliance’s presence in South Asia following the deferment of troubled Indian carrier Kingfisher Airlines’ membership application.   Operating a fleet of 21 aircraft to 34 destinations in 22 … Continue reading

St. Regis Expands Into Qatar

Hospitality giant Starwood’s luxury St. Regis brand has expanded its global footprint to Qatar with the opening of its newest property in the country’s capital Doha. Occupying a prime seafront location at West Bay, the 336-room St. Regis Doha welcomed its first guests earlier this week as it seeks to capitalize on Qatar’s growing tourism … Continue reading