Flydubai Looks To Russia And Central Asia For Growth

Middle Eastern low cost carrier Flydubai is looking to Russia and Central Asia for growth, announcing an expansion of operations for the region. 6 new destinations will be introduced within this year, with the airline launching service to Mineralnye Vody in mid-April and Dniepropetrovsk, Krasnodar, Odessa, Rostov and Volgograd to follow from mid-September 2013.   … Continue reading

Fairmont And Raffles Debut In Philippines

The Philippines’ capital city Manila today welcomes the newest additions to its hotel inventory with the opening of the highly-anticipated Fairmont Makati and Raffles Makati in the heart of the Ayala Centre. Within walking distance to the city’s financial and entertainment district, both luxury properties are housed in a striking 30-storey glass tower conceived by … Continue reading

Four Seasons Enters Azerbaijan

Fueled by an oil boom, Azerbaijan’s capital city Baku has seen a recent increase in the number of international hotel brands operating in the city. Canadian hotel operator Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts becomes the latest to open in the country with a 171-room waterfront property. Located on Neftchiler Avenue within walking distance from the … Continue reading

Accor’s Sofitel Brand Enters Abu Dhabi

Sofitel, Accor’s luxury brand, has arrived in Abu Dhabi with the opening of the new Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche. Part of the new Capital Plaza development, the 282-room hotel is ideally located in the heart of the UAE capital and a stone’s throw away from the seafront. Featuring a contemporary architectural style, the hotel’s decor … Continue reading

Fairmont Grand Hotel Kiev Welcomes First Guests

Toronto’s Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has entered the Ukrainian capital Kiev with the opening of the new Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv, located in the heart of the city’s historic Podil district. Offering stunning views of the celebrated Dnepr River and the picturesque architecture, the hotel is easily accessible from the international airport and the central … Continue reading