China Airlines Set For London Return With A350

Skyteam member China Airlines has announced plans to relaunch nonstop flights between Taipei and London from 1 December 2017, a route which it abandoned in 2012.   Flown using its new Airbus A350 jets that boast improved operating economics, the 13-hour flights will run 4 days a week between Taipei (Taoyuan) and London (Gatwick). Flight … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates Norwegian Joy Christening In Shanghai

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has christened its new custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, Norwegian Joy.   In a lavish ceremony held onboard while she was docked in Shanghai, invited guests and members of the media were treated to a phoenix-themed performance by renowned dancer and choreographer Wang Yabin that pays homage to the ship’s … Continue reading

Ritz-Carlton Ventures Into Luxury Yachting

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, one of the foremost names in luxury travel, is set to expand to the high seas with a new small ship, luxury cruising operation.   Set to launch in time for the 2019 cruise season, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will focus on visiting smaller ports in popular cruise regions with a … Continue reading

Revealed: Celebrity Edge

Celebrity Cruises has unveiled the details of the new Celebrity Edge, set to debut next December in Fort Lauderdale and prompting a rethink in cruise ship design.   Boasting design names including Kelly Hoppen MBE of Kelly Hoppen Interiors and visionary architect Tom Wright of WKK, together with American designer Nate Berkus serving as design … Continue reading

Network Enhancements From Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific has announced flight frequency changes to several key destinations later this year.   21x Weekly Hong Kong – San Francisco San Francisco, a popular North American destination for the airline, will be served by 3 daily flights from the end of October 2017. Its Airbus A350 will be introduced on the Hong Kong-San … Continue reading