Singapore Airlines’ Houston Service To Fly Via Manchester

Singapore Airlines has announced changes to its Houston service, as the carrier seeks to optimize its route network. The Singapore-Houston route, one of its longest, will be flown via Manchester instead of Moscow (Domodedovo) from 30 October 2016 with a 3-class Boeing 777-300ER configured with 8 First, 42 Business and 228 Economy Class seats.   … Continue reading

FRHI, Hilton Launch New Midscale Brands

FRHI Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Worldwide have announced the addition of new brands to their respective portfolios. The latest launches amid an ongoing trend by international and regional hospitality chains, Neqta Hotels and Tru by Hilton both target the midscale market, but differ in their geographical focus.   Neqta Hotels – Betting on China Partnering … Continue reading

Hilton Launches New Brand – Curio

Hilton Worldwide today announced the launch of Curio – A Collection by Hilton, revealing plans for the first hotels to join the new brand.   A carefully selected, global portfolio of distinctive 4- to 5-star properties, Curio is created for travellers who seek local discovery and authentic experiences. Each hotel will retain its individual identity … Continue reading

Norwegian Jewel Revitalized In Preparation For Alaskan Season

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the return of the Norwegian Jewel following a 2-week dry dock enhancement in time for her upcoming summer season in Alaska. The 2005-built ship now boasts new dining concepts found on the line’s latest vessels, whilst also receiving technical modifications to boost her green credentials.   New onboard is O’Sheehan’s … Continue reading

Air China Offers Peking Duck Inflight

Premium passengers flying with Air China can now enjoy authentic “Peking Duck” onboard. The Star Alliance member has partnered renowned Beijing institution Quanjude to offer the signature dish as part of its First Class dining on long-haul flights to Europe and the USA.   The airline and restaurant undertook an extensive development process encompassing preparation … Continue reading