Viking River Cruises Plans American Debut

Viking Cruises has revealed plans to operate Mississippi River cruises, announcing its first homeport in the USA and a fleet of new riverboats for a 2017 debut.   The European giant will sail itineraries from New Orleans, with docking facilities located at the Bienville Street Wharf next to the Steamboat Natchez paddle wheel and within … Continue reading

Holiday Inn Celebrates 60th Anniversary, Opens 60th Chinese Property

InterContinental Hotels Group’s popular Holiday Inn brand is celebrating its diamond anniversary this month with a campaign commemorating 60 years of firsts. Building on that heritage, the brand has also opened its 60th property in China, coincidentally also its first ski resort in the country.   60 Years of Holiday Inn Founded by Kemmons Wilson in … Continue reading

Qantas To Increase A380 Flights To London And Los Angeles, Expand European And North American Networks

Sydney-based Qantas has announced it will increase the number of flights on the Sydney-Singapore-London and Sydney-Los Angeles routes operated by its Airbus A380s. The airline will also expand its network in Europe and North America through codeshares with Oneworld partners Iberia and American Airlines.   More A380 Flights The Australian airline is scheduled to take … Continue reading