Now Open: Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

Hilton Worldwide’s luxury Waldorf Astoria brand marked its entry to the UAE with the opening of the new Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. Located 45 minutes from Dubai and offering sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf, the highly anticipated 346-room hotel is expected to offer refined luxury and sophistication to the emirate. Honouring regional culture … Continue reading

Philadelphia To Be Qatar Airways’ Next North American Destination

Qatar Airways has announced plans to begin nonstop flights between Doha and Philadelphia, making the city its newest gateway in the USA.   When services begin in March 2014, flight QR 727 will depart Doha’s new Hamad International Airport at 0100 hrs, arriving at Philadelphia International Airport at 0750 hrs. On the return leg, flight … Continue reading

Oceania Cruises Announces 2014 Itineraries, Return Of Insignia

Oceania Cruises has unveiled its 2014 itineraries featuring 90 voyages, 10 new ports of call, a new line-up of European cruises and the return of Insignia. Collectively, the line’s fleet of 5 luxury, mid-size ships will sail to more than 180 destinations in Alaska, Europe, North America, the Panama Canal and South America.   Riviera … Continue reading

Hilton Worldwide Debuts Waldorf Astoria In Berlin

Hilton Worldwide’s luxury Waldorf Astoria brand has arrived in Germany with the opening of the 232-room Waldorf Astoria Berlin. Situated within the Zoofenster tower designed by local architect Professor Christoph Mackler, the hotel is a short drive from Berlin’s major airports and within easy reach to attractions and corporate addresses.   Measuring at least 42 … Continue reading

Ritz-Carlton Makes Okinawan Debut, Reopens In Montreal

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has boosted its global presence with the commencement of operations for 2 luxury properties. The hospitality chain has opened the 97-room Ritz-Carlton Okinawa on the southern Japanese island, while celebrating the reopening of the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Montreal after a 4-year renovation.   Ritz-Carlton Okinawa Affectionately known as “Gusuku” in the local … Continue reading