Viking Ocean Cruises Christens New Ship, Announces First World Cruise

A year after its debut with the Viking Star, Viking Ocean Cruises continues its aggressive expansion with the introduction of a second ship and the unveiling of details for the company’s first world cruise.   Viking Sea Named in London with Norwegian Flair The River Thames in Greenwich was the scene of maritime and Norwegian tradition … Continue reading

Scoot To Add Sapporo To Network

Singapore-based low cost carrier Scoot today announced the addition of Sapporo to its flying network, with flights to begin in October 2016. Hokkaido’s biggest city becomes the airline’s third Japanese destination after Tokyo (Narita) and Osaka.   Operating 3 times weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, flight TZ 216 departs Singapore at 0615 hrs, arriving … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Features For Norwegian Joy

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has revealed the features and facilities for its upcoming China-bound ship, the 3,900-passenger Norwegian Joy. Currently under construction at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, the vessel is designed specifically for the Chinese market and will incorporate several new-to-brand and groundbreaking innovations when she sets sail from Shanghai and Tianjin in summer … Continue reading

Now Open: Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort

AccorHotels has continued the expansion of its luxury Sofitel portfolio in China with the opening of the brand’s first resort in Sanya. Set on the idyllic coast at Haitang Bay, the new Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort offers 477 guestrooms, suites and villas overlooking the South China Sea.   Reminiscent of the French Riviera, all guestrooms … Continue reading

Incheon Airport Maglev Begins Revenue Service

South Korea’s main air travel gateway, Incheon International Airport, has opened a new urban maglev line. Planned since 2006, the first phase of the Incheon Airport Maglev serves to provide access within the Incheon Sky City as well as being a technology demonstrator for developers Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM) and Hyundai Rotem. … Continue reading