Belmond Debuts Irish Luxury Train

Luxury hotel and leisure company Belmond, the operator of the famed Venice-Simplon Orient Express, Eastern & Oriental and Hiram Bingham trains, has added its latest railway experience in Ireland.   The new Belmond Grand Hibernian set off on its inaugural tour of the Green Isle yesterday from Dublin on a 6-day journey. Visiting Cork, Kerry, … Continue reading

Silversea Unveils Grand Expeditions

Silversea Cruises has unveiled details of its upcoming Grand Expeditions. Sailing from October 2015, the luxury line has created 5 journeys ranging from 18 to 34 days. Each voyage begins with an expedition cruise in the Galapágos Islands, before connecting to a land adventure, and finally ending with a further expedition cruise exploring the coast … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces 2016/2017 Deployment, Unveils Asian Season

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) today announced exciting and exotic new itineraries for the its Fall/Winter 2016/2017 deployment, offering new destinations and ports for guests. Highlights include the line’s return to Asia, the return of the Norwegian Epic to North America and explorations of South America by sea.   Norwegian Star to Asia and Australia The … Continue reading

Air Canada To Boost Brazilian Presence

Air Canada has announced a boost to its South American presence with the addition of a new route to Brazil. From 11 December 2014, the Star Alliance member will launch a non-stop service between Toronto and Rio de Janeiro, complementing its existing daily Toronto – Sao Paolo flight.   Operating thrice weekly, flight AC 098 … Continue reading

Airlines Suspend Dreamliner Operations

Operators of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have moved to ground their fleets following an advisory issued by the Federal Aviation Administration pending safety testing of the onboard batteries. A series of incidents involving the aircraft (most recently an emergency landing in Japan) prompted the directive, with Japanese and US operators the first to suspend operations. … Continue reading