Bombardier CSeries Enters Service With SWISS

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) became the world’s first airline to operate the new Bombardier CSeries this week. Kanton Zurich, the Star Alliance member’s first CS100 jet, left Zurich shortly after noon for Paris (Charles de Gaulle) operating flight LX 638.   The historic first flight was celebrated with an inaugural ceremony at the departure gate … Continue reading

Viking Ocean Cruises Announces Plans For Second And Third Ships

Viking Ocean Cruises, one of the cruise industry’s most highly-anticipated new cruise line, has announced plans for its second and third ships. Designed and built to the same specifications as the 930-guest Viking Star (currently under construction in Italy), the new Viking Sky and Viking Sea, will join the cruise line’s fleet in 2016 as … Continue reading

Arcadia Returns To Service After Refit

P&O Cruises welcomes Arcadia back to the fleet in time for Christmas following a multi-million pound refurbishment. Completed over 3 weeks in Bremerhaven, the extensive refit saw an entire stem-to-stern refresh of the ship’s accommodation, dining and entertainment facilities while upholding the line’s commitment to a consistent decor standard across the fleet.   24 new cabins … Continue reading

Viking River Cruises Launches New Ocean Product Line

Award-winning river cruise operator Viking River Cruises today announced the launch of its new ocean product line, Viking Ocean Cruises. Developed with the objective to return the focus of cruising to the destination, the new line will begin sailing in May 2015 with its first vessel, the 928-passengerViking Star, on maiden voyages in the Baltic Sea, Mediterranean and … Continue reading

Hotel Bristol Reopens

Warsaw’s historic Hotel Bristol has reopened following an extensive multi-million dollar renovation, joining Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Luxury Collection brand. Since its founding in 1901 by former Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Paderewski, the hotel has cemented its reputation as one of the city’s icons, providing unrivaled hospitality for discerning travellers drawn to its glamour, decadence … Continue reading