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

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

Revamped Hospitality Program Onboard Hawaiian Airlines

Travellers flying Hawaiian Airlines can now enjoy a more comprehensive island experience onboard with the relaunched ‘Mea Ho’okipa Service’ hospitality program. Featuring Hawaiian products, the service was reintroduced on 1August 2012 and is available exclusively on 11 routes connecting key US gateway cities with the airline’s Honolulu base.   Complimentary meals offered in the spirit … Continue reading