SilkAir To Be Absorbed Into Singapore Airlines, Receive Cabin Upgrades

Singapore Airlines revealed today plans to absorb and integrate its regional wing SilkAir, as it seeks to create closer product and service consistency amongst its full-service offerings. The Star Alliance member will invest USD 74.4 million to upgrade cabins on SilkAir’s narrowbody B737 fleet that will bring a new lie-flat Business Class product to replace … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates Norwegian Joy Christening In Shanghai

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has christened its new custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, Norwegian Joy.   In a lavish ceremony held onboard while she was docked in Shanghai, invited guests and members of the media were treated to a phoenix-themed performance by renowned dancer and choreographer Wang Yabin that pays homage to the ship’s … Continue reading

Oceania Cruises Releases Details Of 180-Day World Cruise

Oceania Cruises has unveiled details of its world cruise for 2019, a 180-day voyage covering over 45,000 nautical miles onboard the elegant and intimate Insignia.   The Route Embarking the full world cruise either in New York (departing 11 January 2019), Miami (departing 14 January 2019) or Los Angeles (departing 30 January 2019), guests will … Continue reading

Tribute Portfolio Makes Chinese Debut

Marriott International has launched the first Tribute Portfolio hotel in China.   Following a multi-million dollar renovation, The Yuluxe Sheshan joins the collection’s 19 hotels around the world to spearhead its expansion in the Far East. Located a short drive from Shanghai offering a idyllic escape from the urban pave of life, the 325-room hotel … Continue reading

Qatar Airways Flies World’s Longest Commercial Flight

As the sun rose over Auckland on Waitangi Day, New Zealand welcomed the inaugural arrival of flight QR 920, the new record holder for the world’s longest commercial flight.   Award-winning aerial cinematography specialist Tony Monk captured the Boeing 777’s descent past the city skyline towards Auckland Airport, where a traditional water cannon salute greeted … Continue reading