Middle Eastern Carriers Increase Presence At Copenhagen

The Danish capital of Copenhagen is set to receive more flights from Middle Eastern carriers. Qatar Airways is raising flight frequencies to a daily service using widebody aircraft from Doha, while Star Alliance-member EgyptAir has announced it will launch 3 times weekly services from Cairo.   Qatar Airways To Fly Doha – Copenhagen Daily Doha-based … Continue reading

Second Radisson Blu Resort In Tunisia Opens

The Rezidor Hotel Group has opened the Radisson Blu Resort & Thalasso, Monastir in Tunisia, its second resort in the country. Set on a 5-hectare beachfront site overlooking the Gulf of Hammamet, the resort is just 2 kilometers from the international airport and 5 kilometers from the town of Monastir and its attractions, including a 9th century … Continue reading

Disney Cruise Line Unveils Itineraries For 2011

Disney Cruise Line has announced the itineraries for its ships in 2011, with cruises in the Mexican Riviera, Europe and Alaskan cruises for the first time. The Disney Wonder will sail 18 voyages during its 4-month deployment to Alaska, while sister ship Disney Magic will spend the summer in Europe cruising the Mediterranean.   Disney Wonder To Sail … Continue reading

MSC Splendida Christened In Barcelona

Following the launch of the MSC Fantasia, in Naples last December, MSC Cruises has christened its new flagship, MSC Splendida, in splendid style in the Spanish port city of Barcelona. Sister ship to the MSC Fantasia, her arrival expands MSC Cruises’ fleet to 10 vessels.   The event featured song and dance performances by renowned artists, … Continue reading

Costa Europa To Become Thomson Dream

Thomson Cruises has announced that it has secured an agreement to charter the 54,800-GRT Costa Europa and will rename the vessel as Thomson Dream. Beginning in April 2010, the ship will sail for Thomson Cruises, joining its existing ships Thomson Celebration, Thomson Destiny and Thomson Spirit. Capable of carrying up to 1,506 passengers, Thomson Dream will be … Continue reading