Emirates adds Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to flight schedule
Phnom Penh in Cambodia will be the latest destination Emirates will serve from July this year, with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a two class configuration.
Discover Los Angeles launches new international ad campaign
In a break with the traditional tourism advertising formula, Discover Los Angeles – the official destination marketing organisation for LA – isn’t selling the city in its latest global brand campaign. Instead, it’s selling the feeling of the city.
ExploreGB heads to Brighton for 2017 event
VisitBritain is gearing up to host its largest ever global tourism trade event to promote destination Britain to the world. Now in its third year ‘ExploreGB’ is heading south to Brighton.
Virgin Atlantic to connect London Heathrow to Barbados
Virgin Atlantic has today announced plans to launch the only direct flight from London Heathrow to Barbados. The new, twice weekly service will launch on December 12th to help make Christmas in the Caribbean a reality for even more holidaymakers.
ITB Berlin 2017 sells out as event approaches
The entire world in 26 display halls: this year, ITB Berlin is booked up again. In 2017, in addition to established exhibitors the world’s largest travel trade show has been able to secure many newcomers.
Neon Museum to expand in Las Vegas
For the first time since opening, the Neon Museum has purchased additional land to allow for its first significant expansion.
Warner Bros. introduces La La Land studio tour ahead of Academy Awards
In celebration of this year’s award season, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood will spotlight Lionsgate’s Oscar nominated film, La La Land, as a limited addition to the tour.
Tenerife Tourism Corporation reveals upsurge in visitors
Official figures released by the Tenerife Tourism Corporation show that the largest of the Canary Islands welcomed a total of 2,049,093 visitors from the UK last year – a 16.1 per cent upsurge compared to 2015 – and the highest number ever recorded.
West Cliffs golf course prepares to debut in Portugal
Europe’s most eagerly-awaited new golf course design project will officially open in Portugal this summer. Situated less than an hour north of Lisbon – on Portugal’s magnificent Silver Coast – West Cliffs has been designed by golf course architect Cynthia Dye ASGCA, of the world-renowned golf architecture firm Dye Designs Group, and is set to be unveiled to a worldwide audience in June.
UK sees mover overseas visitors in 2016 than ever before
New figures out today show more overseas visitors came to the UK last year than ever before. In 2016 there were a record 37.3 million inbound visits to the UK, up three per cent on 2015 with visitors spending £22.2 billion, matching 2015’s record spend.