Just out via Gulf News, the popular UAE restaurant chain Just Falafel is slated to open another 57 branches in the Benelux region. Operated by Egyptian conglomerate Wadi Degla Holding, the Just Falafel restaurants are scheduled to be opening in the coming year.
Aiming to get hitched soon, seven of Thomas Cook’s exclusive resorts on Crete, Cyprus, Rhodes and in Turkey will offer new wedding packages to temp soon to be newlyweds. The all new overseas Weddings brochure, combines Thomas Cook and Thomas Cook Signature products into one portfolio.
Total passenger traffic for AEGEAN and Olympic Air was up by 26% for April 2014, climbing to 751,347 passengers, 153,443 more than the total for both companies during the same period in 2013.In April, AEGEAN and Olympic Air operated 7.933 flights improving the load factor by 9 units, reaching 76%.
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has launched “Oberoi Exotic Vacations – Summer Special.” Guest can experience the fabulous hospitality of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels at up to 50% off peak season prices.
Coming up this summer the ITT Conference is set to take place from 2−4 June 2014 at The Hilton Malta Hotel on the Portomaso waterfront in Malta.
Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator with over 3,600 hotels and close to 170,000 employees worldwide, today announces that its corporate foundation has been transformed into an endowment fund called Solidarity Accor.
Loyalty management company Aimia has just acquired a 25% stake in Spanish loyalty coalition Travel Club. The six million members of Travel Club now integrate with the international membership base eg. the UK’s Nectar, Nectar Italia, and Aeroplan etc.
The European Hotel Design Awards 2014 is now open for entries. Internationally acclaimed as the leading pan-European competition to focus on excellence in hotel architecture and design, the Awards are organised by Sleeper magazine and attract the hospitality industry’s brightest stars competing in a variety of categories.
To remain at the forefront of the industry, TUI Travel is creating one ‘virtual’ airline from its five Tour Operator airlines. The Aviation function for the Mainstream Sector will provide a platform for further growth of the Group’s Tour Operators, increase the profitability of its airlines and contribute to the Group’s delivery of a seamless integrated customer experience. Essentially, the Group’s airlines will act as one, with the new leadership structure in place from 1 June 2014.
Feel spring in green Slovenia! Not far from Ljubljana, Volčji Potok Arboretum will host an exhibition of over two million tulips between 26 April and 4 May.
Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, and the European Travel Commission (ETC) signed today a strategic partnership to promote Europe as a tourism destination.
Magnuson Hotels, the world’s largest independent hotel group, announced today a year-over-year (2013/2012) brand growth of 25% for its three non-franchise hotel brands.