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Hull Trains debuts Hitachi-built Paragon trainsets

HULL TRAINS DEBUTS HITACHI-BUILT PARAGON TRAINSETS

The Paragon trains offer free wifi, plug and USB ports, and a new at-seat trolley service

Courtyard by Marriott opens in Amritsar

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT OPENS IN AMRITSAR

Situated in the spiritually revered city of the Golden Temple, the 104-key hotel marks the brand's 18th opening in India

 
 
 
This is why rolling out edible coffee cups across Air New Zealand's entire network would be difficult

THIS IS WHY ROLLING OUT EDIBLE COFFEE CUPS ACROSS AIR NEW ZEALAND'S ENTIRE NETWORK WOULD BE DIFFICULT

The New Zealand flag carrier is currently only offering the edible cups on its trans-Tasman flights and in its lounges

Ryanair expects to receive just ten B737 Max aircraft by next summer

RYANAIR EXPECTS TO RECEIVE JUST TEN B737 MAX AIRCRAFT BY NEXT SUMMER

The figure is around a sixth of the 58 Max aircraft Boeing had originally scheduled to deliver to the carrier by summer 2020

 
 
 
Qantas announces new frequent flyer partnership with Air France-KLM

QANTAS ANNOUNCES NEW FREQUENT FLYER PARTNERSHIP WITH AIR FRANCE-KLM

Qantas frequent flyers can now access reward seats, earn Qantas Points and receive tier benefits across the entire Air France-KLM network

Hong Kong Airlines says it is ‘here to stay' after raising enough cash to avoid licence suspension

HONG KONG AIRLINES SAYS IT IS ‘HERE TO STAY' AFTER RAISING ENOUGH CASH TO AVOID LICENCE SUSPENSION

Hong Kong Airlines says it will 'endeavour' to serve all its passengers over the upcoming holiday season and beyond

 
 
 
Bengaluru Airport begins operations on second runway

BENGALURU AIRPORT BEGINS OPERATIONS ON SECOND RUNWAY

The clearance is given only for departures at the new runway

Vistara and Lufthansa ink codeshare deal

VISTARA AND LUFTHANSA INK CODESHARE DEAL

This new agreement will strengthen the carriers' existing interline partnership

 
 
 
Aman to open Miami property

AMAN TO OPEN MIAMI PROPERTY

The hotel and residences will be located on the site of the former Versailles Hotel in Miami's South Beach

Hilton's UK hotels to send recycled soap bars to communities in need

HILTON'S UK HOTELS TO SEND RECYCLED SOAP BARS TO COMMUNITIES IN NEED

Leftover soap from Hilton's UK hotels will be cleaned, recycled and sent around the world

 
 
 
Norwegian adds Chooose carbon offsetting option to booking process

NORWEGIAN ADDS CHOOOSE CARBON OFFSETTING OPTION TO BOOKING PROCESS

Customers can now offset their carbon footprint during the checkout process

Kempinski hotel unveils £12m diamond-covered Christmas tree

KEMPINSKI HOTEL UNVEILS £12M DIAMOND-COVERED CHRISTMAS TREE

As Christmas decorations go, the new tree at Kempinski Hotel Bahia in Marbella has to be among the most extravagant around. Created...

 
 
 
Emirates expects to serve half a million Christmas meals this month

EMIRATES EXPECTS TO SERVE HALF A MILLION CHRISTMAS MEALS THIS MONTH

Festive treats will include mince pies in the carrier's A380 onboard lounges, and snowman cookies for younger travellers

New folding airline seat design unveiled by UK firm

NEW FOLDING AIRLINE SEAT DESIGN UNVEILED BY UK FIRM

The seats by British company New Territory have padded wings within the seat back that can be folded out for comfort and privacy

 
 
 
KLM now offers virtual reality tours of its entire fleet

KLM NOW OFFERS VIRTUAL REALITY TOURS OF ITS ENTIRE FLEET

Travellers can now take VR tours of all of the Dutch carrier's aircraft, from the Embraer 175 up to the airline's newest B787-10 Dreamliner

Accor to open new Novotel hotel in Perth, Australia

ACCOR TO OPEN NEW NOVOTEL HOTEL IN PERTH, AUSTRALIA

The new 431-room Novotel property will have a soft opening on 19 December this year

 
 
 
The Luxury Collection unveils Seychelles property

THE LUXURY COLLECTION UNVEILS SEYCHELLES PROPERTY

North Island, Seychelles is the first private island destination under the brand's portfolio

Zurich Airport wins bid to build Jewar Airport

ZURICH AIRPORT WINS BID TO BUILD JEWAR AIRPORT

Other bidders were Adani Enterprises, Anchorage Infrastructure Investments Holdings and Delhi International Airport

 
 
 
Hainan Airlines to add Chongqing-Budapest service

HAINAN AIRLINES TO ADD CHONGQING-BUDAPEST SERVICE

The new route marks the airline's tenth international route departing from Chongqing, as well as the southwestern Chinese city's first...

Marriott to open 30 luxury hotels in 2020

MARRIOTT TO OPEN 30 LUXURY HOTELS IN 2020

They will be across brands including Ritz-Carlton, St Regis, The Luxury Collection, Edition and JW Marriott

 
 
 



Could a 'neutral' Russia team play at the 2022 World Cup?! FIFA refuse to...

Could a 'neutral' Russia team play at the 2022 World Cup?! FIFA refuse to rule out banned nation

After being hit with a four-year blanket ban from international sporting competition, the door was left slightly ajar for a 'neutral' Russian team to play at the 2022 World Cup. Read more ...

David Leyonhjelm mocks climate change after White Island eruption

David Leyonhjelm mocks climate change after White Island eruption

David Leyonhjelm has been slammed for mocking climate change in the wake of the White Island eruption in New Zealand that has left five people dead. Read more ...

Golden Globes 2020 SNUBS: Cats, Game Of Thrones, This Is Us, Little Women...

Golden Globes 2020 SNUBS: Cats, Game Of Thrones, This Is Us, Little Women left out in the cold

Cats, starring Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and Taylor Swift, did not get a lot of GG love, though one of Swift's songs for the film was recognized. And Games Of Thrones was out. Read more ...

Jacqueline Jossa and Dan Osborne get very close hours after jungle win...

Jacqueline Jossa and Dan Osborne get very close hours after jungle win despite threesome slurs

Queen of the Jungle Jacqueline Jossa looked very loved-up with Dan as they enjoyed time together on the beach following 'cheating' rumours Read more ...

Golden Globes 2020 nominations: The Irishman, Marriage Story and 1917 honoured

Golden Globes 2020 nominations: The Irishman, Marriage Story and 1917 honoured

The Golden Globes nods have been announced The Irishman and Once Upon A Time In Hollywood have dominated the nominations for the Golden Globes 2020. The nominees for the first... Read more ...

New Zealand volcano erupts: Is eruption related to dreaded ‘Ring of Fire'...

New Zealand volcano erupts: Is eruption related to dreaded ‘Ring of Fire' activity?

NEW ZEALAND'S White Island volcano has burst into life, killing at least five people, with experts fearing the huge blast is related to the much feared Ring of Fire. Read more ...

Serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences 

Serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences 

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Two Wolves fans arrested by police for homophobic abuse at Brighton match

Two Wolves fans arrested by police for homophobic abuse at Brighton match

Two Wolves supporters were arrested by Sussex Police after homophobic abuse directed at Brighton fans with the club condemning their behaviour Read more ...

Russia handed four-year ban from all major sporting events by WADA

Russia handed four-year ban from all major sporting events by WADA

Russia have been banned from all major sporting events for the next four years, the World Anti-Doping Agency has confirmed. Read more ...

Anthony Joshua breaks Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor record with Andy...

Anthony Joshua breaks Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor record with Andy Ruiz Jr fight

The world stopped to watch Anthony Joshua reclaim his world heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday night. Read more ...