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Bombardier to build new business jets service centre in Abu Dhabi – Business Traveller

Bombardier will open a new service centre for business aircraft at the Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) by 2025. On Tuesday, Abu Dhabi announced the official ground-breaking of the centre which will have the capacity to fit up to four Global 7500 aircraft. The facility will also be able to service the new Bombardier flagship, […]

Travelodge to open property close to Bristol’s Ministry of Defence offices – Business Traveller

Travelodge has announced plans for its seventh property in England’s southwest city of Bristol. Construction has begun on the 85-room hotel, which will be situated next to Abbey Wood Shopping Park and close to Bristol’s Ministry of Defence offices, with access to the M4, M5 and city centre. The property will feature Travelodge’s “budget-luxe” design […]

Firmdale Hotels to open third New York property – Business Traveller

Firmdale Hotels is set to open its third hotel in New York in September 2023, with a property located in Tribeca. Warren Street Hotel will join Firmdale’s Crosby Street Hotel in downtown SoHo and The Whitby Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. The site at 86 Warren Street was previously a car park and has been built […]

Taj Ajmer opens its doors in Jaipur – Business Traveller

Taj announced the opening of Taj Amer, a new oasis of modern luxury in Jaipur. The hotel’s design seamlessly blends contemporary elegance while paying homage to Rajasthan’s traditional architecture and offers stunning views of the ancient Aravalli Range. Strategically located in Kukas, Taj Amer is a short drive from the majestic Amber Fort and other […]

St Regis brand debuts in Jakarta – Business Traveller

Marriott International has debuted its luxury St Regis brand in the capital of Indonesia, located within the Golden Triangle of Jakarta. The 282-room St Regis Jakarta is situated amongst foreign embassies, government and commercial spaces as well as upscale retail areas. Interiors by New York-based designer Alexandra Champalimaud draw inspiration from Indonesia’s musical traditions. The […]

Qatar Airways to resume flights to Taif in Saudi Arabia – Business Traveller

Qatar Airways has said that it will resume services to Taif starting January 3, 2023 with three weekly flights. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, Qatar Airways flight QR1206 will depart from Hamad International Airport at 7.40am, arriving at Taif International airport at 10.10am. Flight QR1207 will then depart from Taif at 11.10am, and arrive at […]

Hyatt to expand independent Collection brands in key global destinations through 2025

Hyatt announces continued global growth of its Independent Collection brands, including recent openings and a strong development pipeline through 2025 across The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, Destination by Hyatt and JdV by Hyatt brands. This collection of brands encompasses diverse properties, each true to its destination and offers the modern traveler enriching luxury and lifestyle […]

Emirates adds third daily A380 service to London Gatwick – Business Traveller

UAE carrier Emirates has ramped up its operations between Dubai and Gatwick Airport with the addition of a third daily A380 flight It said that the decision to ramp up the number of flights to the UK was “to meet sustained demand ahead of the holiday rush.” The additional frequency will offer enhanced capacity with […]

Air Canada launches Vancouver-Bangkok route – Business Traveller

Air Canada has launched a new seasonal route between Vancouver and Bangkok, with the four-times-weekly service being operated by a B787 Dreamliner aircraft. The Canadian flag carrier is currently the only airline offering regular nonstop flights between North America and Thailand – indeed simpleflying.com reports that the last to do so was when Thai Airways […]

Hilton Garden Inn debuts in Japan – Business Traveller

Alan Watts, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton, commented: “As Japan’s borders reopen to international travelers, we are thrilled to celebrate the debut of Hilton Garden Inn in the country, in the popular destination of Kyoto. The opening of Hilton Garden Inn Kyoto Shijo Karasuma is especially significant as it also marks our 600th hotel in Asia Pacific, cementing Hilton’s […]

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