AccorHotels undergoes ‘cultural transformation’

AccorHotels UK & Ireland has launched a ‘cultural transformation’ enabling staff throughout its UK hotels including ibis, Novotel and Mercure with the freedom to go ‘off-script’ to provide spontaneous gestures that transform hotel stays.  It…

Fred Olsen guests raise money for Caribbean relief

£12,000 donated to Hurricane Relief Fund Fred Olsen Cruise Lines’ guests across the fleet have raised almost £25,000 to help the Caribbean relief effort following the devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria in September…

Marella Explorer undergoes refurbishment

The latest – and largest – addition to Marella Cruises’ fleet has been undergoing refurbishment in Spain Marella Explorer, the latest addition to the Marella Cruises fleet, is undergoing refurbishment in Cadiz, Spain. The ship…

First TUI Academy graduates complete training

The first youngsters from the TUI Academy have completed their training and start work in the Dominican Republic The first graduates from the TUI Academy, launched just over a year ago have completed a training programme…

IAG buys into Norwegian

The low-cost long-haul carrier insists it’s not for sale International Airlines Group (IAG) has acquired a 4.61 per cent ownership position in Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (Norwegian), stating it considers the airline to be an…

Sterling performance: pound makes recovery

The pound’s recovery in recent months is set to benefit holidaymakers; Croation kuna continues to grow Sterling’s strong recovery in recent months is set to benefit holidaymakers, according to a report by Post Office Travel…

Thomas Cook unveils new brand Cook’s Club

Thomas Cook unveils its latest hotel brand in Crete Thomas Cook has unveiled its latest hotel brand, Cook’s Club, attracting a new audience to package holidays. The first Cook’s Club opening will be in Crete…