Ibis reveals new look and Spotify deal

Hotel brand is to get new design and announces partnership with Sony and Spotify at Paris event Ibis, AccorHotel's economy hotel brand, is to receive a full makeover and will host music concerts in partnership…

Trafalgar to take agents to South Africa on…

Escorted tour operator Trafalgar gives agents chance to win once-in-a-lifetime trip Trafalgar, the escorted tour specialist, has revealed that South Africa is the destination for its annual agent incentive trip, Acclaim. Two spaces will be…

Paradise found: The Seychelles Islands

Bio-diverse and eco-friendly, the Seychelles is an archipelago of unrivalled beauty perfect for those who want to protect the world as they explore it Situated 1,500 kilometres off the mainland of East Africa in the…

Carnival Mardi Gras

Carnival names new ship after first vessel

Carnival Cruise Line will name its largest new ship, Mardi Gras, after its first-ever vessel. The new 5,200-passenger ship is due to join Carnival’s fleet in 2020, weighing in at 180,000 tons – more than six…

Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook UK boss returns to role

Chris Mottershead resumes leadership of Thomas Cook’s UK arm with immediate effect. Chris Mottershead has been reappointed to his role as Thomas Cook’s UK boss following Ingo Burmester’s sudden departure to be closer to his…

Responsible tourism among Travel Trends

ABTA has launched its Travel Trends 2019 report, naming its key trends for the new year. The trends include 'Responsible tourism goes mainstream' and 'Resurgence of the trusted travel expert'. ABTA also named its top 12…

ABTA names Travel Trend destinations

ABTA launches report at event in London, writes Anthony Pearce. ABTA has launched its Travel Trends 2019 report, naming its 12 destinations to watch in the new year. According to The Travel Association, in the…