Norwegian

Norwegian enjoys growth in November carryings

The number of passengers flying with Norwegian increased by 14 per cent year-on-year last month. Passenger growth for the European budget airline saw the carrier transport almost 2.9 million people in November. The growth came…

Cunard ship

Massive Cunard booking for Go Travel agents

Two agents at Kent-based agency Go Travel have made a Cunard booking of almost £174,000. The trip marks the agency’s biggest ever booking, with agents Linda Parsons and Gemma Furneau working together to secure the…

Major investment in Jordan coastal resort

Aqaba, along Jordan's only stretch of coastline, will be given a face lift, writes Emily Eastman. The Jordanian coastal resort of Aqaba is getting a multi-billion-dollar makeover, according to Dr Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat, managing…

Norwegian to launch Gatwick to Rio flight

Brazilian tourist board says new flight routes will open up region to European travellers. By Anthony Pearce.  Norwegian will launch a new route from London Gatwick to Rio De Janeiro in the new year, the Brazil…

Air Transat partners with easyJet

Air Transat has announced a partnership with easyJet, creating new connections to Canada. The company said that travellers arriving at London Gatwick airport from 78 cities in Europe and Africa will now have access to…

Jamaica pioneers ‘Global Tourism Resilience’

Jamaica launches crisis management centre, writes Emily Eastman. Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s minister of tourism, is pioneering a Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre in Kingston. The initiative seeks to build capacity and share knowledge…

Antigua and Barbuda to target wedding and honeymoon market

Foreign nationals can get married with zero residency requirements in Antigua and Barbuda, writes Emily Eastman. Antigua and Barbuda has reported an increase visitor numbers, despite a short period of recovery from the effects of…

WTM 2018 event highlights: Day Two

Our round-up of some of the noteworthy conference events at WTM London this year. Global Creating a Killer Content Brand Strategy The Digital Tourism thinktank is back once again with three sessions on how to maximise…