Tag: Edinburgh

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 20:40

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best awards. The nominees are part of the industry-leading Virtuoso Hotels & ... Read More

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:49

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the role of board chair for BestCities Global Alliance. She will ... Read More

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:40

BestCities Global Alliance and Copenhagen Convention Bureau (CCB) are set to investigate what the future holds for associations and association congresses with a focus on creating lasting, positive impact. Exploring ... Read More

Canine comforts: Best US and UK locations to pamper your pooch revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 15:33

Given the growing trend of dog owners treating their pets as VIPs (very important pooches), it’s apparent that some cities are more accommodating for four-legged furry friends than others. From ... Read More

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:16

Summer is around the corner, and many travelers all over the world are busy planning their vacations. In an effort to help travelers enjoy their trip and get the most ... Read More

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts South Sandwich Islands region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:34

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked South Sandwich Islands region today. No tsunami warning issued. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 22 Apr 2019 14:49:07 UTC • 22 Apr 2019 12:49:07 ... Read More

Hainan Airlines announces nonstop Beijing-Oslo service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 16:30

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. (Hainan Airlines) plans to formally launch nonstop service between Beijing and Oslo on May 15. This will be the first direct route between mainland China ... Read More

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:25

UK’s 2018 Hotels Market Report shows that the UK regional capitals are performing strongly with overall room nights booked growing by 8% across the top 250 UK cities. London continues ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019 01:30

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath (Scottish Declaration of Independence) was submitted to Pope John ... Read More

No tsunami threat after strong earthquake rocks South Sandwich Islands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 19:35

Powerful magnitude of 6.5 earthquake has struck the South Atlantic Ocean near the South Sandwich Islands today. “Based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake. ... Read More

New flights: Heathrow to Cornwall and the world

editor editor- April 2, 2019 19:05

Celebrations were held yesterday to mark the start of important new service at Heathrow airport. This weekend, the airport welcomed Flybe’s route from Cornwall Airport Newquay. The year-round service operates ... Read More

Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes

editor editor- April 2, 2019 02:42

The last 24 hours have brought 2 new international flights to Boston Logan International Airport, thanks to Delta joint venture partners KLM and Virgin Atlantic - setting the stage for ... Read More

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 02:52

Passengers at London City Airport today boarded British Airways flight BA3281 assuming they would fly to Duesseldorf, Germany but were surprised when landing they saw a sign: Welcome to Edinburg ... Read More

The Balmoral hotel announces Head Chef at its Michelin-starred restaurant

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 15:03

The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte hotel in Edinburgh, announced Mark Donald as the new Head Chef of Number One - the hotel’s one Michelin star restaurant. The Scottish born chef’s ... Read More

Marriott to open South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel at Cochin International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 16:55

Twenty14 Holdings has announced plans to launch Port Muziris – South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel, part of Marriott International, near Cochin International Airport. The 55-room property is all set ... Read More

Hainan Airlines launches nonstop service between Guiyang, China and Paris, France

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 01:01

Hainan Airlines will launch nonstop service between Guiyang, China and Paris on March 24, its fourth nonstop route from mainland China to Paris following Xi'an-Paris, Chongqing-Paris and Shenzhen-Paris. The once ... Read More

Top 6 Best Hotels in Glasgow Scotland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 19:30

Edinburgh may be a top tourist and business destination, but its neighbor Glasgow is an equally fine Scottish city, with lots to do and some amazing places to stay. Take ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:13

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct flight routes, a growing number of millennial and middle-class travellers ... Read More

Brits rush to experience Europe ahead of Brexit Day

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:53

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit pushed British tourists to take in EU holiday hotspots before 29th March. While ticket bookings in much-loved destinations such as Italy are up 28% year-on-year for the ... Read More

World’s most northerly “Grand Dame” hotel set to relaunch

editor editor- February 6, 2019 23:25

First opened in 1870 to welcome aristocratic Britons in search of the world's best salmon fishing, Trondheim's Britannia Hotel will reopen on April 1 after a multi-year $160 million renovation. ... Read More

The hidden costs of ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes at UK airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 16:20

With many consumers intent on becoming more eco-conscious in 2019, UK travelers may not appreciate the environmental damage and negative consequences of their ‘kiss and fly’ lift to the airport. ... Read More

UK’s top 10 airports pre-flight dining ranked

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 18:30

Britain’s 10 biggest airports were ranked for pre-flight dining by the UK flight and travel comparison site that has analyzed the online ratings, prices and vegetarian options British travelers spend ... Read More

BestCities Global Alliance launches new brand platform

editor editor- January 24, 2019 23:07

BestCities Global Alliance has kicked off 2019 by unveiling a new brand platform. Read More

Hainan Airlines to Launch Dublin-Shenzhen Non-Stop Service on February 25

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 21, 2019 06:55

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. ("Hainan Airlines") plans to launch non-stop service between Shenzhen and Dublin on February 25, 2019. The route, with two round trip flights weekly on Mondays ... Read More

What destinations are trending with independent travelers for New Year?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 16:50

With the New Year celebration only a few days away, what cities are hot with the independent travelers this year? Tokyo, Paris and New York City are the top destinations ... Read More

World’s priciest New Year’s Eve destinations revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 02:45

Miami Beach is the most expensive destination in the world for accommodation on New Year's Eve this year, according to a new survey. The survey compared hotel rates in 50 ... Read More

Powerful new flight deals search engine launches

editor editor- December 14, 2018 12:04

A new search engine pinpoints the cheapest dates to fly in the entire year or during a particular month. Read More

Delta Air Lines adds more key markets for Boston customers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 05:14

Delta adds more key markets for Boston customers: Chicago, Cleveland, Newark and Washington, D.C. Delta is Boston's fastest-growing carrier by daily departures, and has more than doubled domestic daily departures ... Read More

Power of People proves popular for upcoming BestCities Global Forum in Bogota

editor editor- December 3, 2018 14:08

Leaders will hold talks, workshops, and programs while also learning about the region and culture of Latin America at the BestCities Global Forum to be held in Bogota. Read More

Hilton Edinburgh Airport appoints Stuart Cran as new General Manager

editor editor- June 20, 2013 05:30

EDINBURGH, Scotland – Hilton Edinburgh Airport has appointed hospitality professional Stuart Cran as its new General Manager. Read More

After 10-year debate Edinburgh ditches tourist tax plan

editor editor- October 3, 2012 05:00

Plans to introduce a controversial tourist tax in Edinburgh have finally been put to bed, after the local council admitted it wasn't a viable option. Read More

Edinburgh second costliest hotels in Europe

editor editor- September 13, 2012 01:00

Edinburgh is Europe’s second most expensive destination in terms of the cost of lodging there. Read More

Tourists: Edinburgh hotels overpriced

editor editor- February 1, 2012 08:01

A third of tourists complained their hotel in Edinburgh was not value for money, according to new VisitScotland research. Read More

Minister: Edinburgh’s planned “tourist tax” not legal

editor editor- December 16, 2011 05:49

The Scottish capital's council said it could raise up to £10m a year by charging between £1 and £2 per hotel room each night. Read More

HotelTravel.com’s top 3 Edinburgh events in August

editor editor- May 31, 2011 04:00

PHUKET, Thailand - HotelTravel.com spotlights three of the world's top cultural events, all kicking off this August in Edinburgh, as the Scottish capital has evolved into one of the coolest ... Read More

Edinburgh union leaders want to tax city tourists

editor editor- February 16, 2011 07:51

A tax on tourists in Edinburgh during peak times such as the festival would help soften the blow of funding cuts, according to trade union leaders. Read More