Tag: plunge

SB Architects Unveils Seven New Hospitality Projects  in North America and Mexico

editor editor- June 4, 2019 01:37

Full-service global architecture firm, SB Architects, has been breaking ground in hotel, residential and mixed-use design for almost 60 years, and is delighted to announce seven new hospitality projects that ... Read More

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 17:30

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of political correctness gone mad, with some even threatening to protest the ... Read More

Akaryn Hotel Group launches new resorts in Indonesia and Vietnam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:10

Akaryn Hotel Group, Thailand’s luxury boutique hotel operator, is preparing to spreads its wings and move into international markets for the first time, with the launch of its pioneering hospitality ... Read More

Akaryn Hotel expansion: Aleenta Mountain Retreat in Bali and Akyra resort in Hoi An

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:01

Akaryn Hotel Group, a Thailand based boutique hotel specialist, is preparing to expand into international markets for the first time, with the launch of its pioneering hospitality brands in Indonesia ... Read More

Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 15:45

A visitor from Canada fell to his death from a zipline in the northern province of Chiang Mai on Saturday. Thai rescue officials said the 25-year-old tourist died while riding ... Read More

Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 22:30

The latest crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines has sent shares of the world’s largest aerospace group plummeting 12 percent after the opening bell on ... Read More

The Lodhi unveils The Sultan Suite

editor editor- February 8, 2019 21:24

The Lodhi, New Delhi, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, announced the latest addition to their grand suites: “The Sultan Suite.” True to its name, this 4,400-square-foot ... Read More

14 artworks will light up the city during Bright Brussels, Festival of Light 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 22:30

From 14 to 17 February, Bright Brussels, Festival of Light will showcase the historic heart of Brussels. Large-scale lighting installations designed by national and international artists will draw all eyes ... Read More

Brussels Tourism pays tribute to Bruegel in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 16:38

To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the death of the great Flemish master, several exhibitions and original activities will be on offer to visitors throughout the year. A great opportunity ... Read More

New Year Spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels

editor editor- January 2, 2019 19:39

From London to Lisbon, tempting spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels are the perfect antidote to winter and will work wonders for those wellness, health and fitness goals Read More

Heavenly Spa celebrates 5 years of wellness

editor editor- December 14, 2018 12:03

Heavenly Spa by Westin is preparing to celebrate its 5th anniversary with a meaningful initiative known as the Five Elements Wellness Calendar. Read More

New Dusit Guam Resort will pioneer a number of island “firsts”

editor editor- June 17, 2015 00:15

Dusit International is gearing up to launch Guam’s first newly-built resort since 1999, the Dusit Thani Guam Resort. Read More

Dusit International gears up to open Guam resort

editor editor- March 5, 2015 00:05

Dusit International is gearing up to launch Guam’s first newly built resort since 1999, the Dusit Thani Guam. Read More

Taste the adventure in Guam

editor editor- August 10, 2012 09:09

Tired of filling your downtime doing the same old same old? A little taste of adventure is sure to spice things up. The good news? Read More

Picture-taking tourist plunges to death off Cornwall cliff

editor editor- May 7, 2012 06:44

A man, Harry McCabe, plunged 160 feet to his death from a Cornish cliff in front of his horrified wife and children while attempting to take photographs, it has emerged. Read More

Rising oil prices send Asian airline stocks into tailspin

editor editor- February 23, 2011 06:07

HONG KONG - Airline stocks tumbled across the region on Tuesday as turmoil in the Middle East lifted crude oil prices. Korean Air Line Co Ltd led losers, dropping more ... Read More

Report: Co-pilot sends Indian jet into 7,000-foot plunge

editor editor- December 2, 2010 06:00

The co-pilot of an Air India Express 737 sent the jetliner into a terrifying 7,000-foot plunge in May when he accidentally hit the control column while adjusting his seat, investigators ... Read More

Cyprus tourism revenue plunge 17.1%

editor editor- May 28, 2010 02:25

NICOSIA — Revenue from Cyprus's key tourism sector plunged 17.1 percent in April when the eruption of the Icelandic volcano severely disrupted flights across Europe, official figures showed on Thurs Read More

Ireland’s tourist numbers plunge by nearly 1 million

editor editor- February 25, 2010 04:00

Ireland needs to work harder on attracting tourists. That's the sobering news from Ireland's Central Statistics Office which says tourism numbers are down by a whopping 911,500 people. Read More

No answers yet on Qantas plane plunge

editor editor- November 20, 2009 04:58

Investigators are still looking for an answer to why a Qantas jet fell more than 300 feet mid-flight last year. Read More

Honduran tourism hit hard by unrest

editor editor- October 23, 2009 05:40

Honduras could take 10 years to recover from the impact of its current political crisis which has seen tourist numbers plummet by 70%. Read More

Cyprus tourist numbers tank

editor editor- October 19, 2009 06:02

NICOSIA — Cyprus tourist arrivals plunged 10.7 percent in the first nine months of 2009, the government statistical office reported on Friday, bringing more bad news to the recession-hit economy. Read More

Eastern Europe is getting a cold shower after years of heady growth

editor editor- August 25, 2009 07:10

When the Sky & More mall opened in Riga in 2007, retailers hoped its expensive boutiques and upscale supermarket would draw well-off Latvians on their way home to the pine-forested ... Read More

Singapore Airlines profit plunges as demand wanes

editor editor- May 15, 2009 06:22

SINGAPORE — Singapore Airlines said its January-March profit plunged 92% as travelers cut down on trips amid a global economic slowdown. Read More

Vienna tourism plunges due to global economic downturn

editor editor- April 20, 2009 05:30

Vienna - Overnight stays in the Austrian capital Vienna plunged 9.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2009, official data showed Friday. Read More

Spanish tourism plunges as Britons stay at home

editor editor- December 23, 2008 03:05

Madrid - Arrivals of foreign tourists to Spain, the world's second biggest tourist destination, plummeted in November as top customers Britons and Germans stayed at home during the global economic ... Read More

Air France-KLM second quarter profit plunges

editor editor- November 21, 2008 02:34

PARIS - Air France-KLM Thursday posted a sharp drop in profitability in its fiscal second quarter and blamed the steep rise in fuel costs, weakening economic activity and the strong ... Read More