Archive | February, 2012

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Arrives in Singapore

13 Feb

Boeing’s new mid-size passenger airplane, the 787 Dreamliner, touched down here today for the Singapore Airshow. The airplane will be on static display Feb. 14 -17.

The Dreamliner demonstrated its long-range capabilities a few days ago, flying nonstop from Seattle’s Boeing Field to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport — a distance of 7,679 miles (12,358 km).

 

Source:- travelandtourworld.com

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Oman Air announced as Official Airline of Extreme Sailing Series

13 Feb

Oman Air has announced that it is to be the Official Airline of the Extreme Sailing Series, one of the most exciting elements in the yacht racing calendar.

The Official Airline positioning takes the sponsorship by the Sultanate of Oman’s national carrier to a higher, enhanced level. Oman Sail has had significant success in the Extreme Sailing Series over the last two years.

 

Source:- travelandtourworld.com

Vacation Exchange Leader Launches RCI Marketplace

13 Feb

RCI recently launched RCIMarketplace.com, a new way for affiliated resorts to shop and save on the products and services they use every day. This free online ordering tool from Strategic Sourcing, RCI’s global procurement program, aims to save affiliates time and money by providing instant access to high-quality suppliers at competitive prices.

 

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EasyRMS and REALTA partnership brings enhanced revenue to hotels in Indonesia

13 Feb

Easy (Ez) Revenue Management Solutions Ltd (EasyRMS) is proud to announce a new technology partner, REALTA, the leading provider of hotel management solutions in Indonesia.

REALTA is well known by international and Indonesia’s hotel chains in providing superior hotel management system namely Rhapsody®, for more than 28 years. REALTA will now market the EzRMS™ Internet Product Suite to new hotel clients in Indonesia.

 

Source:- travelandtourworld.com

Rotana Marks the Third Stop on the T6 Emirati Leadership Development Journey

13 Feb

In its third week, hosted this time by Rotana at the Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, the T6 Leadership Development Program delivered by Altaaat Leadership Development Institute continues its journey to explore more leadership experiences and lessons that are enriched by the interactive discussions and real case studies derived from actual challenges which program participants had been observing at the various working environments around them.

 

Source:- travelandtourworld.com

CEB wins LCC of the Year, CEO of the Year at international LCC conference

13 Feb

Cebu Pacific won Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) of the Year, and its President and CEO Lance Gokongwei was named LCC CEO of the Year during the Budgie$ and Travel Awards 2012 last February 9, 2012.

The Budgie$ and Travel Awards 2012 was one of the highlights of the 2012 Low-Cost Airlines World Asia Pacific Conference held at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore last week.

Representing the Philippines, CEB bested other airlines such as Air Asia, Jetstar, IndiGo, Spring Airlines and SpiceJet for LCC and LCC CEO of the Year, two Budgie$ Awards categories that were introduced just this year. CEB won Friendliest LCC of the Year award in 2011.

 

Source:- travelandtourworld.com

Qatar Airways Celebrates 10 Years Of Top Women's Tennis Action In Qatar

13 Feb

Qatar Airways once again welcomes some of the world’s top female tennis players to Doha this week as the carrier is named Official Airline of the prestigious Qatar Total Open, now in its 10th year.

Newly-crowned World Number 1 Victoria Azarenka from Belarus will take to the courts alongside other top-seeded players including last year’s winner, Russian Vera Zvonareva and the world’s former top player, Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki.

Azarenka earned the number one spot last month after winning the Australian Open women’s singles title – her first Grand Slam.

 

Source:- travelandtourworld.com