Wednesday , June 20 2018
Home / Laurie Chester (page 2)

Laurie Chester

Hamill opens Skywalk in Gibraltar

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has opened the Skywalk at the top of the Rock of Gibraltar. Standing 340 metres directly above sea level, the Skywalk is higher than the tallest point of London’s Shard. Gibraltar’s Skywalk offers breath-taking 360-degree views spanning three countries and two continents. The Skywalk is …

Read More »

New York welcomes record visitor numbers for 2017

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that 2017 was the eighth consecutive year for record-breaking tourism, with the city welcoming an estimated 62.8 million visitors last year. The figure represents an increase of 2.3 million visitors over 2016.  Visitation for 2017 was comprised of 49.7 million domestic …

Read More »

Ukraine to welcome first Ryanair flights in October

Ryanair has announced that it will fly to Ukraine from October. The low-cost carrier aims to deliver 800,000 customers per annum to two major Ukrainian airports. The airline will launch ten new routes from Kiev, including to to Barcelona, Bratislava, Gdansk, Krakow, London Stansted, Poznan, Stockholm, Vilnius, Warsaw and Wroclaw. …

Read More »

One-year update on Canada’s Tourism Vision

Canada is competing to be a top destination in the global tourism sector and one year ago, Canada’s New Tourism Vision was unveiled by the federal government to support this growth. The vision set out concrete targets for growth: Canada will compete to be one of the top ten most …

Read More »

Etihad brings Dreamliner to Abu Dhabi–Geneva route

Etihad Airways launched its flagship Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the Abu Dhabi–Geneva route earlier, as the launch of the summer schedule. Geneva is the second Swiss destination after Zurich served by Etihad Airways’ next generation aircraft which is fast becoming the backbone of the Abu Dhabi-based carrier’s long-haul fleet. The …

Read More »