Travel execs say governments must lead the way to carbon neutrality

A panel of travel industry executives said today that carbon neutrality will only be achieved with government regulations and the realignment of investor interests. During the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual meeting to address the environment as part […]

UAE's Rotana looking to launch hotel conversion brand

President and CEO Guy Hutchinson makes announcement while speaking at the AHIC conference in Dubai Rotana has approximately 30 hotels across the UAE, with other properties in Egypt, Iraq, Turkey, Qatar, Oman, Jordan, Bahrain and other markets. UAE hotel group […]

Cebu cancels Dubai-Manila flights falling on September 12, 13

Dubai: Cebu Pacific has canceled two flights on the Dubai-Manila route, citing new regulations that place a limit on passenger numbers. “The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority has restricted the number of passengers for the Dubai-Manila route for the month of […]

Hawaii hotel group extends vaccine mandate to guests

While Hawaii hospitals are hitting their capacity as the state confronts its highest daily Covid-19 case counts of the pandemic, the Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach and a half dozen other Highgate Hotels properties in the state are mandating vaccines for […]

Royal Resorts entering all-inclusive market in Cancun

The Royal Uno All Inclusive Resort & Spa is slated to open on Feb. 28 in Cancun. This marks Royal Resorts’ expansion into the all-inclusive market. The resort will include 540 rooms and suites, all with an open design, private […]

Dining out on Oahu will require vaccine card

Starting Sept. 13, Oahu is requiring that patrons of bars, restaurants, museums and gyms show proof of vaccination or a negative result from a recent Covid-19 test to enter.  Oahu mayor Rick Blangiardi issued the emergency order.  The “Safe Access […]