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Focus: Breaking Travel News spotlight on: Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert and Al Hamra Beach

From refined Bedouin nature reserves, to private island-inspired luxury retreats, the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert and Al Hamra Beach offer the ultimate holiday destinations for the entire family. With both properties having recently taken top titles at the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here takes a tour of what is on offer at these stunning hotels

News: American unveils plans for new terminal at Dallas Fort Worth

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal at the airport. The plans call for the airport to invest up to $3 to $3.5 billion in terminal improvements, including the construction of Terminal F and enhancements to Terminal C.

News: Marriott promotes long-stay sector with new campaign

Marriott International has announced its first-ever longer stays category marketing campaign, Room for Possibility. The integrated effort features Residence Inn by Marriott, Element Hotels and TownePlace Suites by Marriott to reinforce each brand’s offerings.

News: Hyatt Regency Lisbon expected to open in 2020

Hyatt Hotels has entered into a franchise and related agreements with Realtejo - Hotelaria e Turismo to develop the first Hyatt branded hotel in Portugal: Hyatt Regency Lisbon.

News: Four Seasons selects Airbus A321LR for new private jet

Airbus’ A321LR is one of the newest aircraft in its ‘neo’ family, and features new engines and wingtip-mounted Sharklets - as well as extra fuel tanks in the cargo-hold. The aircraft will begin operations in 2021.

News: Jamaica selected to lead UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas

Jamaica has been selected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organisation Regional Commission for the Americas. The Caribbean nation will lead the organisation for the biennium 2019-2021.

News: Alfa Romeo Giulia joins Hertz Italian Collection

Hertz Europe has unveiled the latest addition to its Selezione Italia (Italian Collection) fleet with the arrival of a new rental exclusive, the Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.9T V6 Quadrifoglio.

News: Turkish Airlines plans five lounges for new Istanbul Airport

Turkish Airlines is planning to open five passenger lounges at the new Istanbul Airport. They will be targeted at guests flying business class, members of the Miles & Smiles Elite Plus and Elite programmes, Star Alliance Gold and Corporate Club passengers.

News: Palm Tower nears complete on Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Sophisticated, striking and ambitious, the Palm Tower is a 52-storey five-star hotel and residential development in the heart of Palm Jumeirah. Featuring award-winning architectural design, the tower will be one of Dubai’s most prestigious addresses, comprising 432 spacious, elegant apartments and a new five-star hotel, St. Regis Dubai – The Palm.

Focus: 8 Must-Visit Attractions in Israel

Are you planning a trip to Israel and are looking for ideas of the places that you should visit while there? Well, you are in for a fantastic time. Israel is a one-stop destination for everything religious. But more than that, it also boasts of beautiful beaches, landmarks, restaurants, landscapes, and ancient sites that are sure to give your life long memories.

Focus: Best Job Options for Travel Lovers

Working for a definite time every day behind a computer isn’t an ideal job for everyone. Some people love to travel and they literally do not want to get stuck in a cubicle. If you have a constant urge to go out and explore the world, then you should have a career which matches your lifestyle.

Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: One&Only the Palm

Located at the furthest tip of the West Crescent on the iconic Palm Jumeriah, One&Only the Palm offers guests the chance to escape the bustling city and enter an exclusive island enclave. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour to discover more

News: Islas Secas begins welcoming guests in Panama

An archipelago of effortlessly beautiful islands in the Gulf of Chiriquí on the Pacific coast of the country, Islas Secas is set to become an inspired eco-destination befitting the most intrepid traveller.

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: James Griffiths, captain, Scenic Eclipse

Ahead of the vessel’s maiden voyage, Breaking Travel News here catches up with Scenic Eclipse captain, James Griffiths, for a quick chat to find out what he thinks about the first discovery yacht from the brand. He also tells us what it takes to captain a six-star luxury ocean vessel

News: Nowlis takes up leadership of Sofitel London St James

Marie-Paule Nowlis has been appointed general manager of Sofitel London St James. Nowlis, who brings with her 30 years’ experience with the Sofitel brand, and a career shaped by international roles, joins at the start of a new chapter for the hotel and will be integral to its transformation.

News: UK opens ePassport gates to new travellers

Eligible travellers from seven non-EU countries can now use ePassport gates to enter the UK in changes being made to the border from today. Visitors from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States will be able to use ePassport gates at ports across the UK.

News: New development director for Cheval Collection

Cheval Collection has appointed seasoned hotels and management professional Daniel Johansson to the role director of development and acquisitions. Johansson will be dedicated to offering his expertise to the development and expansion of Cheval Collection, as well as to pre-openings of properties and the overall process.

News: US guests lead growth in Antigua & Barbuda visitor numbers

Antigua & Barbuda attracted a record number of visitors in April, with 27,301 guests arriving into the country according to the latest statistics from the ministry of tourism.

News: Ryanair sees profits fall by a third as falling prices bite

Ryanair has seen profits fall by 29 per cent, to €1.02 billion, for the year to March 31st as the price of seats fell and the cost of fuel rose. The low-cost carrier said worse could be to come this summer as over capacity in Europe pushes carriers to cut prices further.

News: Hoppen revamps British Airways spas at London Heathrow

British Airways travel spas have unveiled a stylish new look and an elevated treatment menu. Interior designer Kelly Hoppen has partnered with the flag-carrier and Elemis to refresh the Heathrow travel spas, transforming the travel sanctuary with her trademark style.

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