SWISS to connect Sion with Porto this winter

SWISS to connect Sion with Porto this winter

In addition to its seasonal Sion-London services, SWISS is launching a new route between Sion and Porto this winter. For the holiday season, the company will be operating two round-trip services between the capital of Canton Valais and Portugal’s second-largest city. In response to demand from its clientele in Canton Valais, Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will offer two return flights between Sion and Porto, the second-largest city in Portugal, on 23 December 2017 and…

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Brazilian Electronic Visa issuance starts in November

Brazilian Electronic Visa issuance starts in November

From November 21, Australian tourists wishing to visit Brazil will be able to apply for an entry visa in the country through an electronic document issuance system. The visa must be issued within 72 hours after the request is made by the tourist. The benefit is also valid for business trips. In January of 2018, the electronic system begins to apply also for Canadian, North American and Japanese tourists. Dates have already been defined for…

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2017 Best European City Break Destination

2017 Best European City Break Destination

Geneva has just been voted Europe’s Leading City Break Destination for the third time at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2017. Held in St Petersburg, and known as the Oscars for the tourism industry, Geneva’s natural attractions, tourism offer and digital expertise stood out amongst the fierce competition for the highly acclaimed accolade. Tourism stakeholders attending the award ceremony praised Geneva as an attractive tourist destination offering high quality services to visitors, while escaping the…

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Most welcoming cities in the world

Most welcoming cities in the world

Online travel specialists TravelBird have released a study ranking international cities according to how welcome they are in relation to their levels of over-tourism. Reports this summer have shown how over-tourism is dampening the spirits of local communities and affecting visitor experiences. As a travel provider, TravelBird feel they have a duty to promote thoughtful travel and sustainable tourism. They undertook this study firstly to take notice of those cities that are making impressive efforts…

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Waldorf Astoria New York to begin renovation in December

Waldorf Astoria New York to begin renovation in December

Anbang Insurance Group New York Office and AECOM Tishman, the premier global construction firm, announced today that the first phase of construction work to renovate and restore the historic Waldorf Astoria New York will begin in December. Since the Waldorf Astoria New York achieved the designation as New York City’s largest private interior landmark, Anbang has made significant progress towards renovating the property. The development team has advanced design plans, secured permits and carefully moved,…

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ANTONOV Company takes part in the Dubai Air Show −2017

ANTONOV Company takes part in the Dubai Air Show −2017

On November 12, 2017, Dubai Air Show began. Two Antonov airplanes are exhibited here: AN−132D aircraft−demonstrator, prototype of the AN−132 multipurpose transport and AN−70 military STOL transport. According to Oleksandr Kryvokon, Acting President of ANTONOV Company, «participation in Dubai Air Show is very important for our enterprise. This is good opportunity to present modern programs, our aircraft to potential customers from Middle East».ANTONOV Company presents the AN−132 program together with Saudi partners. On the first…

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