Princess Cruises orders two LNG-powered ships with Fincantieri | News

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Princess Cruises has announced a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build two new cruise ships. The vessels will be based on a next-generation platform designed and are slated to be delivered in late 2023 and spring 2025. The two ships will be 175,000 gross tonnes and accommodate approximately 4,300 guests (lower berths).
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AirAsia X orders additional 34 A330neos from Airbus | News

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AirAsia X has placed an order with Airbus for an additional 34 A330neo widebody aircraft. The order was announced by Kamarudin Meranun, AirAsia co-founder and AirAsia X group chief executive officer, Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, chairman of AirAsia X, and Eric Schulz, Airbus chief commercial officer. The latest agreement reaffirms AirAsia X’s position as the
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Abercrombie & Kent expands UK team with new appointments | News

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Luxury tour operator Abercrombie & Kent has announced senior hires across the business. Diogo Castanheira has joined the operator as sales manager for northern England, Scotland and Ireland. Castanheira is a familiar face in the travel industry having held roles in airlines and tour operators for nearly 20 years. Mark Harris will join the company
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Tsukada Global partners with IHG for Kimpton Tokyo Shinjuku | News

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Japan will welcome the opening of Kimpton Tokyo Shinjuku by InterContinental Hotels Group and Tsukada Global Holdings in 2020. The 162-room hotel will feature bold, playful design, award-winning dining and unique amenities, with three inventive meeting spaces that accommodate up to 300 people, a well-equipped wellness studio, and a multi-function chapel that will bring Kimpton
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PYONGYANG, North Korea –  North Korea’s state-run media have toned down their rhetorical attacks on the United States and South Korea while leader Kim Jong Un pursues a more diplomatic approach, but the vitriol continues — and Japan is now Pyongyang’s favorite foil. Commentaries critical of Tokyo, which has maintained a harder line toward Pyongyang
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Ryanair sees profits fall by a fifth in first quarter | News

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Ryanair has seen profits fall 20 per cent in the first quarter as higher fuel costs, overcapacity in Europe and the earlier timing of Easter hit results. The low-cost carrier also blamed a four per cent fall in its average fare for the fall to a profit of €319 million for the period. Ryanair did
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For the nearly 20 percent of Americans who experience severe online harassment, there’s a new company launching in the latest batch of Y Combinator called Tall Poppy that’s giving them the tools to fight back. Co-founded by Leigh Honeywell and Logan Dean, Tall Poppy grew out of the work that Honeywell, a security specialist, had
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Senators push sanctions to send Putin election meddling warning

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A pair of prominent Republican U.S. senators said on Sunday that the United States must move promptly to prepare new sanctions against Russia to discourage interference in upcoming elections. FILE PHOTOS: Republican U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (L) and Lindsey Graham are seen in this combination photo from U.S. Senate hearings on Capitol
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