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Costa Group CEO Michael Thamm appointed Chairman of CLIA Europe

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe appoints Michael Thamm, Group CEO Costa Group and Carnival Asia, as Chairman of CLIA Europe from January 2019.   Thamm succeeds David Dingle, Chairman of Carnival UK, who has served as interim CLIA Europe …

Police Scotland warns travellers in view of fresh snowfall

As a band of snow and ice is expected to hit Scotland, police have urged travellers to take care and plan ahead. The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning covering a large stretch of the country between 1am and …

Spain aiming to catch up with Europe’s luxury market leaders

Spain is interested in catching up with Europe’s luxury market leaders.   In 2017, Spain’s luxury sector witnessed sales of €9.2 billion, compared to €29 billion in Italy and €27 billion in France. Experts believe that this figure will rise …

VisitScotland: Out with the old, in with the new (year)

Two LGBTQ+ influencers – with a collective social media following of almost 142,700 – experienced the unique spectacle of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay as part of an exciting project with VisitScotland and the Scottish Government, to promote Scotland’s winter festivals.   Whitney …

Brexit may ground few European airlines

Steps to allow flights to shuttle between the EU and Britain in the event during a messy time of Brexit are unlikely to be enough to shun disruptions and cancellations, the head of the leading air transport group of the …