Cordelia Cruises returns to Mumbai Port for West Coast sailings!
Cordelia Cruises returned to the Mumbai port on September 23 and it will be homeport here till June 2024. After a series of successful sailings to Sri Lanka in June 2023, the Cordelia became the first Indian cruise to set sail internationally. The upcoming itineraries of 4 nighters to Mumbai, Kochi Lakshadweep and Goa promise a blend of festivities and relaxation. Cordelia will embark to the Middle East in June 2024.
Royal Thai renews contract with VFS Global for visa applications
As a part of the mandate, VFS Global will roll out drop box services in tier 2 cities such as Ranchi, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Indore, Nagpur, Nasik, Coimbatore, Mangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Vijayawada, Currently the service is available at Agra, Amritsar, Dehradun, Jaipur, Ludhiana, Guwahati, Patna, Bihar, Bhubaneswar, Jamshedpur, Siliguri and Visakhapatnam. The VFS Global newest visa application centre (VAC) in Lucknow (a drop box facility earlier) will also accept applications for Thailand visas.
Jazeera Airways reduces in-flight single use plastic
Jazeera Airways has recently introduced sustainable food service ware on all flights across its network of 64 destinations. By changing from plastic cutlery to 100% biodegradable spoons, forks, knives and napkins, Jazeera reduces 300 kilograms of plastic on its flights each month. The cutlery manufactured by Dubai based Palmade is made from natural materials including leaves of the date palm trees.
SAUDIA enters new era through major re-brand Strategy
Saudia has revealed its new brand identity and livery during a milestone event in Jeddah. This new identity is in line with a wider strategic digital transformation plan aimed at strengthening the airline’s support for the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 to bring the world to Saudi Arabia. The rebrand marks the beginning of a new era for Saudia, introducing innovative
concepts in terms of customer services.
“I am immensely pleased with the successful completion of the 38th IATO Convention in the lively city of ChatrapatiSambhaji Nagar, hosted at the Welcomhotel Rama International. We were honoured to welcome approximately 800 delegates who engaged in meaningful discussions on a wide array of pertinent topics. The Convention was further elevated by the attendance of distinguished government dignitaries who steered stimulating discussions during the Business Sessions. My heartfelt gratitude goes out to my dedicated team whose unwavering commitment transformed this convention into a resounding success.”