First Hotel Indigo opens in Bangkok

As IHG increases its global property portfolio, guests travelling to Bangkok can now enjoy a stay at the first Hotel Indigo in South East Asia. The new boutique hotel offers guests an opportunity to benefit from such facilities as a cocktail bar, a Thai and Western cuisine restaurant and an open-air infinity swimming pool and deck with views of the city. The new Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road features 192 guestrooms and also offers complimentary wi-fi.

Etihad to launch new A380 on New York route

Starting from 01 December 2015 passengers travelling to New York will be able to enjoy the facilities of Etihad’s new A380, as the airline is to launch the aircraft on its route between Abu Dhabi and JFK.

The new superjumbo will operate one of Etihad’s two daily flights between the cities. Passengers will be able to choose from 417 Economy, 70 Business and nine First Class seats as well as experience travelling in the luxurious on-board apartment, “The Residence”.

Hampton by Hilton Newcastle now open

Business and leisure travellers visiting Newcastle can now enjoy a stay at the newly-opened Hampton by Hilton hotel. Set on Neville Street close to the Newcastle Central Station, the new hotel allows guests to benefit from high quality accommodation in a convenient location. Hampton by Hilton Newcastle offers a selection of 160 rooms to choose from as well as such features as complimentary breakfast and wifi, 24-hour business and fitness centres, a snack area and a bar.

Qatar announces opening of First Class lounge at Hamad International

Qatar Airways passengers will soon be able to take advantage of a truly luxurious pre-flight experience and an exceptional range of facilities, as the airline opens its First Class lounge at Hamad International Airport. With the opening previously postponed, the lounge is set to welcome First Class passengers this April.