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Eurostar doubles resources in preparation for the EES – Business Traveller

On the first entry, all non-EU citizens will need to complete the digital registration. This will include a face scan, fingerprint scan, passport scan and four standardised questions (e.g. how long is your trip). The registration process is expected to take around 90 seconds per passenger and the profile will remain valid for three years. […]

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Mandarin Oriental to open first Rome property – Business Traveller

Mandarin Oriental has announced plans for its first hotel in the Italian capital. The 108-room Mandarin Oriental, Rome will be housed within ten 19th-century villas between Via Piemonte and Via Sallustiana, and within The Gardens of Sallust. There will be six restaurants and bars including al fresco dining, a standalone dining concept in one of

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Wyndham adds nine all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, Panama and Jamaica – Business Traveller

Meanwhile in Jamaica Wyndham has added: Grand Decameron Montego Beach, A Trademark All-Inclusive Grand Decameron Cornwall Beach, A Trademark All-Inclusive Decameron Club Caribbean Runaway Bay, Ramada All-Inclusive. And finally in Panama the group has added Grand Decameron Panama, A Trademark All-Inclusive Resort (pictured above). Wyndham now has more than 50 resorts in its all-inclusive portfolio,

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IHG Hotels & Resorts expands presence in Nepal with signing of Crowne Plaza Resort Nepalgunj

IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced a management agreement with Mansarovar Amusement Park & Resort to develop the Crowne Plaza Resort Nepalgunj in Nepal, set to open in early 2028. This new addition, featuring over 100 rooms, will enhance IHG’s expanding portfolio in the South West Asia region. Nepalgunj, located in the Banke District, is

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Eurostar to invest in up to 50 new trains as group revenue exceeds €2 billion – Business Traveller

Eurostar has announced plans to invest in up to 50 new trains, increasing its fleet by around 30 per cent by the early 2030s. No details have been given about where the group might acquire the trains from – Eurostar said simply that “While the detailed design elements are to be confirmed, the new trains

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The World’s No.1 restaurant comes to the St. Regis Mumbai

Masters of Marriott Bonvoy and Culinary Culture bring the World’s Best Restaurant – Central from Peru to India for the first time in partnership with American Express. Led by the renowned Chef Virgilio Martínez, Central will journey from Lima to cook two exclusive dinners at The St. Regis Mumbai, offering guests a once-in-a-lifetime culinary experience.

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Singapore Airlines’ HighFlyer programme gains LoungeKey Pass benefit – Business Traveller

Lounge operator Collinson has enhanced its partnership with Singapore Airlines to provide businesses in the carrier’s HighFlyer programme with access to LoungeKey Pass. HighFlyer is Singapore Airlines’ business travel reward programme, offering businesses preferential airfares and the option to earn HighFlyer points when their employees travel for work. These points can then be used for

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Lufthansa Group grows to 17 weekly flights at Incheon – Business Traveller

Lufthansa Group is now operating 17 weekly flights from Seoul Incheon International airport. This is after group subsidiary SWISS launched a three times a week nonstop service between Incheon and its Zurich hub last week. Flight LX123 is now departing from Seoul every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 0955, arriving in Zurich at 1650 on

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Milan Linate launches FaceBoarding biometric service – Business Traveller

Milan Linate Airport has launched a new biometric facial recognition system enabling customers to pass through the airport and board their aircraft without showing documents or boarding passes. The FaceBoarding service is available to adult passengers travelling with biometric passports or identity cards, who must first register at the kiosks in the dedicated area near

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