May 20, 2024

News in brief: Bvlgari, Agiito and more

Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts will open the Bvlgari Hotel Paris on December 2. The hotel, located in the city’s so-called Golden Triangle, has 76 rooms of which 75% are suites with terraces and loggias. The Bvlgari Penthouse features a fully-landscaped hanging garden filled with Mediterranean plants and fruit trees. There’s also a restaurant curated by the three Michelin star Chef Niko Romito, a bar, lounge, and a spa with 25-metre pool.

Agiito has fully integrated car hire into its Connect booking tool so customers can hire cars seamlessly, alongside venues, hotels, rail and air bookings. It also hosted a virtual ground transportation showcase to demonstrate the booking tools to clients, with a live Q&A.

Virgin Atlantic, Air France KLM and Delta Air Lines have joined with Boston Consulting Group to form an Aviation Climate Taskforce (ACT). ACT is a new non-profit organisation with the aim of stimulating innovation in the next generation of technologies, principally focussed on critical medium-term solutions such as synthetic fuel and direct air capture. 

Manchester Airport will become the first in the UK to have a direct feed of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) thanks to a partnership between Manchester Airports Group and Fulcrum BioEnergy Limited UK. The partnership will support the development and delivery of SAF produced at a new waste to fuels biorefinery, in Stanlow, Cheshire.