Travel agenda: Costa Favolosa named, Trump Panama opens
Friday 01 July 2011
The Costa Favolosa is named in a glittering celebration in Trieste, Italy this weekend, honoring the 150th anniversary of Italian Unification. On July 6, all eyes will be looking up in Panama, as the new Trump Hotel & Tower, the tallest building in Latin America, opens its doors for the first time.
Costa Favolosa naming ceremony
The 15th ship in Costa's fleet offers space for 3,800 guests and new features such as the on-board water park, new jacuzzi rooms and a club area for teenagers. The ship will be named ahead of a three-day vernissage cruise departing from Venice on July 4, calling at Dubrovnik (Croatia) and Koper (Slovenia).
Trump Panama Opens
Panama City, Panama
The Donald's back, this time in the red-hot Panama hotel business. The new Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower Panama soars into the sky by the waterfront of the Punta Pacifica and is the largest hotel in Latin America. Opening rates start at an impressive $279 a night.
40th Royal International Air Tattoo
RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, UK
The Royal International Air Tattoo welcomes daredevil flyers from all over the world to the English countryside for a weekend of airborne thrills. The show sees aircraft from the British and American armed forces joined by teams from all over the world, along with a concert and "Motormania" auto show.
Celebrity Silhouette launched
The 2,886-passenger Celebrity Silhouette will be launched from the port of Hamburg, ushering in several innovative new features such as the open-air Lawn Club Grill, treehouse-like "nests" for relaxation and an art studio with instructors.
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