KLM is exploring new ways of using VR to enhance flying

Virtual reality headset opens up KLM Dreamliner The hottest new gadget is a virtual reality headset and for those of you who received a VR headset as (...)

 US President Barack Obama  listens to a question from Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu during a live town hall event with CNN’s Anderson Cooper  on reducing gun violence in America. Photograph: EPA/AUDE GUERRUCCI / POOL

Qantas the safest airline for third year running The list of the world’s safest airlines has been released by airlineratings.com, and Australia’s Qant(...)

Ashford Castle in winter

Make hay in Cork If you’ve been responsible for feeding the troops all over Christmas, it’s time to sit back and let someone else do the cookin(...)

Carsten Spohr: predicting consolidation in the sector.  Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Ethiopian Airlines to operate all-female flight For the first time tomorrow, Ethiopian Airlines will operate an all-female flight. Not only will the p(...)

British Airways: will be introducing a Heathrow to San José flight next May

Irish hotel prices up 15% in first half of this year Irish hotel prices rose by 15 per cent in the first half of this year. The average room rate is (...)

Derek Quinlan, for chairman of Quinlan Private outside Claridges in London in 2006. Photographer Alan Weller/Bloomberg

Derek Quinlan, one of Ireland’s most prolific property financiers in the boom years, was appearing before the banking inquiry on Thursday. Mr Quinlan,(...)

Airbnb host Tanya O’Halloran in her apartment in City West, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley
Airbnb for beginners
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As would befit a digital company expanding at a rate of knots, Airbnb’s European HQ office on Dublin’s Silicon Docks is truly a thing to behold. (...)

Two films from Marriott Hotels Marriott Hotels has entered the movie business with Marriott International Content Studio producing short films. The fi(...)

Tom Kelley finds IDEO’s move to social innovation “so rewarding”. The firm has already built 23 schools based on design thinking as it changes education in Peru.

The past decade or so has seen the inexorable rise of design thinking as a guiding tenet in the business landscape, with the processes used by designe(...)

Rooms by the millions Meet the hotel group with a million rooms. That is the number of rooms Marriott expect to open or have in development this year(...)