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Success smells sweet at MG Hotels

Success smells sweet at MG Hotels

MG Hotels Group is launching a new conference service for corporate users at both its prestigious riverside hotels – The Red Lion at Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, and The Manor, at Datchet, near Windsor.

The perfect escape in the heart of England

The perfect escape in the heart of England

The Menzies Welcombe Hotel Spa & Golf Club provides the perfect escapism from the distractions and daily routine of the office. Set within a private estate of 157 acres, the hotel is acknowledged as one of the leading luxury country house hotels in the heart of England.

SWISS wins new Business Traveller Award

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) earned a further distinction in this year’s Business Traveller Awards, winning first place in the newly-inaugurated category of “Best Business Class to North and South America”.

Hyatt Regency Trinidad hosts Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

Hyatt Regency Trinidad hosts Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

Hyatt Regency Trinidad, for the second time this year, hosted a conference of world leaders and was honoured to welcome Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Commonwealth Heads of Government during their biennial meeting held from 27-29 November.

Marriott Execustay unveils new website

Marriott ExecuStay, a leader in temporary housing, corporate housing and furnished apartments, has unveiled its newly re-designed ExecuStay.com site.

SWISS PrivateAviation attracts new customers

SWISS PrivateAviation, the business-aviation subsidiary of Swiss International Air Lines, added two further transports to its managed-aircraft portfolio last month.

Bmi re-launches Diamond Club loyalty scheme

Bmi has re-launched its popular loyalty scheme, Diamond Club. New features being introduced to the scheme will include family membership, the conversion of miles into upgrades and complimentary pre-bookable upgrades for Gold Card holders. In addition the relaunch sees new airline and hotel partners as well as great treats from high end brands.

Norwegian launches new frequent flyer program

Norwegian is today launching an entirely new frequent flyer program which will benefit both leisure and business travellers in all three Scandinavian countries. The frequent flyer program offers all travellers the possibility to earn CashPoints, up to 10 percent on Full flex tickets.

Von Essen acquires The Forbury Hotel, Reading

Von Essen acquires The Forbury Hotel, Reading

The Forbury Hotel is a luxury five star hotel in the heart of Reading, located within the peaceful setting of the Forbury Gardens. The hotel will be the first hotel in the Metropolitan set of von Essen hotels, to be followed early next year with the launch of Hotel Verta in London.

Swissôtel to open first property in India

For the first time, the international hotel chain Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is to open a Swissôtel in India.

Rotana's Centro Hotels to open in October

Rotana's Centro Hotels to open in October

Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced the opening of the first two ‘Centro Hotels by Rotana’ in October 2009 - Centro Yas Island in Abu Dhabi and Centro Barsha in Dubai.

High-chic in the Cyprus sunshine

High-chic in the Cyprus sunshine

The Londa is a contemporary boutique hotel with a beach front setting in Limassol that has become popular both with holiday-makers who are attracted to high chic along with sunshine, and business guests who like the close proximity to the city’s thriving commercial district.

VLM cements status as leading business airline

VLM Airlines’ success as a leading business airline was once again demonstrated recently when it was named ‘Best Business Airline- Western Europe’ by Business Destinations Magazine in their first Annual Travel Awards.