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Virgin Atlantic becomes Worldhotels’ 18th airline partner

Worldhotels has welcomed Virgin Atlantic as its 18th airline partner, further strengthening a network of frequent flyer programmes that is the largest offered by independent hotels in the world.

Virgin gives flyers a more rewarding experience

Sir Richard Branson has announced that the award-winning Virgin airlines – Virgin Atlantic Airways, Virgin America and V Australia / Virgin Blue – known around the world for their stylish, innovative and value-based flying experience, are teaming up to offer each airline’s loyalty program members the opportunity to earn miles or points when taking flights on their sister-branded airlines.

Enjoy free nights at Virgin’s Kasbah Tamadot, Marrakech

Enjoy free nights at Virgin’s Kasbah Tamadot, Marrakech

With temperatures soaring to over 40°C Marrakech is experiencing one of its hottest summer's in history, so what better time to book to stay at Kasbah Tamadot where it is 10°C cooler in the Atlas Mountains.

Virgin Atlantic accelerates out of recession

Despite a challenging economic environment, leading long haul airline, Virgin Atlantic has announced strong first quarter revenue growth and increases in passenger numbers.

Virgin Atlantic unveils new livery

Virgin Atlantic Airways has unveiled a new aircraft livery and brand identity for the airline.

Virgin Atlantic flies direct from Manchester to Las Vegas

Virgin Atlantic has launched a new direct flight from Manchester to Las Vegas. The twice-weekly service operates on Thursdays and Sundays, using a Boeing 747-400 aircraft. The route is Virgin Atlantic’s 33rd from the UK and the carrier’s third from Manchester.

Virgin Atlantic to create 200 jobs in Swansea

Virgin Atlantic is pleased to announce that it will be opening a new customer service operation in Swansea in September 2010. The move will create more than 200 jobs in the area over the next two years.

Virgin Atlantic to fly England World Cup squad

Virgin Atlantic, one of the world’s leading long-haul airlines, has today announced it is to be the Official Airline Supplier to the England World Cup squad.

Sun, sea, sand and stories on Antigua

Sun, sea, sand and stories on Antigua

Lions, tigers and bears will be joining pirates and princesses and the odd witch or two this half term as the focus of a new storytelling week being hosted at The Verandah Resort & Spa in Antigua from 29 May (half term week).

Virgin Blue to Uluru

Virgin Blue to Uluru

Virgin Blue has announced this week that it will be commencing daily direct flights between Sydney and Ayers Rock (Uluru) from 2 August 2010, providing additional access to one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, Uluru.

Smooth sailing with Virgin Holidays Cruises

Virgin Holidays Cruises has launched a free, new and exclusive ‘Luggage Chauffeur’ service, collecting holidaymakers’ bags from their homes, whisking them safely to the cruise ships and back home again.

Travel trends for 2010

Those “in the know” people at Virgin Holidays and Hip Hotels have imparted more travel wisdom within the pages of the new 2010 brochure.

Virgin Holidays expands cruise offering

The cruise buffs at Virgin Holidays Cruises have been busy putting together a portfolio of cruise holidays to satisfy all wannabe sailors - from the cruise curious to the sea-legged-professional – in the Virgin Holidays Cruises 2010 brochure.

Virgin Atlantic announces long-term charity partners

Virgin Atlantic today announced that it will be working in close cooperation with two charities over the course of the next three years – the first time the airline has established long-term charity partnerships.

Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club joins Facebook

Virgin Atlantic has launched a new Facebook application which allows its Flying Club members to view flight information and their Flying Club account details through their Facebook page.