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Israel suspends all international flights | News

Israel will ban passenger flights in and out of the country from today, the government has announced. The ban on flights will come into force from 22:00GMT and last until the end of January, prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement. “Other than rare exceptions, we are closing the sky hermetically to prevent the […]

Ryanair suspends ‘jab and go’ ads following complaints

Ryanair has been forced suspend its ‘jab and go’ advertising campaign after a ruling from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The airline called the ruling “baseless” and said it “disagrees” with the decision, although it will comply and retract the ads. The campaign was launched by the low-cost carrier over the Christmas period, with a […]

Olson takes chief marketing role with Ian Schrager Company | News

The Ian Schrager Company has announced the appointment of Chelsea Olson to the role of chief marketing officer. Olson joins the business with over ten years of experience in hospitality and marketing. Her career has spanned from media and editorial to public relations, communications and branding. Notably, Olson oversaw all marketing at the Edition flagship […]

Ovation Travel Group acquired by American Express Global Business Travel | News

American Express Global Business Travel has acquired Ovation Travel Group. The purchase includes all Ovation Travel Group brands, including Lawyers Travel.  Ovation Travel Group clients and travellers will continue to receive the outstanding, high-touch service for which the business and its people have become so renowned over the last 36 years. They will now also […]

Mangelaars appointed chief executive with Skyscanner | News

Skyscanner has appointed Microsoft veteran and former Travix International chief executive John Mangelaars to lead the company. He will take up position as chief executive following an extensive international search. Mangelaars will replace Moshe Rafiah, who has been splitting his time as chief executive between both Skyscanner and Travelfusion, the company he founded over 20 […]

Mangelaars appointed chief executive with Skyscanner

Skyscanner has appointed Microsoft veteran and former Travix International chief executive John Mangelaars to lead the company. He will take up position as chief executive following an extensive international search. Mangelaars will replace Moshe Rafiah, who has been splitting his time as chief executive between both Skyscanner and Travelfusion, the company he founded over 20 […]

Qatar Airways to add latest United States destination

Qatar Airways will add its 12th gateway in the United States with the resumption of four-weekly Atlanta flights starting June 1st. The carrier will also significantly increase frequencies adding an additional 13 weekly flights to operate a total of 83 weekly flights across its 12 gateways. Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: […]

Mantra Traralgon welcomes first guests in Australia | News

Accor and LA Hotel Group have opened the new-build 50-room Mantra Traralgon hotel in the heart of Latrobe Valley’s largest city. The first hotel to open in Traralgon, Australia, in more than ten years, Mantra Traralgon is set to become a destination of choice for business travellers and leisure guests looking for convenient, contemporary accommodation […]

Azizi Developments prepares for Mina debut | News

Azizi Developments has announced that 99 per cent of the work has been completed on its premium mixed-use project, Mina, located at Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. Spanning nearly 38,500 square metres of built-up area, Mina features 178 units, comprising 120 one- and 54 two-bedroom as well as four spacious residences. The project also features several retail […]