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Millennium Hotels signs Chelsea FC partnership

Millennium Hotels signs Chelsea FC partnership

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Millennium Hotels & Resorts has signed an exclusive three-year partnership with Chelsea Football Club ahead of the Blues’ first home game of the season. Franck Kermarrec, senior vice president, Millennium Hotels & Resorts, commented: “We are delighted to be the official hotel partner of Chelsea Football Club for the next three years."

Expedia acquires AirAsia AAE Travel stake for $60m

Expedia acquires AirAsia AAE Travel stake for $60m

Expedia Group has purchased the 25 per cent equity interest in AAE Travel held by AirAsia, the joint venture formed by the two firms in March 2011. The cash consideration is $60 million, net of AirAsia’s concurrent purchase of AirAsiaGo.com domain names and related assets from AAE Travel.