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James Anderson appointed Thomas Cook Sport brand ambassador

James Anderson appointed Thomas Cook Sport brand ambassador

England and Lancashire Cricket legend James Anderson has been named as a brand ambassador for Thomas Cook Sport. England’s all-time highest international wicket-taker will work with the sports travel specialists to promote their sporting experiences, which include the upcoming Ashes series in Australia.

New chief marketing officer for Carlson Wagonlit Travel

New chief marketing officer for Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has announced the appointment of Simon Nowroz as chief marketing officer, with immediate effect. Reporting to Patrick Andersen, chief strategy and commerce officer, he will be based in Minneapolis for the global travel management company.

TUI reveals mid-haul holiday collections for summer 2018

TUI reveals mid-haul holiday collections for summer 2018

The UK’s leading holiday companies, Thomson and First Choice, have announced their summer 2018 holiday line-up with an expansion of their mid-haul holiday collections following a rise in holidaymakers looking for destinations a little closer to home.

World Golf Awards heads to La Manga Club, Spain, for Gala Ceremony 2017

World Golf Awards heads to La Manga Club, Spain, for Gala Ceremony 2017

World Golf Awards has revealed that the five-star La Manga Club resort, an unrivalled sports and leisure paradise in south-east Spain, will host its Gala Ceremony 2017 at the end of this year. The most prestigious awards programme in the golf tourism industry will take place at the famous venue in Murcia, from November 23rd-26th.

Aeroflot recognised as most powerful global airline brand

Aeroflot recognised as most powerful global airline brand

Aeroflot has been recognised as the world’s most powerful airline brand by Brand Finance, with an AAA brand rating. The news may come as a surprise to those in Europe and North America more familiar with western or Gulf flag carriers.

Boeing 737 MAX 9 completes first test flight is US

Boeing 737 MAX 9 completes first test flight is US

The Boeing 737 MAX 9 has completed its first flight in the skies above Puget Sound. The 737 MAX program achieved the milestone on schedule, beginning a comprehensive flight-test program leading to certification and delivery.

Babbel and TripAdvisor partner for new language lessons

Babbel and TripAdvisor partner for new language lessons

Babbel and TripAdvisor have joined forces to inspire travellers, and get them ready for their next city trip. For this joint campaign, the companies have combined their expertise and built an interactive city-trip themed campaign website.