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SAS passengers offered biofuel opportunity

SAS passengers offered biofuel opportunity

Travelers flying with SAS can now voluntarily choose to buy biofuel and so as to help reduce climate-affecting CO2 emissions by up to 80 per cent. The new non-profit service aims to pioneer a large-scale and competitive market for biofuel within aviation, in line with SAS’ sustainability strategy.

BALPA calls off British Airways strike

BALPA calls off British Airways strike

The British Airline Pilots Association has called off the next strike scheduled for September 27th in the dispute between British Airways and its pilots. BALPA said the strikes on September 9-10 had demonstrated “the anger and resolve of pilots”.

Accor launches budget hotel brand – greet

Accor launches budget hotel brand – greet

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Accor has launched a new economy segment brand, greet. Alert to new trends, Accor claims the new flag is a sustainable tourism offer that combines environmental considerations with a socially responsible approach for travellers seeking authenticity.

Gran Meliá Arusha takes brand into Africa for first time

Gran Meliá Arusha takes brand into Africa for first time

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Based in the heart of Arusha within northern Tanzania, the exclusive east African resort will be the perfect base for visitors looking to explore the natural beauty of some of Africa’s most striking landscapes, including the Serengeti and Kilimanjaro.

Kyriakidis to step down at Marriott

Kyriakidis to step down at Marriott

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Marriott International has announced that Alex Kyriakidis, president and managing director of the company’s Middle East & Africa division, will leave the role at the end of December.

JA Lake View Hotel to open this weekend in Dubai

JA Lake View Hotel to open this weekend in Dubai

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Opening on Sunday, JA Lake View Hotel will become the third unique property in the one million square metre experience-packed JA the Resort. It joins the award-winning JA Beach Hotel and the Mediterranean style villa-suites of JA Palm Tree Court to become the only true all-inclusive resort in Dubai.