Founded in 2004 by Parik Laxminarayan and Alex Metzler, Enchanting Travels provides exclusive, customised travel experiences for guests primarily from North America, western Europe and Australia.
In what is somewhat optimistically being branded the year of the vegan, Laura Ashley the Tea Room has launched a brand-new vegan afternoon tea menu at its tea rooms in Burnham Beeches, Coventry, and Solihull.
Developed in Japan, these small, ‘no frills’, pod-style rooms fit all the usual mod cons into half the size of a standard budget hotel room, but for less than half the nightly rate.
The attraction will be designed, delivered and operated by Heritage Great Britain in partnership with Corestate and will open up the landmark building to the public for the first time.
London-based PR operation Grifco is to merge with MMGY Global, the world’s leading integrated travel and hospitality marketing company. Along with sister company Ophir PR, Grifco will become part of MMGY Global’s London operation.
The newly appointed chairman of the Aviation Club of the UK, Karl Brünjes, told members and guests at the iconic Institute of directors: “We are the UK’s Aviation Club yet with an international reputation and membership, and one we seek to expand.”
RBH has announced the appointment of a new chief commercial officer to the company’s executive committee.
Hills Balfour has officially joined forces with MMGY Global, the world’s largest integrated marketing company specialising in travel and hospitality, with the deal announced at ITB Berlin. Here Breaking Travel News speaks to Amanda Hills-Balfour, founder, Hills Balfour, and Craig Compagnone, executive vice president of business strategy for MMGY Global, about the deal and what it means for their respective clients.
Hills Balfour has officially joined forces with MMGY Global, the world’s largest integrated marketing company specialising in travel and hospitality.
Travel Leaders Group has reached an agreement to acquire Barrhead Travel Group. Barrhead is one of Scotland’s largest retail travel companies and one of the largest in the United Kingdom, with more than 75 locations and more than 900 employees and agents.
Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, has acquired The Brighter Group, a London-based PR and marketing firm focused on the travel and tourism sector. Debbie Flynn, founder of the Brighter Group, will serve as managing partner, while Steve Dunne, current chairman of the Brighter Group, will become senior partner, strategy.
Sn-ap, an on-demand intercity coach travel service that is changing the face of coach travel, has announced that it has raised £2 million in equity funding led by early stage VC fund Kindred Capital.