Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson’s luxury collection of award-winning retreats is excited to announce the newest addition to the collection – The Branson Estate on Moskito Island, available for rental from early 2016. Branson commented on the news: “It’s well known that I adore the beautiful and unspoiled British Virgin Islands and I’m thrilled that the new Branson Estate on Moskito Island is joining the Virgin Limited Edition collection.”
Virgin Cruises has unveiled plans to build three new ships ahead of its proposed launch in 2020. Revealing plans earlier, the company asked potential passengers for what they would like to see on board the new vessels.
Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson’s luxury collection of award-winning retreats, has reached a preliminary agreement to purchase a new property - Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in South Africa. When completed the deal would see the property become the latest addition to the already eclectic portfolio.
Sir Richard Branson is celebrating the opening of Mahali Mzuri, the latest addition to the Virgin Limited Edition portfolio, by participating in a traditional Maasai ceremony. The ceremony, which comes 6 years after Richard originally became a recognised tribal Maasai Elder in 2007, took place on the plains near Mahali Mzuri and began with opening prayers.
The rebuilt Great House on Necker Island, the private home of Sir Richard Branson and part of the Virgin Limited Edition collection, is now complete and ready to welcome its first guests. After a two-year project these exclusive snapshots show the final exterior and interior layout of the new Great House, which has been remodelled on the original design, with the addition of some innovative design twists.
Virgin Rail Group has confirmed details of its management team moving forward after chief executive Tony Collins and chief operating officer Chris Gibb announced plans to retire after combined service of nearly 25 years. Both will step down this month.
Virgin Atlantic, VisitBritain and London & Partners have announced a new partnership between the three organisations to entice more Australians to visit the UK. Following strong numbers from Australia over the last five years, the partners have now combined to continue to drive more tourism to London and beyond.
Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group made a statement, following the DFT’s decision to award the West Coast Mainline franchise to FirstGroup
Necker Island has reopened following a fire on August 22nd which destroyed the eight-bedroom Great House. The private island, owned by Virgin Group chairman Richard Branson, is part of the British Virgin Islands.
Sir Richard Branson has won a ten-year battle to combine his three Australian carriers – Virgin Blue, V Australia and Pacific Blue – under one moniker, Virgin Australia. A previous ruling prevented him from using the “Virgin” name on aircraft that flew international routes.