Virgin Holidays has unveiled its first retail store in Cardiff – as the v-room concept lands in Wales for the first time.
Virgin Holidays has announced its biggest ever product launch in an aim to overhaul the package holiday and attract new customers. Virgin Holidays experiences is a huge portfolio of more than 300 new activities that will enrich the package holiday and allow customers to curate bespoke trips and attract more independently minded travellers.
Fun-loving luxury resort disruptor Finolhu has teamed up with leading travel retail innovator Virgin Holidays to bring its retro chic twist on the Maldives experience to High Street Kensington.
Virgin Holidays has announced further investment in its retail network. The development will see the company implement a three tiered plan, with two new v-rooms opening, an extensive refurbishment of concession outlets, and the creation of area manager roles to drive improved customer service.
Joe Thompson, currently senior vice president of sales and distribution for Virgin Atlantic, has been appointed as managing director of Virgin Holidays. He will take up the role with effect July 2017 following parental leave.
Christmas has arrived early at Virgin Holidays, as the company unveils its brand new v-room lounge at Gatwick Airport, which is now available to book for visits from January 25th. Whether you’re a honeymooner off to the Caribbean or taking the kids away to Orlando, the v-room truly caters for everyone, all with a premium design ethos, yet retaining a lot of family-friendly quirks.
Virgin Holidays newest marketing campaign will launch on December tomorrow with a hero television commercial to promote its January sale. The advert features one hundred people – some of them real Virgin Holidays customers – running down a Barbados beach in dramatic slow motion.
Virgin Holidays is to become a customer direct tour operator in order to ensure customers receive a seamless experience whether that’s online, through the contact centre or in one of its retail stores. With a view to adding more value to its customers, Virgin Holidays will no longer sell its holidays via trade partners but solely concentrate on delivering holiday experiences through its own channels.
U.S. Travel Association and Virgin Holidays are today launching the IPW Virgin competition; the opportunity for one travel writer to win return flights to Orlando to explore all the diverse city has to offer and then join the 25 strong UK media delegation at IPW (30 May – 3 June 2015), the largest U.S. travel show of the year.
Holiday company Virgin Holidays will create 100 new jobs at its Galleria headquarters in Crawley, West Sussex, to manage increasing demand and enquiries from the holiday-going public.