BALPA
Europe

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”. It was now time for a period of reflection before the dispute escalates further and irreparable damage is done to the […]

Dockery
Europe

Cunard to launch first cinema ad alongside Downton Abbey

Cunard has made its first cinema appearance with a new ‘Dreams’ advert appearing in UK cinemas before every screening of the new Downton Abbey movie. The advert, which has been created by Cunard’s retained agency Alpha Century, draws from the emotions evoked from travelling on the world’s only ocean liner Queen Mary 2, on an iconic transatlantic crossing with Cunard. […]

Native
Europe

Native Manchester welcomes first guests in north of England

Located in the newly transformed Ducie Street Warehouse on the edge of Manchester’s Northern Quarter, boutique aparthotel brand Native has just opened the doors to its latest outpost. Occupying eight floors of a vast Grade II listed former Victorian warehouse, Native Manchester will be the UK’s largest aparthotel, spanning 180,000 square feet. The beautifully designed 166 apartments will offer a […]

Bolt
Europe

Bolt to invest a €10 million in carbon neutrality

Bolt will seek to make journeys taken using its platform in Europe carbon neutral by offsetting emissions. The Estonia-headquartered company is making a number of commitments as part of its environmental strategy, called Green Plan. With a €10 million investment up to 2025, Bolt will offset its contribution to the European transportation sector’s carbon dioxide emissions by at least five […]

Radisson
Europe

Radisson Red signed for 2023 opening in Tallinn, Estonia

Radisson Hotel Group has signed the latest Radisson Red property in Europe, continuing its global expansion. Due to open in late 2023, the Radisson Red Tallinn, Estonia, will arrive in the heart of the country’s lively capital. It will be the group’s third hotel brand in the city, alongside Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson. The Estonian capital is […]

Super 8
Europe

Super 8 by Wyndham to seek continued growth in Germany

Super 8 by Wyndham has today revealed plans to expand its footprint in Germany, with the opening of new hotels in Hamburg, Berlin, Mainz, Koblenz and Augsburg by the end of 2021. The news comes in addition to the recent launch of a new Super 8 by Wyndham hotel in Dresden. Super 8 by Wyndham is one of the world’s […]

wizz air
Europe

Wizz Air to launch flights from London Southend for first time

Wizz Air will begin operations at London Southend Airport with the launch of flights to the popular Eastern European destinations of Bucharest in Romania and Vilnius in Lithuania. Departures will begin in November. Wizz claims the announcement will see it create over 100 indirect jobs in the Southend area. It also means that Wizz Air operates from three London airports; […]

Ryanair
Europe

Ryanair rated worst for customer service in UK

Ryanair has been rated the worst firm for customer service out of 100 popular British brands. Passengers with the low-cost airline were left feeling undervalued by unhelpful staff and miserable complaints handling, new Which? research reveals. The survey of well-known companies reveals sharp differences between sectors with airlines, telecoms and energy providers performing most poorly – and brands such as […]

Airport
Europe

Luton Airport to get first express-style train service

London Luton Airport has announced a new partnership agreement with Abellio, which will operate the East Midlands Railway for the next eight years. The partnership will bring a package of more than £600 million investment in improvements to rail services across the East Midlands and between Bedford, Corby, Wellingborough, Kettering, Luton Airport Parkway and London St Pancras. East Midlands Railway, […]