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Iran’s tourism opportunity: putting the PR into Persia
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80:20 Communications - 26th January 2016
Iran’s tourism opportunity: putting the PR into Persia

With its huge cultural and historic attractions, Iran stands to develop a thriving tourism industry, but must first address some vital PR challenges.Iran’s nuclear agreement and the lifting of international ...

Travel - 4th March 2014
BBC TV launches ‘The Travel Show’

‘Fast:track’, the long-running TV travel show on BBC World News, has just been replaced by an all-new programme, ‘The Travel Show’, which airs internationally on BBC World News and domestically ...

Press Releases - 6th June 2013
Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico and the Philippines Emerge as Global Capacity Growth Drivers, Says OAG

TIMPs Overtake BRICs as Fastest Growing Aviation MarketsLuton, UK, 6 June 2013: Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) are no longer the fastest growing group of countries in terms of ...

Media - 17th May 2013
Media Moves: Meetings and Incentive Travel

Allan Norbury has been appointed Deputy Editor at Meetings and Incentive Travel. Allan was previously Sports Editor at West Sussex County Times.

Media - 12th April 2013
Media Moves: Business Traveller

Mark Caswell is leaving his position as online editor at Business Traveller to pursue an unrelated business venture. His replacement is yet to be announced.

Media - 12th April 2013
Media Moves: TTG

Sophie Griffiths has been promoted to news editor at TTG. Griffiths was previously deputy news editor and replaces Lucy Siebert, managing editor (news), who is relocating to Australia.

Aviation - 4th April 2013
Dubai International is World’s Fastest Growing Airport by Seat Capacity, says OAG

Asia-Pacific Region Accounts for Four of Top 10 AirportsLuton, UK, 4 April 2013: Dubai International Airport is the fastest growing airport in the world, as measured by annual seat capacity ...

Aviation - 6th March 2013
LEA Expands Fleet With UK’s Only Charterable Phenom 300

London, England, 6 March 2013 – London Executive Aviation (LEA), one of Europe’s largest business jet charter operators, has expanded its fleet with the addition of its first Embraer Phenom ...

Aviation - 5th March 2013
North African Seat Capacity Still Recovering From Impact Of Arab Spring, Says OAG

Luton, UK, 5 March 2013: The major air travel markets across North Africa are continuing to increase frequencies and capacity, but are yet to recover to pre-Arab Spring highs, according ...

Aviation - 11th February 2013
LEA Soars With High Flying Food

London, England, 11 February 2013 – London Executive Aviation (LEA), one of Europe’s largest business jet charter operators, has announced a partnership with leading aviation catering provider High Flying Food.The ...

Aviation - 5th February 2013
Indonesian Domestic Capacity And Cross-Strait Liberalisation Driving Asia/Pacific Growth, Says OAG

Asia/Pacific Seat Capacity Increases By 80% In Last 10 YearsLuton, UK, 5 February 2013: The continued increase in seat capacity across the Asia/Pacific region can be largely attributed to the ...

Press Releases - 1st February 2013
Astrazeneca/American Express Global Business Travel Win Best Travel Team In 2013 Business Travel Awards

Customer partners with TMC to optimise travel management, sourcing and traveller serviceLONDON – February 1, 2013 – The AstraZeneca Travel Service – a global team with expertise from both American ...