New Anti-Jargon Campaign Launched by Holiday Inn

Posted on: March 10th, 2010 Posted by Sharon Miller

Holiday Inn is now urging its business guests to cut back on corporate jargon. This news came after a survey revealed that 39 percent of people lose focus in meetings after about 20 minutes. The hotel group surveyed 1000 UK workers in April. It found that 21 percent of them blamed lack of concentration in [...]

As many travelers have already heard, Iberia’s cabin crew are threatening strike action over plans to launch a new carrier this year that would pay crew members lower wages. The new airline would employ some 350 staff and operate 14 aircraft. It is being viewed as an attempt by Iberia to sidestep union resistance to [...]

Whitbread Set to Get New CEO

Posted on: March 9th, 2010 Posted by Abi Bray

It now appears that the current CEO of easyJet is set to leave the airline after five years and head over to Whitbread, which is the company behind Premier Inn and Costa Coffee. The hotel and restaurant group’s current CEO, Alan Parker, will retire on November 25th on his 64th birthday. Ever since 2004, Parker [...]

Premier Inn Announces New Olympic Stadium Property

Posted on: March 9th, 2010 Posted by Dave Bond

The well known budget UK hotel chain Premier Inn has just recently announced that it will open a new property in Stratford near the Olympic Stadium. This new hotel will also be close to the new Stratford International train station, which opened up last December. The hotel itself will have 267 rooms and is due [...]

Two Children Die at Lois Corcyra Beach Hotel

Posted on: March 8th, 2010 Posted by Stewart Perry

It appears that an error while installing and maintaining a gas boiler caused a carbon monoxide leak at a popular Greek hotel. This error led to the death of two children. The kids, Christianne Shepherd, seven, and her six-year-old brother Robert, were from West Yorkshire and were on vacation with their parents in Corfu, Greece [...]

British Airways Backed by 6,000 Volunteers

Posted on: March 8th, 2010 Posted by Robert Jones

British Airways may not be as scared of the strike threat as some may think. In fact, British Airways says that it has 6,000 volunteers on standby to assist at airports and on aircraft if cabin crew members of Unite union choose to go ahead with the strike threat. Some say that this could be [...]