Publication: Travel Weekly

First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Ryanair seeks new corporate travel head as Kane departs

Ryanair is seeking a replacement for head of corporate travel and groups Lesley Kane who will leave the carrier next month.Kane has been a key figure in Ryanair’s recent move to improve customer service and target corporate travellers. She has been at ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Cardiff airport announces chief executive's departure

Cardiff Airport has announced that Jon Horne will stand down from his role as chief executive from September 1.Rowe-Beddoe, chairman of Cardiff International Airport Ltd, said: “Jon has very successfully steered the airport through the first phase of ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Bristol airport reports busiest ever day

Officials from Bristol Airport said the facility had its busiest ever day last week.A total of 25,390 passengers were said to have passed through the terminal on Thursday, August 14.The introduction of a larger aircraft on KLM's four times daily service ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Ryanair confirms talks on Cyprus Airways takeover

Ryanair is in talks on a possible takeover of Cyprus Airways, chief executive Michael O’Leary confirmed yesterday.O’Leary announced he was flying to Cyprus for talks with the government.Ryanair has previously said it was not interested in acquiring Cyprus ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

British Airways lets online buyers hold seats before booking

British Airways will allow ba.com users to hold seats for up to 72 hours without booking for a down payment of as little as £5.BA announced the move yesterday saying: “This will give customers the time to make sure they’re happy with their flight choices ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Abta urges members to update agency agreements

Abta has issued a reminder to members of changes the CAA requires to agency agreements from October 1.The agency agreements, which are required for Atol sales, will need to be dated and need to incorporate new wording.Abta told members in its weekly Abta ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Deadline
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

PwC expert says big data could herald new 'golden age'

Big data could bring “a second Age of Enlightenment”, according to PwC partner Matthew Tod, an expert in digital analytics.“We’ll understand what is going on in our world much better,” he argues. It will “turn the lights on”.But businesses need to act ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Comment: Russian failures show value of regulation

Anybody who doubts the value of the UK Package Travel Regulations should look at the chaos that comes without this protection, says John de Vial, head of financial protection at AbtaThousands of tourists were left stranded by the failure of two tour operators ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Comment: Big data can't beat an agent's instinct

If you keep up to date with the latest goings on in the world of online travel by reading our sister publication Travolution, you’ll know the sector loves a good bandwagon to jump on.The latest is ‘big data’, the true meaning and significance of which ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Walt Disney World: Seventh Heaven

Katie McGonagle finds her inner Snow White on Walt Disney World's newest rideLike this and want more details? Click here to download and save as a PDF .Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to work we go – except in this case, work meant getting to be one of the first ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Disneyland Paris: Bonjour Remy

scurried to Paris to get a taste of Disney's new rodent rideLike this and want more details? Click here to download and save as a PDF.I was invited to Disneyland Paris to meet one of the world’s most famous rodents. No, not that one. This time, my focus ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Add-ons: Doing it for the kids

Accommodation is just the start - tailor the whole holiday to tots with smart add-ons, says Joanna BoothLike this and want more details? Click here to download and save as a PDF .You wouldn’t book a family of five into a standard double, or put a couple ... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 21 2014]

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"Agents have the opportunity to earn well in excess of the base rate and many do. Many of them are retaining more commission than they ever have done with us" he said
It is only the fourth operator to fail in Aito's 38-year history. Chairman Derek Moore said: "We are sad to see Bents failing. Aito's record over the past 38 years has been exemplary."
"I believe this company will continue to go from strength to strength – virtually every month it has exceeded its targets.”"
"London hotels ran at 50% occupancy for the 10 days leading up to the opening ceremony and for the five days following the closing ceremony."

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Ryanair confirms talks on Cyprus Airways takeover [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
Bristol airport reports busiest ever day [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
Comment: Russian failures show value of regulation [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
PwC expert says big data could herald new 'gold... [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
Abta urges members to update agency agreements [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
Comment: Big data can't beat an agent's instinct [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 21 2014]
Add-ons: Doing it for the kids [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 21 2014]
Disneyland Paris: Bonjour Remy [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 21 2014]
Walt Disney World: Seventh Heaven [Published Travel Weekly - Aug 21 2014]
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