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Norwegian takes low-cost long-haul global with new London-Singapore route from £179

11 months ago Travelling For Business 0
Norwegian will launch a new route from London Gatwick to Singapore this winter as the airline’s growing low-cost long-haul UK network expands into Asia for the first time. From 28th September, Norwegian will operate four weekly flights, increasing to five in the winter, from London Gatwick to Singapore Changi Airport, voted the World’s Best Airport Read More

AccorHotels opens flagship skyscraper hotel in Canary Wharf

11 months ago Travelling For Business 0
AccorHotels today opens its new flagship Novotel in London’s Canary Wharf to guests. The hotel, which represents a £90 million investment from AccorHotels, situated at 40 Marsh Street and at 127 metres high, is one of the tallest buildings in the area, with 360 degree views of London taking in sights including The Shard, the Read More

Norwegian to launch new low-cost flights to Seattle and Denver

12 months ago Travelling For Business 0
Norwegian is continuing its transatlantic expansion by launching two new routes from London Gatwick to Seattle and Denver on sale now from £199. More than 125,000 seats are available on Norwegian’s first route to America’s Pacific Northwest and the only route from Gatwick to Denver. With affordable fares and convenient schedules, Norwegian will give cost-conscious Read More

UK coworking project launched to better connect Corporates and SMEs

1 year ago Travelling For Business 0
Coworking entrepreneur, Work.Life, has announced a new agreement with global technology leader, Verizon.  The two companies are joining forces to open a co-working space in a Verizon site in London’s Clerkenwell. The space aims to fill the working gap between SMEs and big business, championing face-to-face collaboration as a breeding ground for creative partnerships, mutual Read More

Travelodge announces new hotel opening

1 year ago Travelling For Business 0
  Travelodge also announces expansion plan of seven new hotels in Greater Manchester that will create 200 new jobs in the area. Greater Manchester’s first budget hotel brand, Travelodge is celebrating its 30th anniversary in the county this week and to mark this milestone, the company has opened its first hotel in Stockport town centre Read More

Helsinki and Lapland led Finavia’s airport network to a new passenger record

1 year ago Travelling For Business 0
Passenger volumes at Finavia’s airports reached an all-time high in 2016.  Both domestic traffic and international air travel showed growth. A new passenger record was reached in Helsinki Airport (17.2 million) and Rovaniemi Airport (490,000). A total of 20,786,846 passengers travelled through Finavia’s airports in 2016, showing an increase of 3.5 per cent compared to Read More

The most bizarre left behinds by business travellers

1 year ago Travelling For Business 0
Where would you find a set of company accounts, a suitcase of invoices, a Mercedes AMG car, a forensic wig and a 40 year old teddy bear belonging to a CEO – where else but Travelodge’s Lost & Found office. Today, one of the UK’s largest independent hotel chain’s, Travelodge, has revealed some of the Read More

Norwegian reports record high year-end traffic figures

1 year ago Travelling For Business 0
Norwegian reported its highest ever passenger figures in a single year with almost 30 million passengers and a load factor of 88 per cent in 2016. The launch of 34 new routes and a substantial increase of intercontinental traffic contributed considerably to the growth. Passenger growth, more new aircraft and high load factors characterised 2016. Read More

Norwegian’s UK expansion cleared for take-off in biggest ever year

1 year ago Travelling For Business 0
Low-cost airline Norwegian is ready to take-off its biggest year ever, with the introduction of brand new aircraft, exclusive new routes – including its first long-haul flights outside the USA – and more affordable flights on the UK’s only direct low-cost transatlantic services. Europe’s third largest low-cost airline will continue its success in 2017 by Read More