Month: October 2017

Meet Movinhand, a game changer in hospitality recruitment


London, 15th September 2015 – Movinhand is a new digital platform matching employers with skilled workers who are looking for fixed-term employment anywhere in the world. The platform will be available this autumn in private beta form and will be officially launched in early 2016, initially focusing on the hospitality sector, the largest employer of […]

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Hotel WiFi specialist secures £1.7m to fund growth overseas


March 28th – Airangel, the Warrington-based company which is the leading provider of guest WiFi solutions to the hospitality sector – has secured a £1.7m funding package from Santander Corporate & Commercial to support its further growth.Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services advised Santander on the deal.Airangel, which has recently opened a new office in Dubai, […]

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International SOS And Iqarus Announce Joint Venture Partnership


June 28, 2017 – Dubai. International SOS, the world’s leading medical and travel security risk services company, and Iqarus, a leading provider of intelligent and integrated healthcare for demanding and complex environments, have today announced a joint venture partnership to leverage mutual capabilities and services.The partnership will operate as ‘Iqarus, In Association with International SOS’, […]

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Fleets Grow Online Driver Entitlement Data Usage


Recent Freedom of Information figures seen by the ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification) www.adlv.co.uk, show a significant rise in the volume and frequency of online driving licence data checking by UK Fleets. The 2016 DVLA statistics show that there was a 30.4% increase in checks by online intermediaries compared to the same period last […]

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ebookers Launches Tool to Transform Layovers into Extended Holidays


Take Over Your Layover personalises travel experiencesLONDON – April 5, 2017 – ebookers.com, one of Europe’s premier online travel agencies, announced the release of Take Over Your Layover, an initiative that helps travellers extend their holiday by transforming layover time into a customised travel experience.Take Over Your Layover is an online tool that gives users […]

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KDS and Booking.com for Business partner to extend worldwide choice of accommodation to corporate travellers via KDS Neo


London, UK – July 13, 2016: KDS, a global provider of corporate travel and expense (T&E) management software solutions, has partnered with Booking.com for Business to provide KDS Neo users full access to Booking.com’s selection of accommodation, from traditional hotels to B&Bs, apartments and more, at great prices. Booking.com for Business is the company’s dedicated […]

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Starboard Cruise Services Named 2018 DFNI Asia Pacific Cruise/Ferry Retailer Of The Year


For the fourth consecutive year, Starboard Cruise Services has been awarded the DFNI Asia Pacific Cruise/Ferry Retailer of the Year. Starboard, an LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton company and premier global cruise retailer, received the award from Duty Free News International during the recent TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore. The DFNI Awards […]

Slate launches its in-room concierge portal to the hospitality market


Slate announces the official launch of its in-room concierge solution which retrospectively converts existing TVs into interactive, touch-screen concierge portals displaying a beautifully crafted app through which guests can browse and order food and drink, or any other hotel product or service, straight from their room. At the upcoming Travel Technology Europe event in London […]

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CyArk and Iron Mountain Team Up to Preserve Melbourne’s Historic Royal Exhibition Building


Completed in 1880 to mark Melbourne’s first international exhibition, the Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world’s oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. It was the site of Australia’s first Federal parliament in 1901, hosted events for the 1956 Summer Olympics, and was the first site to fly the new Australian National Flag following a six-day, […]