Monday, 27 April 2015

Multiple tornadoes approached northern Texas

dublin_tornadoA severe storm swept across northern Texas resulting in hail, high winds and numerous tornadoes. Multiple tornadoes were sighted late Sunday evening in Johnson County, Texas, just south of Fort Worth. After moving through the town of Rio Vista, the tornado moved east into rural parts of Johnson County.


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Barbara’s final wish to see Highlands comes true

tmej7jciuz5xufqoy5rcThe 41-year-old, known as Barbara M, has recently returned home to Hamburg after being helped by a number of Highland businesses, as well as staff at the VisitScotland Information Centre in Inverness, to enjoy a fun-filled first visit to the country she used to read about as a child.
Barbara, who suffers from a rare gene defect and has been given just a year to live, was accompanied on the trip by her two children, 21-year-old Fabian and nine-year-old Moritz.


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Fleets serving Australia South Pacific to almost double by 2033

download (6)The passenger aircraft fleet serving the Australia South Pacific region will grow from some 700 aircraft today to over 1,200 by 2033, with a doubling in the number of widebody aircraft. With aviation growth comparable with other mature markets such as North America and Europe, the region has the world’s highest propensity to travel per capita.


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The Children’s Society celebrates marathon success at Church House

download (5)To celebrate the success of those running the Virgin Money London Marathon 2015 in aid of the Children’s Society, the organisation hosted a post-race party at Church House Conference Centre.
More than 80 runners took part in the annual race for the charity which works to support vulnerable children in England and Wales. Following the 26.2 mile race, the runners along with their family, friends and supporters to thank them for their efforts in raising vital funds.


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Ajman palace Hotel Hosts Special Guests At Emirates Red Crescent Dinner

HMH Hotel GroupThe Ajman Palace Hotel extended its warm hospitality to over 100 people, including 40 children without a family, as it hosted the Emirates Red Crescent Dinner in the hotel ballroom recently. The children were dressed in special costumes and enjoyed the fun games and exciting activities organized as part of the event.


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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Joins the White House’s UpSkill America Program

Starwood Hotels & ResortsStarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, has a rich history of identifying talented entry-level associates and cultivating their skills into increasingly challenging positions. At Starwood there are many examples of associates who started working at the front desk or as a room attendant who advanced to positions of Supervisor, Manager or even Regional Director.


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IBTM Knowledge Week From April 27 2015

ibtmKatie Devaney, Head of Marketing, ibtm events, commented, “We are launching inspire.ibtmevents.com as a platform for connecting the meetings community to knowledge and inspiration. Every year through our events we are fortunate to access knowledge from some of the greatest minds in the industry and we are delighted to now have a way of sharing all of these global insights.”


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Ashfield Meetings & Events amongst top agency partners delivering buyers to The Meetings Show

unnamed (2)The Meetings Show is working in partnership with key UK agencies including Ashfield Meetings & Events, Trinity Event Solutions, Worldspan Group, BCD M&I, ATP Event Experts, Team Spirit Event Management, PAREXEL, Top Banana, Capita and Owl Live to bring qualified meetings professionals to the 2015 show.


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Closing Ceremony of Thailand Academy III Thai Textile

ANT_5350The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has staged the closing ceremony of the “Thailand Academy III: Thai Textile” educational project at Siriraj Phimukhsthan Museum on 23 April, 2015 with an evening filled with joy and wonderful experience.

Presided over by Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Executive Director of Europe, Africa, and Middle East Region, the ceremony featured a showcase of fashion designers and designing students’ works after they explored various well-known Thai communities in Phrae, Nan, Buri Ram, Surin, and Nakhon Sri Thammarat and learned the process to produce local Thai fabric in each area.


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Third Holiday Inn Express under IHG and Pro Invest Partnership to Open in Adelaide

lg_ihgplcThe hotel is the third to be signed under the master development agreement between IHG and Pro Invest, which will see the investment company develop 15 Holiday Inn Express hotels across Australia by 2025. The first two hotels will open in Sydney’s Macquarie Park, North Ryde in the first quarter of 2016, and Brisbane’s Spring Hill in the third quarter of 2016.

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IHG® Unveils New External Employer Brand

lg_ihgplcInterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies with operations in nearly 100 countries worldwide, has today announced the relaunch of its external facing Employer Brand. The new brand identity, ‘All of you at IHG’, has evolved from in-depth market research which revealed the importance of developing a user-friendly, engaging and interactive digital identity.

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New blood face old foes in FIFA U-20 World Cup preparation

unnamed (1)Australia may have got the better of the New Zealand international cricket team during the recent Cricket World Cup final, but New Zealand – the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 host side – will be looking for a reverse of fortunes on the football field.

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Judgement Day Travel Update 25th April

Arriva TrainsArriva Trains Wales is advising passengers that due to all rugby fans travelling to Cardiff on Saturday 25 April to attend the Judgement Day Rugby Event at the Millennium Stadium that Cardiff train services will be busy prior to and after the match.
Arriva Trains Wales will be providing extra train services and additional seating capacity where possible for the 45,000 plus fans attending the match.

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Corinthia London opens new David Collins studio designed Garden Lounge

download (4)The iconic Corinthia Hotel London has just launched an exciting new Garden Lounge in the heart of the hotel perfect for al fresco dining, small social gatherings and late night drinks. This outdoor jewel like place is set to be the desired destination for the summer.

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