29 Jun 2001
Victoria Summerley has taken over the travel pages on the
Independent and Independent on Sunday. As executive editor (features),
she replaces Oliver Bennett. Travel editor Simon Calder and his deputy,
Lucy Gilmour, will report to Summerley. As part of the recent relaunch
of the IoS, travel ...
23 Mar 2001
Reed Business Information's Travel Weekly is looking for an editor
after the shock resignation of Jeremy Skidmore. Skidmore quit last week
after three-and-a-half years at the helm following the decision by two
major advertisers, Airtours and Thompson, to withdraw their accounts in
02 Mar 2001
| by CHRIS SCOTT
Fleishman-Hillard has been appointed to handle worldwide promotions
for TQ3 Travel Solutions, a global business travel firm composed of
three existing companies in the corporate travel field.
The firm, which was created by the merger of Maritz Travel Company, TUI
Business Travel and Internet ...
02 Feb 2001
The Observer has appointed Jeannette Hyde as travel editor, with Joanne O Connor as her deputy...The Observer has appointed Jeannette Hyde as travel editor, with Joanne O Connor as her deputy. Both have trade backgrounds, Hyde as editor of Travel Trade Gazette Europa and O Connor as features editor of Travel Weekly. Hyde moves from her current role, as The Times commissioning editor, travel ...
02 Nov 2001
| by JOE LEPPER
UK travel agents are staging a pitch for agency support in a bid to
launch a PR push to revive the sector.
The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) is looking to expand
into the regional ...
since 1991, when Scott
Gold Blyth PR was taken on to promote travel in the aftermath of the
Gulf War ...
26 Oct 2001
| by GIDON FREEMAN
Package holiday giant Airtours has made its top PRO redundant in a
cost-cutting response to the world travel market slump since 11
Group communications director Anita McErlean was informed of the
decision by finance director David Jardine late last week.
She is understood ...
16 Feb 2001
Emap Digital Travel has hired travel specialist Rooster to handle PR for eight travel and tourism...Emap Digital Travel has hired travel specialist Rooster to handle PR for eight travel and tourism websites, including Bargainholidays.com,Escaperoutes.com, and Ferrybooker.com. The account will be overseen by Rooster managing director Henry Hemming.
19 Jan 2001
The TV Travel Group has hired Biss Lancaster to raise awareness among consumers. It owns the TV...The TV Travel Group has hired Biss Lancaster to raise awareness among consumers. It owns the TV Travel Shop, which sells holidays and is available via satellite and cable in nine million homes.
30 Mar 2001
| by PAUL MICHAUD
Edited by HOLLY WILLIAMS
BANGKOK: The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has named Ken
Scott as its first director ...
-based magazine Travel Trade Gazette Asia.
He has a 14-year track record as a journalist and travel writer ...
is the recognised authority on Pacific-Asia travel and
tourism, was founded in 1951 and has been based in Thailand ...
05 Oct 2001
The Daily Telegraph is to run a series of travel supplements in its
Weekend section on Saturdays this month.
The four-page broadsheet sections begin next week and are part of a raft
of editorial ...
The travel supplements will cover four themes: waterside, rural,
heritage and city.