Calin Rovinescu elected as new chairman of the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board

Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada, has been elected as the new Chairman of the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board (CEB). He succeeds Rob Fyfe, CEO Air New Zealand, who held the post for the last two years. “On behalf of all Star Alliance members I thank Rob for his personal…

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Thomas Breathnach gets a ‘piste of the action’ in Austria

View the original articles: http://www.independent.ie/travel/travel-destinations/austria-piste-of-the-action-3304580.html?start=1 http://www.independent.ie/travel/travel-destinations/need-to-know-3304596.html Austria: Piste of the action By Thomas Breathnach Saturday, November 24th 2012 Taking his first ski steps on the slopes of Austria, Thomas Breathnach soon got a taste for the Tyrolean high life For two tick-tocking years, I lived in Switzerland without so much as a sniff of a…

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Declan Mescall joins Travelbiz

A big congratulations to Declan Mescall who has joined Travelbiz.ie as the new Features Editor. Declan has a many years of experience in the travel industry, having recently retired  as Head of Passenger Sales Irish Ferries where he spent over 34 years. Prior to that he was a non executive director of Dublin Tourism for 7…

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Finn Gillespie in Turin heaven

View the original article: http://www.sundayworld.com/lifestyle/index.php Italian skiing? Turin Heaven! Sauze d’Oulx in the Alpine ‘Milkyway’ makes for a perfect slice of ‘La Dolce Vita’ in a Winter holiday Sunday, October 7th, 2012 FUN ON THE RUN: Finn Gillepsie takes to the slopes in the resort of Sauze D’Oulx THIS is the home of good food…

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Aer Lingus Schedule Monday 1st October

Aer Lingus has been informed by the SIPTU trade union that it no longer intends to stage industrial action on Monday 1st October. Aer Lingus can now confirm that it plans to operate a full schedule on Monday 1st October.  …

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