March 23, 2023

Steve Hartridge

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Singapore Airlines Business Class, London Heathrow-Singapore

Attentive and conscientious service with lots of smiles throughout. A memorable and very enjoyable flight.

Emirates Business Class, London Gatwick-Dubai

Emirates London Gatwick to Dubai. This was an ultra-relaxed and highly enjoyable flight, with the type of food, entertainment and general comfort levels that you would hope - but don't always find - at a five-star hotel.

Radisson RED London Greenwich The O2

Bold and playful, this is a style-conscious hotel with attitude

Conrad London St. James

A competitively-priced and classy hotel that's small enough to feel intimate, welcoming and almost 'boutiquey"

The Culloden Estate & Spa, Belfast

This is a premium-class hotel with top-range facilities that offers a sense of peace and solitude that no city centre hotel could match - yet Belfast is just minutes away

Car rental firms extend elite tiers

National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car brands are extending their elite tiers for their respective loyalty schemes for another year.

Travelodge supports NHS workers

Travelodge is keeping just under 50 of its 570-plus hotels open in the UK to provide accommodation for NHS staff and other key workers and to house vulnerable people.

Delta’s new safety measures

Delta has introduced temporary measures to help customers and employees practice social distancing both on the ground and in the air.

HBAA steps up member support

HBAA, the trade association for the hotel booking agency, apartment and venue community, has made several new senior appointments - a move it says will enable it to provide the services and support that its members need in the current difficult environment.

Norwegian plans debt restructuring

Scandinavian airline Norwegian is seeking a debt restructuring in order to meet the criteria for a state guarantee scheme to help see it through the pandemic crisis.