July 13, 2024

News in brief: Agiito, AltoVita, Travel Places, Focus and Mercure

Agiito has signed a partnership with Matthew Holman, founder of Simpila Mental Health, to provide additional support and guidance to shape its workplace. Katie Blount, Director of Experience, said: “As well as providing mental health first aider support, wellbeing benefits and mental health awareness training to managers, we are pleased that having Matt has joined us as a consultant to broaden our wellbeing strategy.”

AltoVita has appointed Gabriele Gallotti, the CEO and Founder of Novum Capital Partners, as Board Observer.  It comes as Novum backed AltoVita in a recent investment round, as well as making a commitment to back the company in future fundraising efforts.

The locally-inspired Mercure Newport hotel has opened in the heart of the city centre, at the top of the historic Chartist Tower. It has 135 contemporary rooms with views of Newport, an open plan restaurant and outdoor rooftop terrace at ‘Bar & Kitchen @NP20’, a Fitness Centre and a range of Meeting and Event spaces.

Travel Places, the specialist TMC for the sports, media and entertainment sectors, has achieved independent international recognition for its approach to managing sustainable events, attaining certification to ISO 20121. To achieve the standard, businesses must demonstrate a consideration of all key financial, economic, social and environmental factors related to the planning and operations of events.

The Focus Travel Partnership has appointed Verteil Technologies as its preferred NDC aggregator. The India-based travel technology company provides a direct connect platform for a fully-transparent booking experience and brings in NDC content from the world’s major airlines including British Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Lufthansa Group, and United Airlines.