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Flee the Unseasonably Cold UK Weather with Mid-Haul Holiday Offers from Hayes and Jarvis

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 3 aprile 2013

London, PRNewswire Take advantage of warm temperatures in the Middle East and North Africa with tempting holiday offers from the long haul specialist. With spring well underway, sun-starved Brits are still awaiting the first signs of the changing season as wintery weather continues to dominate in the UK. After a long winter punctuated by several snow flurries that brought the nation to a halt, chilly travellers can be forgiven for wanting to get away from the freezing conditions for a few days. With this in mind, Hayes and Jarvis are pleased to reveal a selection of tempting offers on mid-haul holidays to Dubai, Egypt and Abu Dhabi, perfect for beating those winter blues. Not only are these destinations virtually guaranteed to enjoy great weather, they are, at most, just a seven hour flight from the UK, meaning a swift transition from rain and bitter wind, to balmy temperatures and cocktails by the pool or beach. Egypt is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations and is renowned for its wealth of historical treasures just waiting to be explored. From ancient ruins in Luxor to the pyramids and the river Nile, culture vultures are spoiled for choice here. Egypt is equally adept however as a luxury holiday location and the Ritz-Carlton in Sharm El Sheikh exemplifies five star treatment with five restaurants, three bars, five pools, sports facilities and a wellness centre. Stay here with Hayes and Jarvis for seven nights on a bed and breakfast basis from just £499 per person, saving up to £730 per couple. This offer includes a 50% accommodation discount. Flights depart on 21 April 2013 from Manchester. Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, arguably the Middle East’s most popular destination with holiday makers, and although it may have been overshadowed by its sister city Dubai until recently, Abu Dhabi has become more than a worthy rival to the UAE’s second city. Beautiful Gulf Coast beaches give way to a pristine cityscape that fuses traditional souks with ultra modern malls. Stay here for seven nights at the Beach Rotana Hotel and Towers on a bed and breakfast basis from just £749 per person, saving up to £276 per couple. Flights depart on 16 May 2013 from London Heathrow.
Dubai needs little introduction, this glistening metropolis rising from the desert offers the best of both city living and beach culture. Explore the vast malls, water parks and marvel at the Burj Khalifa, or just relax on the beach and soak up some sun. The Ocean View Hotel makes for a great base, and Hayes and Jarvis are delighted to offer complimentary half board here on a three night stay from just £699 per person, saving up to £394 per couple. Flights depart from London Gatwick on 22 April 2013.

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Monarch Airlines Launch New Flights to Croatia and Crete

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 3 Mag 2012

Gatwick South Terminal international arrivals ...

Gatwick South Terminal international arrivals concourse (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

London, (/PRNewswire) Leading scheduled leisure airline, Monarch, will launch new routes to ‘The Pearl of the Adriatic’, Dubrovnik, in Croatia and Heraklion in Crete. The flights will operate from Birmingham and London Gatwick airports from 1st May 2012 with fares, including taxes, starting from £29 one way (£72 return).
Flights to Dubrovnik will operate three times a week from London Gatwick airport and two times a week from Birmingham. Flights to Crete airport Heraklion will operate two times a week from both London Gatwick and Birmingham airports. The new routes are a continuation of Monarch’s expansion strategy revealed last year to focus on its scheduled services and expand its network to new leisure destinations across Europe.Kevin George, Managing Director of Monarch Airlines comments: “We are delighted to add both Croatia and Crete to our already extensive scheduled network of leisure destinations. The addition of these new routes further reinforces our expansion strategy and our position as the leading leisure-focused airline serving the Mediterranean and the Canaries.” He continues: “Dubrovnik is an extremely popular tourist destination with over a million holidaymakers visiting last year and Crete has always been a staple beach holiday favourite; we are therefore confident that our product offering is perfectly placed for the Croatian and Greek leisure market.”
Monarch, the scheduled European leisure airline, operates flights to Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Portugal Spain and Turkey from Birmingham, London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester airports. In addition to year-round low fares, Monarch also offers a bespoke “build your own class of travel” range of products and services both on the ground and inflight. All customers are allocated a seat at check-in but for those wishing to select where in the cabin they sit to ensure that families and groups are seated together, seats can be pre-booked from £5.99 per one-way flight. For customers looking for added comfort, extra legroom seats are also available offering up to six inches of extra space from only £9.99. Monarch recently launched ‘Air Packs’ enabling customers to build their own flights through transparent and pre-packaged optional extras, starting from just £20 per person per flight. The two new Air Packs are offered alongside the airline’s traditional “build your own class” product and are designed to give customers full visibility on price from the beginning of the booking process. Customers will be able to choose between two Monarch Air Packs; an Essentials Pack and a Premium Pack, combining extras such as allocated seating, hold baggage and access to online check-in. For further information or to book Monarch flights please visit http://www.monarch.co.uk.

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British Airways’ Cabin Crew Takes Part in Chain of Hope Walk

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 17 febbraio 2012

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Harmondsworth, England (PRNewswire). A team of ten British Airways cabin crew from Gatwick will walk with the fastest man in the world later this month for a cause that is close to all their hearts.The crew of BA2263 will operate a flight from London Gatwick to Kingston, Jamaica and then join world champion and current Olympic champion sprinter Usain Bolt for the 5.6km Sigma Walkathon in aid of the Chain of Hope charity.British Airways has a long-standing partnership with Chain of Hope, a charity set up by the eminent heart surgeon Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub, who plans to establish a brand new cardiac centre at the Bustamante Hospital for Children in Kingston.The 10 cabin crew champions, Kayti Roberts, Suzi Ball, Christina Smith, Kerryanne Meehan, Camilla Broglia, Michelle Oakes, Emma Oliver, Sarah Hill, Robert Brock and Louise Speakman, also plan to visit the hospital during their three-day stay in Kingston. Some of them have visited previously and have sat in on cardiac surgery procedures on children with life-threatening heart diseases.
The UK charity sends out medical teams to treat children in their own country, setting up training programmes for local surgeons and medical staff. But the number of operations that can be performed is limited by the number of Intensive Care Unit beds available. The new cardiac centre will house 10 new beds, an operating theatre and a catheter laboratory and allow doctors to help many more children in need of life saving surgery. Kayti Roberts from Haywards Heath is one of the crew members making a return visit to the hospital. She said: “I was fortunate enough to sit in on open heart surgery on a young child and it was a life changing experience.
Up to 500 children are born with congenital heart disease in Jamaica every year. Of these, half require medical or surgical intervention or face a premature death. The current waiting list for cardiac surgery at the Bustamante Hospital is at least 150 children, with 100 new patients added to the list annually.
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