News | The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2373 35585 15 UK boss to leave the company Hollie-Rae MerrickThu, 17 Apr 2014 17:40:00 GMT UK and Ireland has revealed that managing director Mark Maddock is to leave the company. 47711 Etihad launches Manchester social media contest Phil DaviesThu, 17 Apr 2014 10:38:00 GMT Etihad Airways is teaming up with Manchester airport and Manchester City for a social media treasure hunt across the city. 47708 Decline in premium air travel growth recorded Phil DaviesThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:46:00 GMT Growth in global premium air travel dropped off in February against the level seen the previous month. 47707 Hilfiger buys art deco Miami hotel Phil DaviesThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:27:00 GMT Designer Tommy Hilfiger’s luxury hospitality arm Raleigh Group has bought an art deco hotel in Miami. 47706 Quantum of the Seas to sail from China Phil DaviesThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:23:00 GMT Royal Caribbean International is to raise capacity from China by 66% with the deployment of its newest ship Quantum of the Seas in Asia next summer. 47705 Cathay and Qatar agree new codeshare deal Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:15:00 GMT Oneworld alliance partners Cathay Pacific and Qatar Airways have agreed a codeshare deal to expand their respective route networks. 47700 EasyJet predicts record carryings for Good Friday Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:13:00 GMT EasyJet is preparing for the busiest day in its history tomorrow (Good Friday) when more than 1,400 flights will be operated for the first time. 47704 Tui AG to reduce stake in Hapag-Lloyd Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:11:00 GMT German travel giant Tui AG's stake in container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd will drop to 13.9% following a tie-up with Chilean firm Compania SudAmericana de Vapores. 47701 Heathrow claims third runway would bring fares down Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:10:00 GMT Heathrow today stepped up its battle for expansion by claiming fares would drop if it had a third runway. 47702 S&P boosts Thomas Cook credit rating Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:08:00 GMT Leading credit rating agency Standard & Poor's today increased its outlook on Thomas Cook after a detailed financial review of the group's progress in implementing its transformation strategy. 47703 Comment: Is Ryanair's villain status behind it? Steve DunneThu, 17 Apr 2014 07:55:00 GMT Ryanair will need to tackle deep-rooted perceptions if its professed desire to improve its image is to succeed, writes Steve Dunne, executive chairman of Brighter Group. 47695 Bolsover Cruise Club opens first retail store Hollie-Rae MerrickThu, 17 Apr 2014 07:50:00 GMT Call centre agency Bolsover Cruise Club is looking to attract more new-to-cruise customers as it prepares to open its first retail store. 47697 STA Travel may trial 'roaming' agency Hollie-Rae MerrickThu, 17 Apr 2014 07:45:00 GMT STA Travel may introduce a roaming agency to travel around the UK following the success of its Boxpark container unit store in central London. 47696 Comment: Think global when it comes to growth Lucy HuxleyWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:33:00 GMT I am writing this week’s column from Sydney, where I am visiting my sister for an Easter holiday with my family. 47698 New chairman named at Foreign Airlines Association Phil DaviesWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:08:00 GMT Air Europa UK general manager Colin Stewart is to take over as chairman of the Foreign Airlines Association UK. 47694