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Will your next business event stand on the shoulders of kings?

Welcome to Scotland’s oldest inhabited castle. Dalhousie Castle is located near the town of Bonnyrigg, just 8 miles from Edinburgh city centre.

Set within breath-taking grounds, Dalhousie is a fortress, a fairy-tale castle and a luxury hotel. Whilst the foundations and the enormously thick walls of the vaults date back to the 13th Century, the main parts of the present structure were built around 1450. Over the many centuries various additions and modifications have been made to the castle, however the original L-shaped keep can still be clearly discerned.

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Traveleads Walk Around the World Challenge. This week We’ve reached…

Our tireless team of walking warriors have not let the grass grow beneath their feet this week.

After a short whistle-stop tour of Kazakhstan last week it was onwards and eastwards for our team.

Setting off once again with no idea how far they would get it, it was huge adrenalin rush to reach the Russian border and cross over into Mongolia.

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Qatar Airways new Dubai Premium Lounge

The new Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Dubai International Airport’s Concourse D was officially opened today by the Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker and His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman and CEO of Emirates Group. Qatar Airways flies 133 times weekly to Dubai’s two airports, with 15 flights daily from Doha to Dubai International Airport.

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Virgin Trains' new look lounges

Virgin Trains are celebrating the opening of its refurbished First Class lounge at King’s Cross in London. This is one of eight refurbished First Class lounges to be rolled out on the train operator’s East Coast route and comes in response to a six per cent increase in First Class travel since Virgin Trains took over the franchise a year ago.

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SAS celebrates 70 years

This year, SAS is celebrating 70 years as Scandinavians’ preferred airline. The airline was founded 1st August 1946 when the three national airlines; Denmark’s Det Danske Luftfartselskab, Norway’s Det Norske Luftfartselskap, and Sweden’s Svensk Interkontinetal Lufttrafik AB, joined forces to create Scandinavian Airlines System, now the Scandinavian Airlines you know today.

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AIR FRANCE KLM Group launch new UK services

Glasgow to Paris with Air France

Air France now operate a new daily service from Glasgow, offering access to Paris, connections to the world, and greater on-board comfort. Passengers can choose between Business and Economy class on the flight to Paris and up to four classes for their onward intercontinental flight;La Première, Business, Premium Economy and Economy.

Summer schedule

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Travel Alert Germany: Airport strike planned for 27th April

Flights to and from Germany’s six main airports face extensive cancellations, disruptions and delays on Wednesday 27th April due to strike action by ground staff.

The industrial action threatens to affect ground handling, passenger checks and airport fire services at Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf, Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund and Hanover airports.

All long haul services from Munich have been grounded, while only a small number of domestic and European services are expected to run.

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Dakota Deluxe Glasgow – Timeless style and exceptional service

Ken McCulloch is delighted to announce the opening of his latest boutique hotel – Dakota Deluxe Glasgow. This is the next chapter of the Dakota story and the beginning of the UK expansion.

Offering a bespoke indulgent experience in luxurious surroundings, McCulloch is aiming for Dakota Deluxe to be an overnight sensation.

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Delays on Virgin Trains West Coast services

Rail commuters using the West Coast Main Line service are being warned of delays of up to 90 minutes on Virgin Trains West Coast services between London Euston and Glasgow Central.

A broken down engineering train near Carnforth is causing disruption to trains between Preston and Carlisle. Engineers are working to rectify the issue and move the train so that all lines can be reopened.

There is no firm estimate yet on how long this will last, but it is likely to continue until at least 5pm. When the line reopens, trains may still be disrupted until the end of service.

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Finnair Announces New Edinburgh-Helsinki Route

Finnair has begun flying three times a week between Edinburgh and Helsinki. The route will be operated on an Airbus A319 which will offer an Economy and Business class cabin. Finnair Economy Class tickets include one piece of 23kg baggage, a complimentary beverage and a choice of meals from the Sky Bistro selection. Business Class provides priority check-in and boarding, lounge access at Helsinki Airport and, on-board delicious high-quality meals accompanied with carefully selected beverages.

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