July 2009
Director;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p19
This section offers news briefs pertaining to the tourism industry in Great Britain. The British air fares remained stable in the first three months of 2009, according to the American Express' Europe, Middle East and Africa Business Travel Monitor Report. The Langham hotel, which has been a landmark in London, England since the Victorian times, has been renovated. Twitter has been offered at Townhouse Hotel Maastricht, set to open in September 2009, as an in-hotel communication.


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