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Hovertravel trials extra services due to popular demand

Hovertravel trials extra services due to popular demand
Hovertravel has added four extra services to its early morning Monday timetable.  There will be 0630 & 0700 from Ryde and 0645 & 0715 from Southsea. “We always make a conscious effort to listen to our passengers”, explains Loretta, head of commercial and marketing at Hovertravel, “and our e …
Added on 14/11/2017

Hovertravel holds rescue meeting for Wessex Cancer Trust minibus service

Hovertravel holds rescue meeting for Wessex Cancer Trust minibus service
Hovertravel has hosted a meeting to start a co-ordinated community effort to keep The Wessex Cancer Trust minibus service operating.  Neil Chapman, managing director of Hovertravel, explains: “With the funding from the NHS Clinical Commissioning Group no longer available for this vital transport se …
Added on 13/11/2017

Blands Travel delivers student masterclass on Marketing for Young Enterprise Company Programme

Blands Travel delivers student masterclass on Marketing for Young Enterprise Company Programme
Nuria Saccone, Head of Destination Services at Blands Travel, delivered a Young Enterprise Masterclass session on Marketing on Wednesday 18th October.  Students from across the schools who are taking part in the Young Enterprise Company Programme were joined by Nuria who provided an introduction to …
Added on 19/10/2017

Hovertravel present Hoverwalkers cheque to Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Hovertravel present Hoverwalkers cheque to Earl Mountbatten Hospice
Hovertravel has presented a cheque for the money raised by their Hoverwalkers team at this year’s Walk the Wight to the Earl Mountbatten Hospice. Jax Jones, Major Events Fundraiser for Earl Mountbatten Hospice and Walk the Wight organiser said, ‘Walk the Wight is a huge team effort and wouldn’t happ …
Added on 02/10/2017

First ever accessibility training on hovercraft launches new accessibility initiative

First ever accessibility training on hovercraft launches new accessibility initiative
Hovertravel is announcing a major new initiative aiming at improving accessibility. Called HoverCare, this initiative starts with the world’s first accessibility training session on a passenger hovercraft. Hovertravel staff will undergo training from the Barclays Accessibility Team, which will inclu …
Added on 02/10/2017

Hoverparcels targets businesses with fastest claim

Hoverparcels targets businesses with fastest claim
Hoverparcels, the Cross-Solent parcel service operated by Hovertravel, is the fastest way of transporting small to medium items of freight and parcels to and from the Isle of Wight. Loretta Lale, Head of Commercial at Hovertravel, explains: “All the advantages of Hovertravel including our frequency …
Added on 02/10/2017

Teleticket nominates local charity partner Starr Trust

Teleticket nominates local charity partner Starr Trust
Teleticket, the agent friendly flight consolidator has nominated local charity, Starr Trust as their corporate charity partner.   Starr Trust, an independent, family run charity support young people aged 10 –18 in fulfilling their potential through sports, arts and education, by giving a helping h …
Added on 08/09/2017

Your Service Centre Gatwick produces a Rising Star

Your Service Centre Gatwick produces a Rising Star
Your Service Centre Gatwick, in partnership with Skybreak is thrilled to announce Kimberley Steer has been selected as an Apprentice Rising Star, in partnership with Virgin Holidays. Three Rising Stars have been selected by Travel Weekly and Kimberley has featured in this week’s magazine, …
Added on 05/09/2017

Teleticket welcomes return of Tunisair charter flights

Teleticket welcomes return of Tunisair charter flights
Teleticket has announced the relaunch of Tunisair flights from London Gatwick and London Heathrow to Tunis, located in the North East of Tunisia.Commencing on the 6th September, Teleticket will offer four flights per week from London to the Capital, situated on the Lake of Tunis basking in temperatu …
Added on 24/08/2017

Agreement signed in Kazakhstan

Agreement signed in Kazakhstan
Griffon Hoverwork will carry out a study on using hovercraft to clear oil spills and support offshore rigs in the Caspian Sea.The agreement, signed today with Kazakh state oil company KazMunayGas' subsidiary KMGSS and supported by the Department for International Trade (DIT), opens up a major new ma …
Added on 24/07/2017

Your Service Centre Gatwick organise trip to Isle of Wight Zoo for Chestnut Tree House

Your Service Centre Gatwick organise trip to Isle of Wight Zoo for Chestnut Tree House
A group of 20, made up of children cared for by Chestnut Tree House, siblings, parents and carers, enjoyed a fun-filled day out on the Isle of Wight on Saturday 3 June, thanks to long-term supporters, Your Service Centre Gatwick. Families were treated to a trip across the Solent on a hovercraft, …
Added on 18/07/2017

Leading airport customer service business recognised in UK Governments Top 100 Apprentice Employers List

Leading airport customer service business recognised in UK Governments Top 100 Apprentice Employers List
Your Service Centre Gatwick, in partnership with Skybreak, has been announced in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers List. One of just two travel companies, Your Service Centre Gatwick is the only airport business to be featured on the prestigious list. Lecia Taylor, Director at Your Service Cent …
Added on 23/02/2017

Blands Travel Gibraltar becomes the first tour operator to take part in Monkey Talks Macaque Familiarisation Outings

Blands Travel Gibraltar becomes the first tour operator to take part in Monkey Talks Macaque Familiarisation Outings
With sustainable tourism a key priority, Blands Travel Gibraltar became the first tour operator to round up a group of licensed guides and take part in Monkey Talk’s Macaque Familiarisation Outings. The educational outings were officially launched recently by the Department for the Environment and C …
Added on 23/02/2017

BGI pulls their way to victory over MH Bland in aid of GBC Open Day

BGI pulls their way to victory over MH Bland in aid of GBC Open Day
If you were down at the Piazza on Tuesday 13th December at 5 o’clock and wondered what all the excitement and noise was about, it was the 2nd Tug of War held between staff members at Bland Group International (BGI) and MH Bland (MHB).   After a twelve month wait, both companies were ready for the ch …
Added on 22/12/2016

Teleticket expands ski programme with 21 new routes

Teleticket expands ski programme with 21 new routes
Teleticket, the agent friendly flight consolidator, has enhanced its winter 2017 programme with the addition of flights to Innsbruck, Geneva, Turin, Salzburg and Chambery from eight UK regional airports. Departing on Saturday mornings from Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Stansted, Bristol, East Mid …
Added on 07/10/2016

Treasure hunt fun at Gatwick Airport

Treasure hunt fun at Gatwick Airport
Gatwick Airport became the unlikely venue for an unforgettable day’s treasure hunt for the children of Chestnut Tree House Hospice last week. On Friday June 3 the children enjoyed a range of activities at the airport with hand-drawn treasure maps, monorail rides, police dogs, fire engines and lunch …
Added on 04/10/2016

Griffon Hovercraft accessing the inaccessible for Canada

Griffon Hovercraft accessing the inaccessible for Canada
The theme for this year’s Canadian Ferry Operators Conference in Ottawa is “Accessibility in the Ferry Sector”. It is the perfect platform for Griffon Hoverwork to demonstrate to the ferry operators how their innovative hovercraft can tackle any terrain from extreme icescapes and floodplains to rapi …
Added on 30/09/2016

Blands Travel Gibraltar wins prestigious international award

Blands Travel Gibraltar wins prestigious international award
Blands Travel Gibraltar is delighted to announce that it has been awarded “Destination Specialist of the Year”. The Luxury Travel Awards represent the pinnacle of hospitality achievement, championing the best in their respective fields. This year the international award programme saw an unprecedente …
Added on 29/09/2016

New Uniforms at Gibair

New Uniforms at Gibair
Coinciding with the start of the busy summer programme which commenced at the end of March, Gibair has introduced new uniforms for all its customer services staff. As the sole handler for all airlines at the airport, the new colours chosen represent more distinctly the Gibraltar identity. Limestone …
Added on 05/04/2016

Half a century of golden memories at Hovertravel

Half a century of golden memories at Hovertravel
Tuesday 4th August 2015 was a very special day at Hovertravel. Here are some of the highlights:  Overnight we added a splash of gold to one of our hovercraft, Freedom 90, to add a visual metaphor for our fifty years of continuous operation.  We also offered half price travel for ALL customers trav …
Added on 09/11/2015

Hovertravel keeps customers informed on new craft

Hovertravel keeps customers informed on new craft
Hovertravel reports that construction of its two new craft is progressing well. The craft are now recognisable from their exteriors as hovercraft, although obviously updated and more streamlined.  'We are very happy with the progress of the build and we are on plan to have both these two craft …
Added on 09/11/2015

Chestnut Tree House children see behind the scenes at Gatwick Airport

Chestnut Tree House children see behind the scenes at Gatwick Airport
Your Service Centre Gatwick arranged an extra special, all-access trip to Gatwick Airport for a group of five children from Chestnut Tree House children's hospice. Your Service Centre Gatwick which operates in partnership with Skybreak, one of the leading customer service and travel recovery compani …
Added on 06/11/2015

Providing maritime solutions for African market

Providing maritime solutions for African market
Griffon Hoverwork sign agreement with Paramount Group  Griffon Hoverwork Ltd signed a cooperative agreement with Paramount Group, the African based global defence group, revealing a number of global projects that will bring British hovercraft capability to Sub-Saharan Africa and innovative South Af …
Added on 28/10/2015

FRAM-2014/15 Arctic expedition complete after one year across the Arctic Ocean

FRAM-2014/15 Arctic expedition complete after one year across the Arctic Ocean
After spending a year drifting on the ice in the Arctic Ocean, two Norwegian scientists and their hovercraft return to Norway.   On 22nd August 2015 Prof.Yngve Kristoffersen together with Audun Tholfsen arrived in Longyearbyen, Norway with the hovercraft Sabvabaa after spending one year drifting …
Added on 28/10/2015

Skybreak adds bag-free travel with AirPortr

Skybreak adds bag-free travel with AirPortr
Skybreak, one of the leading customer service and travel recovery companies within the UK, has announced a new partnership with Portr using their AirPortr service which provides secure, same day, luggage delivery to and from the airport. AirPortr’s bag-free travel is designed to enable passengers to …
Added on 27/10/2015

Gatwick Airport's new GatwickConnects service is powered by years of experience

Gatwick Airport's new GatwickConnects service is powered by years of experience
Gatwick Airport has selected Skybreak, one of the leading customer service and travel recovery companies within the UK, to support their newly launched GatwickConnects flight booking service. GatwickConnects is an innovative, world-first booking service for customers looking for greater ch …
Added on 22/10/2015

Your Service Centre Gatwick launches airport advice guide for half term

Your Service Centre Gatwick launches airport advice guide for half term
With millions of families planning on a trip away for the forthcoming half-term, Your Service Centre has launched a downloadable guide to help parents be better prepared when travelling through Gatwick.  The free guide has been created by Your Service Centre Gatwick which operates in partnership …
Added on 15/10/2015

Teleticket announces Summer 2016 flights from Humberside Airport

Teleticket announces Summer 2016 flights from Humberside Airport
Teleticket, the agent friendly flight consolidator, is offering its popular British Airways, direct flights, from Humberside to Alicante and Palma for Summer 2016. Operating from 21st May to 17th September 2016, there are 7 and 14 night durations available for each destination.   David Crawforth, …
Added on 13/10/2015

Teleticket announces Summer 2016 flights for Scotland

Teleticket announces Summer 2016 flights for Scotland
Teleticket, the agent friendly flight consolidator, is once again offering British Airways, direct charter flights, from three Scottish airports to Malaga and Palma for Summer 2016. Operating from 21st May to 16th October 2016, there are 7 and 14 night durations available.  David Crawforth, Aviatio …
Added on 01/10/2015

Skybreak organises day out for St Barnabas House Hospice

Skybreak organises day out for St Barnabas House Hospice
Skybreak’s Your Service Centre at Gatwick Airport organised an extra special day trip for St Barnabas House Hospice in Worthing, West Sussex. As part of Skybreak's commitment to dedicate time and resources to supporting local charities, the team planned a day out for the family support group and acc …
Added on 21/09/2015

Teleticket celebrates a dozen years trading with Travel Republic

Teleticket celebrates a dozen years trading with Travel Republic
Teleticket, the agent-friendly flight consolidator, is celebrating 12 years of trading with one of the largest and most well-established online travel agents in Europe, Travel Republic.  Teleticket prides itself on offering flights which are completely transparent for agents and their customers, me …
Added on 15/09/2015

ETB's new software to reduce processing times

ETB's new software to reduce processing times
The Employment and Training Board has implemented new software that will match unemployed individuals to vacancies according to their skill set and the employer’s criteria. Employment Reporting and Software Management Utility System, created and implemented by Bland Group International, will …
Added on 26/06/2015

Your Service Centre Gatwick commits time to local charities

Your Service Centre Gatwick commits time to local charities
Skybreak’s Service Centre at Gatwick Airport will be donating their time to help local charities.     This commitment from Skybreak follows on from their recent donation of Easter eggs to two local children’s homes, Homestart and Open House Crawley.   Lecia Taylor, Services, Sales and Standards …
Added on 18/05/2015

Teleticket grows at Heathrow

Teleticket grows at Heathrow
Teleticket, the agent- friendly flight consolidator, is reporting a hugely expanded portfolio of flights available to the trade from London Heathrow. The veteran flight-only company has even added some destinations which are only available from Heathrow to its existing portfolio of flights.  David …
Added on 18/05/2015

Hovertravel's 50th anniversary launch

Hovertravel's 50th anniversary launch
Hovertravel officially launch their 50th anniversary celebrations with 5000 seats at only 50 pence.   Hovertravel outlined the plans to make their 50th anniversary a true celebration for all by announcing some of their best ever offers. For the first time ever, Hovertravel has slashed the price of …
Added on 05/05/2015

Hovertravel launches limited edition anniversary timetable

Hovertravel launches limited edition anniversary timetable
Hovertravel has produced five different versions of their Summer 2015 timetable. As part of the commemorative 50th anniversary celebrations, each one of the five versions will feature a different vintage photograph from Hovertravel's history.  Loretta Lale, Hovertravel’s Commercial and Marketing …
Added on 05/05/2015

Apprentice success at Hovertravel

Apprentice success at Hovertravel
Hovertravel’s apprentice recruit Kya Cook has shown how dedication and hard work can positively impact both the employer and employee.  Julie Horrocks, Sales Development Manager of Hovertravel, explains: "Kya is known as being a helpful contact who can aid our customers with their booking, especial …
Added on 05/05/2015

New Marine Rescue Fleet for Auckland Airport

New Marine Rescue Fleet for Auckland Airport
Auckland Airport unveils second hovercraft Auckland Airport have announced three new additions to their marine fleet, a 11m monohull rescue boat, a 12m catamaran and a Griffon 2000TD hovercraft.  Having operated Griffon Hovercraft for over 15 years in an airport search and rescue role, Auckland Ai …
Added on 30/04/2015

Wind farm support vessel arrives for upgrade

Wind farm support vessel arrives for upgrade
Griffon Hoverwork nets contracts to upgrade vessel for James Fisher Marine Services Following a competitive process James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has selected Griffon Hoverwork Ltd (GHL) to complete a programme of upgrades to its' multi-purpose wind farm support vessel "Dart Fisher" …
Added on 30/04/2015

Largest Hovercraft built in the UK since the 1970s

Largest Hovercraft built in the UK since the 1970s
Griffon Hoverwork deliver 30.8m hovercraft to South Korea The BHT 150 is the largest hovercraft to be manufactured in the UK since the 1970s, the 30.8m craft was recently delivered to South Korea for the Korea Coast Guard to be used in the Incheon region for border patrol, search and rescue and air …
Added on 30/04/2015

BGI at Gibraltar Careers Fair 2015

BGI at Gibraltar Careers Fair 2015
BGI participated once again in this years Gibraltar Careers Fair held on 24th February at the Tercentenary Hall. Standing in front of the BGI banner which read “Driven by Excellence” the BGI team offered advice to students on career opportunities within the Group. The stand was manned by represe …
Added on 12/03/2015

Gibair Golden Ticket

Gibair Golden Ticket
Glen Perez and Rose Anne Martinez were this month awarded a Golden Ticket each from a British Airways Executive Gold Card Member. The customer was exceedingly pleased with the way both Glen and Rose Anne went out of their way to provide an excellent customer service.   Golden Tickets are only a …
Added on 28/01/2015

BGI contines its quality Journey

BGI contines its quality Journey
BGI has a number of in-house trained ISO Quality Auditors and has recently trained an additional five employees to help fulfill their Internal Audit Programme for Gibair, Blands Travel and OSG. The employees who successfully completed their Quality Auditor Training provided by TL Consulting Ltd are …
Added on 28/01/2015

Blands Travel is the first Gibraltar Company to join the ETOA

Blands Travel is the first Gibraltar Company to join the ETOA
Blands Travel, a member of Bland Group International (BGI), has become the first Gibraltar Company to achieve membership of The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA).   BGI Chief Operating Officer, John Perez, is delighted that the company has been accepted into membership of the prestigious …
Added on 18/12/2014

Griffon Hoverwork recognised as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

Griffon Hoverwork recognised as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer
Celebrating success at the National Apprenticeship Awards   Griffon Hoverwork has been recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list which is compiled annually by the National Apprenticeship Service in partnership with City & Guilds and recognises excellence in businesses …
Added on 21/11/2014

Twelfth and final hovercraft for the Indian Coastguard completed ahead of schedule

Twelfth and final hovercraft for the Indian Coastguard completed ahead of schedule
Griffon Hoverwork was joined by The Indian Coastguard and Naval Adviser Commodore Sandeep Beecha, for the inspection of the final 8000TD hovercraft prior to delivery to India. This marks the end of a £32million contract spanning three years.  The Indian Coast Guard project began in 2011 adding a fu …
Added on 29/09/2014

A new business relationship for Griffon Hoverwork and Cougar Powerboats

A new business relationship for Griffon Hoverwork and Cougar Powerboats
Griffon-Cougar is a British brand offering very fast monohull and catamaran boats to the military and para-military market worldwide.  The alliance brings together two specialist marine based companies amalgamating the well-proven, tried and tested design and manufacturing capabilities existing in …
Added on 29/09/2014

Celebrating success at prestigious apprenticeship awards

Celebrating success at prestigious apprenticeship awards
Griffon Hoverwork has been named as one of South Central's best Apprenticeship Employers in the regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014.  The National Apprenticeship Awards, now in their eleventh year, celebrate the success of the country's most exceptional apprentices and Apprent …
Added on 29/09/2014

Hovertravel adds extra services for Great South Run

Hovertravel adds extra services for Great South Run
On Sunday 26th October, Hovertravel will be operating four additional early services from Ryde to Southsea to help runners make it across the starting line in time for this year’s Bupa Great South Run.   After several of Hovertravel’s employees volunteered to start work early to support this event, …
Added on 18/09/2014

Neil Pennycook appointed as Engineering Manager at Hovertravel

Neil Pennycook appointed as Engineering Manager at Hovertravel
Hovertravel has announced the appointment of a new Engineering Manager. Neil Pennycook joined this month, completing the management team.  Neil Chapman, Managing Director of Hovertravel, adds: "Over the past three months we have been looking for an engineering manager to add to our management team …
Added on 18/09/2014

Griffon hovercraft feature in BBC article with the Colombian Navy

Griffon hovercraft feature in BBC article with the Colombian Navy
In September 2013 Griffon Hoverwork supplied the Colombian Navy with three 2000TD hovercraft, with a further five to follow to combat insurgents and drug traffickers.  The hovercraft operate in the Amazon, along the rivers of Putumayo, bordering Peru and Ecuador, allowing the Colombian Navy to acce …
Added on 09/06/2014

Griffon Hoverwork awarded accreditation to OHSAS 18001

Griffon Hoverwork awarded accreditation to OHSAS 18001
We are pleased to announce that we have recently been awarded accreditation to OHSAS 18001, an internationally recognised occupational health and safety management system, by the external accreditation body SGS United Kingdom Ltd.  Safety in the workplace is a top priority at Griffon Hoverwork Ltd …
Added on 09/06/2014

Hovertravel remembered D-Day 70th anniversary

Hovertravel remembered D-Day 70th anniversary
Hovertravel joined War veterans and world leaders in Britain in commemorating the D-Day landings in Normandy that helped defeat Nazi Germany 70 years ago.  Neil Chapman, managing director of Hovertravel, explains: "We all enjoyed carrying the veterans on our craft. I would like to thank all those …
Added on 09/06/2014

Gatwick Service Centre launches Summer of Care in partnership with Skybreak

Gatwick Service Centre launches Summer of Care in partnership with Skybreak
The Gatwick Service Centre has launched its Summer of Care campaign with an event for customers to visit its newly refurbished facility. This is the first customer initiative from Gatwick Airport’s official Service Centre, which partnered with Skybreak earlier this year.   The campaign highlights t …
Added on 09/06/2014

The fastest coffee across the Solent with Hovertravel

The fastest coffee across the Solent with Hovertravel
Hovertravel now has a Costa Express in both terminals, providing a quick coffee for customers about to experience the fastest crossing of the Solent. The machine in the Ryde terminal was installed last year and the departures lounge at Southsea had a brand Costa Express machine installed last week.  …
Added on 09/06/2014

Effective Leadership without Bullying

Effective Leadership without Bullying
Eleven employees with supervisory duties were selected from throughout Bland Group of Companies to attend the ''Effective Leadership Without Bullying'' course.   An intensive two day course was held at the Rock Hotel.  This is the second course of this nature to be provided by BGI to its …
Added on 06/06/2014

New Airline Client for Skybreak

New Airline Client for Skybreak
Skybreak are very excited to welcome our newest airline client TAP Portugal.  Part of Star Alliance, TAP Portugal recently celebrated its 69th Birthday and is one of the oldest operational airlines that Skybreak represent. TAP is a hugely respected flag carrier for Portugal, and has twice been name …
Added on 18/03/2014

Moytel arrives in Canada

Moytel arrives in Canada
The Canadian Coast Guard have increased their fleet of hovercraft to ensure they have the equipment they need.  The new hovercraft named Moytel, meaning 'to help each other' is a AP1-88. It arrived at Vancouver in November and will be stationed at the Coast Guard base in Sea Island, Richmond, Briti …
Added on 19/02/2014

New hovercraft for the Estonian Border Guard

New hovercraft for the Estonian Border Guard
Estonian Border Guard update their fleet with a Griffon 2400TD series hovercraft A loyal and long standing customer to Griffon Hoverwork, the Estonian Border Guard have operated a 2000TD since 1999 and a 1000TD since 2007. Based at Lake Peipsi, a border shared with Russia, the Estonian Border G …
Added on 19/02/2014

Huge Hovercraft move featured on Channel 5

Huge Hovercraft move featured on Channel 5
After months of preparation, Griffon Hoverwork featured in an hour long episode of Monster Moves on Channel 5.  The programme, titled 'Huge Hovercraft' - followed Griffon Hoverwork's team of engineers during the construction, testing and transportation of a massive, brand new Search & Rescue Ho …
Added on 19/02/2014

Hovertravel extends user group with live Tweet chat with Managing Director

Hovertravel extends user group with live Tweet chat with Managing Director
Hovertravel has announced that for 2014 it is extending its user group; HUG (Hovertravel Users Group) into social media with a monthly live tweet chat with Managing Director, Neil Chapman. The use of social media was raised and agreed at the October 2013 HUG meeting as an excellent way to enhance th …
Added on 10/02/2014

British Airways Golden Ticket Award lands at The Calpe Lounge

British Airways Golden Ticket Award lands at The Calpe Lounge
Giovanna Pizzarello, lounge hostess at The Calpe Lounge Gibraltar Airport has been recognised by British Airways for her outstanding customer service.   The initiative from BA allows certain customers to recognise outstanding service provided by British Airways providers.  “The continuous training a …
Added on 31/01/2014

Bland employees complete first aid course

Bland employees complete first aid course
Ten employees from Bland Group of Companies recently attended an emergency first aid at work course held at the Rock Hotel.  The purpose of this training was to ensure that the companies maintain the correct ratio of first aiders in the workplace. The Bland Group’s Compliance Manager, Pete Jackson …
Added on 29/01/2014

M.I.C.E Training for Blands Travel in Gibraltar

M.I.C.E Training for Blands Travel in Gibraltar
The Blands Travel team recently attended a full day Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and events training course at the John Mackintosh Hall.  The training focused on the different aspects of this sector of the tourism industry in Gibraltar and how Gibraltar could become an attractive European M.I.C …
Added on 18/12/2013

OSG offers improved security for business premises

OSG offers improved security for business premises
Gibraltar security specialist, OSG, has introduced a new, cutting-edge smart alarm system to provide businesses with a safe and highly cost-effective solution to property protection.  The new, state-of-the-art operations centre allows the company to monitor its clients’ assets and respond instantly …
Added on 17/12/2013

Award winning customer service for Hovertravel

Award winning customer service for Hovertravel
Hovertravel won Steve Porter Transport – Retail and Service Industry Award at the IOW Chamber Business Excellence Awards last month. The award celebrates a business of any size that demonstrates excellent standards of customer service and exceeds customer expectations in the retail and service secto …
Added on 17/12/2013

British Airways presents Golden Tickets to Gibair customer service agents

British Airways presents Golden Tickets to Gibair customer service agents
Gibair Customer Services Agents Sadie Pizarro and Denise Burton were both recently presented with  Golden Tickets from British Airways Gold Card Members.   The Golden Ticket recognises outstanding customer service provided to a customer by a member of the front line team and is only awarded in ex …
Added on 11/12/2013

OSG armoured new fleet

OSG armoured new fleet
Whatever the size of your business, if you take payments in cash, you need to rely on a safe way of getting your money to the Bank. Cash in Transit or Cash / Valuables in Transit are terms used to refer to the physical transfer of banknotes, coins, and items of value from one location to another. Tr …
Added on 09/12/2013

A New hovercraft for the Estonian Border Guard

A New hovercraft for the Estonian Border Guard
Estonian Border Guard update their fleet with a Griffon 2400TD series hovercraft.  A loyal and long standing customer to Griffon Hoverwork, the Estonian Border Guard have operated a 2000TD since 1999 and a 1000TD since 2007. Based at Lake Peipsi, a border shared with Russia, the Estonian Border …
Added on 28/11/2013

The Khaima at the Rock Hotel - Number 1 venue for events in Gibraltar

The Khaima at the Rock Hotel - Number 1 venue for events in Gibraltar
A magical event venue  – the Khaima at the Rock Hotel or marquee, has been delighting guests since it was launched beside the Rock Hotel’s poolside area.   The Khaima sits majestically within the stunning pool grounds and is ideal for product launches, gala dinners, office parties, BBQs and any othe …
Added on 19/11/2013

Skybreak to continue representing Kuoni at Gatwick

Skybreak to continue representing Kuoni at Gatwick
Skybreak are pleased to confirm that they have just signed a new contract to continue providing the representation services for Kuoni at Gatwick Airport.  Kuoni Travel was founded in Switzerland in 1906 and have been in operation in the UK for nearly 50 years offering the highest quality tailor made …
Added on 19/11/2013

Travel Link Morocco celebrate its 20th Anniversary

Travel Link Morocco celebrate its 20th Anniversary
Since its establishment nearly 20 years ago, Travel link has acquired extensive experience and know-how in planning, budgeting, organizing & executing travel-related projects in Morocco. With a network of offices throughout Morocco—from a home office in Marrakech, to branches in Fes & …
Added on 15/11/2013

Griffon Hoverwork receives prestigious award

Griffon Hoverwork receives prestigious award
On Friday 19th July Griffon Hoverwork received the prestigious Queen's Award from the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, Dame Mary Fagan DCVO JP, at their Merlin Quay premises. The Queen's Awards are highly prestigious awards for outstanding achievement by UK businesses.  The Lord Lieutenant was greeted …
Added on 08/11/2013

Hovercraft shipped for Columbia

Hovercraft shipped for Columbia
Griffon Hoverwork recently won a contract with the Columbian Navy, to supply eight 2000TD hovercraft. The first three were shipped to Columbia at the beginning of September, on time and on target for acceptance at the end of the month.  The hovercraft will be deployed in the Amazonian basin to comb …
Added on 08/11/2013

Hovertravel invests in future with order for two new craft

Hovertravel invests in future with order for two new craft
Today, Hovertravel, the fastest ferry operator from Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight, has confirmed  an order for two new hovercraft.  Neil Chapman, managing director of Hovertravel, explains: “Hovertravel is a successful business which has provided an essential link for business, leisure and commu …
Added on 08/11/2013

Hovertravel confirms 26 extra crossings for Bestival

Hovertravel confirms 26 extra crossings for Bestival
Hovertravel has confirmed that bookings for Bestival are very positive, with an extra 26 services already scheduled to run on Thursday.   Loretta Lale, marketing manager at Hovertravel, explains: "We have already added an extra 37% capacity and bookings are still being made, so it is looking like be …
Added on 08/11/2013

Hovertravel becomes rail agents

Hovertravel becomes rail agents
Hovertravel has recently become rail agents to make travelling off the island as simple as possible for their customers.  As of now, customers travelling to any location off the Island can buy all of the necessary tickets to get them to their final destination from Hovertravel. This includes both tr …
Added on 08/11/2013

Timetable Consultation

Timetable Consultation
Hovertravel has announced a consultation process to review possible changes to their timetable. The three options under consideration are explained fully on displays in the Ryde and Southsea terminals. Neil Chapman, managing director of Hovertravel, explains “It is important for us to consult with o …
Added on 10/01/2013

The Siege of Tarifa - Siege battlefield tours

 The Siege of Tarifa - Siege battlefield tours
THE 200th ANNIVERSAY OF THE SIEGE OF TARIFA 20 DECEMBER 2011 - 5 JANUARY 2012On the 18th of December a party of 9 members of the Gibraltar Heritage trust travelled to Tarifa to commemorate the bicentenary of the Siege of Tarifa.  The party were greeted by a local historian Juan Antonio Patron Sandov …
Added on 16/01/2012