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American Express enters into agreement to create joint venture for business travel

American Express Company has today announced that it has signed an agreement to create a joint venture for its Global Business Travel division (GBT). Under the agreement, American Express will share ownership of the joint venture with an investor group led by Certares. In the proposed transaction, American Express will separate its GBT operations into a dedicated holding structure, which will include certain assets and liabilities that currently comprise GBT, and will have a 50% ownership stake in the joint venture following the closing.

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Dominvs Group acquires prime London Tower Bridge site

The former Tower Bridge Magistrates' Court and Police station 0.62 acre site in Tooley Street London, has been acquired by the London based Asset Management firm, Dominvs Group.
The 46,000sq.ft Grade II listed property lends itself well to a number of alternative uses, the most appropriate being a luxury 150-200 unit Hotel scheme that will regenerate and reposition the site as a landmark for the area.


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UK universities’ Asian expansion boosts academic travel at Ian Allan Travel

British universities expanding their operations to Asia, have led to a significant increase in academic travel bookings to the continent.
Shepperton-based TMC, Ian Allan Travel, has reported a year-on-year 25 per cent increase in academic travel bookings, predominantly to China, Singapore and Malaysia on behalf of a number of the UK’s most prestigious universities.


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Wembley announces branding project to re-capture iconic status as
 London’s event capital

Integrated brand, marketing and communications agency, Stream, has been appointed by Wembley’s cluster of event venues to develop a brand and digital presence as part of plans to re-capture the area’s iconic status as London’s event capital.
Yet to be unveiled, the new brand will represent a number of venues across Wembley Park - the new lifestyle destination developed around Wembley Stadium by Quintain Estates & Developments PLC, to provide outstanding entertainment, shopping, homes and public spaces for residents, delegates and visitors.


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 London’s event capital