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2011-08-22 17:20:00

Media powerhouse UrbanDaddy debuts exclusive traveling app in the Chrome Web Store New York, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 Virgin America and luxury media powerhouse UrbanDaddy (UrbanDaddy.com) have launched their jointly developed Virgin America Traveler app for Chrome. The free app, now available exclusively at the Chrome Web Store, will assist and inspire travelers for upcoming trips with on-the-fly essential packing lists and complete integration with UrbanDaddy's unparalleled archive of...

2011-08-20 00:00:04

Virgin Atlantic Airways launched its new Trip Journal app with an opportunity for ten Facebook fans and Twitter followers to win 10,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles. Participants must simply complete the Sweepstakes entry form and then export one trip from the Trip Journal app to the Trip Journal Facebook application. Cluj Napoca, Romania (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 iQapps, the developer of the award-winning travel app Trip Journal, and Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading long-haul...

2011-08-18 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the stylish California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, today announces it is once again teaming up with Black Star Beer to sponsor the fourth annual Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF). SSMF is a three-day music festival (August 18-20) that takes it to the street with outdoor live concerts and events that celebrate the The Strip's vibrant musical legacy and renowned clubs. This year's lineup for the fourth annual...

2011-08-18 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning airline that is reinventing travel, announces today that it has partnered with The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use airport car rental brand, to offer Virgin America's Elevate loyalty program members exclusive deals on Hertz rental cars wherever the airline flies. Elevate members who rent with Hertz can earn one Elevate point per $1 spent on qualifying rentals and for a limited...

2011-08-04 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Virgin America, the airline that has been reinventing flying since its August 2007 launch, marks its fourth year anniversary with festivities that celebrate the airline's continued job growth, network expansion and innovative service. To mark birthday number four, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee has proclaimed the airline's anniversary date of August 8, 2011, "Virgin America Day" in the City of San Francisco. In order to thank its...

2011-08-03 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the airline reinventing flying, and Gilt City, the leading online lifestyle destination for curated local offers, today announces they will partner to provide special Insider Offers for the airline's premium Main Cabin Select service - with escalating discounts for the more flights* purchased. Gilt City members can now score major discounts on the airline's upscale and stylish Main Cabin Select service across its route network...

2011-07-21 07:00:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways is the partner airline of this year's Telluride Film Festival taking place in Telluride, Colorado from September 2 - 5, 2011. This is the first year that Virgin Atlantic has participated in the festival, which was founded in 1974 by Tom Luddy, James Card, and Bill & Stella Pence. As part of this year's festival, Virgin Atlantic will host one of the much anticipated tributes, which honors a distinguished...

2011-07-14 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Virgin America, California's hometown airline, announces its intent to launch flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR) in Mexico. Virgin America files today with the U.S. Department of Transportation for the authority to fly to PVR and subject to approval from both the U.S. DOT and the Mexican government, the airline plans to begin flying to Puerto Vallarta this winter. The...

2011-07-11 19:54:00

CHICAGO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced a new partnership with Virgin Australia to power standalone hotel bookings on its Australian websites (www.vaustralia.com.au and www.virginaustralia.com). Effective immediately, the new distribution partnership leverages the Orbitz Worldwide private label platform and comprehensive supplier relationships delivered by HotelClub - the primary Orbitz Worldwide consumer brand in Asia Pacific - to allow...


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Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

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