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2013-01-28 12:24:08

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennials - the generation that loves to travel and loves to do good - will love Rooomr, a new hotel booking site that donates to homeless youth with every booking made. Customers booking with Rooomr are not only guaranteed a warm bed in a cool hotel, but also that warm feeling which comes with helping others. In partnership with Virgin Unite and Virgin Mobile USA's The RE*Generation, Rooomr donates 5% of its gross revenue to The RE*Generation each...

2013-01-22 08:21:47

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fonolo, the company that improves the call center experience by replacing hold time with a call-back, continues to grow its portfolio of world-class partnerships with the addition of Cruises.com. Owned and operated by World Travel Holdings, one of the nation's top travel agencies, Cruises.com offers incredible savings on brand-name cruises. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090817/FONOLOLOGO) With the addition of Fonolo to the Cruises.com...

2013-01-17 16:20:14

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The San Francisco Giants and Virgin America, the only airline headquartered in California and the Official Airline of the team, will host a red carpet send-off for the Giants' 2012 World Championship Trophy as it heads to New York City as part of the Championship Trophy Tour. The Trophy will fly in style, riding in Virgin America's plush First Class cabin en route from SFO to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York - onboard...

Spaceport Liability Coverage An Issue With Virgin Galactic
2013-01-14 03:50:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Officials from Virgin Galactic are reportedly threatening to pull their support from a $200-plus million, publicly financed spaceport in New Mexico unless an accident liability waver is extended to cover manufacturers and component suppliers. According to Edward Helmore of The Guardian, Sir Richard Branson´s space tourism company has been displeased with state lawmakers failure to grant the extension. New Mexico...

2012-12-28 12:20:12

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A multimillion dollar television advertising campaign celebrating the extraordinary talents of Virgin Atlantic's employees launches this Saturday, December 29. The ad is designed to highlight the amazing skills of the airline's staff of crew, designers, pilots and everyday pioneers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101001/NY74547LOGO ) The campaign launches at a time of expansion for the airline, as Virgin Atlantic launches a...

2012-12-12 12:20:59

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Virgin America, the California-based domestic airline, launches its first domestic lounge with the opening of the stylish new Virgin America Loft at Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) Terminal 3. Not to be confused with sister-branded airline Virgin Atlantic's premium international Clubhouses designed for longer-haul travelers, the new Virgin America Loft will offer Virgin America's guests a sleek and modern retreat within LAX....

2012-12-06 04:23:07

LONDON, December 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Games, the leading online gaming company, has today launched Virgin iPad Casino, the industry's first stand-alone casino web app designed exclusively for iPad and tablets. The launch of this app means that Virgin Casino's players now have complete choice of medium, with games available for desktop or laptop computers, mobile, and now iPad or tablet. Virgin Casino's web app is accessible from any web browser and has been...

2012-12-03 04:20:06

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- I/ITSEC, Booth #2401 -- Quantum3D, Inc., a leading provider of visual computing solutions for government and commercial applications, today announced Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline, has ordered Quantum3D's six-channel Independence(®) IDX 7000 image generator. Virgin Galactic will use Quantum3D's most advanced real-time image generator to train pilots on spaceship equipment and command. "Our first priority in sub-orbital...

2012-11-30 12:20:24

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic will celebrate the most festive month of the year by gifting one of their Twitter followers and fans something special everyday this December. Goodies in the Virgin Atlantic present pile include everything from branded merchandise and gift baskets to frequent flyer miles, Clubhouse access and upgrades to spa treatments, and round-trip flights to London. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101001/NY74547LOGO) From...

2012-11-19 20:20:20

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For some, the ideal tennis destination is the red clay of Roland Garros; for others, it's the green grass of Wimbledon or a late summer's night match at the U.S. Open. But for those who prefer something a little more private, the ideal--and most idyllic--tennis destination is Necker Island. This year, Premier Tennis Travel and Necker Island will host the inaugural 2012 Necker Cup from December 9-13 on Sir Richard Branson's exclusive Virgin...


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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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