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to create a third
runway and a vast expansion
to Europe’s busiest air hub,Heathrow has been unveiled,
and it involves a bit of oang.
London Mayor Boris Johnson,a champion of big thinking,has suggested that building an
arcial island in the middle of
the Thames Estuary could be an
opon – or maybe on the Isle of
Grain in north Kent.
"Ambious cies all over
the world are already stealing
a march on us and pungthemselves in a posion to eat
London's breakfast, lunch and
dinner by construcng mega
airports that plug them directlyinto the global supply chainsthat we need to be part of," the
amboyant redhead said.The three opons put forward
will allow the airport to movefrom a capacity of 480,000
ights a year to 740,000 –expansion that supportersinsist is crical in order for thecountry to remain compeve
on the world stage.
To Russia with panache
guests have alreadybeen welcomed to Four Seasons
Hotels and Resorts rst ever-
Russian hotel in St Petersburg,the property is yet to have an
ocial opening date.
Two blocks from the Hermitage
Museum, the luxury Four Seasons
Lion Palace (
) is locatedin the renovated Lobanov-Rostosky Palace, known as theHouse with Lions.
With 177 rooms, including 26
suites, the hotel was formerlythe residence of the Lobanov-Rostovsky family, one of the most
ancient Russian dynases.Built in 1817-1829, it features
restaurants, bars, a spa, a
ballroom for 215 guests, six
conference halls and a congresshall.
Fashion rut solution
for success can be a
challenge for busy women, oengeng stuck in a fashion rut.Help is at hand as luxury hotel,
Sir Stamford at Circular Quayhas joined forces with Australia'sleading fashion stylist KellySmythe for an elegant High Tea
event on Wednesday 7 August,
from 12.30pm-2pm.Designed to be the perfect
soluon for a me-poor
professional, it is ideally suitedto the corporate woman who
wants to maximise her stylingknowledge eciently and to learnthe best ouits for interviewing,business meengs and headingfrom oce to cocktail hour.
For more details & bookings:
Crown Perth appeal
a history of Crown sta supporng the Anglicare WA
Winter Appeal for the past 15years, they have once again
helped the cause by donang
new clothing, blankets, towels,bedding and shoes for WesternAustralian children and families in
need during winter me.
Crown Perth’s ceo Barry
Felstead said that sta h
ad shownoverwhelming support of theappeal over the last four weeks.
“With over 5,600 sta at Crown
Perth & growing, high importance
is placed on supporng a number
of key charity appeals on anannual basis.“We are incredibly proudto support the valuable workof Anglicare WA in our local
community, and the sta have
shown great generosity of spiritonce again this year,” he said.
Look, listen, learn
Event Showcase and
Australian Business Events Expoare inving students of eventmanagement courses to aend a
new specially designed session atthis year’s event.A guided tour of the shows
together with presentaons,insights and experiences from
high-calibre speakers is alsoincluded.Event consultant and authorLena Malouf, Janene Wardrop,events manager of Australian
Medical Associaon and ceo of the SME Associaon of Australia,
Dr Caroline Hong will all give
presentaons to the students.
“The role of students isimportant to drive an informedand skilled workforce,” saidMalouf.“By providing them with theirown session, they will have anopportunity to learn and absorb
what is on oer at these two very
Students aending the session
on Thursday 15 August from 2.30
– 5pm, must be accompanied
by their team leader, whileall students are encouraged
to aend this session ratherthan just vising the show
Stefan Pichler to head Fiji Airways
Patel, chairman of Air Pacic Limited trading as Fiji Airways
has announced Stefan Pichler as the new managing director and chief
execuve ocer, aer an extensive global search.Pichler, who used to be a senior execuve with Virgin Australia and iscurrently ceo of Kuwai carrier Jazeera Airways, takes on his new role
from 1 September.
“Mr. Pichler is a proven chief execuve with a strong track record in
turning businesses around and growing them to new levels.
“He has extensive global experience, not only in all airline business
models, but also in the tourism industry,” Patel said.“He was recently awarded the ‘Personal Achievement of the Year
Award 2012’ by Business Aviaon for the Jazeera Airways turnaround.”