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5 Remarkably Powerful Customer Service Secrets From the Hospitality Industry

Take a cue from Richard Branson, Danny Meyer, the Ritz-Carlton, Tom Colicchio, and other customer service experts.

Why Virgin is shutting down its email -- for a time

Richard Branson’s management company says employees will get a “digital detox” one morning a week

Why Richard Branson's company is making employees take a 'digital detox'

LONDON — Sir Richard Branson probably isn't your boss. But if he was, he'd tell you to unplug for a moment, maybe even two. Virgin, the British multinational company founded by Branson, recently instituted a new requirement that some...Show More Summary

Urge Richard Branson and Virgin to Stop Promoting SeaWorld

It's time for Virgin Group to hear from you about why promoting SeaWorld doesn't fly. The post Urge Richard Branson and Virgin to Stop Promoting SeaWorld appeared first on PETA.

What do a band-aid, plastic bag, and balloon have in common? I saw all three in my 3.3km swim across the Strait of Messina.

Photo by William Winram + Lukas Lukas Müller Just a few short months ago on World Oceans Day, Sir Richard Branson challenged me to swim 3.3km in open water across the Strait of Messina to raise awareness for the health of our ocean. Though...Show More Summary

Virgin Hotels to check into Silicon Valley

Virgin Hotels, Sir Richard Branson’s lifestyle hotel brand, will expand to the West Coast.        

Trailer for 'Don't Look Down' Doc on Branson's Hot Air Balloon Flight

"As long as nothing interrupts that serenity, then there's nothing more magical." Gravitas Ventures has debuted a trailer for a documentary titled Don't Look Down, profiling the early 1980's publicity stunt by Richard Branson in an attempt to bring attention to his newly launched Virgin Airlines. Show More Summary

It’s Time To Let Go And Let Your Employees Work From Anywhere

When Richard Branson tweets “In this increasingly connected world, you really can work from anywhere” along with a picture of him on top of a mountain, you might feel jealous as you read from your cubicle. But while we can’t all work from our own private island instead of an office, maybe we can start...

Fly to the Stratosphere For Only $75,000

While Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and occasionally Richard Branson get all of the attention for their successes and failures in commercializing space travel and bringing it to the (rich) masses, a small Arizona firm is very close to implementing safe and affordable two-hour trips to the stratosphere...

5 Roald Dahl Quotes That Inspired Richard Branson's Career

The Virgin Group CEO listed his favorite quotes from the famous novelist. Some of them are a clear example of an entrepreneurial spirit.

Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos are getting closer to flying tourists to space

2 weeks agoTechnology : Post Tech

Virgin Galactic, the company founded by Richard Branson to ferry tourists to space, returned to flight this week nearly two years after its spacecraft came apart during a test flight, killing one of the pilots. Cruising over the Mojave desert for three hours and 43 minutes, a mothership ferried SpaceShipTwo to an altitude of about 50,000 […]

A New Venture Needs Connected Leadership To Thrive

Richard Branson, billionaire and founder of Virgin Group Ltd., left, and Craig Kreeger, chief executive officer of Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd., react during a media briefing on the opening day of the Farnborough International Airshow 2016 in Farnborough, U.K., on Monday, July 11, 2016. Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg Most startup ideas begin [...]

Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos are getting closer to flying tourists to space

Virgin Galactic flies again for first time since crash, while Blue Origin plans an important test launch next month.

Richard Branson Says We're All Guilty Of This Retirement Mistake

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

He’s already made his billions and built a business empire, but don’t ask Richard Branson when he’s going to call it a day. The 66-year-old entrepreneur says that, when it comes to retirement, most people think about it all wrong. Instead...Show More Summary

Travel News, Deals & Offers 8/29- 9/4 2016

Travel News: Business Insider tells us How Much Legroom You Get On America’s Airlines. The Huffington Post writes that The US Government Breaks Its Own Flight Rules. On the Virgin Blog, Richard Branson writes that My Life Flashed Before My Eyes. Show More Summary

What the SpaceX Explosion Means for Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg

“Space is hard.” It’s a common refrain among the orbitally inclined. The billionaire Richard Branson said it when Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crashed in the Mojave Desert in the fall of 2014, killing one test pilot and seriously injuring another. Show More Summary

'Traingate' Rumbles On

As I suspected, the Labour party's attack on Richard Branson has come under fire from within Labour's own ranks, as Stephen Kinnock MP points out that this looks like exactly what it is - retaliation for the 'Traingate' affair. Speaking...Show More Summary

In defence of Richard Branson’s honour

John McDonnell has, as is not unprecedented, suggested introducing a bad policy. As the drama surrounding ‘Traingate’ continues unfolded, McDonnell responded to Richard Branson’s intervention by floating the idea of stripping him of his knighthood. Show More Summary

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