Jansen fills Thomson role at Air Miles

The Air Miles Travel Company has appointed Chris Jansen of British Airways as managing director after the sudden departure of Drew Thomson. Jansen was head of loyalty at British Airways, which owns the Air Miles Travel Company. He will report to BA director of marketing and commercial development Martin George. Jansen joined British Airways four […]

Jansen fills Thomson role at Air Miles

The Air Miles Travel Company has appointed Chris Jansen of British Airways as managing director after the sudden departure of Drew Thomson. Jansen was head of loyalty at British Airways, which owns the Air Miles Travel Company. He will report to BA director of marketing and commercial development Martin George. Jansen joined British Airways four […]

Wales marketing chief slams VisitBritain ‘bias’

The chief marketer for Wales has attacked VisitBritain’s branding strategy and the “over-influence” of London in formulating campaigns. Wales Tourist Board chief executive Jonathan Jones spoke out at VisitBritain’s first annual general meeting last week. VisitBritain replaced the British Tourist Authority in April last year (MW March 27, 2003) and was also given the responsibility […]

Channel 4 show plots food brand launch

Celador International is planning to extend its new Channel 4 television series You are What You Eat off-air and into a food and dietary supplements range. The move comes as Fremantle Media is licensing rights for its Channel 4 TV series How Clean is Your House? and is looking at creating a range of eco-friendly […]

Brilliant Media wins £2m MyTravelLite brief from Pure

MyTravelLite, the low-cost airline owned by tour operator MyTravel, has moved its £2m media buying and planning account out of Pure Media into Brilliant Media.The appointment was made by the airline’s head of marketing development Julian Carr. Carr, who joined MyTravelLite from rival airline Jet2 in March (MW March 4), has decided to retain the […]

Scope makes bid for top charity spot

Disability charity Scope is rebranding with the aid of a major disability awareness advertising campaign. The aim is to become the UK’s main disability charity. Scope appointed advertising agency Citigate Albert Frank to design its new logo and create advertising. Citigate Albert Frank will also buy and plan the charity’s media. Scope director of marketing […]

Camper plans launch of organic restaurant

Shoe brand Camper is strengthening its presence in the leisure market with the launch of an environmentally friendly restaurant concept called Foodball. It will open in Barcelona later this month to coincide with the launch of the brand’s first hotel, Casa Camper, this summer (MW May 29, 2003). Camper is planning to roll out both […]

Brilliant Media wins £2m MyTravelLite brief from Pure

MyTravelLite, the low-cost airline owned by tour operator MyTravel, has moved its £2m media buying and planning account out of Pure Media into Brilliant Media.The appointment was made by the airline’s head of marketing development Julian Carr. Carr, who joined MyTravelLite from rival airline Jet2 in March (MW March 4), has decided to retain the […]

The Stop Esso campaign ridicules Esso ad

The Stop Esso campaign has ridiculed an Esso ad campaign by Delaney Lund Knox Warren promoting its ethical endeavours which broke last weekend. Stop Esso says it is a ‘blatant greenwash’ designed to pull the wool over shareholders’ eyes ahead of Esso’s AGM next week.

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