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News: Daimler chief Zetsche to take over as TUI Group chairman

Dieter Zetsche, currently chairman of the executive board of Daimler, is to become the new chairman of the supervisory board of tourism group TUI as of October 1st, 2018. The board of TUI AG decided to approve the nomination of Zetsche as a new member of the supervisory board to the TUI Annual General Meeting in February. The previous chairman of the board, Klaus Mangold, intends to end his term of office as chairman of the board at the end of the 2018 financial year. Mangold has been a member…

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Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: Inflight Sales Group founder, Jean-Marcel Rouff

Inflight Sales Group is the original in-flight concessionaire with roots going back to 1982. Since then, the organisation has been providing a wide spectrum of best-in-class in-flight retail solutions that make it a highly-valued partner to customers. Here Breaking Travel News chats with chief executive Jean-Marcel Rouff to discover more. Breaking Travel News: Can we begin with an overview of Inflight Sales Group? Where did the original inspiration for the company come from? Jean-Marcel Rouff: I started working with the founder of Duty Free Shoppers in the early 80’s in…

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FIFA 18 European Team of the Group Stages revealed

Friday, December 8, 2017 FIFA have announced their European Team of the Group Stages for the 2017/18 season and it’s no surprise to see some familiar faces in it. With some exceptional performances in the Champions League and Europa League, six Premier League players made the first XI, while another made the full 21-man group, which you can see here. The squad also includes two Real Madrid stars, three Paris Saint-Germain players, while Barcelona and Bayern Munich both have one man in it. These cards will be available in FIFA 18 packs from…

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Tottenham news: Spurs' Champions League group stage points the same as Arsenal in 2006 and Man United in 2008

Tottenham’s group stage points total equalled a record for an English club in the Champions League Thursday, December 7, 2017 With 16, Tottenham equalled the record points total for an English side in a Champions League group stage. In addition to the club topping their group ahead of Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, history suggests more good things lie ahead for Mauricio Pochettino’s men. Both Man United and Arsenal also won 16 points in their respective groups and their campaigns didn’t go too badly, did they? Man United topped their group…

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English teams dominate group stage – but can one win the Champions League?

Premier League clubs have created Champions League history, with five qualifying for the knockout stage. Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham have all progressed, making England the first country to have five teams in the competition’s last 16. This was also the first time the Premier League had five representatives in the group stage, United earning their place by winning the Europa League last season. Performance of teams from Europe’s big four leagues Country P W D L F A GD Win % England 30 21 6 3…

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Liverpool thrash Spartak to finish as group winners

Philippe Coutinho scored a hat-trick as Liverpool became the fifth English club to qualify for the last 16 of this season’s Champions League with a thumping victory over Spartak Moscow at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp’s Group E leaders came into the game knowing they needed to avoid defeat to be sure of reaching the knockout stage for the first time since 2008-09 – and Coutinho gave them the lead with a fourth-minute penalty after Mohamed Salah was fouled by Georgi Dzhikiya. They doubled their advantage after a superb move 11 minutes…

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