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Bristol Tourism Awards 2013

31st January 2014 Jo Bailey News

  Earlier this year we entered Destination Bristol’s annual Bristol Tourism and Hospitality Awards and we decided to enter two categories: ‘Tourism Experience of the Year’ & ‘Accessibility’ Guess what?! We are short-listed in both categories! Keep your fingers crossed for us, as we are VERY excited about this. Kathryn Davis, Commercial Services Manager…

Valentine’s Day Balloon Flights

30th January 2014 Jo Bailey News

The most celebrated romantic day of the year is Valentine’s Day. On February 14th people over the world celebrate their love. But how did it all begin? There were several Christian Saints named Valentinus that were celebrated in Roman Times. One of these was Saint Valentine of Rome who was imprisoned…

Hot air balloon maker to be awarded MBE

23rd January 2014 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloons at Events

It was announced as part of the New Year’s honours list that Don Cameron, the renowned Scottish hot air balloon manufacturer, is to be awarded an MBE in 2014. Members of the British Empire

Balloon Flight Competition Winner

22nd January 2014 Jo Bailey News

We are delighted to  announce that the winner of the competition, that we ran just before Christmas, is Sara Slee. Many, many congratulations to her! Sara has decided to donate her two flights to the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign charity that she supports. The flight vouchers will be the main raffle prize…

China’s first certified hot air balloon takes to the skies

6th January 2014 Jo Bailey Balloon Ride Innovation

The Nanjing Hongguang Airborne Equipment Factory has become the first company in China to become certified producers of hot air balloons. The company