Industry forum's new chief executiveDr Chris Owen has been appointed chief executive of the SMMT Industry Forum. Dr Owen will take charge of the business - now in its 16th year of operation - on October 10. Read more...Crowley takes business development role Nationwide Accident Repair Services has appointed Steve Crowley as business development manager in the south-west for the accident management and repair group. He is one of eight new business develop-ment managers being recruited to support the fleet market and local businesses across the UK.Read more...Seat announces new head of fleetSeat continues to restructure its leadership team with the appoint-ment of Steve Robertson as head of fleet and business sales. The move follows the departure of Nick Andrews to Mercedes-Benz.Robertson has been head of marketing at Seat since 2006.Read more...Watson heads fleet management at CBVCCraig Watson has been appointed head of fleet management at CBVC Vehicle Management. Watson has been managing major fleets of 1,000-plus vehicles for leasing and facilities management companies for the past 10 years and has gained a wealth of experience in fleet management from both the supplier and customer perspective. Read more...Stewart Whyte quits as ACFO directorOne of the fleet industry's best-known personalities, Stewart Whyte, has tendered his resigna-tion as a director of ACFO. Whyte, who is managing director of Fleet Audits and has been involved in ACFO for more than 25 years, will, however, continue to be closely involved with the organisation. Read more...Peugeot MD takes top media role in ParisJon Goodman will move to Paris in October to take on the world-wide role of director of media relations for PSA Peugeot Citroën. Goodman, 47 who has been managing director of Peugeot Motor Company in Coventry since June 2009, returns to mainland Europe where he has held various positions in the past. He was also UK director of communications for the PSA Group from 2005 to 2007.Read more...Salmon leads Leasedrive's UK sales Chris Salmon has joined Lease-drive Group as UK sales manager following the successful integra-tion of the Masterlease contract hire business. Paul Fleming, sales and marketing director at Leasedrive, said: "Chris is a welcome addition to the sales team as we seek to further develop our organic growth."Read more...SalesfiguresNewsinsightManufacturer newsFuelpricesRemarketing analysisNews digestCar RecruitmentreviewsPeople newsFor further information visit www.TrafalgarTours.ca79London Reception CentreTrafalgar's London Reception CentreCONSERVATION FOUNDATIONTrafalgar is a founding partner of The Travel Corporation's Conservation Foundation, a non-profit organization established in 2008. So far, the Foundation has committed over US$2 million to help underprivileged communities and support sustainable tourism around the world. 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To learn more, visit www.nationaltrust.org.Your home away from homeA friendly welcome awaits you at Trafalgar's London Reception Centre, the departure point for all itineraries commencing in London. Our aim is to make your stay in London as enjoyable as possible, so drop in and take advantage of our fantastic range of services and facilities.In an excellent location very close to Waterloo train station and opposite the famous London Eye, the Centre features the very latest in design and technology, free Wi-Fi and internet access, daily newspapers and a Hospitality Desk so you can talk to our highly trained Local Hosts. You can book your London sightseeing excursions, an exciting range of out-of-town trips plus priority entry tickets to London's famous attractions.Hospitality ServiceIf you are staying in a Trafalgar hotel, your Trafalgar Local Host will visit daily to provide you with important departure information and assist you in any other way they can. Please check the hotel noticeboard for visiting hours and information or ask the concierge.Currency PacksCurrency Packs are available from your Travel Director on the morning you depart from the London Reception Centre for Europe. You'll get just the right amount of currency to get you started in each country you visit.Summer Opening Hours (9 April - 15, October 2012):Sunday to Thursday 7am - 7pm Friday & Saturday 7am - 8pm Until 8 April 2012, the Centre operates on winter opening hours, daily 7am - 7pm.Address & Contact Details:79 York Road London SE1 7AQ Tel: +44 (0) 207 828 4388 Email: London.firstname.lastname@example.orgTrafalgar London Local HostsBeaver Architectural Ironmongery Ltd12:7Turns and EscutcheonsThe addition of an anti-ligature knob turn allows most Euro profile cylinders to be converted into anti-barricading versions. Please ask for further details.Item No.DescriptionDimensions (mm)12.ABCAnti-barricading cylinder
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