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Richard Branson, travel's greatest hypocrite.
Monday, 17th February 2014
Source : Martin Kelly
 

Maybe it's time Richard Branson, the world's greatest self-publicist, shut up -

Why? Because he looks like one of those establishment fools he so successfully derided when launching his Virgin Group aviation empire against the might of British Airways.

4Hoteliers Image LibraryMr Branson has become a self-serving hypocrite who often makes no business sense.
 
Take his latest tirade against the evil Qantas-Emirates alliance, reported in The Australian today, which he says would push up airfares.
 
"Good governments would never have allowed this to happen, and now you have less than a handful of big carriers around the world and prices will go up as a result," he said.
 
Three points to be made here.
 
The first is that Mr Branson is trying to play his historic role as an underdog. He is a British billionaire telling a foreign government what to do.
 
Rather a colonial attitude don't you think old boy?

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