Ink partners with in-flight magazine

London-based travel media publishing company, Ink, has signed an agreement to relaunch and produce the monthly in-flight magazine, Oryx magazine for Qatar Airways. The agreement will see Ink produce a revamped edition of Oryx magazine and will be available starting from January 1, 2017, on board the Qatar Airways’ aircraft across all cabins. The revamped magazine will have a different theme every month and feature content about the Middle East as well as exclusive photographs and original story telling in both Arabic and English with an emphasis on luxury, lifestyle and travel.

“We are delighted to be partnering with Ink due to its wealth of international experience in creating the most inspiring and award-winning content today,” says Salam Al Shawa, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Qatar Airways. “The newly designed magazine will be available in all cabins and it will further elevate the on-board experience for our loyal passengers.”

House of Comms welcomes Anoushka Talukdar

Integrated communications agency House of Comms has appointed Anoushska Talukdar to the role of Senior Account Manager. Born and raised in Dubai, Anoushka has gained over nine years of international experience working for PR agencies such as Ketchum and Asda’a Burson-Marsteller, with clients such as Hilton, Accor and Qatar Airways. As Senior Account Manager, Anoushka will form part of House of Comms’ team of Senior Consultants, where she will be working specifically on the agency’s hospitality accounts.

“I knew instinctively the House of Comms was the agency for me and the focus of my role within the hospitality division is perfectly suited,” says Anoushka. “With my dream client portfolio and the refreshing approach taken by House of Comms to ensure we deliver incredible results at every level, I could not be more excited about this role.”

Daisy Omissi joins Qatar Airways

Daisy Omissi has been appointed as Manager of Onboard Reading Materials for Qatar Airways. Daisy joins the team in Doha from Spain, where she was most recently Marketing Director at Landcorp International and acted as the European marketing agent for large developmental projects in Canada, Argentina and Brazil. Daisy also spent many years in the UAE both in an editorial capacity and in PR. In her new position, Daisy will oversee the publication of Oryx and Oryx Premium, in addition to overseeing other communications and press releases distributed by the company.

“I am very happy to be back working in the Middle East after a four-year hiatus in Europe,” says Daisy. “It is especially exciting to be working for one of the world’s fastest growing airlines and I feel very privileged to have been chosen to join their dynamic team.”