Eleven people a week were becoming millionaires in the city, but abject poverty was still apparent. The boom was fuelled by tech companies such as Hewlett Packard, Apple and Intel, plus the dot-com bubble creating “really hot” new companies with innovative services such as search engines Yahoo and Excite, and virtual auction firm Ebay.
We showed a screen grab of the new(ish) website, btonline.com. It offered the latest business travel news in a Teletext format.
Marriott Rewards was targetting UK members, introducing points that could be exchanged for, among other things, a year’s membership to English Heritage, and gift vouchers to Whitbread restaurants.
Abu Dhabi Airport Duty Free made clear that tasteful women shopped for the finest things in life at the airport.