Branson reassures VIPs about space travel, says Virgin Galactic still taking reservations

 Virgin Group founder Richard Branson was reportedly seen assuring VIP guests about space travel at his annual Necker Island pro-am tennis tournament, the Necker Cup, while dropping them hints that Virgin Galactic was still open to bookings.

Branson reassures VIPs about space travel, says Virgin Galactic still taking reservations

New York: Virgin Group founder Richard Branson was reportedly seen assuring VIP guests about space travel at his annual Necker Island pro-am tennis tournament, the Necker Cup, while dropping them hints that Virgin Galactic was still open to bookings.

According to New York Post, the players on the exclusive island include Bjorn Borg, Eugenie Bouchard and Kim -Clijsters, as well as model Karolina Kurkova, who was being cheered on by her husband Archie Drury.

The report said that Branson was heard telling guests at the "hit-and-giggle fest" that he was 100 percent going to space with his son despite the recent SpaceShipTwo disaster.

He reportedly told his guests that he was still taking reservations to travel and that the tickets were up for grabs.

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