News: UKHospitality warns of job losses if Covid-19 restrictions are extended

The government must stick to its roadmap and lift all restrictions on June 21st or risk further jeopardising the future

News: ABTA releases new Travel Day of Action information

Updated information on the activities around the Travel Day of Action has been published by ATBA. The event is scheduled

News: Branson celebrates opening of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

Richard Branson, has welcomed the opening of the new Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The Virgin Group founder was the first

News: Eurowings to establish new base in Prague

Eurowings is expanding its European network with the opening of a new base in Prague. The German airline is expanding

News: Mauritius to begin phased reopening next month

Mauritius will reopen to international travellers from July 15th. The island will be opening in stages during 2021 and the

News: Saga unveils new ship captains as cruises prepare to return

Saga Cruises is welcoming two new captains to operate sister ships Spirit of Discovery and Spirit of Adventure as they

News: airBaltic launches new flights to Corfu

airBaltic has launched new weekly summer seasonal flights between Riga and Greek island Corfu. The new route is performed in

News: Stobart Air ceases trading in Ireland

Stobart Air has ceased trading and is in the process of appointing a liquidator. The regional carrier had operated a

News: Yucel to lead Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay Bodrum

Adnan Yucel has been appointed by Kempinski as the new general manager at Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay Bodrum. The Turkish

News: Red Sea Development confirms global advisory board appointments

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) has appointed two industry experts to its global advisory board. The new appointees, who

News: MSC Group unveils new Explora Journeys brand

The MSC Group has announced its entry into the luxury cruise market with the launch of a new brand, Explora

News: Calls for financial support if unlocking is delayed

If there are any changes to the June 21st ‘unlocking’ date this must be paired with details of economic measures

News: Titan Travel appoints Constable as chief executive

Titan Travel has confirmed the appointment of John Constable to the role of chief executive. He will take up the

News: Government unveils £10m tourism voucher scheme

A new rail pass and vouchers for popular tourist attractions are at the heart of a plan to return domestic

News: British Airways returns staff to furlough

British Airways has put thousands of staff back on the government furlough scheme following delays to the reopening of international

News: American Airlines takes Vertical Aerospace stake

American Airlines will invest in Vertical Aerospace, a leading UK-headquartered engineering and aeronautical business developing electric vertical take-off and landing

News: Wizz Air launches first ever UK domestic service

Wizz Air is launching its first ever domestic service, with flights from its Doncaster Sheffield and Cardiff bases to Jersey.

News: Emirates to return to Malta and Cyprus from next month

Emirates has announced it will resume three weekly services to Malta via Larnaca, Cyprus, from July 14th. The decision further

News: New luxury collection from Delphina hotels & resorts

Delphina hotels & resorts has launched a new high-end selection of accommodations as the company prepares for the resumption of

News: Air Canada extends refund window

Air Canada has announced a 30-day extension of its Covid-19 refund policy. The policy allows eligible customers who purchased a

News: Peru nominated at World Travel Tech Awards

It is not a secret that there are thousands of foreign tourists interested in the culture, history, gastronomy and attractions

News: Which? warns over poor quality Covid-19 testing

Listings with misleading pricing information and firms that did not offer testing services at all have been allowed to appear

News: World2fly receives first Airbus A350-900

World2fly has taken delivery of the first of two A350-900s on lease from Air Lease Corporation. The airline, based on

News: Airline alliances call for global standards to reopen aviation

The three global airline alliances are calling on G7 governments to agree on a common set of travel and health

News: MSC Cruises latest to confirm US summer return

MSC Cruises has become the latest line to confirmed restart plans for cruising from United States, with the first departures

News: IATA praises reopening of borders in parts of Europe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the relaxation of Covid-19 border measures for vaccinated passengers by Spain and

News: Atlantic Charter receives lukewarm response from UK travel trade

Prime minister Boris Johnson and US president Joe Biden have agreed a new Atlantic Charter. The original Atlantic Charter included

News: New wellness options at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi has debuted the Maldives’ first aqua wellness centre. Further elevating the luxury wellness experience available to

News: Wizz Air launches cabin crew recruitment drive

Wizz Air is recruiting cabin crew members across its UK bases, including London Luton, Gatwick, Doncaster Sheffield and Cardiff. The

News: US Virgin Islands seeks Jamaica tourism cooperation

The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has expressed an interest in collaborating with its Caribbean neighbours on tourism-enhancing initiatives.

News: Airport Operators Association warns of huge summer losses

With government taking an “overly cautious” approach to reopening international travel there is a real risk that summer 2021 is

News: ForwardKeys reveals perilous state of summer aviation

The latest research from ForwardKeys has revealed that the demand for international air travel this summer is set to be

News: WTTC calls for UK travel traffic light system to be scrapped

The UK government must abandon the ‘failed and damaging’ traffic light system now if it is to save the stricken

News: Voting opens for World MICE Awards 2021

World MICE Awards – the global initiative to celebrate and reward excellence in MICE tourism – has opened voting for

News: MSC Virtuosa passengers refused entry to Scottish port

Passengers onboard MSC Virtuosa have been told they will not be allowed to disembark in Scotland under Covid-19 regulations. Operator

News: US lowers outbound restrictions on dozens of destinations

The US has stopped requesting citizens “avoid all travel” to a number of destinations as Covid-19 vaccinations begin to have

News: British Airways and Ryanair under CMA refund spotlight

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating whether British Airways and Ryanair have broken consumer law by failing to

News: Red Sea Development Company signs Archirodon construction partnership

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) has appointed Archirodon to design and build a 1.2-kilometre bridge on the site. It

News: ABTA confirms speaker line-up for Travel Matters event

The annual Travel Matters conference from ABTA has confirmed a line-up of speakers from the worlds of politics, policy and

News: Tapestry Collection by Hilton makes European debut

Hilton has welcomed the first Tapestry Collection by Hilton hotel in Europe with the opening of Atocha Hotel Madrid.  Embracing

News: Emirates to launch two new France routes next month

Emirates will resume flights from Dubai to Nice from July 2nd and Lyon from July 9th, initially offering 4 flights

Focus: Top luxury travel concierge at the Maldives

Are you looking for the best Luxury Travel Concierge in the Maldives? Enjoy the barefoot intelligent luxury in the Maldives,

News: Atlantis Atlas Project launches on World Ocean Day

Today, on World Oceans Day, Atlantis Dubai is launching its brand-new, pioneering sustainability initiative, Atlantis Atlas Project. Atlantis Atlas Project

Focus: Breaking Travel News interview: François Gaillard, chief executive, OnlyLyon Tourisme

The beautiful city of Lyon is a magnet for those in search of Gallic joie de vivre, romance, culture and

News: ABTA unveils plans for travel day of action

Trade bodies from across the aviation and travel industries are coming together for a day of action on June 23rd.

News: WTTC launches new Reunited tourism campaign

A new campaign has been launched by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calling on governments around the world

News: Aviation leaders demand US-UK travel corridor

The chief executives of many of the airlines that offer UK-US passenger services have called for the re-opening of transatlantic

News: Singapore Airlines to return to Manchester next month

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has confirmed the return of its non-stop Manchester route, beginning on July 17th. Initially, the flight will

News: Carnival confirm plans for vaccinated departures next month

Carnival Cruise Line has finalised plans to return to guest operations from Port of Galveston on July 3rd with Carnival

News: New leadership for Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru has welcomed a new general manager, Kanruethai Roongruang. She will be responsible for driving the day-to-day operations

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