ABTA issues new plea for government support

November 12, 2020 0

New figures from ABTA suggest nine in ten holidays were either cancelled or rearranged in July and August, as the Covid-19 pandemic caused havoc in the travel sector. The new findings are from a survey […]

TUI cancels trips to see Santa in Lapland

November 10, 2020 0

TUI has confirmed there will be no trips to see Santa this year. The UK & Ireland subsidiary revealed earlier it had taken the “incredibly difficult” decision to suspend holidays to Lapland this winter. The […]

Fears for future of UK travel agents

November 5, 2020 0

A new report from the Advantage Travel Partnership has found that 61 per cent of travel agents will run out of cash by the end of this year. The travel agent consortium released the findings […]

TUI unveils winter holidays for 2022

October 27, 2020 0

TUI UK has launched winter 2021 and 2022 holidays as the company seeks to boost sales in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdown in travel. The travel giant is also planning to put summer 2022 […]

Stace to lead travel business at Saga

October 23, 2020 0

Saga has announced the appointment of Nick Stace as chief executive of its travel business. He currently holds the role of chief strategy officer with the company, and will take up his new role with […]

Thomas Cook sees spike in Canary Island demand

October 23, 2020 0

The newly-relaunched Thomas Cook has seen demand for holidays in the Canary Islands leap as searches rise more than 20 times on the previous week for the Spanish holiday hotspot. Overall traffic yesterday tripled following […]

PATA reorganises governance structure

October 22, 2020 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has made significant changes to the design of its organisational governance at the recent board meeting. Over the past three years, PATA has been reviewing leading organisational models and […]

UNWTO calls for global coordination to restart tourism

October 21, 2020 0

Consistent and harmonised travel protocols, enhanced safety measures and the protection of jobs and livelihoods are the main ingredients needed for the restart of tourism. The sixth meeting of the UNWTO Global Tourism Crisis Committee […]

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