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United Kingdom travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on United Kingdom. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in United Kingdom. London Travel information. The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe. England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture. England is also site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.

UNWTO is deaf when it comes to WTTC and the private travel sector
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

UNWTO is deaf when it comes to WTTC and the private travel sector

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2021

The controversial dinner last night to bribe for Zurab Pololikashvili re-election for UNWTO Secretary General has raised eyebrows all over ... Read More

British Airways most mentioned airline on Twitter in Q4 2020
Airline News

British Airways most mentioned airline on Twitter in Q4 2020

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 18, 2021

British flag carrier was the most mentioned airline among influencer conversations on Twitter in Fourth Quarter of 2020 Read More

London has fallen: Heathrow no longer Europe’s Busiest air hub
Airport news

London has fallen: Heathrow no longer Europe’s Busiest air hub

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 18, 2021

New strain of COVID-19 threatens to deepen the crisis in the British aviation industry Read More

New dangerous COVID-P1 virus in Brazil, Panama, Cape Verde, Portugal, Japan
UK Travel News

New dangerous COVID-P1 virus in Brazil, Panama, Cape Verde, Portugal, Japan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2021

COVID 19 is growing a new strains are emerging. The third one now in Brazil. This P1 version was already ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister urges UK and Canada to revise COVID policies
Aviation News

Jamaica Tourism Minister urges UK and Canada to revise COVID policies

Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica Hon Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism Jamaica- January 11, 2021

The outspoken Jamaica Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett is urging the UK and Canada to adjust their latest one size ... Read More

Cathay Pacific suspends all flights from UK to Hong Kong until January 25
Airline News

Cathay Pacific suspends all flights from UK to Hong Kong until January 25

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 7, 2021

Cathay Pacific flights to London’s Heathrow airport will resume on January 12, followed by a total of seven more up ... Read More

Mexico offers asylum and protection to Julian Assange
Breaking Travel News

Mexico offers asylum and protection to Julian Assange

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 5, 2021

British judge refused to extradite Assange to the US |Mexico offers asylum to Julian Assange |The US is expected to ... Read More

England goes on nationwide lockdown as new COVID-19 cases soar
UK Travel News

England goes on nationwide lockdown as new COVID-19 cases soar

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 4, 2021

Describing the move as part of "a great national effort to fight COVID," British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that ... Read More

Dr. Taleb Rifai is the new Secretary-General
People in Travel & Tourism

Dr. Taleb Rifai is the new Secretary-General

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2021

World Tourism Forum Institute appoints new Secretary-General | Former UNWTO SG Dr. Taleb Rifai accept the position of Secretary-General of ... Read More

This Premium Economy Class is only available for upgrades
Airline News

This Premium Economy Class is only available for upgrades

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2021

New flights from Dubai to LondonPremium Economy Class only available as an Upgrade on EmiratesEmirates introduced A380 Emirates has announced ... Read More

Timeshare fraud victims re-targeted by new criminal organizations
Breaking Travel News

Timeshare fraud victims re-targeted by new criminal organizations

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 30, 2020

Consumer protection organizations are appalled as fake law firms actively target previous consumer fraud victims by illegally buying data from ... Read More

COVID Vaccine: Allergic Reaction Trigger
Health News

COVID Vaccine: Allergic Reaction Trigger

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 29, 2020

According to a report by the Italian daily, Il Corriere della Sera, there are compounds present in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and ... Read More

Russia extends UK flight ban through January 12
Aviation News

Russia extends UK flight ban through January 12

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 28, 2020

Russia's official COVID-19 response center announced that the country has extended suspension of all flights between Russian Federation and the ... Read More

Travel from UK to USA  requires a negative COVID-19 test
Breaking Travel News

Travel from UK to USA requires a negative COVID-19 test

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2020

Today, President Trump is taking another step to protect the health of the American people by requiring air passengers arriving ... Read More

Next Generation COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Next Generation COVID-19

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 24, 2020

A new strain of the coronavirus - the next generation COVID-19 - has emerged and is responsible for a 70 ... Read More

ETOA sees European Tourism in Crisis Mode
European travel news

ETOA sees European Tourism in Crisis Mode

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 23, 2020

If anyone is familiar with what is currently going on in European Tourism with COVID-19, it's Tom Jenkins, CEO of ... Read More

120 countries plus New York while the US remains silent
Airline News

120 countries plus New York while the US remains silent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 21, 2020

Why is the United States Government putting its citizens and visitors in harm's way? Coronavirus is out of control, 120 ... Read More

Switzerland announces entry ban, retroactive quarantine for travelers from UK and South Africa
Switzerland travel news

Switzerland announces entry ban, retroactive quarantine for travelers from UK and South Africa

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 21, 2020

Following the discovery of a new, more contagious variant of the coronavirus in the UK and South Africa, the Federal ... Read More

Russia suspends all flights with Great Britain
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Russia suspends all flights with Great Britain

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 21, 2020

Russia suspended all flights with the UK amid news of the discovery of a new, more contagious strain of COVID-19 ... Read More

Canada suspends all flights from the UK
Airline News

Canada suspends all flights from the UK

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 21, 2020

Earlier today, the UK Prime Minister convened a meeting of the Incident Response Group to discuss the new variant of ... Read More

All Flights stopped from Germany to UK and South Africa
Airline News

All Flights stopped from Germany to UK and South Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 20, 2020

German authorities on Sunday issued an emergency order to ban all fights between the Federal Republic of Germany and the ... Read More

EU halts all travel with UK due to new COVID-19 mutation
European travel news

EU halts all travel with UK due to new COVID-19 mutation

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 20, 2020

French authorities are planning to close the border with the UK after the discovery of a new strain of coronavirus ... Read More

Heathrow Airport responds to findings of Judicial Review
Airport news

Heathrow Airport responds to findings of Judicial Review

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 16, 2020

In response to the findings of Judicial Review, a Heathrow Spokesperson said: “This is the right result for the country, ... Read More

Heathrow reminds passengers of COVID-19 guidelines ahead of Christmas getaway
Airport news

Heathrow reminds passengers of COVID-19 guidelines ahead of Christmas getaway

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 15, 2020

As Heathrow prepares for a much needed boost in the form of the Christmas getaway and the capital moves into ... Read More

Heathrow CEO: UK tourist tax hands competitive advantage to EU rivals
Airport news

Heathrow CEO: UK tourist tax hands competitive advantage to EU rivals

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 11, 2020

Passenger numbers at Heathrow fell by 88% in November, as travel restrictions and a second lockdown took their toll. Based ... Read More

An NGO Perspective on the UNWTO Election for Secretary-General
Breaking Travel News

An NGO Perspective on the UNWTO Election for Secretary-General

Louis D'Amore Louis D'Amore- December 10, 2020

Louis D'Amore is one of the longest serving senior leader in the global travel and tourism industry. He earned the ... Read More

WTTC has a friend in Bahrain in the fight for Tourism Survival
Travel Associations News

WTTC has a friend in Bahrain in the fight for Tourism Survival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2020

The new magic word to aid in global Travel & Tourism’s fight for survival  is called SSTJ. WTTC says SSTJ ... Read More

WTM London publishes a  manifesto to guide policy-makers
Tourism News

WTM London publishes a manifesto to guide policy-makers

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 8, 2020

WTM London has declared its mission to work with governments and the private sector around the world to create a ... Read More

Etihad Airways joins UK leading digital aviation research project
Aviation News

Etihad Airways joins UK leading digital aviation research project

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 7, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has joined the £65 million Digital Aviation Research and Technology ... Read More

Bahrain and UK  first COVID-19 immunization is rolled out
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Bahrain and UK first COVID-19 immunization is rolled out

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 6, 2020

Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, have agreed to take the vaccine — developed by Pfizer and BioNtech ... Read More

Heathrow to start charging £5 for airport drop-off
Airport news

Heathrow to start charging £5 for airport drop-off

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 3, 2020

Heathrow has announced it is exploring a proposal to implement a Forecourt Access Charge (FAC) for vehicles in late 2021 ... Read More

Two people stabbed in another Islamist terrorist attack in UK
Terrorism and Crime for travelers:

Two people stabbed in another Islamist terrorist attack in UK

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 2, 2020

A 57-year-old man was detained by Lancashire police after violently attacking two women and stabbing them with the knife in ... Read More

Is it dangerous to exempt quarantine for travel up to 72 hours?
UK Travel News

Is it dangerous to exempt quarantine for travel up to 72 hours?

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- December 2, 2020

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have joined forces ... Read More

Luxaviation UK expands fleet with new Cirrus jet
Airline News

Luxaviation UK expands fleet with new Cirrus jet

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 1, 2020

Luxaviation UK, a private jet charter and management company, is expanding the company’s managed fleet with the addition of a ... Read More

ETOA and UKInbound join forces for Britain and Ireland Marketplace
Meeting Industry News

ETOA and UKInbound join forces for Britain and Ireland Marketplace

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 30, 2020

ETOA, the European Tourism Association, and UKInbound will work together to host the first online Britain and Ireland Marketplace (BIM) ... Read More

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