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US transatlantic travel ban: 1.3 million airline seats at risk of elimination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020 15:29

The United States’ transatlantic travel ban on most non-US residents entering the country from the Schengen area, introduced in response to the coronavirus outbreak, has put 1.3 million airline seats ... Read More

WTM issues myth-busting advice for travelers left bewildered by Brexit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020 15:42

Following the UK officially leaving the EU, World Travel Market has issued expert advice to bust the myths once-and-for-all about the future of travel in Europe. The UK is currently ... Read More

British Christmas joy shipped to the world via Heathrow Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019 17:15

Countries around the world simply cannot get enough of a British Christmas and are importing the best bits of our festive traditions in growing numbers. Over 144,000 tonnes – the ... Read More

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 18:10

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be encouraged to be more sustainable? From plastic to pollution to ... Read More

Catalan Tourist Board launches UK campaign to promote Year of Cultural Tourism 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:30

The Catalan Tourist Board is targeting UK consumers with a new campaign to drive awareness of its cultural product during the Year of Cultural Tourism 2019. The multi-channel campaign launching ... Read More

UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers

editor editor- April 3, 2019 18:09

With over 25,000 British Muslims expected to make the Hajj pilgrimage this August, the UK Civil Aviation Authority is launching a campaign to ensure that this often once in a ... Read More

WTTC: Travel & Tourism to drive post-Brexit recovery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 21:25

Travel & Tourism can be a major growth sector for the UK after Brexit, according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The research shows that, ... Read More

Jamaica Tourist Board announces biggest travel agent FAM incentive for 2019

editor editor- January 10, 2019 02:39

FAM trips to Jamaica will give UK agents the opportunity to experience the destination intimately so they can share with their customers. Read More

New UK aviation developments

editor editor- September 12, 2012 11:27

British aviation has gotten two pieces of “good news” recently. An increasing number of MPs appears to be aware of the intense public dislike of the Air Passenger Duty. Read More

UK air tax costs 91,000 jobs

editor editor- March 13, 2012 02:12

New research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows that removing Air Passenger Duty would result in an additional 91,000 British jobs being created and £4.2 billion added ... Read More

UK to rely more on travel and tourism this year

editor editor- March 3, 2012 02:26

The UK will be increasingly reliant on travel and tourism in 2012 as jobs and economic growth in the sector outstrip the wider economy. Read More

European Tour Operators speak out on problems with travel visa

editor editor- September 10, 2011 06:16

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) will be releasing new research on September 13 at the opening of its Markets of the 21st Century Seminar in Switzerland, the latest in ... Read More

WTM Vision report reveals overseas visitors to UK not deterred by VAT

editor editor- May 27, 2011 09:40

Overseas visitors to the UK will not be deterred by high VAT, providing sterling remains weak against key inbound currencies, reveals a report released yesterday (May 25) at the WTM ... Read More

Seychelles London office relocating

editor editor- May 27, 2011 04:45

The Seychelles Tourist Office in London will be relocating to Regent Street. This has been planned by Marsha Parcou, the new manager appointed to oversee the island’s UK tourism office. Read More

Hundreds of flights cancelled due to volcanic ash

editor editor- May 25, 2011 02:35

An ash cloud from Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano began to reach London's Heathrow airport around lunchtime. Heathrow is the world's busiest international air travel hub. Read More