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Furious reaction as Brits urged not to book holidays | News

Furious reaction as Brits urged not to book holidays | News

The travel industry has reacted with anger to suggestions from senior politicians that Brits should avoid booking holidays for the upcoming summer. Transport secretary, Grans Shapps, said it was “too early” to consider plans for the summer as the Covid-19 pandemic continued to sweep the country. However, condemnation was quick, with Sue Ockwell, leader of […]

Shapps urges travellers not to book summer holidays | News

CAA extends credit note ATOL protection until January | News

Transport secretary, Grant Shapps, has said it is “too soon” for British travellers to start booking holidays. In a move likely to hit the hospitality sector, Shapps told the Today programme: “First of all, I should say, people should not be booking holidays right now – not domestically or internationally. “The prime minister will say […]

Which? urges passengers to book direct with providers | News

Which? urges passengers to book direct with providers | News

Holidaymakers are usually better off avoiding booking sites when arranging a holiday and booking directly with a travel provider instead, according to Which?. The consumer organisation surveyed nearly 5,000 members about their experiences with various travel booking sites, broken down into flight booking sites, accommodation booking sites and travel comparison sites. The results highlighted a […]

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

In the 1930s, a black postal carrier from Harlem named Victor Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide. It was called The Negro Motorist Green Book, and it helped African-Americans navigate safe passage across America well into the 1960s. Explore some of the segregated nation’s safe havens and notorious […]

Best 5 gorilla safaris for you to book in 2021 | Focus

Best 5 gorilla safaris for you to book in 2021 | Focus

Are you looking to traveling again or you are still locked within the national boundaries? With several gorilla safari destinations opening up for international travels, you can now resume planning your dream gorilla safari for 2021 or 2022. On a positive note, Rwanda has opened up its borders and the Volcanoes National Park is now […]

The Green Book: A Historic Travel Guide for Black America, Part I

The Green Book: A Historic Travel Guide for Black America, Part I

Between 1936 and 1964, the Negro Motorist Green Book was essential for the survival of thousands of Black Americans in an era of segregation, cemented into the American legal system through Jim Crow laws, sundown tows where African Americans were under threat of violence after sunset, and a sharp increase in lynchings and other forms […]

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