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Industry calls for renewed island policy as tourism reopens | News

Industry calls for renewed island policy as tourism reopens | News

ABTA and Airlines UK have written to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) on the need for clarity around the future approach to Foreign Travel Advice. In their joint letter to Nigel Adams, minister of state, Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, the travel bodies say it is critically important that the government reinstate the […]

IAG narrows losses in first quarter – calls for travel to reopen | News

IAG narrows losses in first quarter – calls for travel to reopen | News

International Airlines Group has reported a loss of €1 billon for the first quarter of 2021 as airlines struggle against government restrictions on travel. The figure compared to a loss of €1.9 billion for the same period last year, at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in Europe. The group, however, said it had €8 […]

WTTC 2021: Carnival calls for consistency in tourism reopening | News

WTTC 2021: Carnival calls for consistency in tourism reopening | News

Arnold Donald, chief executive of Carnival Corporation, has called for a uniform approach to the reopening the tourism sector in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit, he explained: “We need uniformity and consistency around the world; we have health ministries, tourism ministries and travel […]

UNWTO calls for global community to support small island developing states | News

UNWTO calls for global community to support small island developing states | News

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is calling for the international community to show solidarity with ‘small island developing states’ (SIDS) by ensuring they have access to Covid-19 vaccinations. With tourism a leading employer and economic pillar for many of the SIDS, the United Nations agency has stressed that pledges to ensure ‘nobody is […]

On the Beach calls for end to refund credit notes | News

CAA extends credit note ATOL protection until January | News

On the Beach is calling for cash refunds to be given to consumers holding refund credit notes (RCNs) for their Covid-19-cancelled holiday. The tour operator argued an extension will only prolong the issues with RCNs. It wants the CAA to take clear steps now to reassure customers that they can book holidays with confidence in […]

Aviation calls on Johnson to reopen sector | News

Aviation calls on Johnson to reopen sector | News

Chief executives from leading UK-based airlines have added their voices to calls for the prime minister to ensure an aviation recovery roadmap is announced next week. ABTA, AITO and a host of other organisations combined under the Save Future Travel Coalition offered their thoughts earlier this week, while the World Travel & Tourism Council called […]

Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Industry calls for roadmap out of lockdown

Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Industry calls for roadmap out of lockdown

At the start of what would usually be one of the biggest weeks for winter holidays, the Save Future Travel Coalition has said the prime minister needs to use the upcoming lockdown update to provide a route forward for the travel industry Source link

WTTC calls for focus on individual travellers to boost safety | News

WTTC calls for focus on individual travellers to boost safety | News

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling for governments to abandon the concept of ‘high-risk countries’ and instead focus on how individual ‘high-risk travellers’ are treated at borders. The body is urging governments around the world to shift their focus from whole countries, towards individual travellers. Instead, WTTC says governments around the world […]

IATA calls for global certification programme to reopen travel | News

Breaking Travel News investigates: IATA calls for government to reopen borders | Focus

The International Air Transport Association has called on governments to partner with the air transport industry to devise plans to safely re-link people, business and economies when the Covid-19 epidemiological situation permits. A priority for this critical cooperation is acceleration of the establishment of global standards for vaccination and testing certification. “We can see the […]

ABTA calls on government to plot route out of travel shutdown | News

VisitBritain takes ExploreGB online for 2021 | News

The tourism industry is calling on the government to give more detail on how travel restrictions will be lifted if Covid-19 is brought under control in the UK. ABTA chief executive, Mark Tanzer, said: “As news continues to emerge of new variants of the virus developing overseas, along with the significant number of cases and […]

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