Oman Air sees UK revenue increase by 45%

Carrier sees uptick of Brits after expansion and fleet upgrades, writes Sam Ballard. Oman Air has revealed that its revenue from UK services has risen by 45 per cent year-on-year. The increase was put down…

Intrepid honoured at World Tourism Awards

Operator awarded for non-profit works, writes Sam Ballard. The Intrepid Foundation, the not-for-profit arm of Intrepid Travel, has been honoured at the World Tourism Awards for its work in responsible travel. The awards, which are…

70% of UK agents ‘purpose orientated’

Agents selling responsible travel increases satisfaction, G Adventures research suggests. By Sam Ballard. Seventy per cent of UK travel agents are "purpose-orientated", according to research by small group specialist G Adventures. The company, which surveyed 3,600…

Der Touristik UK acquires Journey Latin America

Owner of Kuoni acquires Central and South America specialist Journey Latin America, the Central and South America tour operator, has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by DER Touristik UK, also the parent company of…

G Adventures launches Change Makers Challenge

Specialist operator gives agents chance to win place at global event G Adventures, the small group tour operator, has launched its largest ever travel agent incentive. The programme, which is called the ‘Change Makers Challenge’,…

G launches Wellness tours

Operator to begin worldwide tours focusing on health and wellbeing G Adventures, the small group touring specialist, has launched a collection of tours dedicated to wellness. The new programme includes tours to 10 destinations including…

ABTA Travel Convention: Day two

Destination of 2019 Convention revealed to be Tokyo. The 2019 ABTA Travel Convention will be held in Tokyo, Japan, it has been revealed. The convention will be held on 7-10 October 2019. During the second…

EasyJet willing to work with trade, says CEO

Budget airline chief opens door to trade Johan Lundgren, the CEO of EasyJet, said that the company would work with the trade on EasyJet Holidays, a major focus for the firm going forward. The boss…