Ibis reveals new look and Spotify deal

Hotel brand is to get new design and announces partnership with Sony and Spotify at Paris event Ibis, AccorHotel's economy hotel brand, is to receive a full makeover and will host music concerts in partnership…

Trafalgar to take agents to South Africa on…

Escorted tour operator Trafalgar gives agents chance to win once-in-a-lifetime trip Trafalgar, the escorted tour specialist, has revealed that South Africa is the destination for its annual agent incentive trip, Acclaim. Two spaces will be…

Jet2holidays pays out £70m in commission

Tour operator reveals new agent initiative at conference Jet2holidays paid out £70 million in travel agent commission in the last year alone, the company has revealed. The total commission was paid out on 824,208 holidays.…

Lord Adonis

Keep calm and carry on for Brexit, advises…

Labour peer says short-term effects should be negligible but delivered warning about direction of Brexit Lord Andrew Adonis, the Labour peer and former transport secretary, said that Brexit will have no effect on UK businesses…

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…