Holidaymaker pays for dishonest claim

Court finds sickness claim against Tui was fraudulent, writes Jill Sayles. Jadeep Singh, 34, from Salford, Manchester who booked and went on a Tui holiday to Beach Palace, Cancun in Mexico was ordered to pay £10,000…

Saga Cruises partners with Jools Holland

Bandleader and broadcaster will join sailings in 2019, writes Anthony Pearce. Jools Holland will become the face of ‘The Club by Jools’ restaurant and bar on Saga Cruises first ever new-build ship, Spirit of Discovery. Holland, a composer,…

Sights and sounds of Tennessee come to Waterloo

Exhibition follows British Airways’ first non-stop flight to Nashville on May 4, writes Anthony Pearce. The Tennessee tourist board will host an "immersive multi-sensory" exhibition for commuters at Waterloo station beginning next week. The exhibition follows British…

Brits to spend £8.6bn over bank holiday

Credit card company predicts bank holiday spending, writes Sam Ballard. Britons will spend more than £8.6 billion on travelling during the bank holiday, according to American Express. The average cost of each trip will be…

Tim Shattock named new boss of bmi

19 jet airline creates managing director role for first time, writes Sam Ballard. Tim Shattock, the aviation industry veteran, has been named managing director of bmi. Shattock, who joined the company on May 16, will…

Thomas Cook to open Mauritius Casa Cook

Operator to open its first Casa Cook outside Europe, writes Sam Ballard Thomas Cook is to open a Casa Cook in Mauritius, the first property in its luxury design-focused collection to be outside Europe. The 130-room…

Holiday Extras agrees management buyout

Transaction amounts to £30 million, writes Jill Sayles Holiday Extras has completed a management buyout valuing the company at almost £100 million. The deal places 55% of the company’s equity into an employee benefit trust. Financial…