Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic doubles India services with new Mumbai…

Virgin Atlantic is relaunching flights between London Heathrow and Mumbai, India, complementing the airline’s long-established route between London and Delhi. The flights go on sale from May 28, with the first service due to fly…

Traveller

Government expands use of ePassport gates to seven…

Eligible travellers from seven non-EU countries can now use ePassport gates to enter the UK quickly and securely in changes being made to the border from today. Visitors from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore,…

Malta named Europe’s top LGBTQ+ destination again

Mediterranean island named top of the Europe Rainbow Index for the fourth year running, writes Anthony Pearce. Malta has been ranked the number one travel destination on the Europe Rainbow Index for the fourth year…

Intrepid Travel launches porters’ rights campaign

The tour operator hopes to raise £94,000 for porter welfare, writes Anthony Pearce. Intrepid Travel has launched a campaign to raise funds and boost awareness for porters’ rights around the world. Step Up For Porters Challenge…

Holiday

CMA calls on travel industry to give customers…

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a new campaign to help holiday and travel businesses improve the clarity of their terms and conditions. The “Small Print, Big Difference” campaign is being run in…

Sri Lanka

Foreign Office updates Sri Lanka travel advice

The UK Foreign Office has updated its travel advice for Sri Lanka, advising against "all but essential travel" to the South-Asian country following the Easter Sunday bomb attacks that killed at least 359 people – including…

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines appoints new sales and…

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed Jackie Martin (pictured) as its new sales and marketing director. Based at the line’s head office in Ipswich, Jackie will take overall responsibility for Fred. Olsen’s UK sales, marketing…