Intrepid appoints new EMEA boss

Zina Bencheikh to be based in London office. Intrepid has appointed Zina Bencheikh as its managing director EMEA. Bencheikh has worked at Intrepid for more than a decade. “I’m absolutely delighted that Zina will be…

ABTA spells out reaction to immigration proposals

Association publishes report and holds event on latest Brexit wranglings The government needs to liaise with the travel industry over immigration laws to protect the £145 billion that the sector generates as an economic contribution, the…

Balearics give more detail on booze laws

Officials from Balearics speak with trade at London event A contingent of officials from the Balearics government have held a meeting with the trade to clarify the law clamping down on problem drinking and anti-social…

British Airways to launch Newquay route

Carrier to launch summer route to north coast of Cornwall British Airways is to launch a route from Heathrow to Newquay this summer, the only direct route from Heathrow. British Airways has also recently added…

Brexit

ABTA updates Brexit advice

Industry body replaces advice given for no-deal Brexit ABTA has changed its Brexit advice, highlighting that the UK is now on track to enter a transition period at the end of January. This means that…

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Accor to eliminate single-use plastics

Hotel giant promises global change Accor has committed itself to removing all single-use plastics in guest experiences by the end of 2022, joining the Global Tourism Plastics initiative led by the United Nations Environment Progamme,…

Travel 2 embarks on Thailand campaign

Trade only operator launches Thailand initiative Travel 2 has partnered with Tourism Authority Thailand for its latest trade campaign, which sees agents given the chance to earn T2Rewards on every Thailand booking until 28 February.…