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…

Wizz Air to launch Sheffield-Hungary

Budget airline to launch new route from Sheffield to Hungary, writes Sam Ballard Wizz Air, the eastern European budget airline, is to launch the first route from Doncaster Sheffield Airport to Debrecen in Hungary. The…

Jersey tourist numbers up 16%

Trade engagement efforts paying off, say island's tourism body. Sam Ballard reports The number of tourists visiting Jersey has increased by 16%, to 413,200 people, in the last year, according to Visit Jersey. The figure,…

Spotlight on… Royal Caribbean International

As it launches the biggest cruise ship in the world, Sam Ballard asks Michael Bayley, the company’s chief executive: what is the key to its success? “We do fun extremely well,” Bayley tells ABTA Magazine at…