Tui reveals sustainability report

Travel giant reveals progress on sustainability, writes Sam Ballard.  Tui has revealed that its airlines are 24 per cent more fuel efficient than its major competitors and that its cruise line reduced CO2 emissions by…

The big interview: Miles Morgan

Sam Ballard finds out how one industry veteran is thriving on the high street We’ve all heard scare stories about the imminent death of independent book shops and record stores, unwilling victims of the rapacious…

Hilton promises to half footprint by 2030

Global hotel chain will also double amount it is spending on social impact investment, Sam Ballard writes Hilton is to cut its environmental footprint in half and double its investment in social impact programmes by…

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…

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,…