Red list down to seven destinations

The UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that 47 countries will be taken off the Covid red list, ending the requirement for travellers to hotel quarantine on arrival back in England. All of Africa…

ABTA welcomes FCDO lifting of advice

The UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) has lifted advice against non-essential travel due to Covid-19, for 32 destinations around the world. On October 6, the FCDO confirmed that it will no longer advise…

ABTA welcomes lifting of US ban

Move is hailed “great news for holidaymakers”. ABTA has welcomed the lifting of the US ban on double-jabbed UK travellers from November, hailing the move “great news for holidaymakers”. The White House has announced an…

More speakers revealed for Travel Convention

New Speakers include Manuel Butler and Julia Simpson ABTA has unveiled the latest line-up of "esteemed" expert speakers for this year’s hybrid Travel Convention on Wednesday October 13. Newly confirmed speakers include Manuel Butler, director…

Princess Cruises

Government commends the cruise industry’s return

Robert Courts MP has congratulated the cruise industry for its return to operations, following an over 500-day hiatus during the global pandemic Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) UK & Ireland met with Robert Courts MP,…

Boots

ABTA: PCR tests should be scrapped

New data shows devastating impact of travel requirements on travel industry ABTA is urging the government to overhaul its traffic light system and end the use of PCR testing following a “dire summer season”. The…

solo travel

Just You extends UK programme

All of the solo tour operator’s 2021 holidays have sold out Just You has extended its UK programme of singles holidays into 2022 following sell-out tours for 2021. The solo travel specialist has extended its…

APT launches 2022 Canada and Alaska programme

Launch coincides with reopening of Canadian borders APT has launched its Canada and Alaska touring programme for 2022 to coincide with Canada reopening its international borders to vaccinated travellers from today (September 7). The brand…