‘Test to release’ revealed

‘We’re pleased The Global Travel Taskforce has recognised the urgency of the situation,’ says ABTA The government has launched its new strategy for testing international arrivals, meaning those arriving into England will be able to…

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka and Israel corridors

More changes to travel corridors list, despite current ban on travel A host of countries have been added to the travel corridors list, including the popular tourist destinations of Israel and Sri Lanka. As is…

BA to begin transatlantic testing trial

BA and American pilot three-test approach British Airways and American Airlines are set to introduce Covid-19 testing on some transatlantic flights. The free tests will initially be offered to eligible passengers on selected British Airways…

Tributes paid to John Hays

Founder of Hays Travel passes away Tributes continue to flood in for John Hays, the founder of Hays Travel, who has died aged 71. Hays, who ran the company alongside his wife, Irene, opened his…

More travel corridor changes

UAE, Chile and Iceland are added to list, as majority of Greece is removed Greece has been removed from the travel corridors list – but the islands of Corfu, Crete, Rhodes, Zakynthos and Kos remain.…

travel to the Maldives

Londoners more likely to travel

New research shows varying degrees of appetite to travel Londoners will lead the return of long-haul travel, according to new research that reveals that those in the capital are far less concerned about waiting for…

Industry reacts to travel ban

Complete shut down for travel businesses already severely damaged by the pandemic The travel industry has reacted to the news that, under new lockdown measures in England, people will not be allowed to take holidays.…

Boots

Boots to offer £120 Covid-19 test

High street pharmacy to offer tests from November Boots, the high street pharmacy, has begun offering a new coronavirus testing service for £120, which can be used to gain pre-flight approval. The company will be…