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River cruise given green light

Agents, associations and operators welcome news. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has clarified its advice around the much-criticised ban on cruise ships, allowing Brits to take river cruises for the first time in months. The…

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Travel advice: Cyprus

Travel advice from ABTA Magazine as tourism restarts. Sun-soaked Cyprus is warm hospitality, complex history, awe-inspiring vistas and culinary triumph. When you’re done with the beaches and water sports, learn about the history of the Mediterranean and…

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Travel advice: the Maldives

Travel advice from ABTA Magazine as tourism restarts. A slice of paradise, the Maldives – made up of more than 1,100 coral islands formed around 26 natural atolls – is famed for its pristine beaches, turquoise lagoons…

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Travel advice: Spain

Travel advice from ABTA Magazine as tourism restarts. Spain’s diverse landscape means it has something for everyone – from stretches of beach to bustling cities to the snowy peaks of Sierra Nevada. Its territory includes the popular…

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‘Safe countries’ not easily visited

Just 25 of the 74 countries that make up the government’s list of safe destinations can actually be easily visited, new research has revealed. The PC Agency and AudienceNet compiled that data on countries named…

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Insights: travel in the age of Covid-19

A look at how the tourism industry will get back to business – and what will be the new normal – in a post-coronavirus world. Jenny Southan, founder of Globetrender, shares four key travel trends.…

Cornwall’s lesser-known beauty spots

Cornish tourism chiefs were redirecting tourists from hotspots long before Covid-19. Nathaniel Cramp seeks out some of Cornwall’s quieter spots. In mid-March, before the UK formally entered lockdown and amid confusion over travel restrictions, Visit…

Interview: Julia Lo Bue-Said

The CEO of Advantage Travel Partnership on the green shoots of recovery. How are you supporting your agents? To help our members with their preparations for reopening, we’ve created marketing assets and different types of…