solo travel

Solo travel in the Covid age

In recent years solo travel has grown quickly and diversified hugely, with more and more people choosing to holiday alone. But post-pandemic, does it still hold the same appeal? Over the last few years, solo…

Traveller

ABTA: 90,000 jobs at risk

Association warns of massive job losses as it outlines its Save Future Travel plan ABTA has revealed that 90,000 jobs have either been lost, or are at risk, in the travel industry and its supply…

portugal

Portugal added to safe list

Swathe of changes sees Croatia and Austria removed the travel corridors list. Portugal has been added to the travel corridors list meaning passengers travelling from the popular European destination will no longer need to self-isolate.…

Heathrow coronavirus testing centre

Heathrow develops testing centre

Heathrow CEO tells Boris Johnson to “get a grip of our border policy” Heathrow has set up the first coronavirus testing centre for arrivals – but tests will cost passengers £150 a time. The unit…

Croatia travel advice

More exemption list changes likely

Health secretary says officials are looking at exemption list “all of the time”. Matt Hancock has said he has “absolutely no regrets” about the quick change in advice on Spain – and said more countries could be…

testing at airports

Calls grow for airport testing regime

The government should be investing in Nightingale-style test facilities at UK airports, says Quash Quarantine group The government is under increased pressure to implement a testing regime at borders amid the “quarantine roulette” caused by…

river cruise

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…

cyprus travel advice

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…