Lake Como

Riviera Travel returns to Italy

Company makes move after sending executives to the country Riviera Travel is to return to Italy from September 14, with tours in Lake Garda, Lake Como and Puglia after the company sent a team to…

STA Travel ceases trading

High street agency employed about 500 people STA Travel, one of the UK's largest travel agencies, has gone into administration. The company had 49 branches and a head office, employing almost 500 members of staff.…

Advantage to recruit homeworkers

Consortia reveals Travel Specialists by Advantage Advantage, the UK's largest independent consortia, has announced that it will be launching a homeworking division called Travel Specialists by Advantage. The new framework and fee structure is based…

EasyJet Holidays to sell through trade

Operator to sell through independent travel agents EasyJet Holidays is to sell through the trade, with the rollout initially being limited to a select group of partners. The company said that the aim is for…

Solo

Just You expands guarantee

Tour operators bolster Rock Solid Guarantee Just You and Travelsphere, two brands that make up G Touring, have expanded their "Rock Solid Guarantee" with the launch of a Reassurance Guarantee, giving more flexibility to those…

Travel Convention

Travel Convention to be virtual event

Event will be held on October 14, 2020. ABTA’s flagship annual conference, The Travel Convention, will take place as a virtual one-day event. There will be thought-provoking content around the future of travel and tourism,…

ABTA board confirms refund obligation

Move will 'reassure customers who book with ABTA members that the protections of the package holiday still apply,' says Mark Tanzer ABTA has confirmed that customers should be offered a full refund in the event…

Flexi Reps sees 50 reps sign up

Former Jet2 executive creates Flexi Reps for depleted on the road teams Craig Davidson, the former general manager trade sales at Jet2holidays, has started his own company for "brands wanting flexible talent on the road".…