Thomas Cook

Multimillion cost of Thomas Cook Atol payouts revealed

Atol paid out £444,425,687 in repatriation and cancellation costs following the collapse of Thomas Cook, Civil Aviation Authority reveals Air Travel Organiser's Licence (Atol), the financial protection scheme run by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA),…

A couple in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA - one of Southall Travel's destinations. The company has paid all travel refunds due to Covid-19

Southall Travel refunds over £110m due to Covid-19

Southall Travel has refunded more than £110 million due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and repaid all the money it received from the government’s furlough scheme. The operator has specialised in travel to the Middle East,…

Sandals Resorts launches community tourism projects in the…

The luxury, all-inclusive resort company celebrates its 40th anniversary with sustainable, community tourism programmes Sandals Resorts International (SRI) has announced a set of community-focused projects in the Caribbean, to celebrate 40 years since the launch…

Cruise operations to return to 80% by end…

The cruise industry has announced that worldwide operations will return to 80% by the end of the year Out of the cruise industry’s 220 ocean-going ships, many of these are projected to return to service…

Giles Hawke, CEO of Cosmos Tours and Avalon, trains in preperation for the Virtual London Marathon in support of ABTA LifeLine

Travel professionals to run marathon for ABTA LifeLine

Professionals in the travel industry will be running the London Marathon to raise funds for ABTA LifeLine, supporting peers in need Set to take place on October 3, the Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon will…

Can I travel to Turkey?

Traffic light system to be scrapped

Turkey and Maldives to be removed from red list The government has confirmed that the amber list will be removed on October 4 in a major change to UK travel policy. The traffic light system…

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…