Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic offers quarantine free Caribbean holidays

Airline aiming to give customers some winter sun Virgin Atlantic is offering quarantine free Caribbean holidays under its new Escape Pass initiative. Under the new plan, holidaymakers choose the length of stay, hotel rating, board…

P&O Cruises in on board gin distillery first

The distillery has been created in partnership with Salcombe Distilling Co. P&O Cruises has revealed Marabelle Gin, the first gin to be produced in the distillery onboard Iona, the world’s first at sea. The recipe has…

Travel brands must ‘refocus marketing’

It’s survive or thrive time for travel firms, says digital marketing agency Travel brands must re-evaluate their digital marketing strategies leading up to the festive season and focus efforts on existing customers, a leading agency has claimed. Farhad Divecha, managing director and founder…

ABTA appoints new director of communications

Graeme Buck to replace Victoria Bacon ABTA has appointed Graeme Buck as its new director of communications. Buck, who will join the team on Monday 2, November, was previously head of communications at Waitrose and…

Exsus Travel welcomes back team

Operator launches voucher scheme for agents Exsus Travel has welcomed back all members of its team from furlough and introduced a new voucher scheme for travel agents. This incentive scheme will consist of vouchers for…

Tenerife

easyJet Holidays to restart Canary Island breaks

Operating offering holidays from £289 per person easyJet Holidays has announced that it is resuming holidays to the Canary Islands from November 2 following the government's announcement that it was being added to the travel…

testing for coronavirus at airports

Testing regime ‘by December 1’

Transport secretary announces plans to cut quarantine time in half Grant Shapps has said he is "very hopeful" a new testing regime can be in place by December 1 for arrivals into the UK. The…

Intrepid’s science-based sustainability targets

Company becomes first tour operator to make step Intrepid Travel has announced a range of science-based targets to help the company become more sustainable. The tour operator will be replacing transport options with lower carbon…