Tenerife promotes sustainable future

Main objective at WTM is to facilitate increase in British tourists, says Tenerife government. By Anthony Pearce Tenerife's main tourism objective is to promote sustainable holidays to British tourists, the new government has said. The…

British tourists rise 20% in Jordan

Rise comes on the back of new easyJet route The number of Brits travelling to Jordan has increased by 20 per cent year-on-year, according to the country's tourism minister. Speaking at WTM London, H.E. Mrs…

ABTA Magazine named Trade Publication of the Year

Two Waterfront publications have been recognised at this year's prestigious Travel Media Awards in London.  ABTA Magazine, relaunched by Waterfront in May 2018, won Trade Publication of the Year (Print) in its first year of…

Marrakesh to host 2020 Travel Convention

Moroccan National Tourist Office to host next year's conference ABTA has revealed that Marrakesh will host the 2020 Travel Convention. The city, which last hosted a conference in 2005, has been named the first ever…

EasyJet Holidays to join ABTA

Airline to relaunch its holiday business across network EasyJet Holidays is to become a member of ABTA as the company pushes towards a relaunch at the end of the year. Speaking at the Travel Convention…

Thomas Cook

Hays Travel buys up 555 Thomas Cook stores

Up to 2,500 jobs could be saved after Hays Travel acquired all of Thomas Cook's travel stores, following the collapse of the holiday giant last month. The operator said that it will re-employ a significant number…

Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook ceases trading

Civil Aviation Authority launches flying programme to bring home Thomas Cook customers Thomas Cook, the British travel company founded in 1841, has ceased trading after talks to try and save it ended without a deal.…

Brexit

ABTA reveals Brexit campaign

Association to reassure potential holidaymakers ABTA has launched a customer-facing campaign to address questions that holidaymakers have over Brexit. Adverts will run on national radio and social media after the announcement that flight schedules between…