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…

New adventure travel conference

ABTA’s new conference looks at the trends and challenges associated with one of the fastest-growing sectors of the travel industry ABTA is to focus on the trends and challenges of the adventure travel industry when…

Scenic launches luxury Eclipse

Scenic, the luxury expedition and escorted touring company, has launched Scenic Eclipse, its first luxury yacht, reports Sam Ballard The 228 passenger vessel comes with two helicopters and a submarine – for optional excursions –…

ABTA welcomes new partners and members

New members include Dragoman and Imperial Holidays ABTA has welcomed nine new Members and 13 new Partners between April and July 2019. The new members were: · Picniq Ltd, Retail Member, ABTA number P7390, joined…