Globetrender reports on travel in Covid age

Trend forecasting agency produces report with the PC Agency and Cirium. A new report by travel trend forecasting agency Globetrender suggests that while the world is going through a turbulent time with Covid-19, ultimately "amid…

Portugal gives green light to UK visitors

Foreign minister wants Brits back this summer Portugal's foreign minister has said that Brits will be welcome back in his country this summer. Augusto Santos Silva told the BBC that he hoped an air bridge…

EasyJet announces Egypt plans

Operator to begin Egypt holidays from this winter EasyJet Holidays has announced that it is launching Egypt holidays, which will begin from winter 2020. The holidays will focus on Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada The…

Brits can fly to Greece from June 15

Even those testing negative for Covid-19 will have to self isolate for seven days Greece is set to resume flights to the UK on June 15, after its government changed its original stance on accepting…

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How travel businesses can bounce back

Martin Alcock, owner and director of the Travel Trade Consultancy on how the travel industry can best survive the Covid-19 pandemic. Selling travel is a hard slog at the moment. The last few months have been a…

TTC releases Covid-19 protocols

The Travel Corporation (TTC) has released its "enhanced protocols" for all of its guided holidays. The company, which owns brands including Trafalgar, Luxury Gold, Insight Vacations, Contiki and Costsaver, has released guidance for enhanced hygiene…

European Commission issues refunds recommendation

European Commission issues Recommendation on use of refund credit notes for cancelled package holidays. The European Commission has issued an official recommendation on refund credit notes offered to customers as an alternative to cash refunds…

ABTA welcomes furlough extension

ABTA welcomes Government’s furlough announcement but calls for clear strategy to support the industry, ABTA has said it welcomes the Chancellor’s move to extend and adapt the furlough scheme. However, it has highlighted other urgent…