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ABTA updates Brexit advice

Industry body replaces advice given for no-deal Brexit ABTA has changed its Brexit advice, highlighting that the UK is now on track to enter a transition period at the end of January. This means that…

Accor London

Accor to eliminate single-use plastics by end of…

Hotel giant promises global change Accor has committed itself to removing all single-use plastics in guest experiences by the end of 2022, joining the Global Tourism Plastics initiative led by the United Nations Environment Progamme,…

Travel 2 embarks on Thailand campaign

Trade only operator launches Thailand initiative Travel 2 has partnered with Tourism Authority Thailand for its latest trade campaign, which sees agents given the chance to earn T2Rewards on every Thailand booking until 28 February.…

voco Oxford Spires opens under IHG rebrand

IHG brand opens fourth UK property The UK’s fourth voco property has opened in Oxford as part of an IHG rebrand. The 181-room voco Oxford Spires is situated alongside the River Thames and on University…

Savour Slovenia

Within enchanting Ljubljana exists an accolade-winning food and drinks scene that expertly combines tradition with contemporary influences One of the greenest and most picturesque cities in Europe, Ljubljana is also among the best to eat…

New year, new tours

Discover a whole world of exciting new holidays that combine comfort and adventure in Saga’s latest Escorted Tours brochure From the rugged landscape of the Cape Peninsula to the glaciers and simmering volcanoes in Iceland,…

British Airways

BA to fly to San Sebastian

British flag carrier announces flight to foodie destination British Airways is boosting its short-haul network this summer with a new route to San Sebastian in northern Spain’s mountainous Basque Country. The service, which will fly…

Travel 2

Spotlight On: Gold Medal & Travel 2

The trade-only company has an impressive product portfolio, but, as Sam Ballard learns, it’s the people who really make the business When it comes to breadth and depth of offering, few companies can compete with…

Focus reveals new chairman

Business travel consortium announces changes since become private company Focus Travel Partnership has appointed Adrian Parkes as its new chairman and announced that it has joined the Business Travel Association (BTA). Parkes, the former chief…

Wellness holidays on the rise, says ABTA

One in three people are planning to take part in activities focused on improving their wellbeing during their holidays, according to research by ABTA. Research from ABTA, The Travel Association, reveals that people are increasingly incorporating…