News

Can I travel to Greece

Plans to scrap quarantine for double-jabbed Brits

MPs are “working on” quarantine-free travel to amber list countries Ministers are planning to allow quarantine-free travel to amber list countries for fully vaccinated travellers, Matt Hancock has revealed. The health secretary said that the…

Tanzer: Travel is a ‘political orphan’

ABTA boss calls for political change Mark Tanzer has said that the travel industry is a "political orphan" during his opening remarks at ABTA's Travel Matters conference. The chief executive of ABTA also revealed that…

Weekend break

Tanzer: financial support vital for recovery

ABTA’s Travel Matters conference takes place on June 22 The UK should be capitalising on the success of the vaccine rollout by safely relaxing testing and quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travellers, ABTA’s chief executive has…

Weekend break

Almost 200,000 travel jobs already lost

More than half of independent travel agents fear they won’t last three months Analysis from ABTA estimates that 195,000 people working in the UK travel industry have either lost their job or are at risk…

airport testing

Industry reacts to lockdown delay

Urgent rethink needed over financial support for businesses, says ABTA The travel industry has reacted with concern to the prime minister's announcement that the easing of lockdown restrictions will be delayed by four weeks. Boris…

London

Get involved: Travel Day of Action

Join efforts in London, Belfast and Edinburgh; get involved on social media and write to your MP More details have been revealed about the Travel Day of Action, which takes place on June 23 and…

Rural charm and adventure await visitors in Gozo

Beautiful, wild Gozo is the smaller and quieter sister island to Malta [promotion] Thought to be Calypso’s outcrop in Homer’s epic Odyssey, Gozo is a place of mystery, intrigue and tranquility. Made up of rugged landscapes,…

‘Vaccination status should aid travel’

ABTA’s Travel Matters conference takes place on June 22 A person’s vaccination status should aid their ability to travel more freely, as it does in Europe, Tui’s UK managing director has argued. Andrew Flintham spoke…

Recovery plan for UK holidays announced

VisitBritain hails “welcome and important step” A new rail pass and vouchers for popular tourist attractions are part of a plan to return domestic tourism to pre-pandemic levels by 2022 and international tourism by 2023,…

Taskforce to explore UK-US travel

Industry urges government to reveal further details following Atlantic Charter announcement A new travel taskforce will explore the resumption of UK-US travel, the government has announced. It will be overseen in the UK by transport…