Quarantine lifted for low risk countries

List of countries to be published later today Passengers returning to England from countries including Spain and Italy will not need to self-isolate from July 10, the transport secretary has confirmed. Grant Shapps said the…

EasyJet considers leaving middle seat empty

Budget airline announces half-year results and consider 'slow return'. EasyJet’s chief executive has said that he expects domestic restrictions to be lifted first and has confirmed that the budget airline will consider leaving the middle…

EasyJet Holidays puts 2020/21 on sale early

Operator puts its winter programme on sale ahead of time EasyJet Holidays has put its winter 2020/21 and summer 2021 programmes on sale early. The move is aimed at helping travellers plan for future breaks…

Tui extends suspensions

Tui river cruise launch pushed back until November as beach holidays and ocean cruise also further suspended. Tui has announced extensions to its suspensions of beach holidays, as well as ocean and river cruises. In…

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Industry backs Save Future Travel campaign

ABTA's grassroots campaign reaches 647 MPs out of a total of 650 on day one. On the first day of ABTA’s Save Future Travel campaign 13,500 people responded by emailing their MP. The campaign calls…

ABTA Lifeline secures Martin Lewis funding

ABTA Lifeline has secured funding from Martin Lewis's charity to help colleagues of ABTA Members. In a statement, it said: "We are delighted to announce that we have been granted £20,000 from Martin Lewis's coronavirus…

£1.3m fund for DMOs

A £1.3 million scheme has been launched by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) for Destination Management Organisations at risk of closure. The funding is available to any at-risk DMO in England…

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ABTA launches Save Future Travel campaign

ABTA launches Save Future Travel campaign and website as it asks industry to lobby government for immediate support. ABTA is appealing to its Membership, the wider travel and tourism industry, all travel agents and tour…