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WTTC launches global best practices initiative

WTTC launches global best practices initiative

The World Travel & Tourism Council has launched a global best practices recognition initiative in order to equip tourism ministers, sector leaders and policymakers with the insights to develop and implement proven policies in the sector.

CAA urges Hajj travellers to secure ATOL protection

CAA urges Hajj travellers to secure ATOL protection

Travellers looking to book their Hajj pilgrimage this year are being warned against deals that seem too good to be true. The UK Civil Aviation Authority’s campaign is working to protect travellers after an increasing trend in the sale of illegal or fake package deals.

Rent a Finn seeks to capitalise on UN happiness recognition

Rent a Finn seeks to capitalise on UN happiness recognition

Finland has been hailed as the happiest nation in the world for the second successive year by the United Nations World Happiness Report. This summer, travellers have a chance to discover true happiness by staying with locals in Finland thanks to an exciting new initiative.

New leadership for Visit Isle of Wight

New leadership for Visit Isle of Wight

An Isle of Wight local who heads up a tourism marketing company specialising in promoting tropical island paradises has been appointed as the new chairman of Visit Isle of Wight.

Tui Group lowers guidance following Boeing 737 Max grounding

Tui Group lowers guidance following Boeing 737 Max grounding

Tui Group has warned the grounding of the global Boeing 737 Max fleet might cost the company as much as €200 million. The German travel agent currently operates 15 of the aircraft type, utilising them to move passengers in the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands and Sweden.