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UK visitors drive up tourism figures in the Maldives

UK visitors drive up tourism figures in the Maldives

The Maldives has announced a 9.3 per cent year-on-year increase on the number of UK travellers who visited the country in February 2018, welcoming a total of 11,362 tourists from the UK, compared with 10,395 who visited during February 2017.

Ellis departs Tui after nearly three decades

Ellis departs Tui after nearly three decades

Tui UK & Ireland has said, marketing and customer experience director, will leave the business after 27 years at the end of May. Ellis has led the marketing division since 2011 and been responsible for the end to end ownership of brand, CRM, insights, content, social and digital marketing.

Azores welcomes increase in British travellers

Azores welcomes increase in British travellers

Visit Azores has reported a surge in UK visitor numbers from September to December 2017, with the number of UK tourists increasing by 14.6 per cent in comparison to the same period in 2016.

Jet Airways places order for 75 737 MAX planes with Boeing

Jet Airways places order for 75 737 MAX planes with Boeing

Jet Airways announced its first order for 75 MAX airplanes in 2015 as part of a strategy to refresh its fleet with the most modern and environmentally progressive airplanes. The newest order adds 75 more MAXs to support the airline’s future expansion.

Virgin Holidays to launch concession in Next

Virgin Holidays to launch concession in Next

Virgin Holidays and retailer Next have announced a new partnership that will see the travel company launch 20 new concession stores across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.