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ABTA highlights growing importance of tourism to UK economy

ABTA highlights growing importance of tourism to UK economy

The contribution to the UK economy from outbound travel has increased by a third since 2014, reveals ABTA. The overall contribution to the UK economy from outbound travel now stands at £37.1 billion and 1.8 per cent of GDP, up 36 per cent from £27.1 billion in 2014.

Virgin Holidays rejigs top leadership team

Virgin Holidays rejigs top leadership team

Virgin Holidays has announced a reshuffle to its product and distribution leadership team, which will see its vice president of product and distribution, Lee Haslett, move to Virgin Atlantic to take on the role of vice president, sales.

Guyana welcomes record visitor numbers

Guyana welcomes record visitor numbers

As of December, Guyana recorded a total number of visitor arrivals of 286,732 passengers; a 15.93 per cent increase from the 247,330 visitors Guyana welcomed in 2017.

On The Go Tours adds budget trips to Asia offering

On The Go Tours adds budget trips to Asia offering

In a climate of Brexit uncertainty and currency fluctuations, British holidaymakers are becoming increasingly cautious with their spending habits. In response to a growing demand for great value travel, On The Go Tours has increased their budget offering with the addition of four tours in south-east Asia.