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WTTC praises resilience among Caribbean hospitality sector

WTTC praises resilience among Caribbean hospitality sector

In response to the impact of the 2017 hurricane season on the Caribbean’s tourism sector, the World Travel & Tourism Council has launched a report on resilience and recovery assessing the immediate and long-term effect across the region.

UK government to close false holiday sickness claims loophole

UK government to close false holiday sickness claims loophole

The UK government has said it will introduce new rules to fix the legal costs that can be claimed in package holiday sickness claims. The move is designed to close a loophole which the travel industry believes has helped fuel a rising number of claims.

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.