The travel sector is unwilling to be a “political orphan” any longer, ABTA chief executive, Mark Tanzer, has told an industry audience. He was speaking at the Travel Matters conference today.
The UK will lose up to £639 million a day during July if international travel remains off limits, according to an open letter to the UK prime minister from the World Travel & Tourism Council.
Holland America Line is gearing up to restart cruising out of Port of San Diego. The line will offer a season of cruises to Mexico, Hawaii and along the California coast aboard Koningsdam and Zuiderdam.
Located on Via Liguria, next to the Spanish Steps, this historic palazzo-turned-luxury-lifestyle-hotel will offer an unapologetically Italian experience.
Ben Bouldin of Royal Caribbean will take over the role from Tony Roberts, Princess Cruises’ vice president UK & Europe, who has been in the post for three years.
Cruise guests will be allowed to go ashore in Denmark from Saturday. The Danish authorities require that guests be vaccinated with two doses of a European Medicines Agency accepted vaccine.
Belmond has announced the appointment of Marco Novella as managing director of Cipriani, A Belmond Hotel, Venice. He will take up the position from next week.
Leeds Bradford Airport has announced the appointment of Alex Tong as its new chief financial officer to bolster its senior leadership team. He joins from telecommunications provider KCOM.
P&O Cruises has announced its expected deployment and phased re-start plan for the remainder of 2021 and into early 2022. These cruises will follow the series of UK coastal cruises beginning in June.
Israel has welcomed the first British group of tourists since the Covid-19 outbreak as part of its process of gradually reopening borders to vaccinated international visitors.
Businesses that have borne the brunt of Covid-19 restrictions helped the economic recovery to accelerate in the UK during May, according to the latest Lloyds Bank UK Recovery Tracker.