MS Roald Amundsen will embark on a series of short break expedition cruises in UK waters in September. Hurtigruten will thus become the first expedition cruise line to depart from a UK port since the country entered coronavirus lockdown in March.
American Express Global Business Travel has launched Travel Vitals, a travel briefing platform that gives travel managers a single source for all the information they need before, during and after a business trip.
British travellers are being encouraged to return to Poland, as direct flights between the two relaunch. UK citizens are currently allowed to travel into, out of and throughout Poland without being asked to undergo a period of quarantine.
Cruise industry leaders Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings have announced a collaboration to develop enhanced cruise health and safety standards.
Carnival Cruise Line has delayed the debut of Mardi Gras until 2021. Set to become the first LNG-powered ship to operate in the western hemisphere, itineraries had been planned from November 14th.
The outbound service from Dublin to Toronto will operate on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays and the return service from Toronto to Dublin on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
One of my happiest memories is from a vacation in Italy a few years ago. I spent two weeks traveling through the Tuscan countryside on a Vespa, stopping off in village coffee shops each day. I was living the dream, Italian style. Although I’ve forgotten the names of most of the villages I traveled through, I will never forget the anise biscotti I had in one of the cafés on the route!
Luis Araújo, president of Turismo de Portugal, said: “We are extremely disappointed to hear that the UK government has made the decision to omit Portugal from the air bridge agreement."
The Azores are a perfect destination for travellers who prefer nature experiences and for products such as hiking, whale watching, local cuisine and valuing traditions.