ABTA chief executive, Mark Tanzer, said: “We are asking the government to use the global travel taskforce structure to convene specific working groups to look at these very issues."
Holiday company Saga has experienced a notable increase in interest for holidays in recent weeks, with older travellers looking for longer trips, further from home departing in 2022.
Shaika Mai Al-Khalifa from the kingdom of Bahrain will challenge the incumbent, Zurab Pololikashvili, for the role of secretary general of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.
The three-day virtual event, organised with the support of the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, will bring together international thought leaders, industry shapers and senior decision-makers.
From January 7th Canada has required all residents and travellers entering from the Caribbean provide proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR test before their departure.
Leo Burnett will handle all aspects of the TUI brand in Europe, spanning creative output and strategy across the UK, Germany, France, the Nordics and Benelux.
Total demand was down 70 per cent compared to November 2019, virtually unchanged from the 70 per cent year-to-year decline recorded in October.
The government has published amended regulations that explicitly reference retail travel agents as businesses that are required to legally close in tier four areas within England.
Virgin Holidays has become the latest travel firm to cancel holidays after new Covid-19 lockdown restrictions were imposed in part of the UK, joining Tui, Thomas Cook and Jet2.
TUI Group has finalised a €1.8 billion financing package led by the German government as the company battles the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The campaign will promote the diverse range of initiatives being rolled out across the industry and by individual cruise lines, as the sector takes its next steps towards a return to service.
During his tenure, Frank Comito led the association through the Covid-19 pandemic, several devastating hurricanes and numerous global challenges impacting the industry.