The guidelines were produced in consultation with the Global Tourism Crisis Committee and aim to support governments and private sector actors as they recover from an unparalleled crisis.
Founded in London in 2007 and employing 52 members of staff, the company specialised in responsible luxury holidays to destinations around the world, to a predominantly US customer base.
The World Travel & Tourism Council has launched a global safety and hygiene stamp. The stamp will allow travellers to recognise governments and businesses which have adopted global hygiene protocols.
The International Air Transport Association has released its latest analysis showing the airline industry’s global debt could rise to $550 billion by year-end. That is a $120 billion increase over debt levels at the start of 2020.
The campaign combines the key message of the United Nations specialised agency with the creativity of the broadcaster and looks to a brighter future for global tourism and those that are reliant on the sector for their livelihoods.
Holidays and airlines account for three-quarters of the total number of complaints received about cancellations and refunds, the Competition & Markets Authority said in a statement.
On the Beach Group will seek to raise £67.3 million in a share placing as the company positions to survive the collapse in travel surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi has announced the launch of a safe and clean certification programme. The scheme seeks to uplift and standardise the cleanliness and hygiene levels across all businesses and organisations in the tourism sector.
The 2018-19 accounts of the British Tourist Authority, also known as VisitBritain and VisitEngland, have received a qualified opinion from the comptroller and auditor general of the National Audit Office, Gareth Davies.
The Travel Corporation has announced a series of enhanced Covid-19 related protocols and hygiene standards. The new standards will cover offerings from brands including Trafalgar, Luxury Gold, Insight Vacations, Contiki and Costsaver once domestic and international travel resumes.
The government of Saint Lucia has announced a phased approach to reopening the tourism sector in a responsible manner. The process will begin on June 4th.
In his new role, Caren will oversee efforts to promote and sell Philadelphia as a premier destination for meetings, conventions, sporting events, overseas travellers, and group tour visitors.