The body argued it is time to lift remaining restrictions on the hospitality industry and give visitors to Wales simple and clear messages about staying safe.
Asia Pacific was the region hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic according to the new annual Economic Trends Report from the World Travel & Tourism Council.
On the Beach Group has raised £26 million through the sale of new shares in the company. The travel agent sold a total of 7,870,000 placing shares at a price of 330 pence each.
The global vaccination rollout and increased adoption of digital solutions for safe travel should lead to a rise in international mobility over the weeks and months ahead, the body said.
The body argues the current rules are proving “massively disruptive” for hospitality businesses across the UK and leading to venue closures and reduced operating hours.
The crash in international tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic could cause a loss of more than $4 trillion to the global GDP for the years 2020 and 2021, according to a new report.
The $30 million project is being rolled out as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, more people are vaccinated and as travel resumes in the United States and beyond.
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.
Analysis from ABTA estimates that 195,000 people working in the UK travel industry have either lost their job or are at risk of losing their job due to the Covid-19 crisis.
African members of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation have agreed to work together to establish a new narrative for tourism across the continent.
Fewer than one in 100 travel insurance policies provide ‘complete’ cover for Covid-19 disruption, a Which? analysis of more than 250 policies has revealed.