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Jamaica Tourist Board launches new online series

Jamaica Tourist Board launches new online series

The Jamaica Tourist Board is using its digital platforms to deliver a virtual care package to followers around the world currently practicing social distancing. In addition to sharing irie vibes, the series will also feature live cooking demos and pre-recorded wellness sessions.

TUI to furlough 11,000 staff in UK from today

TUI to furlough 11,000 staff in UK from today

The company said 4,455 travel agency employees, roughly 99 per cent of shop staff, will be sent home following the closure of its high-street network. The closure comes in response to the government lockdown to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

Government pledges £75m to repatriate stranded Brits

Government pledges £75m to repatriate stranded Brits

Special charter flights for countries with no commercial routes will be prioritised according to the number of stranded British travellers and their vulnerability, including an assessment of the local health provision, foreign secretary Dominic Rabb explained.

TUI secures €1.8 billion loan from German government

TUI secures €1.8 billion loan from German government

TUI AG has received the approval of the German government for a bridging loan of €1.8 billion from the KfW. The funds of Germany’s state-owned development bank are to be used to increase TUI’s existing credit line with its banks amounting to €1.75 billion.