Flight booking data shows London has fallen to the bottom of the top ten most booked European cities. The trend has been blamed on border and quarantine regulations choking travel by joint research from the World Travel & Tourism Council and ForwardKeys.
Reports indicate the European Union is ready to ban most travellers from the United States, Russia and dozens of other countries deemed too risky in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
All TUI tour operators and airlines are ready to restart their businesses as travel restrictions are eased across Europe. The Balearic Islands, Greece, Cyprus, Portugal and Croatia are the focus of the first holidays.
Without strong support, the sudden and unexpected fall in tourism could devastate the economies of small island developing states, the World Tourism Organisation has warned.
The company is investing in a newly conceived, dedicated wellbeing director position who will be present on every Trafalgar, Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold guided holiday.
In response to consumer and travel agent demand for 2021 holidays, the Travel Corporation’s guided holiday brands have released a selection of their most popular Europe and Britain departures for sale.
VisitEngland has launched a UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark to provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for tourism as the sector works towards reopening.
Restrictions on travel, introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, are slowly being eased, allowing tourism to restart in a growing number of destinations.
The World Travel & Tourism Council has unveiled its third phase of measures designed to rebuild global consumer confidence, reduce risk and encourage the return of Safe Travels.
After several months of unprecedented disruption, the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer reports that the sector is beginning to restart in some areas, most notably in northern hemisphere destinations.
The China-based company is hoping to bring together the industry to revitalise travel with a range of new safety standards, flexibility guarantees and promotions.
Governments around the world have responded quickly and strongly to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on their tourism sectors, new research from the World Tourism Organisation has found.