Island Routes Caribbean Adventure Tours has launched its first dedicated UK trade-facing brochure to help agents increase their commission. The company is the tour partner to Sandals and Beaches Resorts throughout the Caribbean.
TripAdvisor is failing to stop a “flood” of fake and suspicious five-star reviews from artificially boosting the ratings of some of its highest-ranked hotels, a Which? Travel investigation has revealed.
Oliver Garner has been appointed chief executive of both Classic Collection Holidays and Classic Package Holidays - the online agent-only booking portal launched by On the Beach earlier this year.
Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has said the Jamaican-based Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre has begun to mobilise resources to assist the Bahamas following the devastating effects of hurricane Dorian.
VisitEngland has launched the next phase of its campaign to get more young Brits to take a short break at home with a series of new short films and images. VisitEngland statistics show that 16-to-34-year olds had the lowest growth across all age groups for taking holidays at home during the last decade, 2008 to 2018.
As schools begin the academic year and consider organising school trips, the UK Civil Aviation Authority is warning parents and teachers to check any overseas travel is ATOL protected before booking.
Secret Escapes Group has appointed Andy Botha to the role of chief financial officer. Botha, formerly group chief financial officer at ZPG, has over 17 years’ experience working with high growth digital, e-commerce and leisure businesses and is an experienced board level leader.
Potential industrial action at Heathrow has been averted after a multi-year pay deal was agreed by members of Unite employed in baggage handling at the airport. The pay deal covers hundreds of workers employed by Babcock Airports.
Founded by Geoffrey Kent and his parents in 1962 as a safari outfitter, A&K’s award-winning travel services now extend around the globe to more than 100 countries on all seven continents.
Buenos Aires has become the latest city to join the International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories, a pioneering initiative of the World Tourism Organisation aimed at helping destinations manage the sector in a smart and sustainable manner.
The newly announced itineraries add three new countries to the Journeys product line: Ireland, Singapore and Greece, which are now on sale and available to agents and travellers around the world for 2020 booking.
The Travel Corporation has announced an evolved customer loyalty programme across its portfolio. Aligned to the group’s ethos, Driven By Service, the change makes it even easier for agents to reward and recognise the vast number of repeat guests.