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UNWTO calls for end to blanket border closures
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation has called out against the introduction of blanket restrictions on travel, as witnessed in recent days.
Tui Group remains in red but looks forward to 2022 recovery
Tui Group has reported a €2.4 billion loss for the financial year as it battles back from the Covid-19 pandemic. The figure is an improvement on losses of €3.5 billion seen the year before.
ABTA returns to calling for government support as Covid-19 measures bite
The association argued the latest changes come at a time when the industry is still reeling from the impact of travel measures, which have seen two summer and winter seasons lost to the pandemic.
Caribbean Tourism Organisation to launch online training campus
The Caribbean Tourism Organisation has reached agreement with the Canada-based e-learning courseware development company, Velsoft, to further advance its virtual training and development programme.
Bahamas launches major London advertising campaign
The Bahamas is running a six-month advertising campaign across taxis and outdoor spaces in London as the tourism market reopens. Also included are sites at 20 underground stations and Heathrow Airport.
IATA records modest increase in aviation activity
The International Air Transport Association has found that the recovery in air travel continued in October with broad-based improvements in both domestic and international markets.
Pololikashvili confirmed for second UNWTO term
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation has re-elected Zurab Pololikashvili to the role of general secretary of the organisation. He will serve a second four-year term, from 2022-2025.
UKinbound: No Christmas rebound for tourism sector
UKinbound has released stark new figures indicating that its members expect international visitors to be down 75 per cent in November and December, compared to 2019.