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.
On the Beach has seen adjusted revenue for the six months to the end of March fall to just £12 million. This is down 77 per cent from the £53 million reported for the same period last year.
The government must stick to its roadmap and lift all restrictions on June 21st or risk further jeopardising the future of thousands of hospitality businesses, UKHospitality has warned.
Updated information on the activities around the Travel Day of Action has been published by ATBA. The event is scheduled to take place on June 23rd across the UK.