Abercrombie & Kent has unveiled plans to open a destination management company in the United States to provide ground operating services to travel advisors, tour operators, and cruise lines, as well as meeting and incentive groups.
Struggling travel group Thomas Cook has secured what it is calling a “substantial agreement” regarding key commercial terms with investors and creditors as it seeks to stave off bankruptcy. However, final terms remain to be agreed.
Hotels in Israel saw another record performance in 2018 as the country experienced a lull in geo-political turmoil and a rise in incoming tourist numbers, according to a new report by global hotel consultancy HVS.
The board of directors at eDreams Odigeo has appointed Thomas Vollmoeller as its new chairman and independent director. He will take up the role at the start of January, subject to shareholder approval of his nomination at the next annual general meeting.
Punctuality in the skies has drastically deteriorated in the last five years – inflicting misery on millions of passengers and often leaving them out of pocket. That is according to a Which? analysis of almost ten million flights.
The 2020 Caribbean Travel Marketplace has opened for registration. The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, producers of the Caribbean’s largest and longest-standing tourism marketing event, has started its countdown for the 38th marketplace.
British Airways is preparing to cancel flights on at least five consecutive days in September following the announcement of strike action by pilots. Members of staff represented by the British Airline Pilots Association will take industrial action on September 9th, 10th and 27th in a dispute over pay.
VisitEngland’s August bank holiday trip-tracker survey has revealed that 8.6 million Brits are definitely planning an overnight holiday trip in the UK this bank holiday weekend, bringing an estimated £2.1 billion boost to the economy.
Some 141,000 UK visitors came to Chicago last year, contributing to the total of 2.2 million international visitors in 2018. These visits contribute significantly to the city’s 33 million overnight visitors who came to Chicago last year.
The industry association revealed it will focus on two key themes - sustainability and wellness - to showcase and champion what cruise lines are doing in terms of creating a sustainable future and enriching wellness experiences.
Visit Orlando chief executive, George Aguel, has announced industry veteran Michael Waterman has been appointed chief sales officer for the organisation.
Higher prices and over-tourism in European capitals may be leading growing numbers of UK holidaymakers to swap established favourites like Paris and Amsterdam for a new generation of little-known cities – according to a new city breaks review by Post Office Travel Money.