Bacon has decided to step down from her role to focus on consultancy and advisory work in the short term, alongside spending more time with family, before considering options in the longer term.
Authorities in Muscat are making final preparations as the Middle Eastern destination steps up to host the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony on November 28th.
The Jamaica Tourist Board has hosted a diaspora networking reception targeting business and community leaders. Partnering with Campari, owners of Appleton Jamaica Rum, the even also worked with second and third generation Jamaicans.
Jet2holidays has launched a brand-new product, Vibe by Jet2holidays, targeting ‘millennial mindset’ holidaymakers. The new brand has been specifically crafted for the growing millennial market, an audience which is more about mindset than age or demographic.
In October, NATS handled 228,355 flights in UK airspace, 0.5 per cent less air traffic when compared to the same month in 2018. However, traffic for the year has increased by 1.2 per cent overall.
As a heritage brand, with a loyal client database and excellent product portfolio, A&K believes the two companies complement each other to create a combined proposition that will grow the UK luxury travel market.
Jamaica has been ranked second in the world for the prioritisation of travel and tourism by the World Economic Forum. The ranking, which was welcomed by Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for the Caribbean destination, was highlighted in the latest Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index.
Barbados Tourism Marketing chief executive, William Griffith, has revealed the island enjoyed a 4.2 per cent increase in stay-over arrivals in the first nine months of 2019 when compared to the same period last year.
The roles, which are available now, include 200 new posts at the company’s head office in Sunderland, north-east England, and 500 jobs handling foreign currency in each of the new Hays Travel stores around the UK.
The Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation has announced a new tourism strategy for 2020. The plan includes a stronger focus on promoting the rich culture of the destination, as well as developing niche markets such as MICE, culture and sports tourism.
Wego has launched a collaboration with the Korea Tourism Organisation to boost visitor numbers from the GCC to the destination. South Korea allows leisure travellers to soak up the scenic sights of high mountains and clear waters.
The Singapore Tourism Board has welcomed a new regional director for Europe. Carrie Kwik is responsible for strategic planning, business development initiatives and marketing Singapore throughout Europe.