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TreadRight Foundation updates animal welfare standards

TreadRight Foundation updates animal welfare standards

To celebrate World Environment Day the TreadRight Foundation will be launching its updated Animal Welfare Policy. The document guides the Travel Corporation’s brands - including Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold, Trafalgar, Costsaver and Contiki - when selecting wildlife experiences for their itineraries.

365 Tickets collapses into liquidation

365 Tickets collapses into liquidation

365 Tickets, which traded under the names of 365 Global Tickets and 365 Tickets International, sold and distributed tickets for tourist attractions around the world and was expected to turnover £20-£25 million in the coming year.

Pololikashvili calls for global tourism restart

Pololikashvili calls for global tourism restart

The UNWTO earlier convened the fifth meeting of the its global tourism crisis committee in order to launch its Global Guidelines to Restart Tourism – a document designed to reboot global travel.

Stanley appointed Asia-Pacific president for Airbus

Stanley appointed Asia-Pacific president for Airbus

Based in Singapore, Anand Stanley will lead the strategy and future positioning of Airbus and its divisions across the region. He succeeds Patrick de Castelbajac, who is leaving the company, and will take up the new role in July.

Hotelbeds signs activities partnership with Trip.com

Hotelbeds signs activities partnership with Trip.com

Trip.com will have access to Hotelbeds’ Beyond the Bed portfolio of more than 18,000 activities in 690 destinations, 25,000 transfer routes in 1,100 destinations as well as theme-park attractions and entrance tickets for events all over the world.

IATA warns over unsustainable aviation debt

IATA warns over unsustainable aviation debt

The International Air Transport Association has released its latest analysis showing the airline industry’s global debt could rise to $550 billion by year-end. That is a $120 billion increase over debt levels at the start of 2020.

UNWTO amplifies #TravelTomorrow campaign with CNN deal

UNWTO amplifies #TravelTomorrow campaign with CNN deal

The campaign combines the key message of the United Nations specialised agency with the creativity of the broadcaster and looks to a brighter future for global tourism and those that are reliant on the sector for their livelihoods.