On the Beach Group has said it is well positioned to benefit from the collapse of Thomas Cook. The 178-year-old travel giant was forced into administration last month, faltering under as much as £3 billion in debts.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development authority has announced the launch of a product concept creation competition. Participants are invited to submit creative designs for the next iconic adventure attraction on Jebel Jais, the highest mountain peak in the United Arab Emirates.
VFS TasHeel has launched tourist visa services for guests looking to visit Saudi Arabia at its centres across 30 countries worldwide. The organisation is an authorised visa service provider for the ministry of foreign affairs in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Tolene Van der Merwe will focus on leading a London-based team to further develop and cultivate partnerships with tour operators, airlines, travel agents and niche specialists.
American Express Global Business Travel has appointed David Levin to the role of chief information security officer. Levin reports to chief information technology officer, David Thompson, and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.
Alongside partner BA Holidays, the programme will encourage UK travellers to visit destinations including Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica, St Kitts and Tobago.
The new digital platform is designed to complement the company’s continued personal offline service offering particularly for complex bookings, or those clients who still prefer to arrange travel via their dedicated consultant.
Sabre Corporation has announced its acquisition of Radixx, a leading airline retailing software provider with an established presence in the low-cost carrier space. The deal is valued at $110 million, including payments to debtholders, using cash on hand.