Going live today, the campaign encourages travellers to share the hashtag #TogetherInTravel along with a video simultaneously uniting everyone in solidarity at the same moment.
According to research carried out for a new report from the UNWTO, as of April 6th, 96 per cent of all worldwide destinations have introduced travel restrictions in response to the pandemic.
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation is urging governments to “go beyond words” and begin taking decisive action to safeguard the millions of jobs under threat as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
With travel plans on hold and social distancing in full force, would-be adventurers and travellers across the globe can only dream of their next getaway.
This six-month moratorium will be reviewed depending on the length of time it takes for the country to recover from the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, minister Edmund Bartlett explained.
Officials at the Red Sea Development Company have unveiled plans for a Coastal Village as part of the wider development. A key part of phase one of the project, the location has been finalised in partnership with HUTA Hegerfield and Saudconsulting Services and will cover a total area of 1.5 million square metres.
Transport secretary Gregg Shapps has come under fire from hospitality insiders over comments made earlier during a radio interview. Shapps seemed to suggested people should not yet book summer holidays during an interview on the Today programme.
ABTA has published further guidance for members and customers on holiday amendments and refunds. The move from the travel association comes as the industry continues to wait for the government to provide clarity on the issue.
Jet2holidays has launched its full flights and holidays programme for summer next year as the tour operator seeks to raise revenue in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The programme includes six new routes and a total of 59 destinations.
The Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum will present two of its most popular song writing programmes as a series on Instagram Live. From its very beginnings, Nashville grew from a foundation built on music and established a legacy that earned it the worldwide reputation of ‘Music City’.
The webinars will seek to help travel companies to better understand how they can future proof their marketing plans during times of unprecedented change and with much smaller budgets available post Covid-19.
The Council of British Hajjis is advising those booking trips to Mecca to perform Hajj this year to follow the advice from the Saudi Authorities and hold off for now.