Inna Kizenkova will become a member of the company’s dedicated team focused on developing next generation airline distribution capabilities, including new distribution capabilities.
Tourism contributed 11.1 per cent of the economy of the United Arab Emirates in 2018, according to an annual review of the economic impact and social importance of the sector carried out by the World Travel & Tourism Council.
Operation Matterhorn completed a total of 70 flights on the second day of operation, as the CAA continues to repatriate stranded Thomas Cook customers. There are plans for 70 flights to return 16,500 people on Wednesday.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority’s plan to bring Thomas Cook passengers back to the UK completed 64 flights on the first day of operation, returning the first 14,700 people to the country.
Business secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has asked the official receiver to look at whether bosses’ actions “caused detriment to creditors or to the pension schemes”.
Thomas Cook has ceased trading following the collapse of recuse talks aimed at saving the 178-year-old company. All the organisations in the group will cease operations from today, including Thomas Cook Airlines.
There are currently more than 150,000 Thomas Cook customers abroad, almost twice the number that were repatriated following the failure of Monarch. In response, the Civil Aviation Authority will launch a repatriation programme over the next two weeks.
American Express Global Business Travel has announced that Paul Abbott will assume the role of chief executive officer, effective October 1st. Abbott replaces Doug Anderson, who is stepping down.
Booking.com is continuing to mislead consumers with pressure selling tactics – despite a crackdown by regulators aimed at putting a stop to such unscrupulous practices. That is according to a new investigation by consumer watchdog Which? Travel.
Michael Bayley, president and chief executive of Royal Caribbean International, will engage Caribbean tourism policymakers, marketers and other senior officers at the Caribbean Tourism Sector Outlook Forum at the Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa.
Thomas Cook has filed for chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the United States as the company seeks to safeguard itself from legal action by debtholders.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced record-breaking visitor numbers to the emirate in August. Almost 118,000 visitors choose the northern-most of the United Arab Emirates to visit last month.