The trade body has presented new analysis showing that the airline industry cannot slash costs sufficiently to neutralise the severe cash burn caused by Covid-19.
According to the newest World Tourism Barometer from the United Nations body, international arrivals plunged 81 per cent in July and 79 per cent in August.
TUI UK has launched winter 2021 and 2022 holidays as the company seeks to boost sales in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdown in travel. The holiday giant will put summer 2022 on sale from November.
World Travel & Tourism Council chief executive, Gloria Guevara, has said global tourism can recover from the Covid-19 pandemic by early 2022 if governments work together
Saga has appointed Nick Stace as chief executive of its travel business. He currently holds the role of chief strategy officer with the company, and will take up his new role with immediate effect.
Searches continue to accelerate this morning with customers flocking to grab last-minute deals to the main islands of Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura.
In July, the ATOL scheme announced, following confirmation from the department for transport, that refund credit notes issued for cancelled bookings as a result of Covid-19 would be protected.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association made significant changes to the design of its organisational governance at the recent board meeting.
Consistent and harmonised travel protocols, enhanced safety measures and the protection of jobs and livelihoods are the main ingredients needed for the restart of tourism.
Topping the list of free attractions in England was the British Museum, with 6.2 million visitors, followed by the Tate Modern and the National Gallery.
Each holiday will allow guests to explore special interests including walking, birdwatching, wildlife appreciation and archaeology alongside likeminded travellers.
The World Tourism Organisation has signed a deal to work alongside the Expedia Group to strengthen ties between the public and private tourism sectors.