Business travellers to England are to be exempt from quarantine under new rules from the government. Restrictions will be eased for the leaders of foreign multinational firms visiting English branches.
The company has agreed to repay more than £7 million owed to customers whose package holidays were cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
The location brings to life a highly themed land featuring legendary worlds, characters and adventures where guests will be able to play inside their favourite Nintendo games.
Aruba, the Pacific Islands, Bhutan, Timor-Leste and Mongolia have all been added to the UK quarantine-free travel list. Guests arriving from the countries will no longer be expected to self-isolate.
The ground-breaking Reggae Sunsplash festival returns this weekend for the first-ever virtual staging of the event featuring a special tribute honouring the late reggae icon, Dennis Emmanuel Brown.
Authorities in Germany are seeking to keep ski resorts in Europe closed until January as part of the battle against Covid-19. The move comes as the country extends a partial lockdown into December.
The Global Travel Commission has released a series of recommendations designed to restart the tourism sector, including a possible bilateral pre-departure testing system.
Also today, the airline said it had completed an intensive programme to clear its backlog of refund requests which was caused by pandemic-related travel disruption.
Transport secretary, Grant Shapps, has confirmed arriving passengers will have the option to take a test after five days of self-isolation, with a negative result releasing them from the need to quarantine.
Government plans to introduce a test and release system for travellers arriving in England have been broadly welcomed by the trade – but there are calls to go further.
Naaman Atallah has more than 25 years’ experience in the real estate sector in the Middle East and India, through key leadership positions at Dubai Properties, Emaar and Qatari Diar.
UKHospitality has written to the chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak, warning that additional financial support is “absolutely vital” to ensure hospitality businesses survive a bleak winter.