The company specialised in small group expeditions by truck across Africa and other key overland destinations worldwide such as South America and Central Asia.
The Save Future Travel Coalition has reiterated its hopes for a speech from Boris Johnson. The prime minister is expected to provide details on how the country is to reopen following Covid-19 shutdown.
Sue Ockwell, leader of the Association of Independent Tour Operators, lead criticism of suggestions Brits should avoid booking trips, branding the comments “puerile and nonsensical”.
The company operated group itineraries in the Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe as well as a tailor-made department, offering bespoke tours in Latin America and Asia.
The news was announced earlier by Martyn Sumners, executive director of AITO, following consultations with managing director, Jace Quick.
AITO has called on the government to offer support to the hundreds of small- and medium-sized tour operators severely impacted by the outbreak of coronavirus.
Founded in 1998, Roger Walker Travel offers an extensive range of holidays around the world alongside its own ski tour operating business. The independent agent prides itself on providing personal customer service, including hand-delivering travel documents and helping clients with online check-in.
A recent European Court of Justice ruling has confirmed that the obligation under the 1990 EU Package Travel Directive to provide the consumer with financial protection against the risk of the organiser’s insolvency amounts to a guarantee that the consumer will be refunded or repatriated in this situation.
The recent announcement by First Choice to adopt an all-inclusive business model is a blow to local economies and a slap in the face to Sustainable Tourism claims Association of Independent Tour Operators.