The Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association celebrated 100 years since its founding with the message that the “fear factor” around international travel must stop.
A survey of its members by the Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association has revealed that the majority of travel agencies have been operating at ten per cent or less of their pre-pandemic revenue.
Until the end of October, flights between Dubai and Glasgow will operate four times a week on Emirates’ Boeing 777-200LR, in a two-class configuration.
Mactaggart Family & Partners has exchanged contracts to purchase the latest location for Resident Hotels. The property, the Resident Edinburgh, is due to open in 2024 after a full repositioning of the building.
The travel industry has welcomed news from Nicola Sturgeon that Scots who have been double-jabbed against Covid-19 will not have to self-isolate if they are coming back from an amber list country.
Scotland first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, yesterday said progress in tackling coronavirus in the UK must not be put in jeopardy with “too lax a position on international travel”.
The South of Scotland Destination Alliance has announced the organisation’s first major steps to making the destination a world-class tourism region.
Marked with the upcoming opening of voco Grand Central in Glasgow and voco Edinburgh – Haymarket, the company is seeking to boost its place in the city break market.
Scottish transport secretary, Michael Matheson, has confirmed all visitors to the country will be required to stay in a designated hotel for ten days on arrival from Monday.
The site offers fast and accurate lateral flow and PCR testing and is located through the Covid-19 screening entrance to the left of the departures entrance.
Dubai has been removed from the safe travel list by the Scottish government. Authorities said the move was due to a rise in returning passengers testing positive with Covid-19.
The announcement follows discussions with business groups and sees a wide range of sectors benefiting, from taxi drivers and arts venues to travel agents and hospitality.