Consultants at EY have moved to pour cold water on expectations of a quick recovery in the UK hospitality sector today, warning significant change could still take some time.
The annual Economic Impact Report from the World Travel & Tourism Council reveals that the dramatic collapse of the sector in the UK has wiped out a staggering £148 billion from the economy.
The Philippines, Pakistan, Kenya and Bangladesh have been added to England’s ‘red list’ in a move the government argues will protect the country against new variants of Covid-19.
A single on-arrival antigen test is as effective as a ten-day self-isolation period in reducing imported cases of Covid-19, new modelling has argued.
Leading the way in slow travel holidays, Byway, the flight-free travel company launched last year, is marking its first birthday with up to £100 off trips across the UK, France and Italy.
Flights to and from Bournemouth will operate up to twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays to Belfast and on Thursdays and Sundays to Edinburgh from May.
Thrill-seekers can now buy tickets for the longest and fastest zip wire in England as the attraction moves a step closer to opening with the topping out of the 15.5-metre dispatch tower.
Travellers from Ethiopia, Oman, Somalia and Qatar have been banned from entering England in an attempt to slow the spread of new variants of Covid-19.
Boris Johnson has unveiled plans for a shake-up of the bus sector. The prime minister hopes the plans will see lower, simpler flat fares in towns and cities as well as turn-up-and-go services on main routes.
A consultation will examine options including creating a new lower domestic rate or exempting return flights in an effort to boost connectivity in areas “left off” the transport map.