Brexit, politics and the travel trade has been a major topic of discussion at World Travel Market – London. The event is the largest gathering of the hospitality industry in the UK and will welcome upward of 50,000 delegates over three days.
Trading in quarter three for UK hotels has again showed a considerable contrast between those in London compared with the provinces. That is according to the latest UK hotel market tracker, produced by HVS London, AlixPartners and STR.
The latest independent research figures from Scarborough Tourism Economic Activity Monitor (Steam) for 2018 show, compared to the previous year, the total number of visitors grew by almost 200,000.
Hyatt Hotels has entered into a management agreement with Ewart Manchester Properties, a majority owned subsidiary of M&L Hospitality, for Hyatt Regency Manchester Oxford Road and Hyatt House Manchester/Oxford Road.
Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the UK and US from next summer, which sees Delta join Virgin in serving Gatwick Airport together for the first time.
Video footage of a first-person view racing drone flying alongside Nemesis as it completes four inversions, spins, twists and turns has been released by Alton Towers Resort.
Opening earlier this year following a complete restoration, Monkey Island Estate is set across seven acres of beautiful English country gardens and offers picturesque views of the River Thames. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for the night
Visit Tampa Bay has announced the renewal of its partnership with Norwich City football club, retaining its position as the club’s official destination partner as the team prepares to return to the Premier League.
The new hashtag challenge - #HiddenGem - encourages users to discover and share their favourite hidden spots and move away from tourist areas. This campaign follows a nationwide study, commissioned by TikTok, to find out more about the travel preferences of travellers under 40-years-of-age.