Too many air passengers are flying without adequate protection against the insolvency of their airline, a government-commissioned review has reported.
Online tour operator loveholidays has announced it has sold a majority stake to Livingbridge, one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity investors.
European Union ambassadors have reached an agreement with the EU presidency and the European parliament on a proposal for a European travel information and authorisation system.
The UK government has said it will introduce new rules to fix the legal costs that can be claimed in package holiday sickness claims. The move is designed to close a loophole which the travel industry believes has helped fuel a rising number of claims.
Bookings for Philippine Airlines in the UK increased by 87 per cent in January compared to the same month in 2017. In September 2017, Philippine Airlines launched a new aircraft - the B777-300ER - from London to Manila, which since December resumed a daily service.
The Home Office has outlined plans to introduce different passport fees for online and postal applications as part of its push to increase the use of online services and its ambition to create a self-sustainable immigration and borders system. The move will see the cost of a passport application increase by around £12.
A new independent tour operator has launched targeting the ‘adult-centric’ market. Uniquely Adult is specialising in holidays to Antigua, Jamaica and Cancun with all-inclusive accommodation at hotels and resorts especially geared up for this niche, but rapidly growing market.