Sunshine overseas, combined with an insatiable appetite to shop Tax Free, has driven UK consumer spending across Europe this summer. The UK has risen from fifth to second place among global shoppers in Europe.
The importance of British tourists to the EU’s travel and tourism economy, post-Brexit, has been reinforced after Portugal became the first EU nation to fast-track UK travellers arriving at its airports.
New research from the World Travel & Tourism Council shows flight bookings for UK outbound travel to some of the most popular summer sun destinations have bounced back.
The government is considering scrapping the current system and offering compensation based on ticket price and the length of delay – similar to the delay repay system in rail.
As the Covid-19 travel requirements come to an end today, new research from ABTA reveals how people are planning to capitalise on their new-found freedoms.
From April 8-18, the International Airlines Group-owned carrier will showcase its strong confidence in UK tourism to popular Spanish destinations.
Aeromexico will resume operations to London from Mexico City as of April, with five weekly flights. With the airline using a Boeing 787, the move represents a monthly offer of more than 9,000 seats.
The government has unveiled proposals designed to make it easier for airline customers to seek justice from unfair practices in the industry. Measures were outlined by transport secretary, Grant Shapps, earlier.
Officials in France have confirmed all non-essential travel from the UK will be banned from 00:00 on Saturday. The move comes as the UK sees record Covid-19 cases.
Spain has updated its entry requirements for travellers from the UK. From December 1st, travellers arriving from the United Kingdom in Spain will need to show a vaccination certificate.