Fi Morrison-Arnthal, founder of the recently launched Progressive Travel Training, here tells Breaking Travel News why now is the time for the travel industry to invest in upskilling as Covid-19 fades into the past
Those working in the travel industry are gaining a new way to develop their careers, thanks to the launch of Progressive Travel Training. Paid courses start from as little as £30, making them affordable to all.
Debbie Flynn joined the firm from the Brighter Group, which she founded, led, and expanded into one of the most successful and respected travel PR boutiques in the UK.
PR agencies MMGY Grifco and MMGY Ophir are to merge. The agencies, which were both founded by industry leader Claire Griffin, will combine to run as MMGY Grifco in London.
A group of leading travel companies have written to the home secretary, Priti Patel, urging an immediate withdrawal of government plans to impose a mandatory 14-day quarantine on anyone arriving in the UK.
Specialist Leisure Group has gone into administration with thousands of job losses and cancelled bookings expected. The company owns the coach companies Shearings and National Holidays.
UKHospitality has revealed the results of the first comprehensive survey of the hospitality sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. The results have highlighted flaws in the level of support provided to businesses during the crisis.
Travel PR specialist Lotus has launched its second regional business. Lotus Asia will be headquartered in Malaysia supported by a team in Singapore, to offer dedicated local support as well as a full-service across south-east Asia.
MMGY Hills Balfour has rejigged its leadership structure, as former executive vice president of the World Travel & Tourism Council Caroline Moultrie joins as managing director.
Founded in 2004 by Parik Laxminarayan and Alex Metzler, Enchanting Travels provides exclusive, customised travel experiences for guests primarily from North America, western Europe and Australia.
In what is somewhat optimistically being branded the year of the vegan, Laura Ashley the Tea Room has launched a brand-new vegan afternoon tea menu at its tea rooms in Burnham Beeches, Coventry, and Solihull.
Developed in Japan, these small, ‘no frills’, pod-style rooms fit all the usual mod cons into half the size of a standard budget hotel room, but for less than half the nightly rate.