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Princess Cruises scraps international summer sailing from UK | News

Princess Cruises scraps international summer sailing from UK | News

Princess Cruises has become the latest line to scrap plans for international sailing from the UK over the summer. The Carnival-owned line has cancelled sailings from Southampton on Sky Princess, Regal Princess and Island Princess through to September 25th. The news follows a similar decision from sister company P&O Cruises yesterday. Tony Roberts, vice president […]

Qantas delays international return until end of October | News

Qantas cuts 2,000 staff as ground handling is outsourced | News

Qantas and Jetstar are planning to restart regular international passenger flights to most destinations from October 31st. The delay represents a four-month extension from the previous estimate of July, which had been in place since mid-2020. The flag-carrier hopes the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine in Australia will be “effectively complete” by the deadline. Capacity […]

International Airlines Group reports €7.4bn loss for 2020 | News

Gatwick to introduce drop-off charges next month | News

International Airlines Group has reported a loss of €7.4 billion for financial 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic wrought havoc in the aviation sector. The losses include charges for exceptional items relating to fuel and currency hedges, early fleet retirement and restructuring costs. The figure is in comparison to a profit of €2.6 billion in 2019. […]

Capuano appointed chief executive of Marriott International | News

Capuano appointed chief executive of Marriott International | News

Anthony Capuano has been appointed chief executive Marriott International following the death of Arne Sorenson. He was previously group president, global development, design and operations services with the hotel giant. At the same time, the board also announced that Stephanie Linnartz, previously group president, consumer operations, technology and emerging businesses, has been appointed president of […]

WTTC urges UK government to lead international reopening of tourism | News

WTTC urges UK government to lead international reopening of tourism | News

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has sent an open letter to UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, urging him to support its recovery plan for the travel sector. It comes ahead of an expected announcement on Monday about a roadmap out of lockdown and for lifting restrictions. The WTTC letter lays out four key […]

Haute Retreats partners with ONEflight International | Focus

Haute Retreats partners with ONEflight International | Focus

Haute Retreats announced Tuesday the partnership with ONEflight International Luxury villa rental company Haute Retreats, a world-class company, an independent rental site with a selection of the Best in the luxury villa rental market located in wonderful destinations, with one goal: delivering outstanding services and creating memorable luxury experiences! Haute Retreats is deeply committed to […]

The 5 Best International Carnivals | Focus

The 5 Best International Carnivals | Focus

More than 50 countries celebrate carnivals each year. They have different traditions. Carnivals started as a Western Christian practice during the Shrovetide period. Participants eat different foods and take alcohol. Some people consume butter, donuts, and milk in small quantities. The following are five top international carnivals you shouldn’t miss. 1. The Notting Hill Carnival […]

Israel suspends all international flights | News

Israel to exhibit at Arab Travel Market next spring | News

Israel will ban passenger flights in and out of the country from today, the government has announced. The ban on flights will come into force from 22:00GMT and last until the end of January, prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement. “Other than rare exceptions, we are closing the sky hermetically to prevent the […]

New York introduces 14-day quarantine for international travellers | News

New York introduces 14-day quarantine for international travellers | News

Officials in New York have introduced quarantine rules for international travellers following the emergence of new Covid-19 variants. There are fears of new strains in countries including the UK and South Africa. New York mayor, Bill de Blasio, said all visitors would be ordered to stay for 14-days at the address they provided on arrival. […]

Abu Dhabi reopens borders to international travellers | News

Abu Dhabi reopens borders to international travellers | News

Following an announcement by the Abu Dhabi Emergency Crisis & Disasters Committee, entry restrictions into Abu Dhabi will be relaxed from today. International tourists, residents and travellers from selected destinations, flying with Etihad Airways, will be allowed to enter the emirate without the need to self-isolate for 14-days. The list of countries eligible for entry […]

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