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TUI U.K. to lay-off thousands of staff

The holiday giant and the biggest holiday provider in the United Kingdom, TUI U.K. has decided to lay-off around 11,000 staff starting today. The move will also include nearly 4,500 retail agents. The company mentioned in a statement that approximately …

  • TUI U.K. to lay-off thousands of staff

    Published on : Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    The holiday giant and the biggest holiday provider in the United Kingdom, TUI U.K. has decided to lay-off around 11,000 staff starting today. The move will also include nearly 4,500 retail agents. The company mentioned in a statement that approximately …

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  • U.K. invests £75m for rescue flights to bring British citizens home

    Published on : Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    The U.K. government recently announced a £75m package to introduce a new airlift operation. The rescue flights would be launched to bring home thousands of British nationals stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic. Numerous Britons left behind in other …

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  • ASAP to provide serviced apartment properties around the U.K.

    Published on : Monday, March 30, 2020

    The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) recently announced to supply serviced apartment properties around the U.K. to accommodate NHS staff and other vital workers. The decision comes as a response to the call for help to support the individuals working tirelessly …

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  • Public financing of Fehmarn Belt fixed link approved by European Commission

    Published on : Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    The European Commission has recently concluded that Denmark’s public financing model for the Fehmarn Belt rail and road tunnel to Germany is compatible with EU state aid rules.     It was back during July 2015 that the Commission first …

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  • UK issues strict stay-at-home notice amid rising coronavirus cases

    Published on : Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    The United Kingdom finally decided to issue a strict lockdown notice and is currently banning people to leave their houses except for very limited or urgent reasons. On Monday, the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson officially addressed the UK citizens …

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  • Hotels all over Greece have shut down

    Published on : Monday, March 23, 2020

    Hotels all over Greece are shutting down as of Monday morning with few exceptions that were to be modified on Sunday, putting the tourism of Greece on ice even though it is the prime income source for many districts of …

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  • Italy bans internal travel as coronavirus cases continue to rise

    Published on : Monday, March 23, 2020

    In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Italy recently declared a ban on internal travel as the number of coronavirus cases in the country increased over the weekend. Italy’s government has now ordered to restrict all travel and movement within the …

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  • UK Civil Aviation Authority to extend ATOL renewal

    Published on : Saturday, March 21, 2020

    The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) recently decided to extend the accreditation of all Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing (ATOL) holders’ paperwork. The ATOL holders applied to renew their paperwork and the renewal was scheduled for the forthcoming month. In a …

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  • In Northern Ireland, 3,000 businesses related to tourism ‘may not survive’!

    Published on : Friday, March 20, 2020

    Minister of Northern Ireland, Diane Dodds recently explained that there had been “an alarming drop-off in activity” in the tourism sector.   She disclosed that Titanic Belfast, one of the key attractions of the country, was seeing visitor numbers going …

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  • As Coronavirus spreads tube passengers decline by 20 per cent

    Published on : Wednesday, March 18, 2020

    Transport for London (TfL) is expected to lose £500 million as passengers avoid using public transport amid coronavirus fears.   Underground travel is down almost 20 per cent from the same period last year – with bus journeys falling by …

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  • Portugal and Spain agree to stop tourism across their 1,200-kilometer shared border

    Published on : Tuesday, March 17, 2020

    Portugal and Spain have agreed to stop tourism across their 1,200-kilometer shared border beginning from Monday, but they will still allow workers to commute as well as the exchange of goods across the land border, said Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio …

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  • Ryanair to ground maximum flights across Europe by next week

    Published on : Monday, March 16, 2020

    Ryanair just announced its plan to ground the majority of its flights across Europe over the next seven to ten days. The decision comes as the deadly coronavirus continue to spread across the globe and virus affected cases rise in …

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  • Spanish tourism witnessing a corona virus ‘tsunami’

    Published on : Saturday, March 14, 2020

    Spanish tourism is literally witnessing a corona virus ‘tsunami’ with ‘no new bookings’ at some hotels with the disease making its presence in the country.   Occupancy rates at Spanish hotels have fallen radically, with some hotels left empty due …

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  • Croatia tourism already under the influence of coronavirus

    Published on : Thursday, March 12, 2020

    As Poslovni Dnevnik inscribes on the 11th of March, 2020, as two-thirds (66 percent) of the companies in Croatia are by now feeling the negative impacts of coronavirus in their business, and more than 53 percent, have seen a decline in turnover, …

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  • Spain initiates measures to tackle coronavirus

    Published on : Saturday, March 7, 2020

    This article brings you the latest news from across Spain, through on ground reporting by its reporters.   After admitting that the coronavirus will strongly impact the country’s crucial tourism sector on Thursday (5 March), the Spanish government announced extra …

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  • Coronavirus spells bad news for Italian tourism industry

    Published on : Saturday, March 7, 2020

    Sidewalk cafes in Rome remain empty and the usual queues of tourists visiting the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel have disappeared. The Italian tourism industry is in rapid distress, the result of government lockdowns and a slew of travel warnings against visiting …

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  • European Commission makes agreement for getting information on short-stay tourism around Europe

    Published on : Saturday, March 7, 2020

    The European Commission has made an agreement with Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia Group and TripAdvisor under which the companies will provide information on short-stay tourism around Europe to the EU statistics office Eurostat.   The agreement will provide the EU with …

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  • Spain sees a drop in German and British tourists in January

    Published on : Friday, March 6, 2020

    As per latest figures from the Ministry of Tourism, there is a drop in tourism from German and British tourists throughout Spain in January, and an estimated overall drop throughout the year.   This forecast will characterize the first drop …

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  • Corona virus outbreak creating a huge setback for the $1.7 trillion Italy tourism industry

    Published on : Friday, March 6, 2020

    Reports say that the corona virus outbreak is creating a huge setback for the $1.7 trillion tourism industry of Italy, the biggest one for the travel sector in almost 20 years.   International tourism generated $1.7 trillion in revenue in …

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  • Rome tourism under the grip of coronavirus

    Published on : Thursday, March 5, 2020

    The effect of COVID-19 on tourism section has cost loses up to €1.5 billion in Rome and the broader region of Lazio, as per Stefano Fiori, the President of the tourism section of the union of industries and enterprises, Unindustria. …

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