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  • Welsh tourism gets £20 million support fund

    Published on : Wednesday, September 30, 2020

    At a time when travel and tourism industries are a worst sufferer due to new-normal regulations the tourism industry in Wales is likely to get a support of £20 million funding to help sustain and grow businesses through the winter. …

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  • French tourism industry challenged due to Coronavirus outbreak

    Published on : Tuesday, February 25, 2020

     Officials stated that the Paris hotels, restaurants and retailers  are being deprived of big-spending Chinese visitors  due to the new coronavirus. The French tourism industry is already facing haedwinds from homegrown protests and Brexit and the airline forecast for now …

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  • U.K. visitors to the EU will need to get used to more red tape

    Published on : Thursday, February 6, 2020

    After the Brexit transition period end the current right of free movement will be surrendered and for British tarvellers how life will be from 2021 onwards remains uncertain.   Everyone is pretending that UK is still a member of the …

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  • UNWTO: Four percent growth in global tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, January 21, 2020

      A report by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) mentioned that the global travel industry in 2019 grew by four percent as compared to 2018.     This was considered as a mild advance as compared to the exceptional growth …

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  • UK tourists to generate an estimated USD 6.3 billion in travel to GCC

    Published on : Tuesday, December 10, 2019

     According to a report revealed before the Arabian Travel Market the number of tourists from UK to the GCC will increase 22 % between the period 2018 to 2024. This will be due to the new and direct flight routes, …

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  • Brexit directed ‘consumer concern’ impacting Irish tourism

    Published on : Saturday, August 31, 2019

    Tourism Ireland has stated that the current effect of Brexit-led “consumer concern” is creating an effect on the number of visitors to the country.   It said that visitor numbers have shown a “modest” increase for the initial seven months …

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  • Brexit led to a slump in UK tourism revenue, £22.5bn deficit

    Published on : Tuesday, May 28, 2019

     Due to the uncertainty in Brexit the visitor spending in the UK slumped by 7 per cent and the EU tourist stayed away with inbound traveller’s spending falling sharply in 2018.   The Brexit pledge that Britain would “ out-compete …

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  • Cyprus tourism hit with uncertainty over Brexit and a sluggish German economy

    Published on : Friday, April 19, 2019

    Uncertainty over Brexit and a sluggish German economy are reasons for the recession in Cyprus’ tourism.   Statistics said that tourist arrivals in March fell to 169,934 from 192,090 a year ago, recording an 11.5% decrease.   Tourist arrivals from …

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  • Portugal launches campaign for British visitors over Brexit concerns

    Published on : Friday, April 19, 2019

    Over concerns that Brexit might affect Portugal’s booming tourism industry, a government agency has launched a campaign saying “Brelcome” to thousands of British visitors who are opting for the country as a holiday destination.   “Portugal will never leave you” …

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  • Abta welcomes six-month Brexit delay as good news

    Published on : Thursday, April 11, 2019

    Brexit has been delayed to October 31, and Abta welcomes it as good news. The six-month delay of Brexit was agreed upon in the early hours of the morning following lengthy talks in Brussels. Prime minister Theresa May said the …

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  • Travel chaos due to industrial action during Easter holidays to hit Spain and Italy

    Published on : Wednesday, April 10, 2019

      The effects of industrial actions will be severely affecting travellers heading to parts of Continental Europe in April.  It has been predicted that the uncertainty travellers will face will be more than Brexit while Spain will  have the worst …

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  • Brexit delay: United Kingdom’s new passport without EU tag

    Published on : Saturday, April 6, 2019

     British passports are being issued without the words ‘European Union’ on the cover, despite the delay to Brexit.     The new passports were introduced from March 30, the day after the UK was supposed to leave the European Union, …

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  •  Germany backs EU proposal, plans visa-free travel for Brits

    Published on : Wednesday, April 3, 2019

      As reported the EU proposal has been backed by the Germany’s interior Ministry permitting the Britons to enter the Schengen zone without a visa.     There are guidelines for the country’s 16 states detailed in a five page …

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  • French strikes to spur mass travel disruption, passengers warned

    Published on : Monday, March 18, 2019

      Industrial action by French frontier officials has led to the cancellation of five trains between St Pancras International and Paris Nord.   Passengers booked on the Eurostar train  today and tomorrow from the French capital have been asked to …

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  • Research: Brexit will lead to a drop in European mini-breaks

    Published on : Wednesday, March 6, 2019

      According to a new research more than half of the British holidaymakers will be shunning the European mini-breaks due to Brexit.     The potential negative effects caused by the UK leaving the EU will put off around 56 …

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  • Brexit could take a toll on 700,000 Tourism Jobs

    Published on : Tuesday, February 5, 2019

    As Brexit becomes evident at the end of March, around 700,000 tourism jobs all over Europe could be lost, as per the Independent. The World Travel & Tourism Council calculated that the U.K. would lose 308,000, as 399,000 positions in …

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  • Britons will pay €7 to travel to EU countries, no visa needed

    Published on : Saturday, December 15, 2018

    As a consequence of Brexit UK travellers will not need a visa but will have to apply for and buy another document confirmed the European Commission.     The Britons will have to pay €7 (£6.30) every three years to …

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  • Northern Ireland Tourism has launched tourism program to increase its market in 2019

    Published on : Tuesday, December 11, 2018

    Tourism Ireland has launched an increased programme to market the whole island in 2019.     The overall marketing spend is expected to reach €45m (£40m). The evidence from Tourism Ireland points to the continuing interest of more external visitors …

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  • Tourism Dept. of Ireland warns of no-deal Brexit threat to Northern Ireland

    Published on : Friday, November 30, 2018

    Tourism in Northern Ireland would be more vulnerable than other parts of the United Kingdom  if no Brexit is reached.   Niall Gibbons – chief executive of Tourism Ireland  said that the  discretionary spending such as tourism was likely to …

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  • WTM: Brexit not a deterrent for British Holidaymakers

    Published on : Monday, November 12, 2018

      A research at World Travel Market London revealed that although the leaders of the travel industry were bothered about Brexit but British holidaymakers were oblivious to their concern.       There were more than 17 million booking transactions …

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