United Kingdom

  • FCO extends non-essential global travel ban

    Published on : Monday, April 6, 2020

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has recently decided to extend its ban on all non-essential global travel for an indefinite period of time. The decision arrives as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases continues to rise across the globe …

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  • British Airways furloughs nearly 36,000 staffs amid COVID-19 crisis

    Published on : Friday, April 3, 2020

    United Kingdom’s flag carrier British Airways has decided to lay-off nearly 36,000 staff until the end of May. The move has been decided under the British government’s furlough scheme for companies that have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. …

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  • Qantas Airlines makes historic non-stop flight from Northern Territory to Heathrow

    Published on : Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    Qantas Airlines is operating an historic non-stop flight from Australia’s Darwin to London’s Heathrow Airport as travellers struggle to return to the United Kingdom amid the coronavirus pandemic. Its flagship Sydney to London service usually flies via Singapore but due …

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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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  • Conference center for Leeds University appoints new sales assistant

    Published on : Saturday, March 21, 2020

    The conference and events facilities for the University of Leeds is expanding its team with the appointment of a brand new conference sales assistant role within its Sales and Marketing Department. It gives this conference centre to attract more millennial …

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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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  • Storm Jorge will bring more torrential rains and strong winds to U.K.

    Published on : Saturday, February 29, 2020

    The flood-hit towns and cities are preparing for more severe weather as Storm Jorge brings heavy rain and strong winds to the United Kingdom. The police have declared a “critical incident” in South Wales, including Pontypridd and the Ely area …

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  • The most attractive tourist destination of the UK is in Instagram

    Published on : Saturday, February 29, 2020

    Brexit has reshaped the entire perception of the world regarding Britain and influenced travel for many. Premier Inn Hotels Limited researched almost 20,000 images from authoritative Britain Instagram accounts to recognize which type of foods and attractions are featured for the maximum. After that, …

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  • Storm Dennis in U.K. sets to bring new travel disruption and damage in electricity supplies

    Published on : Wednesday, February 12, 2020

    People across the United Kingdom will undergo tough weather condition as the new storm is embracing throughout the country. The damage to power supplies and travel disruption when a fresh storm sweeps in at the weekend, as householders and businesses …

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  • TTG Travel Experience attracting more travel industry professionals this year

    Published on : Thursday, October 10, 2019

    A crowd worthy of great occasions yesterday for the inauguration of TTG Travel Experience, SIA Hospitality Design and SUN Beach & Outdoor Style, the three Italian Exhibition Group expos dedicated to the Travel Industry, running until Friday 11th October at …

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  • UK weather: Temperature expected to soar 34 degree Celsius in London

    Published on : Monday, July 22, 2019

    A heat wave will sweep over parts of the United Kingdom as the school summer holidays begin this week, with temperatures expected to soar to as high as 34 degree Celsius in London on Wednesday. The high temperatures could bring …

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  • Montserrat launches $19.5 million port development plan to boost cruise tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    Montserrat, a mountainous Caribbean island popular for tourism is going to boost in cruise tourism as the government of Montserrat, in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Fund (UKCIF), launched construction on Monday …

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  • JetBlue set to launch direct flights to United Kingdom

    Published on : Friday, April 12, 2019

    US budget airline JetBlue has announced it will begin flights to London from 2021. The company said it will operate multiple daily flights from New York (JFK) and Boston using a fleet of 13 Airbus A321-LR single-aisle aircraft.     …

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  • Easyhotel sees increase in hotel sales

    Published on : Friday, April 12, 2019

    Budget hospitality brand, EasyHotel has said that it has “continued to outperform its competitors” in a market where political and economic uncertainty continues to affect consumer confidence. The total system sales for the group increased by 24% to £19.9m, according …

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  • UK hotel launches yoga with lemurs for its guests

    Published on : Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    A popular UK hotel has launched “lemoga” classes for its guests by roping in lemurs to teach them the poses of yoga, the ancient Indian practice.     The lemurs are primates who are pretty friendly and outgoing and they …

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  • UK visitors boost tourism figures in January

    Published on : Saturday, February 23, 2019

    Tourist arrivals in UK were up in January, with an increase of 81,970 compared to 75,867 in January last year.     The survey of the travellers conducted by the statistical service published on Monday showed that arrivals of tourists …

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  • Christmas day Travel Trends U.K. 2018 – as Christmas wave sweeps through roads, airlines

    Published on : Monday, December 24, 2018

    Whether it is trip within the country or away from home, travel in U.K. would be the busiest during the festive season as per AA, riding on the waves of spiralling Christmas spirit.   Embark on the Christmas trip early, …

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  • RIU Hotels and Resorts going to open its first hotel in London

    Published on : Thursday, September 20, 2018

    RIU Hotels and Resorts has a new building in a premium area of the city of London, close to Victoria Station, which it plans to convert into a 4-star hotel as part of its Riu Plaza urban line.     …

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  • Sofitel London Gatwick announces two new appointments to expand its business

    Published on : Monday, July 23, 2018

    Sofitel London Gatwick welcomed Yasmin Keen as General Manager and Laukik Kharkar as Food and Beverage Manager.     This only premium hotel is linked directly to the North Terminal at London’s Gatwick Airport and has strengthened its management team …

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  • WTM London’s UK, Ireland area hosts almost 58,000 meetings

    Published on : Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    The WTM London United Kingdom and Ireland Region are hosts to nearly 58,000 on-stand meetings from almost 16,500 industry professionals interested in the region.     The UK&I region at WTM London 2017 witnessed an aggregate 57,650 on-stand meetings taking place, meaning …

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