News Pick

  • Travel update: UK international traffic light system simplified

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    The United Kingdom (UK) international travel traffic light system is being simplified in England with a single red list, as part of an overhaul of the rules from 4 October. This will help the UK travellers to travel around the …

  • UK: Green list countries call for tourist traffic

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    The introduction of the UK traffic light system in May brought in a green list, amber list and updated its red list of countries. Each colour signifies different rules for testing and quarantining. Anyone travelling to a green list country …

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Global Travel News

  • Travel trends are on the go

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    The tourism is a gigantic market which has been stagnant for decades. It was stuck behind conventional leisure and business travel. It has seen massive innovation especially in technology. The tourism industry has been dominated by services from the travel …

  • U.K. traffic light system and its much-awaited ending

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    After months of consistent lockdowns and COVID-19 related travel restrictions, the United Kingdom has decided to gradually reopen for international tourism. The country is slowly working towards welcoming international travellers from all across the globe.

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  • UK Traffic Light System: Eight nations removed from red list

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    The United Kingdom government has scrapped the illogical UK traffic light system, with the amber list being merged into the green list. Turkey, Egypt and the Maldives have been removed from the list, along with Sri Lanka, Oman, Kenya, Bangladesh …

  • UK Traffic Light System Scrapped: Countries till now on red list

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    The United Kingdom government has scrapped the illogical traffic light system, with the amber list being merged into the green list. Instead, the countries are either on the Rest of the World “open travel” list or the red list which …

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Local/Regional

    EUROPE

  • Rise in commercial flights across the EU as Greece recovers

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    This summer saw a rise in commercial flights across the European Union but they are still lower than pre-pandemic status.

  • France celebrates four decades of high-speed TGV trains

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    On Friday, France celebrated four decades of flying across the countryside on ultrafast TGV trains, while getting a glimpse of the next-generation locomotives set to hit the rails in 2024. President Emmanuel Macron was present at the Gare de Lyon in Paris, …

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • British Airways operates first sustainable cooking oil fuel flight

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    British Airways recently operated its first directly sustainable fuel powered passenger aviation service. The airline reportedly produced 62% less CO2 emissions in a London to Glasgow flight compared to a similar journey a decade ago. The airline said the combination …

  • Ryanair planning to fly 25 million passengers by 2026

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    Ryanair has aimed to fly an extra 25 million passengers a year by 2026, as the airline is trying to make the best of the industry’s slow recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The Irish airline said it hoped to carry …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Carnival Cruise Line Abandons Terminal-Based COVID-19 Testing Plans

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    Just two weeks ago, Carnival announced it was working to set up mobile COVID-19 testing locations pier side

  • Disney Fantasy resumes again

    Published on : Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    Disney Fantasy is now back in action, having sailed on Saturday from Port Canaveral, and becoming the second Disney Cruise Line ship to resume service in North America. Following the Disney Dream, which returned to guest operations on August 9, …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Radisson Hotels on track to reach 50 hotels in North Africa by 2025

    Published on : Thursday, September 16, 2021

     Radisson Hotel Group set a record in its North African expansion, with the signing of nine hotels, to date this year. This has boosted the Group’s North Africa portfolio, comprising of of the Maghreb countries along with Libya and Egypt, …

  • Regional Victoria supports local hospitality and other industries

    Published on : Thursday, September 16, 2021

    The financial support for licensed bars, cafes, hotels and clubs across regional Victoria will continue through September, and other businesses in regional areas will also be supported where ongoing restrictions severely affect operations. With the City of Ballarat entering a …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Gros Morne Inn is going to open to tourists in 2022

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    Nestled in the forested hillside bordering Gros Morne National Park in Western Newfoundland & Labrador, the Gros Morne Inn offers luxury accommodations, fine dining, and four-seasons of outdoor exploration and adventure.

  • U.K. traffic light system and its much-awaited ending

    Published on : Saturday, September 18, 2021

    After months of consistent lockdowns and COVID-19 related travel restrictions, the United Kingdom has decided to gradually reopen for international tourism. The country is slowly working towards welcoming international travellers from all across the globe.

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IN CONVERSATION WITH

In an exclusive with Travel and Tour World, Robyn Woodhead, new Chair of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) shares about her latest responsibility, challenges faced by IAATO during the COVID-19 pandemic and the way forward.

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