• Absolute Corporate Events launches Meeting Allstars

     Thursday, January 28, 2021

    Chris Parnham and Angie Mason of Absolute Corporate Events recently announced the launch of Meeting Allstars, a new company which aims to be “transformative new way of working for U.K. event professionals”. Meeting Allstars has been developed over the last 10 months …

  • Travel Industry Alliance launches in the U.K.

     Thursday, January 28, 2021

    Nine U.K. associations with more than 7,000 member companies have joined hands to launch the Travel Industry Alliance (TIA). The new alliance brings together associations representing the travel, tourism and aviation sectors, both inbound and outbound, leisure and business. Key …

  • U.K. government airport scheme set to open this month

     Monday, January 18, 2021

    The U.K. government has announced plans for a financial support scheme aimed at airports in England. The scheme is expected to open this month in response to new travel curbs introduced to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The …

  • U.K. begins travel corridor closure amid COVID-19 fears

     Monday, January 18, 2021

    The U.K. has successfully started the process of closing all travel corridors, prompting all arrivals to undergo mandatory quarantine for ten days. The move was first announced on Friday, January 15, 2021 and has been designed to curb or slow …

  • U.K. to close all travel corridors amid COVID fears

     Saturday, January 16, 2021

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently announced that the U.K. will close all travel corridors starting from Monday, January 16, to curb the risk of spreading as yet unidentified new stains of the COVID-19 virus. At present, travellers are allowed …

  • U.K. Government banned international arrivals from South America, Portugal, Panama and Cape Verde

     Friday, January 15, 2021

    The Government of United Kingdom has banned international arrivals from the whole of South America, as well as Portugal, Panama and Cape Verde, over concerns about the escalation of a new variant of COVID-19. The new restrictions will come into …

  • U.K. to require pre-departure COVID-testing from January 18

     Thursday, January 14, 2021

    U.K. will now require pre-departure COVID-19 testing for everyone travelling to England starting Monday, January 18, 2021. The new regulations were set to come into force on Friday, January 15 but have been delayed as the government said it needed …

  • U.K. sees a freezing year end with snow and ice warnings

     Friday, January 1, 2021

    U.K. residents woke up to freezing New Year’s Eve after experiencing heavy snow fall towards the end of the year. Almost five inches of snow blanketed the town of Horwich in Greater Manchester overnight on December 30 with forecasters warning …

  • East Midlands Airport reports record cargo demand

     Tuesday, December 29, 2020

    East Midlands Airport recently reported record figures as cargo continues to buoy an otherwise depressed aviation sector. The largest pure cargo airport in the U.K. saw 41,613 tonnes of goods arrive in November, an increase of 26% as compared to …

  • New York City orders mandatory quarantine for all U.K. travellers

     Thursday, December 24, 2020

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that travellers visiting New York City from the U.K. will now have to undergo mandatory quarantine order following the outbreak of the new variant of the coronavirus across the United Kingdom. Mayor De …


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