Ryanair to offer 500 routes from UK this summer | News

Ryanair pilots agree pay cut to minimise job losses | News

Ryanair will be offering over 500 routes from the UK as part of its summer schedule. A Manchester to Faro service marked the first of post-lockdown flight out of the UK by the low-cost carrier on June 21st, and following the easing of travel restrictions by government, British holidaymakers can now visit Spain, Italy or […]

Etihad hopes to return to half pre-Covid-19 capacity by August | News

Etihad hopes to return to half pre-Covid-19 capacity by August | News

Etihad Airways is gradually resuming services to more destinations across its global network. This follows the easing of travel restrictions by United Arab Emirates regulatory authorities on outbound and inbound travel for citizens and residents. All travel remains subject to the entry and health regulations set by the authorities, and those at the end destination. […]

St Lucia unveils new arrival protocols as tourism reopens | News

St Lucia unveils new arrival protocols as tourism reopens | News

Following a reassessment of market conditions, the government of Saint Lucia will introduce several new and updated protocols for arrivals from July 9th. Travellers will be required to obtain a negative PCR (polymerised chain reaction) test within seven days of travel unless they are arriving from countries in the travel bubble designated by the government […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Arvind Bundhun, director, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Arvind Bundhun, director, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority | Focus

The paradise island of Mauritius has been taking a cautious approach to the reanimation of the tourism sector in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. While life has somewhat returned to normal for citizens, with shops, schools and bars reopening, borders remain closed to international travellers. Prime minister, Pravind Jugnauth, is expected to confirm when […]

WTTC to host Global Science Summit on Covid-19 | News

WTTC to host Global Science Summit on Covid-19 | News

The World Travel & Tourism Council will host a new event to examine the scientific evidence that can be used to inform practical solutions for mitigating and living with Covid-19. Hosted in partnership with Carnival Corporation, the event will take place on July 23rd. Taking place from 14:00-17:30 GMT, the event is open to the […]

Madeira declared safe for British travellers | News

Madeira declared safe for British travellers | News

Madeira and Porto Santo Islands have been included in the global list of destinations exempt from the Foreign & Commonwealth advice against ‘all but essential’ travel. The duo is included alongside the Azores as the only two Portuguese territories to make the list. Madeira has had a strong track record in dealing with the global […]

Azores declared Covid-19 free as tourism resumes | News

Azores declared Covid-19 free as tourism resumes | News

Azores have been declared Covid-19 free, having registered no active cases of the virus for several days. Overall, the islands had recorded one hundred and forty-six positive cases of Covid-19 – resulting in one hundred and thirty recovered cases and sixteen deaths. As a result, the Portuguese destination has been added to a safe list […]

Portugal reacts with surprise to quarantine exclusion | News

Portugal reacts with surprise to quarantine exclusion | News

Portuguese authorities have reacted with surprise to exclusion for a new list of safe destinations produced by the department of transport. A list of countries was released on Friday, including popular holiday spots in Spain, France, Germany and Italy. Visitors returning from holidays in countries on the list will not be expected to self-isolate for […]

easyJet holidays to relaunch in August | News

easyJet raises £450m in new share offering | News

easyJet holidays has announced plans to start operating summer season trips from August 1st. The move comes following the news from the UK government on its latest travel and quarantine advice. The holiday company is now readying itself to start taking customers on holiday once more from the beginning of next month. From the likes […]

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