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United Kingdom travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on United Kingdom. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in United Kingdom. London Travel information. The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe. England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture. England is also site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.

Eastern Airways resumes flights from Belfast City Airport
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Eastern Airways resumes flights from Belfast City Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 4, 2020

UK regional airline, Eastern Airways, will resume its growing network of routes from George Best Belfast City Airport initially including ... Read More

EasyJet could be impacted if it returns to flying too soon
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EasyJet could be impacted if it returns to flying too soon

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 4, 2020

Following easyJet’s announcement that it hopes to resume 75% of routes in August, having grounded all flights since mid-April, industry ... Read More

Business as Usual Declaration on Global Exhibitions Day by WTM London
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Business as Usual Declaration on Global Exhibitions Day by WTM London

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 4, 2020

Global Exhibitions Day (GED) is a worldwide celebration of the exhibitions industry, which began in 2016 dedicated to acknowledging the ... Read More

Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC: Rebuilding.travel has a  question
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Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC: Rebuilding.travel has a question

George Taylor George Taylor- May 29, 2020

Bringing back business for aviation, airports, MICE, and tour operators are the intention of the World Travel & Tourism Council ... Read More

EasyJet’s cost-cutting may be misguided
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EasyJet’s cost-cutting may be misguided

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2020

Following easyJet’s announcement that it plans to reduce its fleet, staff and operational costs amid the COVID-19 crisis, industry experts ... Read More

EasyJet hit with £18 billion lawsuit over customer data breach
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EasyJet hit with £18 billion lawsuit over customer data breach

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 25, 2020

International law firm PGMBM have issued a class action claim in the High Court of London on behalf of easyJet ... Read More

WTM Global Hub on Technology, Customer Loyalty and COVID-19
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WTM Global Hub on Technology, Customer Loyalty and COVID-19

editor editor- May 22, 2020

WTM Global Hub – WTM Portfolio’s new online portal – and Travel Forward – the leading travel technology event in ... Read More

New arrivals to UK now have to spend two weeks in mandatory quarantine
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New arrivals to UK now have to spend two weeks in mandatory quarantine

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 22, 2020

British government authorities announced that all new arrivals from abroad will be required to undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine. New ... Read More

Luxaviation UK CEO announces retirement
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Luxaviation UK CEO announces retirement

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 22, 2020

Luxaviation UK announced today that the company’s co-founder and CEO Patrick Margetson-Rushmore is to take early retirement from 31 May ... Read More

Heathrow: Significant role in bringing in vital medicine and equipment
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Heathrow: Significant role in bringing in vital medicine and equipment

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 22, 2020

New British Government data reveals the significant role Heathrow airport has played in equipping front-line workers and hospitals in their ... Read More

ETOA CEO Tom Jenkins: What coordinated European Tourism Approach?
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ETOA CEO Tom Jenkins: What coordinated European Tourism Approach?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2020

Tom Jenkins is the CEO of the European Tourism Association (ETOA), known as the trade association for better tourism in ... Read More

WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2020 recognize tourism’s efforts to respond to COVID-19
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WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2020 recognize tourism’s efforts to respond to COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

The World Responsible Tourism Awards 2020 are dedicated to acknowledging those in travel and tourism who have taken remarkable steps ... Read More

Portugal needs British tourists soon to accelerate economic recovery
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Portugal needs British tourists soon to accelerate economic recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

Portugal is planning to offer an ‘air bridge’ for British tourists to bypass quarantine rules. This concept will be positively ... Read More

Temperature screening equipment tested at Heathrow Airport
Airport news

Temperature screening equipment tested at Heathrow Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

Starting today, thermal screening technology is being trialed in Heathrow Terminal 2’s immigration hall to detect elevated temperatures of arriving ... Read More

Ryanair CEO: UK response to COVID-19 is ‘idiotic’
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Ryanair CEO: UK response to COVID-19 is ‘idiotic’

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

The chief of Europe's largest low cost airline has criticized UK government for its inept response to COVID-19 crisis. Ryanair ... Read More

WTM Sustainability Week Webinar Program Joined by BBC Global News
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WTM Sustainability Week Webinar Program Joined by BBC Global News

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 15, 2020

World Travel Market is hosting two online seminars as part of next week’s WTM Sustainability Week webinar program, with representatives ... Read More

WTTC Welcomes EU Initiative to Restart Travel and Tourism
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WTTC Welcomes EU Initiative to Restart Travel and Tourism

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 14, 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council WTTC welcomes EU initiative of a new and major level to restart travel and ... Read More

Airlines in Crisis Webinar Hosted by Aviation Expert
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Airlines in Crisis Webinar Hosted by Aviation Expert

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 12, 2020

WTM Global Hub – WTM Portfolio’s new online portal – will host a webinar on Thursday, May 14, at 2 ... Read More

UK to quarantine all new air arrivals sans the French
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UK to quarantine all new air arrivals sans the French

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 11, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in an address to the nation on Sunday, unveiled plans to impose a 14-day quarantine ... Read More

Heathrow calls for quarantine exit plan to help reboot UK economy
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Heathrow calls for quarantine exit plan to help reboot UK economy

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 11, 2020

London Heathrow Airport's passenger numbers were down 97% in April with the airport supporting essential travel for just 200,000 people ... Read More

London Heathrow: New passenger safety procedure include three tests
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London Heathrow: New passenger safety procedure include three tests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2020

London Heathrow CEO, John Holland-Kaye informed the House of Commons Transport Committee today (6 May) that the airport is to ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic announcement proves that airlines will shrink post-COVID-19
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Virgin Atlantic announcement proves that airlines will shrink post-COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 5, 2020

Airline industry experts were warning since the start of the coronavirus crisis, that all major airlines feel a leaner, more ... Read More

How is London Heathrow Airport doing so well?
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How is London Heathrow Airport doing so well?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2020

According to a press release, the London Heathrow remains open  and continues operating safely to help people get home and ... Read More

UK Events Industry eyes September 2020 as road to recovery
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UK Events Industry eyes September 2020 as road to recovery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2020

The UK Events Industry believes that September 2020 is expected to be the most significant month when it comes to ... Read More

Branson offers his Caribbean island as collateral to UK for Virgin Atlantic bailout
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Branson offers his Caribbean island as collateral to UK for Virgin Atlantic bailout

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 21, 2020

69-year-old British business magnate, Sir Richard Branson, has attempted to secure a massive bailout of his air carrier Virgin Atlantic, ... Read More

WTTC CEO Gloria Guevara says “Thanks a million”
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WTTC CEO Gloria Guevara says “Thanks a million”

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2020

Millions of people employed by WTTC member companies large and small have volunteered their time and expertise, many putting their ... Read More

Ryanair, easyJet, Jet2, TUI: Non-essential travel defined indefinite
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Ryanair, easyJet, Jet2, TUI: Non-essential travel defined indefinite

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 13, 2020

A number of airlines and travel companies have rescheduled their holiday programs after the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, commonly called ... Read More

British Prime Minister Moved to Intensive Care
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British Prime Minister Moved to Intensive Care

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 6, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister, was admitted to the hospital just yesterday (Sunday, April 5, 2020) and ... Read More

Queen Elizabeth II explains Coronavirus Truth to British People: Transcript & Video
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Queen Elizabeth II explains Coronavirus Truth to British People: Transcript & Video

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 5, 2020

Hardly anything is ok in the United Kingdom. 47,806 cases of Coronavirus, including 5,903 new cases, 4934 British subjects died, ... Read More

British Airways will say good bye to 36,000 staff
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British Airways will say good bye to 36,000 staff

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2020

British Airways will suspend 36,000 staff amid because of the Coronavirus crisis. The suspension of BA’s cabin crew, ground staff, ... Read More

Wimbledon 2020 cancelled over coronavirus epidemic
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Wimbledon 2020 cancelled over coronavirus epidemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 1, 2020

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced today that the 134th Wimbledon Championships that was due to take place ... Read More

Montserrat COVID-19 curfew imposed round the clock
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Montserrat COVID-19 curfew imposed round the clock

editor editor- March 31, 2020

Montserrat COVID-19 curfew has been imposed around the clock, as in a 24-hour curfew, that began on March 28, 2020. ... Read More

LHR: Call for industry to use available capacity in fight against COVID-19
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LHR: Call for industry to use available capacity in fight against COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2020

London Heathrow will be stepping up its cargo capabilities as it calls on more airlines and freight companies to maximise ... Read More

UK residents and visitors stay home or in hotels to avoid arrest: Ordered by the UK Prime Minister
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UK residents and visitors stay home or in hotels to avoid arrest: Ordered by the UK Prime Minister

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that he had ordered a 3-week countrywide lockdown, demanding the UK citizens and residents ... Read More

Canceled: Farnborough International Airshow latest victim of coronavirus
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Canceled: Farnborough International Airshow latest victim of coronavirus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020

Organizers of Farnborough International Airshow in UK today announced that they were 'forced' to cancel the show due to global ... Read More

WTTC: Make crystal clear how tourism businesses can access funds
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WTTC: Make crystal clear how tourism businesses can access funds

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2020

A staggering one million jobs are being lost every day in the Travel & Tourism sector due to the sweeping ... Read More

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