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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.

UK and Japan sign post-Brexit free trade agreement
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UK and Japan sign post-Brexit free trade agreement

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 23, 2020

The United Kingdom and Japan today signed a post-Brexit bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) which is expected to guarantee that ... Read More

Flights from London to Barbados on British Airways
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Flights from London to Barbados on British Airways

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

This weekend marked the inaugural flight of the relaunched year-round daily service from London Heathrow to Barbados on British Airways ... Read More

Jota Aviation lands at London Biggin Hill Airport
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Jota Aviation lands at London Biggin Hill Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2020

Jota Aviation, the specialist charter and cargo airline, is opening an operational base at London Biggin Hill Airport.   Currently ... Read More

ETOA Tom Jenkins: Council of Ministers adopted European travel criteria
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ETOA Tom Jenkins: Council of Ministers adopted European travel criteria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

Tom Jenkins, CEO of the European Tour Operator Association (ETOA) is in a more optimistic mood today and told eTurboNews: ... Read More

UK Global Travel Taskforce given November 1 deadline
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UK Global Travel Taskforce given November 1 deadline

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 12, 2020

Traffic fell in September, with a loss of 5.5 million passengers over the course of the month. Just over 1.2 ... Read More

Rebuilding Travel, WTTC, all G-20 Nations and 45 CEOs have a common view
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Rebuilding Travel, WTTC, all G-20 Nations and 45 CEOs have a common view

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 9, 2020

Rebuilding.travel, a global platform for tourism leaders in 120 countries, invited Maribel Rodriguez, Vice President of the World Travel and ... Read More

How the travel and tourism industry can survive Coronavirus
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How the travel and tourism industry can survive Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2020

In a historic first, G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan ... Read More

eTurboNews Readers invited to discuss with WTTC on how to save the travel industry
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eTurboNews Readers invited to discuss with WTTC on how to save the travel industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 7, 2020

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) made history yesterday in coming up with a detailed plan on how to ... Read More

WTTC, G20, Saudi Arabia to rescue and relaunch tourism
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WTTC, G20, Saudi Arabia to rescue and relaunch tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 6, 2020

"We are making history today!" This is the message by a shining star in the travel and tourism industry. Today ... Read More

Belfast City Airport reconnects Northern Ireland and Wales with Cardiff service
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Belfast City Airport reconnects Northern Ireland and Wales with Cardiff service

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 6, 2020

Eastern Airways will commence up to six flights a week from George Best Belfast City Airport to Welsh capital Cardiff ... Read More

British Airways Bermuda service from London switches to Heathrow Terminal 5
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British Airways Bermuda service from London switches to Heathrow Terminal 5

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 29, 2020

Direct air service to Bermuda will originate from London Heathrow beginning March 28, 2021 announced jointly today by the Bermuda ... Read More

WTTC on the Future of Travel & Tourism in a Post-COVID World
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WTTC on the Future of Travel & Tourism in a Post-COVID World

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 27, 2020

 The World Travel & Tourism Council <WTTC>, today unveils a new report that explores the implications of the trends for ... Read More

Farewell to World-famous Journalist Sir Harold Evans
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Farewell to World-famous Journalist Sir Harold Evans

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- September 26, 2020

The death of Sir Harold Evans in New York at the age of 92 removes from the scene a world-famous ... Read More

Carrie Symonds in Lockdown on Lake Como?
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Carrie Symonds in Lockdown on Lake Como?

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- September 25, 2020

We always were wondering why we never see any official and happy family photos of Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds ... Read More

ETOA CEO Tom Jenkins is now a tourism hero: I am losing my hair
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ETOA CEO Tom Jenkins is now a tourism hero: I am losing my hair

editor editor- September 24, 2020

Tom Jenkins today was invited to join the International Tourism Hall of Heroes. He updated the audience in this podcast ... Read More

Why Tom Jenkins, CEO of ETOA is now a tourism hero
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Why Tom Jenkins, CEO of ETOA is now a tourism hero

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 22, 2020

Tom Jenkins, CEO of the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) was accepted to the prestigious International Hall of Heroes. He ... Read More

Reopening Travel in Europe? Tom Jenkins, CEO of ETOA will let you know today
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Reopening Travel in Europe? Tom Jenkins, CEO of ETOA will let you know today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 21, 2020

Europe and North America are in the middle of a second spike when it comes to the Coronavirus. Economies are ... Read More

RwandAir restarts its London and Brussels flights
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RwandAir restarts its London and Brussels flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 18, 2020

RwandAir will resume flights to and from London and Brussels to Kigali from October 3, 2020, as it reinstates its ... Read More

ITIC Tourism Investment Summit follows WTM in going virtual
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ITIC Tourism Investment Summit follows WTM in going virtual

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 16, 2020

After WTM announced they are going virtual, ITIC management has announced today that our annual tourism investment event in partnership ... Read More

It’s official: World Travel Market London will go virtual!
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It’s official: World Travel Market London will go virtual!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 14, 2020

Forget the rush on the tube, forget expensive hotels! Reed Exhibition, the organizer of the World Travel Market London decided ... Read More

Pegasus Airlines launches flights to Karachi, Pakistan
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Pegasus Airlines launches flights to Karachi, Pakistan

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 14, 2020

Turkey's digital airline, Pegasus, continues to expand its international network with the launch of its new Karachi route.  Flights to ... Read More

Is ETOA setting a trend for WTM and goes virtual
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Is ETOA setting a trend for WTM and goes virtual

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 11, 2020

ETOA is a major exhibitor at WTM and this event always occurs on Friday before. Is ETOA setting a trend ... Read More

Is London Heathrow becoming a second grade airport?
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Is London Heathrow becoming a second grade airport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 11, 2020

“Britain’s economic recovery is falling behind.  Heathrow’s traffic figures for August demonstrate the extent to which quarantine is strangling the ... Read More

Qatar is investing in London Hotels with Ascott
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Qatar is investing in London Hotels with Ascott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 10, 2020

The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has opened Citadines Islington London - the newest addition to its Citadines’ Apart’hotel portfolio in Europe. ... Read More

Heathrow supports airport testing to shorten COVID-19 quarantine
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Heathrow supports airport testing to shorten COVID-19 quarantine

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 7, 2020

Responding to the Secretary of State's statement in the House of Commons today, a Heathrow spokesperson said: “We welcome the ... Read More

Safe Travels Stamp, Safer Tourism Seal or both?
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Safe Travels Stamp, Safer Tourism Seal or both?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 4, 2020

"The Safe Travels Stamp by WTTC and the Safer Tourism Seal by Rebuilding Travel are complementary and not in competition," ... Read More

Will US-UK ‘travel bubble’ jumpstart world’s most revenue-generating route?
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Will US-UK ‘travel bubble’ jumpstart world’s most revenue-generating route?

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 1, 2020

According to the latest reports, US and UK government officials are mulling the idea of creating a regional air bridge ... Read More

Negative COVID-19 test results required for travel to Montserrat
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Negative COVID-19 test results required for travel to Montserrat

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 31, 2020

The Government of Montserrat has expanded the pre-entry requirements for persons allowed to travel to Montserrat. As of Sunday August ... Read More

Tourists on TUI flight from Greece to Wales bring Coronavirus to Britain
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Tourists on TUI flight from Greece to Wales bring Coronavirus to Britain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 30, 2020

It was a wonderful holiday in Zante, Greece for a planeload of vacationers from Cardiff, Wales. Zakynthos is a Greek ... Read More

Marella Cruises announces operations pause extension
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Marella Cruises announces operations pause extension

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 26, 2020

UK's third largest cruise line, Marella Cruises, has announced the extension in the operations pause until November 15 . The ... Read More

How WTTC wanted British PM Boris Johnson to lead the World in Reopening Tourism?
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How WTTC wanted British PM Boris Johnson to lead the World in Reopening Tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 22, 2020

Gloria Guevara, CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council has become the leader for the private industry to speak ... Read More

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines confirms St Kitts and Nevis for 2021-22 cruise season
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Fred Olsen Cruise Lines confirms St Kitts and Nevis for 2021-22 cruise season

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 21, 2020

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, a UK-based company, announced that the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis will be a port ... Read More

Cycas Hospitality announces five senior executive appointments
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Cycas Hospitality announces five senior executive appointments

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 19, 2020

Cycas Hospitality has appointed five operational and commercial hospitality experts to help supports its European expansion plans. Operational recruits Michael ... Read More

Heathrow Express lifts peak and off-peak restrictions
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Heathrow Express lifts peak and off-peak restrictions

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 18, 2020

Heathrow Express is announcing greater ticket flexibility as part of a fully digital future as the dedicated airport express service ... Read More

Thousands of British tourists scramble back home to beat quarantine deadline
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Thousands of British tourists scramble back home to beat quarantine deadline

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 15, 2020

Over 150,000 UK travelers were scrambling back to the United Kingdom from France yesterday, just hours before  new severe quarantine ... Read More

Virgin Atlantic Travel Bubble Scheme for India
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Virgin Atlantic Travel Bubble Scheme for India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- August 15, 2020

A Virgin Atlantic travel bubble scheme will connect Delhi and Mumbai with London under an air bubble arrangement that India ... Read More