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New UK aviation developments

British aviation has gotten two pieces of “good news” recently. An increasing number of MPs appears to be aware of the intense public dislike of the Air Passenger Duty.

UK air tax costs 91,000 jobs

New research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows that removing Air Passenger Duty would result in an additional 91,000 British jobs being created and £4.2 billion added to the economy

UK to rely more on travel and tourism this year

The UK will be increasingly reliant on travel and tourism in 2012 as jobs and economic growth in the sector outstrip the wider economy.

European Tour Operators speak out on problems with travel visa

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) will be releasing new research on September 13 at the opening of its Markets of the 21st Century Seminar in Switzerland, the latest in the Origin Markets

WTM Vision report reveals overseas visitors to UK not deterred by...

Overseas visitors to the UK will not be deterred by high VAT, providing sterling remains weak against key inbound currencies, reveals a report released yesterday (May 25) at the WTM Vision Conference-

Seychelles London office relocating

The Seychelles Tourist Office in London will be relocating to Regent Street. This has been planned by Marsha Parcou, the new manager appointed to oversee the island’s UK tourism office.

Hundreds of flights cancelled due to volcanic ash

An ash cloud from Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano began to reach London's Heathrow airport around lunchtime. Heathrow is the world's busiest international air travel hub.