Monday, February 26, 2018

Travel News

ukinbound travel decline

Confidence in UK tourism slides further

With Brexit just over 12 months away, 64% of UK tourism businesses said EU migrant restrictions will have a negative impact, and 71% said free movement of visitors from the EU should be a 'top priority' for Brexit negotiations.
luxury supershe island

Luxury island resort to open – for women only! Sexist Paradise?

The brainchild of entrepreneur Kristina Roth, SuperShe luxury Island aims to inspire women and allow them to focus on themselves without the distraction of the opposite sex
hualien earthquake taiwan 2018

After city hit by powerful earthquake Tourists rescued from collapsed hotel

One of the worst hit buildings by the earthquake was the 10-storey Marshal Hotel in the city, from where scores of tourists had to be rescued when the bottom two floors were crushed, leaving the building tilting on its side
Thailand's Phi Phi island fire

Tourists left without accommodation after large fire on Thai holiday island Phi Phi

The fire was brought under control within two hours, but authorities have sealed off the area as buildings are likely to collapse, leaving tourists unable to return to their accommodation on Phi Phi island Thailand.
big freeze uk, cancelled flights

Big freeze hits the UK – Many flight are canelled

Big freeze. Sleet and snow showers will affect parts of eastern England later today and for a time overnight, when clearing skies will lead to ice forming in places, lasting into Wednesday morning.
seychelles, grand anse beach

Seychelles – Foreign Office issues warning

Tourists to the honeymoon hotspot of the Seychelles are being warned to take extra care following a rise in the number of robberies and...
holiday sickness scam

MPs urged to support cold calling ban to help stop holiday sickness scams

ABTA is putting renewed pressure on MPs to support a cold calling ban in the fight against false holiday sickness claims. It is urging MPs...
bali cancelled flights

Bali airport closure over volcanic ash in airspace affects over 50.000 passengers

Thousands of tourists have been stranded in Bali after authorities closed off the international airport on the paradise island fearing that volcanic ash spewed...
BA - British Airways

BA passengers with the cheapest tickets forced to board last – Shamed on social...

passengers have claimed on social media that is 'brown-nosing' its wealthiest customers and 'humiliating' those who have paid the least for their tickets.
Smoking Ban Thailand Beaches

Smoking ban on beaches to be introduced in Thailand

Holidaymakers caught smoking on beaches in Thailand could be given a year-long prison sentence after the introduction of a smoking ban next month. The new...
Monarch Airline collapse

110,000 passengers without flights after Monarch Airlines collapses

customers - 0300 303 2800 if calling from the UK or +44 1753 330 330 if calling from outside the UK.
ryanair vouchers for cancelled flights

Apology vouchers send after Ryanair cancellation fiasco

But the voucher can only be used for travel from October 1 to March 20 2018, and does not include the popular Christmas or New Year period.

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