News: Heathrow again calls for testing regime as passenger numbers collapse

Passenger figures at Heathrow were down 82 per cent in October when compared to last year, as the Covid-19 pandemic continue to take a toll on global aviation. The airport also warned data for November was likely to be even worse, as England enters a four-week lockdown. Long-haul and critical markets for trade suffered the...
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News: New ONS figures reveal collapse of UK tourism sector

New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed overseas travellers made just 398,000 trips to the UK in the second quarter of the year. This was down a staggering 96 per cent from the same period last year. The ONS placed the blame for the decline squarely on the Covid-19 pandemic. In...
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News: Potential Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble boosts demand

Research undertaken by ForwardKeys has illustrated a measure of pent-up demand for travel between Hong Kong and Singapore. The two cities outlined plans for a ‘travel bubble’ in the middle of last month, raising hopes for a limited reopening of borders. The in-principle agreement to establish a bilateral air travel corridor this month caused an...
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News: Chile leads winners at 2020 Latin America World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards – the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism – has unveiled its Latin America 2020 winners. The release coincides with the inaugural Latin America Winners Day from the prestigious programme. Winners include Chile – with its dazzling array of natural wonders – voted ‘South America’s Leading Destination’....
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News: Golf Saudi takes top honour at World Golf Awards

The World Golf Awards has presented Golf Saudi a Vision Award. The awards – which brought together market leaders from more than 40 nations across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, North America and Oceania – was a celebration of the best courses and destinations across the golf tourism industry. The World Golf...
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News: Aheli spa to launch at Roseate House London

Roseate Hotels & Resorts will welcome the Aheli spa and wellness concept to Roseate House London on November 4th Following the success of the first UK Aheli Spa which opened at Roseate Reading last year, the property is excited to be introducing the concept into the luxury boutique townhouse in leafy Westbourne Terrace. The Sanskrit...
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News: Aida Cruises cancels sailings in November

Aida Cruises has announced it will pause its operations in Europe from next month, cancelling all voyages planned before November 30th. The move follows a decision from the German government to impose further restrictions on public life and travel to limit the spread of Covid-19. The cruise line said it fully supported the government decision....
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