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15 September 2020

WTTC reacts to UK’s decision to impose quarantine measures to arrivals from Portugal and Hungary

The World Travel & Tourism Council has expressed its great disappointment after the UK government decided to update is quarantine list and take off Portugal and […]
12 September 2020

Portugal once again goes back on the quarantine list

In an open letter, Gloria Guevara, World Travel & Tourism Council President & CEO, shares the dismay and severe disappointment of thousands of British holidaymakers and […]
9 September 2020

WTTC reacts to the UK’s Government’s New ‘Island Policy’

The World Tourism & Travel Commission, WTTC, has stated that it’s pleased to see the UK’s government’s recent introduction of its ‘island policy’. The move may […]
7 September 2020

WTTC reacts to UK’s quarantine announcement about Greece and Portugal

The World Travel & Tourism Commission, WTTC, has expressed that it shares the bewilderment of British holidaymakers, as well as those working throughout the Travel & […]
7 September 2020

Test, Trace and Isolate

Covid-19 is spread by social contact; the virus survives by finding new hosts. That is how the pandemic thrives and spreads. Travel and social contact facilitate […]
31 August 2020

Taking Responsibility
for Tourism in Scotland

Creating meaningful connections between tourists and hosts is one of the characteristics of Responsible Tourism, tourism is a major part of the experience economy. Visit Scotland has had […]
18 August 2020

“Eat out to help out”: The UK
initiative to help restaurants

The UK government has launched the initiative “Eat out to help out” with the aim of protecting jobs in the hospitality sector and encouraging people to […]
5 August 2020

More than two million travel & tourism jobs threatened in the UK

Nearly three million jobs in the UK look set to be lost due to the collapse of travel, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council […]
29 July 2020

United Kingdom on the brink to impose quarantine on travelers from Belgium

The UK government is seriously considering to apply quarantine restrictions on arrivals from Belgium, as well as those from Luxembourg, starting as early as Thursday July […]
20 July 2020

Covid-19 casualties: British Airways to retire its Boeing 747 fleet

Due to drop in demand, British Airways has decided to retire its 31 Boeing 747s. “The major industry bodies agree that we will not see a […]
20 July 2020

Covid-19 is the most significant determinant of demand

A YouGov poll conducted between 29 June and 9 July revealed the continuing unwillingness of many people on the one hand to travel abroad and on […]
16 July 2020

Llama antibodies:
A remedy for Covid-19?

Researchers in the UK announced on July 14th that antibodies taken from llamas could fight the coronavirus. The antibodies could be used as a treatment with […]
10 July 2020

UK government to pay 50% of restaurant bills to boost recovery

On Wednesday July 8th, the UK government announced that it would cover up to 50% of the bill for diners during the month of August to […]
7 July 2020

Hollywood stars exempt from quarantine in the UK

The UK government has announced that major Hollywood stars, including Tom Cruise, will be exempt from quarantine rules. This comes as a stimulus to try to […]
6 July 2020

Controversy arises after UK announces “travel corridor” list

People arriving in England from dozens of nations will no longer need to quarantine from July 10th. The full list of countries which will be exempt […]
2 July 2020

Tourism reignited in London: Eurostar to restart route from Amsterdam

Starting from Thursday 9th of July, Eurostar will again be operating its direct high speed trains between London and Amsterdam. The operator has also taken extra […]
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