Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook: Don’t worry about share price, it’s business as usual, there’s ‘ample cash’

Thomas Cook says it is business as usual after Friday's 40 per cent share price crash and tells holidaymakers it has ‘ample cash’ and that all holidays are Atol protected.

UK Border Force scraps landing cards for international travellers

Landing cards for international passengers arriving in the UK will be scrapped from Monday May 20th 2019
Planes in a queue

France strike: 500 flights cancelled or delayed – BA, Easyjet and Ryanair flights hit

Tens of thousands of passengers have been affected by French air traffic control strike, British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet cancel a number of flights.
Shabbat dinner c. Kfir Bolotin

Tel Aviv gears up to host Eurovision tourists for traditional Shabbat dinners in local homes

"Shabbat Shalom Europe! Come join us for a Shabbat Dinner". That's the message from Tel Aviv, the host of this year's Eurovision Song Contest. 
Inca trail train

Q&A: Is there a train service from the centre of Cusco City to Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail?

Up to now it has been problematic when travelling to Machu Picchu. On a busy touring itinerary around Peru, lots of long days of...
Biometric technology with british airways

High Tech Travel: BA customers using biometric technology on international flights

Waiting in long queues to board a flight may be a thing of the past. Facial recognition at airports is coming soon and British Airways is leading the way.
Shopkeeper in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Tourism – ‘Open for business’ – Updated

Sri Lanka Tourism said in a statement to the world that the country is open for business and that it is safe.
Big deposits and unfair cancellations to become thing of the past

Travel firms told: stop charging big non-refundable holiday deposits and unfair cancellation fees

Holiday watchdog, CMA, warns holiday firms against forcing travellers to pay large non-refundable deposits, or charging hefty cancellation fees.
Notre-Dame-de-Paris on fire

Notre-Dame: Fire ravages iconic cathedral in Paris

A fire has ravaged part of the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, one of France's most famous landmarks.
Airplane seats

Delta’s seat initiative: Is this the beginning of the end for full reclining seats on short haul flights?

Budget airlines did it ages ago, British Airways did it last year. Now Delta Airlines are also ditching the recline button on 62 of their A320 planes.

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