News | The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2494 37407 15 Monarch ties up rescue deal Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:55:00 GMT Private equity firm Greybull Capital has taken control from owners the Mantegazza family. Monarch has been in the family for three generations. 50854 eDreams shares suspended Lee HayhurstFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:21:00 GMT Shares in Spanish online travel agency group eDreams Odigeo have been suspended after Iberia and British Airways withdrew sales. 50856 Flights to Italy disrupted by strike Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:25:00 GMT Flights to and from Italy face cancellation and disruption today due to a walkout by public and private sector workers. 50852 Thomson pays out to nurse injured in salsa class Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:25:00 GMT A former army nurse reportedly won £225,000 compensation from Thomson Holidays after being forced to give up her job because of injuries sustained in a fall while dancing the salsa on holiday. 50848 Qantas back in the black after record losses Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:22:00 GMT Qantas is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September. 50849 Cheap deals fuel early 2015 bookings, says Broadway Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:21:00 GMT Cheap flights and hotel deals have led to a surge in holiday bookings for next year, Broadway Travel claims. 50853 Barrhead Travel among UK's fastest growing private companies Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:19:00 GMT Barrhead Travel has been placed in the top ten of the UK’s fastest growing private companies. 50850 Council leaders defy government term-time holiday crackdown Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:18:00 GMT Council leaders are reported to have defied the government by challenging strict rules against parents taking children on term-time holidays. 50851 Jet2 parent reports improved summer trading Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:16:00 GMT Jet2holidays carried 21% more holidaymakers this summer to 771,000 as trading improved, parent company Dart Group reported this morning. 50847 Special Report: High street at the heart of Royal Caribbean's growth strategy Hollie-Rae MerrickFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:10:00 GMT Royal Caribbean hosted 50 Tui agents on board Oasis of the Seas as the ship made its first visit to Southampton last week. Hollie-Rae Merrick reports. 50846 Royal's Guatemala call centre now at 'same standard' as former UK equivalent Hollie-Rae MerrickFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT Royal Caribbean International has said its call centre in Guatemala is now operating at the same level as its former UK equivalent was 12 months ago. 50845 American Airlines Group profits boosted by US Airways merger Phil DaviesThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:37:00 GMT American Airlines Group saw summer profits rise by 59% to $1.2 billion, boosted by its merger with US Airways. 50844 Skiers expected to be more safety-conscious after Schumacher accident Phil DaviesThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:34:00 GMT Skiers this winter are expected to be more safety-conscious following Michael Schumacher's high profile accident last season. 50843 British Gas airport ads use flight data to welcome returning travellers Phil DaviesThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:29:00 GMT Digital screens at airports are being used for an advertising campaign using live flight data to welcome British travellers returning home from abroad. 50842 Sara Mason-Parker joins business travel agency Phil DaviesThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:04:00 GMT The Travel Gossip industry website co-founder Sara Mason-Parker has been named as operations manager for business travel agency BookOTel. 50841