News | The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2722 40828 15 Royal Brunei names new UK manager Jennifer MorrisFri, 02 Oct 2015 16:47:00 GMT Royal Brunei Airlines has appointed a new UK country manager. 56796 Travelodge reports surge in last-minute bookings Phil DaviesFri, 02 Oct 2015 16:46:00 GMT Travelodge has reported a surge in last-minute bookings for this weekend due to unseasonably warm weather, with the budget chain claiming a double-digit increase in room bookings. 56795 Gatwick pushes green credentials in ongoing battle for expansion Phil DaviesFri, 02 Oct 2015 11:11:00 GMT Annual nitrogen dioxide levels at Gatwick fell from 32 to 31 micrograms per cubic metre in 2014 - well below the legal limit of 40, according to a new report. 56794 Airlines achieve record load factors in August Phil DaviesFri, 02 Oct 2015 08:26:00 GMT A strong peak summer saw global airlines achieve a record passenger load factor of almost 85%. 56791 Two Brits drown in Spanish resort Phil DaviesFri, 02 Oct 2015 08:25:00 GMT Two British women died after being swept away in rough seas while reportedly posing for photographs on a beach in Spain. 56790 Eurostar services set for disruption next week Phil DaviesFri, 02 Oct 2015 08:24:00 GMT Eurostar is among rail services set to be disputed in Belgium next week. 56789 Cruise ships divert to avoid Hurricane Joaquin Phil DaviesFri, 02 Oct 2015 08:23:00 GMT Cruise ships carrying more than 25,000 passengers have been forced to divert in the face of strengthening Hurricane Joaquin across the Bahamas. 56788 G Adventures to create 50 new social projects by 2020 Juliet DennisFri, 02 Oct 2015 08:21:00 GMT G Adventures has committed to creating 50 new social enterprise projects which will be integrated into its tours by 2020. 56792 Special Report: Desperately seeking Charlie's angels Juliet DennisFri, 02 Oct 2015 08:16:00 GMT Abta LifeLine is calling on the trade to back Charlie's Appeal, a campaign to raise £15,000 for the sick baby of a former industry employee. By Juliet Dennis 56793 Hurtigruten appoints new UK boss Hollie-Rae MerrickThu, 01 Oct 2015 17:20:00 GMT Norwegian coastal cruise line Hurtigruten has appointed Magnus Zetterberg as its new UK managing director. 56786 Walsh and Wells confirmed as UK Aviation Conference speakers Phil DaviesThu, 01 Oct 2015 11:14:00 GMT International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh and UKinbound chief executive Deirdre Wells are among new speakers confirmed for next month’s UK Aviation Conference. 56785 Gatwick prepares to open new North Terminal departures level Phil DaviesThu, 01 Oct 2015 11:07:00 GMT The first phase of a new departures level at Gatwick’s North Terminal opens this month as part of a £1 billion investment in the airport. 56784 Travel agent calls for trade effort as Sunvil flies out refugee aid Juliet DennisThu, 01 Oct 2015 10:23:00 GMT A travel agent is calling for a united effort by the trade to get more aid to refugees as Sunvil today transports more than three tonnes of donations to Greece. 56783 Viking Cruises introduces series of trade initiatives Hollie-Rae MerrickThu, 01 Oct 2015 10:04:00 GMT Viking Cruises hopes to bolster ties with the trade with a string of initiatives aimed at driving bookings through the agent community. 56782 Abta issues warning as dispute resolution legislation comes into force Phil DaviesThu, 01 Oct 2015 08:38:00 GMT Travel companies will have to notify their customers if they do not have access to a recognised body to resolve grievances from today (Thursday). 56781