News | travelweekly.co.uk http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/ The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2562 38418 15 Fred Olsen makes 'difficult decision' to cancel cruise and fly passengers home http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/30/52024/fred+olsen+makes+difficult+decision+to+cancel+cruise+and+fly+passengers+home.html Phil DaviesFri, 30 Jan 2015 11:25:00 GMT Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has been forced to cut short an 18-night cruise following an engine room fire on the ship Boudicca. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20502 52024 Carnival UK brands unite at UK Cruise Awards http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/30/52023/carnival+uk+brands+unite+at+uk+cruise+awards.html Hollie-Rae MerrickFri, 30 Jan 2015 10:00:00 GMT Carnival Corporation's six UK brands united last night (Thursday) to honour top trade partners and strong sales teams. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=19123 52023 Manufacturing exporters back Heathrow expansion http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/30/52016/manufacturing-exporters-back-heathrow-expansion.html Phil DaviesFri, 30 Jan 2015 09:41:00 GMT Expansion of Heathrow expansion has won the backing of the bosses of the UK’s manufacturing exporters. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=21089 52016 Big Interview: 'This government gets tourism' http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/30/52022/big+interview+this+government+gets+tourism.html Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:35:00 GMT In an exclusive interview with Travel Weekly, tourism minister Helen Grant looks back on her 16 months in the role. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23947 52022 Greek tourism minister vows no action against all-inclusives http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/30/52018/greek-tourism-minister-vows-no-action-against-all-inclusives.html Phil DaviesFri, 30 Jan 2015 08:29:00 GMT An assurance has been given that no action will be taken against all inclusive resorts in Greece. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23946 52018 No 'crazy' summer prices yet but airline consolidation 'inevitable' http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/30/52021/no-crazy-summer-prices-yet-but-airline-consolidation.html Ian TaylorFri, 30 Jan 2015 08:22:00 GMT Airline restraint in adding capacity this summer means the UK holiday industry has yet to see “crazy discounting” for the season. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23217 52021 Monarch on course for 'double-digit' profit this year http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/30/52020/monarch+on+course+for+double-digit+profit+this+year.html Ian TaylorFri, 30 Jan 2015 08:20:00 GMT Monarch Group hit its targets on revenue and cost cutting in its first 100 days under new ownership and will turn a double-digit operating profit this year, according to chief executive Andrew Swaffield. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23921 52020 Russian military aircraft 'disrupt civil aviation' http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/30/52017/russian-military-aircraft-disrupt-civil-aviation.html Phil DaviesFri, 30 Jan 2015 08:19:00 GMT Russian military aircraft flying near UK airspace caused "disruption to civil aviation" on Wednesday, according to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23284 52017 EasyJet shares flying high after Barclays endorsement http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/30/52015/easyjet-shares-flying-high-after-barclays-endorsement.html Phil DaviesFri, 30 Jan 2015 08:18:00 GMT Shares in easyJet gained a boost on the London Stock Exchange as Barclays backed the airline’s strategy. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23646 52015 MH370 loss officially designated as an accident http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/30/52014/mh370-loss-officially-designated-as-an-accident.html Phil DaviesFri, 30 Jan 2015 08:17:00 GMT The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been officially declared as an accident with no survivors. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22602 52014 Qatar Airways takes stake in British Airways owner IAG http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/30/52013/qatar+airways+takes+stake+in+british+airways+owner+iag.html Phil DaviesFri, 30 Jan 2015 08:16:00 GMT Qatar Airways has taken a 9.99% stake in British Airways and Iberia owner International Airlines Group. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=15939 52013 Protest over British Airways frequent flyer scheme restructure http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/29/52012/protest+over+british+airways+frequent+flyer+scheme+restructure.html Phil DaviesThu, 29 Jan 2015 16:36:00 GMT Consumers are threatening to switch away from British Airways to rival airlines such as Virgin Atlantic, Ryanair and easyJet due to changes to its frequent flyer scheme. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=15957 52012 Gatwick station secures extra funding for redevelopment http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/29/52011/gatwick+station+secures+extra+funding+for+redevelopment.html Phil DaviesThu, 29 Jan 2015 16:16:00 GMT Details of Gatwick’s new railway station have emerged as an additional £10 million of funding was announced to secure the redevelopment of the transport hub. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23945 52011 Executive pay bucks falling travel salaries trend http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/29/52010/executive+pay+bucks+falling+travel+salaries+trend.html Phil DaviesThu, 29 Jan 2015 15:49:00 GMT Executive pay in the travel industry rose by almost 5% while salaries for standard roles suffered a small fall, latest figures show. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20361 52010 Royal Caribbean Cruises brands 'performing at strongest levels ever' http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/01/29/52009/royal+caribbean+cruises+brands+performing+at+strongest+levels+ever.html Phil DaviesThu, 29 Jan 2015 15:32:00 GMT Royal Caribbean Cruises has reported a “good but typical” wave peak season booking period as it projected a further hike in profits this year. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20981 52009