News | travelweekly.co.uk http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/ The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2476 37135 15 Kathryn Ward to leave Tui Travel http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49540/kathryn-ward-to-leave-tui-travel.html Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:14:00 GMT Tui UK & Ireland has announced that director of retail Kathryn Ward is to leave the business after 28 years’ service. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=16345 49540 Egyptian firm reported to have acquired Mosaic Holidays http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49539/egyptian-firm-reported-to-have-acquired-mosaic-holidays.html Phil DaviesTue, 30 Sep 2014 12:06:00 GMT Egyptian travel company Sakkara Group International (SGI) is reported to have acquired specialist operator Mosaic Holidays. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22969 49539 Beadle to bring Uniworld direct to the trade in new role http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49531/beadle+to+bring+uniworld+direct+to+the+trade+in+new+role.html Hollie-Rae MerrickTue, 30 Sep 2014 08:56:00 GMT Former Hurtigruten boss Kathryn Beadle has been appointed to run the UK office for river cruise line Uniworld. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22468 49531 Tourist fined for breaching Yellowstone's 'no-drone' policy http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49537/tourist+fined+for+breaching+yellowstones+no-drone+policy.html Phil DaviesTue, 30 Sep 2014 08:38:00 GMT A Dutch tourist has been fined for crashing a drone into a hot spring in Yellowstone National Park. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22968 49537 Clia unveils digital 'brochure rack' for agents http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49533/clia-unveils-digital-brochure-rack-for-agents.html Phil DaviesTue, 30 Sep 2014 08:36:00 GMT A digital ‘brochure rack’ bringing more than 90 cruise line brochures to agents’ desktops is being launched by Clia UK & Ireland. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=19616 49533 Danish airline Cimber to close http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49536/danish-airline-cimber-to-close.html Phil DaviesTue, 30 Sep 2014 08:34:00 GMT The Danish airline Cimber is to close down by April 1 next year. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22967 49536 Osborne hints at speedy decision on airport capacity http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49534/osborne-hints-at-speedy-decision-on-airport-capacity.html Phil DaviesTue, 30 Sep 2014 08:31:00 GMT A strong hint that a swift decision will be needed after next year’s general election on airport capacity came from Chancellor George Osborne in his speech to the Conservative party conference yesterday. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=16622 49534 Future of Blackpool airport hangs in the balance http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49532/future+of+blackpool+airport+hangs+in+the+balance.html Phil DaviesTue, 30 Sep 2014 08:30:00 GMT The future of Blackpool airport hangs in the balance with a warning that it is likely to close within weeks unless a new owner can be found. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22966 49532 One-off costs see decline in half-year Saga profits http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49535/one-off+costs+see+decline+in+half-year+saga+profits.html Phil DaviesTue, 30 Sep 2014 08:27:00 GMT Half-year pre-tax profits at over-50s group Saga fell to £32.8 million from £91.2 million despite its travel division having a strong start to the year. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22919 49535 Glasgow hotels boosted by Commonwealth Games http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49538/glasgow+hotels+boosted+by+commonwealth+games.html Phil DaviesTue, 30 Sep 2014 08:24:00 GMT The Commonwealth Games and other events helped drive average hotel occupancy in Glasgow to 91.6% last month, new research shows. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22965 49538 Opinion: Cruise Week harnesses the power of community http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49530/opinion-cruise-week-harnesses-the-power-of-community.html Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:19:00 GMT The UK director of Clia, Andy Harmer, explains why it is important that the annual celebration of cruise helps the sector reach out to new people. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=16143 49530 Special Report: British Airways thanks trade for support to Caribbean http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/30/49529/special+report+british+airways+thanks+trade+for+support+to+caribbean.html Ian TaylorTue, 30 Sep 2014 08:18:00 GMT British Airways has reported strong sales to the Caribbean this summer. BA commercial head at Gatwick, Colm Lacy, spoke to Ian Taylor. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22964 49529 Brand USA launches new training module http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/29/49524/brand-usa-launches-new-training-module.html Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:48:00 GMT Brand USA has launched a new module on its online training site to give agents an insight into luxury holiday options in the US. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22953 49524 Mauritius holidaymakers up 20.5% in August http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/29/49523/mauritius+holidaymakers+up+20.5+in+august.html Phil DaviesMon, 29 Sep 2014 11:29:00 GMT Mauritius saw a 20.5% year-on-year rise in British holidaymakers in August to reach a level of 11,857. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Content/img/New/default-medium.png 49523 Delays warning over Hong Kong protests http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/09/29/49520/delays-warning-over-hong-kong-protests.html Phil DaviesMon, 29 Sep 2014 11:16:00 GMT Airline passengers have been warned that surface links to Hong Kong international airport may be affected by mass pro-democracy demonstrations in the centre of the former British colony. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17534 49520