News | travelweekly.co.uk http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/ The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2492 37369 15 Travel Counsellors claims 50% rise in new agents following roadshows http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50811/travel+counsellors+claims+50+rise+in+new+agents+following+roadshows.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 17:29:00 GMT Travel Counsellors is claiming a 50% rise in new agents joining the company in the last three months. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22622 50811 WTM 2014: Big Bus Tours London launches first training course http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50810/wtm+2014+big+bus+tours+london+launches+first+training+course.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 17:03:00 GMT The first UK trade training course for sightseeing firm Big Bus Tours London has been created via Online Travel Training. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Content/img/New/default-medium.png 50810 Global air travel growth improves http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50809/global-air-travel-growth-improves.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 16:46:00 GMT Global international air passenger growth in August rose by 4.5% year on year and was up on the July result of 2.6%, latest Iata figures show. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22541 50809 Bad weather prevents CMV cruise ship from docking in Liverpool http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50808/bad+weather+prevents+cmv+cruise+ship+from+docking+in+liverpool.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 16:43:00 GMT Passengers hoping to return from a Norwegian cruise are stuck on a ship which has been prevented from docking in Liverpool due to bad weather. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23154 50808 Travel job applications reach 16-month high, finds study http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50807/travel+job+applications+reach+16-month+high+finds+study.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 12:05:00 GMT More people are looking for a job in travel this autumn than at any point since May 2013, a new study shows. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20361 50807 Minoan Group takes stake in Miles Morgan Travel http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50806/minoan-group-takes-stake-in-miles-morgan-travel.html Ian TaylorTue, 21 Oct 2014 10:30:00 GMT Miles Morgan has sold 20% of agency business Miles Morgan Travel to the Minoan Group for an undisclosed sum in a move “to fund expansion”. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=19214 50806 Flight delay compensation 'on hold' until court case decision known http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50805/flight+delay+compensation+on+hold+until+court+case+decision+known.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 09:29:00 GMT Airline passengers affected by long delays are being forced to wait up to a year to find out if they will receive compensation, leaving thousands out of pocket. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=18245 50805 IHG reports growth in US and UK http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50804/ihg-reports-growth-in-us-and-uk.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:04:00 GMT The US helped InterContinental Hotels report a strong performance in the third quarter of the year. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20437 50804 Premier Inn reports sales increase and record occupancy http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50803/premier-inn-reports-sales-increase-and-record-occupancy.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 07:53:00 GMT Premier Inn delivered half hear sales growth of 14.7% with a record occupancy of 84% at its UK hotels. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=15423 50803 Ebola screening begins at Gatwick http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50802/ebola-screening-begins-at-gatwick.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 07:47:00 GMT Screening for Ebola has started today at Gatwick, according to Public Health England. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22862 50802 Eurostar unveils Amsterdam details as sales rise http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50801/eurostar-unveils-amsterdam-details-as-sales-rise.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 07:45:00 GMT Eurostar today unveiled details of its planned new service to Amsterdam after recording a 3% rise in passengers to 2.8 million in the third quarter of the year. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=19505 50801 One in three travellers busts budgets on holiday http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50800/one-in-three-travellers-busts-budgets-on-holiday.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 07:41:00 GMT One third (34%) of holidaymakers are going over budget early into their holiday, a new survey reveals. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=14967 50800 Flights cancelled as Gonzalo tail hits UK http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50799/flights-cancelled-as-gonzalo-tail-hits-uk.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 07:38:00 GMT Air passengers are being urged to check if their flights are operating today as gales from the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo hit the UK. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23082 50799 'Demotion worries' led to Thomas Cook Airlines pilot errors http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50798/demotion+worries+led+to+thomas+cook+airlines+pilot+errors.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 07:35:00 GMT A Thomas Cook Airlines pilot concerned about being demoted made a number of errors in what air accident investigators described as a “serious incident”. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20984 50798 Qatar chooses Frankfurt for first new Airbus service http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/21/50797/qatar+chooses+frankfurt+for+first+new+airbus+service.html Phil DaviesTue, 21 Oct 2014 07:28:00 GMT Frankfurt will be the first route served by Qatar Airways’ new Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body (XWB) aircraft in the new year. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=18949 50797