News | The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2476 37135 15 Kathryn Ward to leave Tui Travel 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. 49540 Egyptian firm reported to have acquired Mosaic Holidays 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. 49539 Beadle to bring Uniworld direct to the trade in new role 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. 49531 Tourist fined for breaching Yellowstone's 'no-drone' policy 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. 49537 Clia unveils digital 'brochure rack' for agents 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. 49533 Danish airline Cimber to close Phil DaviesTue, 30 Sep 2014 08:34:00 GMT The Danish airline Cimber is to close down by April 1 next year. 49536 Osborne hints at speedy decision on airport capacity 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. 49534 Future of Blackpool airport hangs in the balance 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. 49532 One-off costs see decline in half-year Saga profits 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. 49535 Glasgow hotels boosted by Commonwealth Games 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. 49538 Opinion: Cruise Week harnesses the power of community 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. 49530 Special Report: British Airways thanks trade for support to Caribbean 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. 49529 Brand USA launches new training module 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. 49524 Mauritius holidaymakers up 20.5% in August 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. 49523 Delays warning over Hong Kong protests 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. 49520