News | travelweekly.co.uk http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/ The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2494 37407 15 Monarch ties up rescue deal http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/24/50854/monarch+ties+up+rescue+deal.html Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:55:00 GMT Private equity firm Greybull Capital has taken control from owners the Mantegazza family. Monarch has been in the family for three generations. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Content/img/New/default-medium.png 50854 eDreams shares suspended http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/24/50856/edreams-shares-suspended.html Lee HayhurstFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:21:00 GMT Shares in Spanish online travel agency group eDreams Odigeo have been suspended after Iberia and British Airways withdrew sales. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Content/img/New/default-medium.png 50856 Flights to Italy disrupted by strike http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/24/50852/flights-to-italy-disrupted-by-strike.html Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:25:00 GMT Flights to and from Italy face cancellation and disruption today due to a walkout by public and private sector workers. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20703 50852 Thomson pays out to nurse injured in salsa class http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/24/50848/thomson-pays-out-to-nurse-injured-in-salsa-class.html Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:25:00 GMT A former army nurse reportedly won £225,000 compensation from Thomson Holidays after being forced to give up her job because of injuries sustained in a fall while dancing the salsa on holiday. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23195 50848 Qantas back in the black after record losses http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/24/50849/qantas-back-in-the-black-after-record-losses.html Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:22:00 GMT Qantas is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=15527 50849 Cheap deals fuel early 2015 bookings, says Broadway http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/24/50853/cheap+deals+fuel+early+2015+bookings+says+broadway.html Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:21:00 GMT Cheap flights and hotel deals have led to a surge in holiday bookings for next year, Broadway Travel claims. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=16687 50853 Barrhead Travel among UK's fastest growing private companies http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/24/50850/barrhead+travel+among+uks+fastest+growing+private+companies.html Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:19:00 GMT Barrhead Travel has been placed in the top ten of the UK’s fastest growing private companies. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=21856 50850 Council leaders defy government term-time holiday crackdown http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/24/50851/council+leaders+defy+government+term-time+holiday+crackdown.html Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:18:00 GMT Council leaders are reported to have defied the government by challenging strict rules against parents taking children on term-time holidays. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17494 50851 Jet2 parent reports improved summer trading http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/24/50847/jet2+parent+reports+improved+summer+trading.html Phil DaviesFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:16:00 GMT Jet2holidays carried 21% more holidaymakers this summer to 771,000 as trading improved, parent company Dart Group reported this morning. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22814 50847 Special Report: High street at the heart of Royal Caribbean's growth strategy http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/24/50846/special+report+high+street+at+the+heart+of+royal+caribbeans+growth+strategy.html Hollie-Rae MerrickFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:10:00 GMT Royal Caribbean hosted 50 Tui agents on board Oasis of the Seas as the ship made its first visit to Southampton last week. Hollie-Rae Merrick reports. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23194 50846 Royal's Guatemala call centre now at 'same standard' as former UK equivalent http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/24/50845/royals+guatemala+call+centre+now+at+same+standard+as+former+uk+equivalent.html Hollie-Rae MerrickFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT Royal Caribbean International has said its call centre in Guatemala is now operating at the same level as its former UK equivalent was 12 months ago. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22113 50845 American Airlines Group profits boosted by US Airways merger http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/23/50844/american+airlines+group+profits+boosted+by+us+airways+merger.html Phil DaviesThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:37:00 GMT American Airlines Group saw summer profits rise by 59% to $1.2 billion, boosted by its merger with US Airways. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20097 50844 Skiers expected to be more safety-conscious after Schumacher accident http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/23/50843/skiers+expected+to+be+more+safety-conscious+after+schumacher+accident.html Phil DaviesThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:34:00 GMT Skiers this winter are expected to be more safety-conscious following Michael Schumacher's high profile accident last season. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=12427 50843 British Gas airport ads use flight data to welcome returning travellers http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/23/50842/british+gas+airport+ads+use+flight+data+to+welcome+returning+travellers.html Phil DaviesThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:29:00 GMT Digital screens at airports are being used for an advertising campaign using live flight data to welcome British travellers returning home from abroad. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23193 50842 Sara Mason-Parker joins business travel agency http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/10/23/50841/sara-mason-parker-joins-business-travel-agency.html Phil DaviesThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:04:00 GMT The Travel Gossip industry website co-founder Sara Mason-Parker has been named as operations manager for business travel agency BookOTel. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23192 50841