News | travelweekly.co.uk http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/ The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2680 40191 15 Costa Cruises to build world's largest passenger ships http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/28/56069/costa+cruises+to+build+worlds+largest+passenger+ships.html Hollie-Rae MerrickTue, 28 Jul 2015 13:00:00 GMT Costa Cruises is to build two 6,600 passenger ships, making the vessels the largest in the world by capacity. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25605 56069 Bookings open for Airport Operators Association conference http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/28/56068/bookings+open+for+airport+operators+association+conference.html Phil DaviesTue, 28 Jul 2015 11:05:00 GMT Bookings have opened for the Airport Operators Association annual conference, being held for the first time this year with the British Air Transport Association, British Airline Representatives in the UK and the Royal Aeronautical Society. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25604 56068 Eurotunnel hails record traffic despite migrant distruption http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/28/56066/eurotunnel+hails+record+traffic+despite+migrant+distruption.html Phil DaviesTue, 28 Jul 2015 10:33:00 GMT Eurotunnel Le Shuttle broke the record for outbound summer traffic to the continent last weekend, despite action by migrants to disrupt services. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25550 56066 Fred. Olsen's four ships converge on Bergen http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/28/56065/fred.+olsens+four+ships+converge+on+bergen.html Phil DaviesTue, 28 Jul 2015 10:06:00 GMT All four ships in Fred Olsen Cruise Lines’ fleet have come together for the first time in Bergen today. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=19799 56065 New York's LaGuardia airport to be rebuilt http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/28/56064/new-yorks-laguardia-airport-to-be-rebuilt.html Phil DaviesTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:55:00 GMT New York’s much-criticised LaGuardia airport is to be rebuilt. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20031 56064 Holidaymakers flee forest fires in France http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/28/56063/holidaymakers-flee-forest-fires-in-france.html Phil DaviesTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:52:00 GMT Ten thousand holidaymakers were forced to flee campsites in southern France yesterday as fires spread through forests. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17510 56063 Luxury cruise operator Ponant sold http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/28/56062/luxury-cruise-operator-ponant-sold.html Phil DaviesTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:50:00 GMT French luxury cruise specialist Ponant is being sold for an estimated €550 million to a group with assets worth more than €30 billion. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22807 56062 French government sued over airline state aid http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/28/56061/french+government+sued+over+airline+state+aid.html Phil DaviesTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:47:00 GMT France is being sued by the European Commission for failing to recover almost €10 million in illegal state aid to two budget airlines. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23330 56061 Delta takes stake in China Eastern Airlines http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/28/56060/delta+takes+stake+in+china+eastern+airlines.html Phil DaviesTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:42:00 GMT Virgin Atlantic’s US shareholder Delta Air Lines is taking a $450 million minority stake in China Eastern Airlines. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=19530 56060 Opinion: Destinations in crisis need to make sure they don't fall off the radar http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/28/56059/opinion-destinations-in-crisis-need-to-make-sure-they-dont-fall-off-the.html Steve DunneTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:39:00 GMT Countries like Tunisia need to continue engaging with source markets for when the situation allows them to welcome back tourists, says Brighter's Steve Dunne http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=16209 56059 VisitGuernsey credits boost in visitors to TV ad campaign http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/27/56058/visitguernsey+credits+boost+in+visitors+to+tv+ad+campaign.html Phil DaviesMon, 27 Jul 2015 12:33:00 GMT The spring period saw visitors to Guernsey rise by 6.2% over the same April to June quarter in 2014. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25600 56058 Travelodge's new careers website aims to recruit 750 staff http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/27/56057/travelodges+new+careers+website+aims+to+recruit+750+staff.html Phil DaviesMon, 27 Jul 2015 11:31:00 GMT A new careers website has been introduced by Travelodge as part of a drive to recruit 750 staff. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25599 56057 Poll reveals widespread confusion about EHIC coverage http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/27/56056/poll+reveals+widespread+confusion+about+ehic+coverage.html Phil DaviesMon, 27 Jul 2015 11:00:00 GMT High levels of confusion among holidaymakers about how the European Health Insurance Card works is revealed in new research. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25598 56056 Clayton moves on from Holiday Extras http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/27/56055/clayton+moves+on+from+holiday+extras.html Hollie-Rae MerrickMon, 27 Jul 2015 09:39:00 GMT Holiday Extras’ insurance ambassador, Andrea Clayton, has left the add-on specialist after almost 21 years. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25597 56055 Opinion: UK tourism plan can turn good intentions into real reform http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/27/56054/opinion+uk+tourism+plan+can+turn+good+intentions+into+real+reform.html Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:50:00 GMT Geoff Cowley, managing director of Wyndham Vacation Rentals UK, says last week's announcement of a five-point plan by David Cameron came as a pleasant surprise http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Content/img/New/default-medium.png 56054