News | travelweekly.co.uk http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/ The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2537 38045 15 Carnival Corporation reports higher-than-expected profit in Q4 http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51586/carnival+corporation+reports+higher-than-expected+profit+in+q4.html Hollie-Rae MerrickFri, 19 Dec 2014 17:30:00 GMT Carnival Corporation has reported a higher than expected profit for the fourth quarter. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=21997 51586 Carnival Corporation orders two more ships http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51583/carnival-corporation-orders-two-more-ships.html Hollie-Rae MerrickFri, 19 Dec 2014 12:01:00 GMT Carnival Corporation has placed an order for two new ships to be built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20501 51583 Oil price drop prompts government call to cut airline ticket costs http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51582/oil+price+drop+prompts+government+call+to+cut+airline+ticket+costs.html Phil DaviesFri, 19 Dec 2014 11:50:00 GMT Chief secretary to the treasury Danny Alexander has written to major UK airlines calling for them to pass on fuel price savings to consumers by cutting fuel surcharges or reducing ticket prices. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23498 51582 Comment: Communication is the key to sustainability http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51568/comment-communication-is-the-key-to-sustainability.html Noel JosephidesFri, 19 Dec 2014 07:54:00 GMT The industry must raise issues with destinations to understand the environmental impact of visitors, says Abta chairman Noel Josephides. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20411 51568 Airbnb agrees to collect Amsterdam tourist tax http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51581/airbnb-agrees-to-collect-amsterdam-tourist-tax.html Phil DaviesFri, 19 Dec 2014 07:51:00 GMT Airbnb has agreed to collect Amsterdam’s tourist tax from customers of its apartment rental website. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23452 51581 Monetary policies boost Europe and Japan for holidaymakers http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51580/monetary-policies-boost-europe-and-japan-for-holidaymakers.html Phil DaviesFri, 19 Dec 2014 07:50:00 GMT British travellers heading for Europe or Japan saw their holiday budgets boosted this year, as looser monetary policies pushed the euro and yen down against the pound. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17465 51580 Coroner urges skiers to wear helmets following death in St Anton http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51579/coroner-urges-skiers-to-wear-helmets-following-death-in-st.html Phil DaviesFri, 19 Dec 2014 07:46:00 GMT A coroner has said he will write to the Ski Club of Great Britain urging it to encourage skiers to wear helmets following the death of man from Surrey. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=12427 51579 Air France-KLM issues third profits warning of the year http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51577/air-france-klm-issues-third-profits-warning-of-the-year.html Phil DaviesFri, 19 Dec 2014 07:44:00 GMT A third profit warning of the year has been issued by Air France-KLM, with the airline blaming continued price weakness and a worse than expected impact of a two-week pilots’ strike. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17568 51577 Ryanair likely 'kingmaker' in any further IAG bid for Aer Lingus http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51576/ryanair+likely+kingmaker+in+any+further+iag+bid+for+aer+lingus.html Phil DaviesFri, 19 Dec 2014 07:42:00 GMT Ryanair is today being portrayed as the ‘kingmaker’ in efforts by International Airlines Group to take over Aer Lingus in a €1 billion-plus deal. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=18440 51576 Conflicting guidance from operators over Alpine snow conditions http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51574/conflicting+guidance+from+operators+over+alpine+snow+conditions.html Phil DaviesFri, 19 Dec 2014 07:38:00 GMT Conflicting information is emerging over the level of snow in Alpine resorts at the start of the ski season. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=21457 51574 Tui brands offer 'thousands' of free child places in peak campaign http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51573/tui-brands-offer-thousands-of-free-child-places-in-peak.html Phil DaviesFri, 19 Dec 2014 07:35:00 GMT Discounts of up to £400 per person, “thousands” of free child places and offers on other selected holidays are being made available today (Friday) by Thomson and First Choice. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=20108 51573 Etihad to operate triple-daily A380 service from Heathrow http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51572/etihad+to+operate+triple-daily+a380+service+from+heathrow.html Ian TaylorFri, 19 Dec 2014 07:31:00 GMT Etihad Airways will operate three daily A380 services from Heathrow by the end of next year. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23652 51572 £200 cuts lead Cosmos Tours & Cruises early booking push http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51575/200-cuts-lead-cosmos-tours-cruises-early-booking.html Phil DaviesFri, 19 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT Early booking discounts of up to £200 and not single supplements on selected tours lead Cosmos Tours & Cruises’ peak sales campaign. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Content/img/New/default-medium.png 51575 Pilot jailed for three years following crash which killed 44 http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/19/51578/pilot-jailed-for-three-years-following-crash-which-killed-44.html Phil DaviesFri, 19 Dec 2014 06:59:00 GMT A pilot has been jailed three years by a court in China over a 2010 crash in Heilongjiang province that left 44 people dead. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Content/img/New/default-medium.png 51578 Comment: Set your sails for a prosperous 2015 http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2014/12/18/51570/comment-set-your-sails-for-a-prosperous-2015.html Lucy HuxleyThu, 18 Dec 2014 17:42:00 GMT I love this time of year. It may be relatively quiet in your businesses, but there’s that feeling of anticipation you get only in the run-up to Christmas. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22717 51570