Industry leaders give mixed reaction at WTTC Summit, Travel Weekly executive editor Ian Taylor reports from Buenos Aires
European Court of Justice rules in favour of payouts for passengers
Companies forced to pass on the cost of complying with a slew of new red tape
UK Foreign Office updates advisory after army generals take charge of policing Rio’s shanty towns
The airline-GDS distribution battle threatens growing fragmentation, reports Ian Taylor
Consumer concern will need to be overcome for driverless cars and drones to be adopted, says Joel Brandon-Bravo of Travelzoo
New government measures being enforced from July aim to provide clearer and stronger protection for holidaymakers by ensuring more holiday types are covered by consumer protection rules.
Sector must appoint more women to senior positions, says Gemma Antrobus, chairman of Aito Specialist Travel Agents.
A focus in reducing disruptive airline passengers as part of the government’s planned new aviation strategy has been welcomed by trade body UKHospitality.
Prioritising passengers, fostering sustainable growth and promoting trade are key elements outlined in government plans for the aviation sector.
Firm says it is “passionate” about creating more equal representation across the company.
Travel association reveals firms to have joined between January and March 2018.
Paul Smith will assume responsibility for the CAA’s economic regulation, competition, consumer protection and consumer enforcement activity.
Tui, Jet2holidays and Thomas Cook remain three largest Atol holders while We Love Holidays recorded the biggest percentage increase.
Rail travel across France is expected to be paralysed today due to a strike by workers at state railway SNCF.
Residents living around Gatwick have raised health concerns due to the impact of night flights.