Articles tagged “britain”

Hotels

Premier Inn’s Owner Whitbread Is Finding Shelter From Inflation Pressures

Premier Inn is one of the first brands to talk openly about how inflation is impacting its bottom line. Expect to hear soon from other hotel brands acknowledging cost pressures, too.

Premier Inn’s Owner Whitbread Is Finding Shelter From Inflation Pressures

Airlines

Heathrow Airport Boosts 2022 Forecast to 53 Million Passengers, Still Well Below 2019

The increased demand for leisure travel this summer will still not ensure a return to profitability for London's Heathrow — but will certainly add to more arrival and departure mayhem for flyers.

Heathrow Airport Boosts 2022 Forecast to 53 Million Passengers, Still Well Below 2019

Airlines

EasyJet Counting on Beach Holiday Boom to Get Close to 2019 Levels This Summer

The airline's fate still lies in the hands of the UK government's latest Covid testing restrictions, no matter how much pent-up demand is out there. For now, the omens are good.

EasyJet Counting on Beach Holiday Boom to Get Close to 2019 Levels This Summer

Airlines

Heathrow Airport’s 2021 Passenger Numbers Lower Than Previous Year

Short-notice restrictions have done the most harm, and now the airport's CEO is worried things won't change for years to come.

Heathrow Airport’s 2021 Passenger Numbers Lower Than Previous Year

Airlines

EasyJet Looks for a Winter Boost After Predicting $1.5 Billion Annual Loss

Egypt, Turkey and the Canary Islands will be in demand this winter, following the UK's relaxation of strict Covid rules that cancelled summer for most people.

EasyJet Looks for a Winter Boost After Predicting $1.5 Billion Annual Loss

Coronavirus

Gatwick Asks UK to Ease Travel Restrictions After Banks Put Pressure on Airport

Traffic plummeted 97 percent at the UK's second busiest airport during the first half of the year, and Gatwick's finances are a mess. Hence, the call for a reprieve to government leaders.

Gatwick Asks UK to Ease Travel Restrictions After Banks Put Pressure on Airport

Tourism

Britain Asked to Identify Covid-Safe ‘Green’ Countries ASAP for Travel

UK travelers are still in the dark on which countries will be safest to visit once international travel resumes on May 17. Here's betting the travel businesses would like some answers, too, so the bookings can commence.

Britain Asked to Identify Covid-Safe ‘Green’  Countries ASAP for Travel

Coronavirus

Portugal Extends Flight Ban to Brazil, Britain Until Mid-April

Portugal had one of the world's worst surges in coronavirus cases. Now the coastal country is taking no chances when it comes to protecting its borders from Covid-19 variants.

Portugal Extends Flight Ban to Brazil, Britain Until Mid-April

Tourism

Portugal Prime Minister: Britain Travel Bridge Talks Going Well

Portugal's prime minister said talks with Britain about a possible "air bridge" are advancing. If completed, it can be a big boost to the UK travel economy's recovery.

Portugal Prime Minister: Britain Travel Bridge Talks Going Well

Coronavirus

British Domestic Tourism Plans for a Summer of Physical Distancing

Britain's central bank forecast this week that the pandemic will push the UK economy into its deepest recession in three centuries, which will also constrain consumer travel budgets. That said, domestic tourism may gain some visitors who would ordinarily go abroad instead.

British Domestic Tourism Plans for a Summer of Physical Distancing