Articles tagged “saga”

Coronavirus

Over-50s Cruise Line Saga to Set Sail Again by End of Month

The majority of over 50s in the UK are fully vaccinated. If the line can make sure its workers are as protected as its customers a resumption of cruising seems like the smart reopening the sector needs.

Over-50s Cruise Line Saga to Set Sail Again by End of Month

Business Travel

Liability Risks for Companies Vaccinating Workers Could Stifle Corporate Travel’s Return

A new poll shows there's a shift towards vaccines as the answer to restoring confidence in future business trips, but companies will need to have all their staff onboard — and maybe some lawyers, too — to make it work.

Liability Risks for Companies Vaccinating Workers Could Stifle Corporate Travel’s Return

Business Travel

Tour Operators’ Pain Seen Through UK Businesses Suffering ‘3 Winters in a Year’

A no-show summer and the residual impact of the pandemic has dealt the independent tour operating sector a blow it simply wasn't prepared for.

Tour Operators’ Pain Seen Through UK Businesses Suffering ‘3 Winters in a Year’

Business Travel

Thomas Cook Collapse Costs Tours Company Focused on Baby Boomers $5.26 Million

When a huge company goes under, others feel its impact. Saga's cruise business is performing well but tour operating is proving much tougher.

Thomas Cook Collapse Costs Tours Company Focused on Baby Boomers $5.26 Million

Cruises

Saga Plays Long Game in Search for Cruise Nirvana

Saga is making a big bet on cruising with its new ships and will be hoping that Brexit doesn't scupper its plans.

Saga Plays Long Game in Search for Cruise Nirvana

Business Travel

Travel Industry Feeling Spry as More of the World Goes Gray

Instead of doing nothing when they retire, older people increasingly want to travel more. This is good news for the travel industry but it needs to work out better ways to target the baby boomer generation.

Travel Industry Feeling Spry as More of the World Goes Gray

Business Travel

Collapse of Monarch Air Costs Baby Boomer Specialist Saga $2.7 Million

Saga’s woes seem to be a direct result of Monarch’s collapse rather than a Brexit wobble. Having reaped plenty of financial rewards over the years, it seems baby boomers are still looking to splash their cash on vacations.

Collapse of Monarch Air Costs Baby Boomer Specialist Saga $2.7 Million

Cruises

Cruise-Loving Over 50s Are Seemingly Immune to the Brexit Effect

The people who were more likely to have voted in favor of Brexit are the ones who are least likely to suffer if it all goes wrong. Another victory for the baby boomer generation.

Cruise-Loving Over 50s Are Seemingly Immune to the Brexit Effect

Online Travel

Travel IPO Market of 2014 Has Shifted Toward Europe and Asia

To some extent, the shift in geographic focus of the travel IPO market from the U.S. in 2013 toward Europe and Asia Pacific so far in 2014 reflects where the burgeoning investment and market opportunities are opening up, although it is somewhat surprising that Latin America has yet to be heard from in a very meaningful way.

Travel IPO Market of 2014 Has Shifted Toward Europe and Asia