Articles tagged “uk”

Business Travel

Corporate Travel Agency Labor Shortage Threatens Recovery

Business trips are roaring back, but for how long depends on the breaking points of travel managers and agency advisors making them possible in the first place.

Corporate Travel Agency Labor Shortage Threatens Recovery

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

Online Travel

Uber as Next Travel Powerhouse? Highly Doubtful

If you think Dara Khosrowshahi is going to toggle a switch and turn Uber into the next Expedia or Booking, then consider the years-long effort Booking Holdings is putting into building "the connected trip." Who's going to plan a vacation and start with a rideshare app?

Uber as Next Travel Powerhouse? Highly Doubtful

Online Travel

Uber to Add Flights, Rail and Hotel Bookings to Its UK App

We shouldn't be too surprised, considering Uber's Dara Khosrowshahi was previously the CEO of Expedia Group. But technical questions will remain over how a ride-hailing and food delivery app can transform into a superapp so quickly.

Uber to Add Flights, Rail and Hotel Bookings to Its UK App

Coronavirus

UK Will Lift Travel Ban on Southern Africa on Wednesday

Common sense prevails — at least, until the next variant. It's positive news for the safari industry, and for South Africa in particular, which has borne the brunt of multiple discriminatory bans from U.S. and UK governments since the start of the pandemic.

UK Will Lift Travel Ban on Southern Africa on Wednesday

Coronavirus

U.S. to Ease Travel Restrictions for All Vaccinated Travelers Worldwide From November

This is the most significant international travel news since the start of pandemic restrictions being put in place. Watch travel bookings go crazy — and the share prices of travel companies.

U.S. to Ease Travel Restrictions for All Vaccinated Travelers Worldwide From November

Tourism

Vaccine Passports in UK Will Be Scrapped as Part of Winter Covid Planning

Boris Johnson is feeling some political heat over stringent Covid restrictions. Looks like vaccine passports are being ditched. What else will be part of his new plan for containing coronavirus?

Vaccine Passports in UK Will Be Scrapped as Part of Winter Covid Planning

Business Travel

Can Travel for Government Business Be What Leads Biz Travel Out of Its Slump?

Expect more government-sponsored international travel as countries drum up business to revive their economies after the prolonged downturn.

Can Travel for Government Business Be What Leads Biz Travel Out of Its Slump?

Tourism

British Tourism to Spain Spikes in Tandem With Covid Infections

Vaccines have made this summer less deadly than the previous one, but we're still a long way away from normal summers and tourists not putting locals (and friends back home) in harm's way.

British Tourism to Spain Spikes in Tandem With Covid Infections

Coronavirus

England’s Safe Travel List Now Includes Croatia, Hong Kong and Taiwan

We appreciate the caution in the UK's tiered safety system, even if we don't understand it at all. So far, few countries with Covid-related entry rules have figured out a good way to explain the rules, which tries the patience of visitors, residents, and travel companies, even while it possibly keeps them safe.

England’s Safe Travel List Now Includes Croatia, Hong Kong and Taiwan