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Express, 15th November 2019: Brexit travel: Spain to offer ‘Plan B’ to keep British tourism thriving

Spain is a holiday favourite of Britons, with an amazing 18.5 million visiting the country in 2018. Fears Brexit will cause problems for the holiday hotspot have been stilled by the announcement of a new plan set to save tourism. Link

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Dnata takes £18m hit from Thomas Cook collapse

Dnata took an £18 million hit from the collapse of Thomas Cook, parent Emirates Group has revealed. Link

TTG, 11th November 2019: The new government should remember actions speak louder than words

Sustainability might have been the overarching theme at this year’s WTM London but there was (unsurprisingly) another hot topic on the lips of many tourism boards: Thomas Cook. Link

TTG, 11th November 2019: British Airways to review ‘fuel tankering’ practice

British Airways has pledged to review its practice of “fuel tankering” – flying aircraft with additional fuel to avoid filling up at destination airports. Link

TTG, 12th November 2019: Carbon offsetting branded ‘get out of jail card’ for aviation sector

Carbon offsetting has been branded a “get out of jail card” for airlines to mask a lack of action on the environmental issues facing the aviation sector. Link

TTG, 12th November 2019: Boeing targets january return for 737 Max

Boeing hopes to resume deliveries of new 737 Max aircraft to airlines in December ahead of a return to commercial service in the New Year. Link

Travel Weekly, 12th November 2019: Caution urged over ‘misleading’ Black Friday travel deals

Black Friday travel deals could turn out to be exaggerated or non-existent, consumer champion Which? warned today. Link

Travel Weekly, 12th November 2019: Airlines UK dubbed ‘hypocritical’ over passenger levy calls

Airlines UK’s call for political parties to rule out a passenger levy in general election campaigns has been labelled “totally wrong”. Link

TTG, 14th November 2019: No-deal brexit to cause ‘sharp’ fall in uk overseas holidays

The number of overseas holidays taken by UK residents could be 7% lower next year if there is a no-deal Brexit, according to a new report. Link

TTG, 14th November 2019: John Hays outlines faith in brand’s future

Hays Travel founder John Hays has outlined why he believes the brand will succeed both on the high street and online. Link

Travel Weekly, 14th November 2019: Airport growth ‘weakest in six years’ following spate of airline failures including Thomas Cook

European airport association ACI Europe has blamed a spate of airline failures in September for “softening” growth in air traffic. Link


Independent Ireland, 12h November 2019: Travel firms ‘exaggerate Black Friday discounts’, consumer group says

This year’s Black Friday falls on November 29, but deals “aren’t always what they appear to be” Link

Travel Biz Ireland, 12h November 2019: New Beauty Hall at The Loop, Dublin Airport

Passengers travelling through Dublin Airport’s T2 can enjoy The Loop revamp. Link

Northern Ireland Travel News, 14h November 2019: Is there Life Left in Package Holidays? EasyJet Says YES!

Easyjet plans to move into the empty space which the collapse of Thomas Cook gave way to by launching its own package holiday business just before Christmas. Link

Northern Ireland Travel News, 14h November 2019: Best Destination Spa in Europe 2020

Hotel Botánico & The Oriental Spa Garden recognised as Best Destination Spa in Europe 2020. Link

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