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TTG, 19th November 2019: Easyjet holidays to launch in 100+ beach and city destinations

EasyJet Holidays will launch “before Christmas” in more than 100 beach and city destinations offering in excess of 5,000 hotels and “unrivalled” flexibility, EasyJet chief executive Johan Lundgren has said. Link

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Travel Weekly 18th November 2019: Travel Counsellors sees increase in tailor-made premium sales

Travel Counsellors has reported a rise in sales for its in-house tour operation. Link

TTG, 18th November 2019: Jet2holidays celebrates 15 millionth customer with vip surprise

Jet2holidays put on a surprise VIP welcome for its 15 millionth customers. Link

Travel Weekly 19th November 2019: New EasyJet Holidays to launch before Christmas

A new-look easyJet holidays will be launched in the UK before Christmas to offer beach and city holidays, travelling across the budget airline’s network. Link

Travel Weekly 19th November 2019: Special Report: Mature travellers are seeking ‘adventure before dementia’

Mature travellers want to experience “adventure before dementia” as the sector craves more active holidays as opposed to fly and flop, according to Kathy Lette. Link

Travel Weekly 19th November 2019: Global Resilience Summit: ‘Absolute growth in tourism must end to counter ‘overtourism’

The growth in tourism for its own sake must be ended if destinations are to tackle ‘overtourism’ and promote sustainability, the Global Resilience Summit was told. Link

TTG, 19th November 2019: EasyJet targeting ‘fully electric’ fleet by 2050

The airline, working in partnership with Airbus, has laid out an indicative timetable for operating a fully electric fleet. Link

National Geographic, 19th November 2019: Here are the best trips to take in 2020

Where to go, what to know, and how to see the world right now. Link

The Independent, 19th November 2019: Why mystery trips are the next big travel trend

Embrace the surprise itinerary to have the time of your life. Link

Travel Daily Media 19th November 2019: Here’s how Brits can capitalise on the post-Brexit travel market

Research from WeSwap has reported that 54% of Brits are most concerned about Brexit’s effect on holidaying in general, and the prospect of things such as EHIC cards no longer being valid. In light of this, the world’s first peer-to-peer travel money provider reveals how holidaymakers could still benefit on the travel industry, post-Brexit. Link

Travel Weekly 20th November 2019: EasyJet Holidays targets more than one million passengers

EasyJet Holidays is targeting more than one million passengers in its first 12 months of operation after it relaunches before Christmas. Link

TTG, 20th November 2019: First Heathrow expansion work set to be approved

The CAA is set to decide on Wednesday (20 November) whether to approve a £3.3 billion spend on initial work for Heathrow’s third runway. Link

The Telegraph, 20th November 2019: All the winners in the 2019 Telegraph Travel Awards

The results of the 2019 Telegraph Travel Awards, based on the opinions of tens of thousands of readers, have been announced. Here are all the winners. Link

Travel Weekly 21st November 2019: Spanish court rules Ryanair baggage fee policy ‘excessive’

Ryanair’s policy of charging a fee for hand luggage has been condemned by a Spanish court as “excessive” after a passenger was fined for taking a carry-on bag without a special ticket. Link

Travel Weekly 21st November 2019: Jet2 owner summer half-year profits edge up by 2%

The owner of Jet2holidays and Jet2 saw summer half-year travel division profits edge up by 2% to almost £340 million with annual income forecasts expected to be “significantly exceeded.” Link

Travel Weekly 21st November 2019:  Abta unveils General Election manifesto

Cutting carbon emissions, reviewing airline insolvency and guaranteeing overseas workers’ rights must be a priority for the UK’s next government. Link

TTG 21st November 2019: Jet2 chair: Future demand unclear until balanced Brexit deal struck

Jet2 parent company Dart Group is expecting to “exceed market profit expectations” for the full-year despite a dip in its leisure travel division’s operating profit margin for H1. Link

TTG 21st November 2019: Luke Petherbridge: Brexit uncertainty set to continue in wake of general election

Abta’s head of public affairs gives his take on the effect of December’s general election on the ongoing Brexit turmoil. Link News 21st November 2019: Wins Best Short-Haul Airline at Telegraph Travel Awards

Readers of Telegraph Travel have recognised as the Best Short-Haul Airline. Link

Travel Weekly 22nd November 2019:  Weaker European airlines to be hit hardest by CO2 targets

Europe’s weaker airlines will be the hardest-hit by environmental regulations to cut emissions, a report by a financial services firm says. Link


ITTN, 19th November 2019: Skyscanner Launches Mobile-only Flight Booking Service

Skyscanner now participates directly in its own marketplace, as a merchant selling flights. Alongside its core metasearch proposition, the new booking service is available on app and mobile web to date only in Australia, Singapore and the UK. Link

NI Travel News, 21st November 2019: The Best Ways to Celebrate the New Year in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are the perfect destination for those who want to combine winter sun with an unforgettable party this New Year! Link

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