At least 250 people were laid off and 13 executives made redundant today at the Turks and Caicos Collection of Resorts as the financial onslaught of the travel and tourism industry by COVID-19, escalates.
AMResorts has readjusted property reopening dates in line with new government guidelines in several destinations.
Archipelago International, Southeast Asia’s largest privately owned and independent hotel operator, announced that it has been awarded the management contracts for a further two hotels in Cuba.
Carnival Corporation has signed agreements with maritime reclamation and recycling specialists Ege Celik and Simsekler to dismantle two retired ships.
MSC Cruises chief executive, Gianni Onorato, has revealed details of a comprehensive health and safety protocol designed to get line back into the water.
Marella Cruises has confirmed that, due to the ongoing travel restrictions, it is extending its cancellations of all cruises until September 30.
After more than 15 years without flying to Barbados, British Airways will once again have flights from London Heathrow with a year-round direct daily service to the Caribbean island.
Iberia Group is offering regular scheduled flights to a total of 55 destinations in Spain and the rest of Europe this month, including new direct services to Prague and Berlin.
British Airways has recently announced plans to commence a new route between Gatwick and Montego Bay in Jamaica from October 13, 2020.
The Latin American Travel Association (LATA) has announced that the 2020 LATA Expo (previously Experience Latin America) will be held in a virtual capacity between October 19-23.
WTM London is set to take place between November 2 and November 4, 2020 and promises to be one of the first major exhibitions to take place globally since the COVID-19 Pandemic.
MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions) tourism was one of the first types of tourism to be impacted by the global spread of Covid-19.