Latest update: Summary – the government reached an agreement with disgruntled elements of the armed forces on 16 May 2017 resulting in soldiers ending their protests, lifting roads blocks and returning to barracks; you should remain vigilant near military barracks, military installations, large crowds and demonstrations; monitor local media and follow instructions given by local […]
Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - Air Zimbabwe has been refused permission to operate flights to the EU because the airline has been unable to demonstrate that it complies with international air safety standards; British government employees travelling to and within Zimbabwe have been advised to use carriers that aren’t subject to […]
Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - updated information and advice following a review of the way in which the UK government describes the threat from terrorism in travel advice for all countries and territories; there’s no change in the UK government’s assessment of the level of threat from terrorism in Liberia
London Stansted welcomed over 2.1 million passengers to the airport during its busiest ever April, an increase of 11 per cent over the same month in 2016 and passing the previous high for the month set in 2006.
The Caribbean Tourism Organisation is partnering with the ministry of tourism in St. Kitts to host a sustainable tourism forum, with a focus on climate change. Themed Good for Us, Better for All, the Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum is being held as part of the UNWTO International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
Flight Centre Travel Group has further strengthened its corporate travel footprint in Europe. The Australian-headquartered company, which recently acquired corporate businesses in Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway and Sweden, today announced an agreement to invest in a 25 per cent share of business travel and technology agency, 3mundi, which has operations in France, Switzerland and Spain.
The Cyprus Tourism Organisation predicts that 2017 will be a record-breaking year with over three per cent year-on-year increase in visitors recorded from January to March. Coinciding with the announcement of these figures, the CTO has appointed Rooster PR to manage its press office and deliver a series of creative campaigns following a competitive pitch.