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WHSmith plans to axe 1,500 jobs as travel curbs bite

WHSmith, the high street and travel retailer, has said it expects a full-year loss of up to £75m and plans to axe 1,500 jobs as coronavirus depresses passenger numbers at airports, railway stations and other transport hubs. “As a result of the impact on

Travel latest: Swedish virus expert says ‘no point’ in face masks, as …

The British public may still be nervous about the prospect of travelling abroad this summer, but over 97 per cent of UK skiers intend to return to the slopes next winter, a new survey by the Ski Club of Great Britain has found. A

Spain holidays at risk as Government reassesses quarantine measures

Away from Spain, other nations continue to juggle their travel restrictions.  Australia, which has seen a fresh surge in coronavirus infections, is preparing to reopen its island, Tasmania, to domestic tourists. Reuters has the details:  Australia’s southern island state of Tasmania will next month

Travel latest: Holidaymakers to be guaranteed refunds for cancelled tr…

Britons who are issued refund credit notes for cancelled package holidays will get their money back even if a travel firm collapses, transport secretary Grant Shapps confirmed today.  The Government will underwrite credit notes for customers whose trips are, or have been, disrupted by the coronavirus

Greece considers second lockdown after tourists bring spike of cases

Greece could reintroduce some lockdown measures, after the country has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases following the return of tourism. There are now more active infections in Greece than at any other point during the pandemic – 2,205 people in Greece are known

Latest travel news: Direct flights to Greece to resume on July 15 – Th…

Latest travel news: Direct flights to Greece to resume on July 15  The Telegraph Source link Google News

EU puts 14 countries on ‘safe list’, but excludes the US

A handful of hardy travel firms have been sending intrepid Britons to FCO no-go zones for years, Oliver Smith reports. Wild Frontiers, for example, in business since 2002, has the likes of Algeria, Pakistan, Sudan and the DRC on its route map, and the company’s

Show us the way to Amarillo! Travel and music quiz – The Guardian

Show us the way to Amarillo! Travel and music quiz  The Guardian Source link Google News

No international travel till 2021

Forget new pictures from your international holiday, this year we’re filling social media with pictures of previous trips and memories. Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham told the National Press Club it is “more likely” Australians will be banned from overseas travel until 2021, unless under

Share your favourite holiday memory of Spain | Travel

Beaches, restaurants and even some bars and nightclubs are now open in our most popular holiday destination, as Spain further eases its lockdown. So this week, in anticipation of the days when we Brits can travel more freely, we’d like to hear about your