Tuesday , May 18 2021

UK News

Boris Johnson Press Conference today 20/4/21

The Prime minister Boris Johnson had a press conference today on the course of the Covid Pandemic, vaccinations, and the roadmap. Two questions on Travel came up in today’s press conference. The first was from a member of the public on how often travel lists will be reviewed. The Prime …

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Tourism: The three ways, visitors will enter Greece from May

With many “unknown’s”, Greek Tourism enters the final stretch towards the opening of the summer season of 2021. This was confirmed yesterday by the arrival in Rhodes of 189 tourists from the Netherlands, in a “experiment” of group travel within Europe. The “experiment”, as the Greek and international media call …

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Global Travel Taskforce Framework – for travel from the UK

Global Travel Taskforce Framework The Global Travel Taskforce was created in February 2021, further to recommendations in November 2020. The Global Travel Taskforce have worked to develop a framework to ensure the UK can return to safe travel. In order to ensure citizens are safe. The aim of the Taskforce …

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Travel companies transfer their packages at the beginning of July – TUI for the end of the month!

There is a buzz in tourism with most travel companies announcing that they are postponing the start of their programs to July 1st. Love Holidays and Onthebeach have already reportedly shipped their packages for the date, with the latter being the third largest tour operator in Britain. Also despite the …

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More tour operators postpone dates for Summer 2021

Stormy developments in Britain were triggered by the handover of the Global Travel Taskforce report to the government today. The statements of the Minister of Transport Grant Shapps, which confirm the system of traffic lights and talk about the ranking of countries in three colours, in early May. Jet2 has …

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Announcement from Buckingham Palace – Prince Philip passed away aged 99

Paying respects to the Duke of Edinburgh The Zakynthos Informer Team would like to pay their respects to the Royal family, upon the news of the passing of Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip was born in the Ionian islands in Mon Repos on the island of Corfu …

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Jet2 Announcement about Summer 2021 Holidays

No Jet2 flights until 23 June earliest! Today the Chief Executive of Jet2 announced that due to uncertainty in regards to the report from the Global Travel Taskforce, the airline have deceived to extend suspension of all of their holidays and flights to the 23rd June 2021. The plans were …

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Latest News from British PM speech today.

  Today the UK Prime Minister gave another press conference to update UK Citizens on a number of issues relating to the ongoing pandemic. He [Prime Minister] confirmed that from, next week on 12th April, the UK will move to step two of the formally agreed road map. There will …

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Animal Welfare on Zakynthos – How can we help with the situation

Animal Welfare on Zakynthos The Informer and a number of other groups are currently receiving a lot of comments and memes relating to animal welfare on Zakynthos, in light of a recent animal welfare case that has arisen. Many of the comments say things like: “It breaks my heart and …

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TUI -2.8 million bookings for summer 2021

2.8 million bookings, 60% of the respective levels of the travel season in the summer of 2019, have been recorded by TUI  for this summer. Reservations are recorded across the group range and include reservation changes and vouchers. The total, for the high season that starts in July 2021, reaches …

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