The move to remove France from the safe-travel list follows a record post-lockdown number of new coronavirus cases reported by the country of 2,669 on Thursday. Clément Beaune, the French junior minister for European affairs, suggested that France might reciprocate the UK’s move. … [Read more...] about Travel shares plunge as France is added to UK Covid quarantine list
He told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “With a 66% increase in the last week, we must act. There is no perfect way to do this. People will have gone away knowing there is a significant risk, with their eyes open. A lot of people will have amended their holidays or already come home.” … [Read more...] about UK travel firms say France quarantine move is ‘devastating blow’
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'The population has since gradually sunk to its current level. Jobs fell away, and the local government didn't make an effort to bring in new residents. With the shrinking population came an alarming ageing of the community. The average age of Sark's population is now over 60, compared to 42 in the UK.' … [Read more...] about Tiny Channel Island of Sark where cars are banned and people travel around in horse and carts starts bid to try and DOUBLE its population of 492
Today the agency was forced to refund British tourists who said they were 'held hostage' and forced to hand over money to Tunisian hotel staff who feared the ailing travel firm would not pay its bills. … [Read more...] about Thomas Cook CEO avoids questions after he leaves day-long meeting with creditors that failed to save the travel firm