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Labour warns UK visitor economy faces 'wipeout' after taking £3b hit

29 December 2020 by

The hospitality sector faces a winter "wipeout" without further government support after losing billions in the run-up to the festive period, the Labour party has warned.

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New £104m Scotland tourism and hospitality package welcomed but outlook remains ‘very bleak’

22 December 2020 by

An additional £104m funding package for Scotland’s tourism and hospitality industries has been welcomed, but trade bodies say the outlook remains “very bleak”, with the mainland set to enter another lockdown this weekend.

Shapps dashes hopes of airport testing but hopes to reduce quarantine News

Shapps dashes hopes of airport testing but hopes to reduce quarantine

07 September 2020 by

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has dashed hopes of airport testing being introduced in a bid to[...]

More than 58,000 hospitality jobs at risk in Scotland News

More than 58,000 hospitality jobs at risk in Scotland

04 September 2020 by

A new report has warned that if the Covid-19 economic downturn is as severe as the[...]

Renewed calls for hospitality furlough scheme extension as collapse of inbound tourism could see three million jobs lost News

Renewed calls for hospitality furlough scheme extension as collapse of inbound tourism could see three million jobs lost

01 September 2020 by

Calls for a hospitality-specific extension of the government’s furlough scheme have been renewed as it is[...]

Switzerland, Jamaica and the Czech Republic removed from travel corridors list News

Switzerland, Jamaica and the Czech Republic removed from travel corridors list

27 August 2020 by

Switzerland, Jamaica and the Czech Republic have been removed from the government’s quarantine safe list, transport[...]

Quarantine restrictions for arrivals from Portugal lifted News

Quarantine restrictions for arrivals from Portugal lifted

20 August 2020

Tourists from Portugal will no longer have to quarantine on arrival to the UK, the Department for Transport has confirmed.

Tourism campaign looks to boost fortunes of the north-east post-Covid News

Tourism campaign looks to boost fortunes of the north-east post-Covid

07 August 2020

A tourism campaign to promote the north east has been launched in a bid to help the area recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Quarantine restrictions reinstated for UK arrivals from Spain News

Quarantine restrictions reinstated for UK arrivals from Spain

27 July 2020 by

Spain has been removed from the UK government’s ‘safe list’ of countries that do not require[...]

Government announces five new travel corridors but does not relax Portugal restrictions News

Government announces five new travel corridors but does not relax Portugal restrictions

24 July 2020 by

Visitors from Estonia, Latvia, Slovakia, Slovenia and St Vincent and the Grenadines will be able to[...]

UKinbound warns 10,000 tourism jobs at stake and businesses set to fail News

UKinbound warns 10,000 tourism jobs at stake and businesses set to fail

23 July 2020 by

Tourism association UKinbound has written to prime minister Boris Johnson pleading for urgent and decisive action[...]

Could temporary VAT reduction boost campaign for permanent change? News

Could temporary VAT reduction boost campaign for permanent change?

16 July 2020 by

The tourism industry has long campaigned for reduction in VAT to boost its competitiveness with destinations[...]

Lack of 'momentum' could see Scottish venues remain closed on Wednesday News

Lack of 'momentum' could see Scottish venues remain closed on Wednesday

13 July 2020

A lack of momentum across the hospitality and tourism sectors in Scotland, particularly in city centres, could see bar and restaurant operators remain closed on Wednesday, despite being given the official go-ahead to reopen.

Former Grange & Links hotel on Lincolnshire coast on the market for £1.5m News

Former Grange & Links hotel on Lincolnshire coast on the market for £1.5m

06 July 2020

The former Grange & Links hotel in Sandilands on the Lincolnshire coast has been put on the market with a guide price of £1.5m.

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