Monday, August 15, 2022

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UKinbound provides qualified response to introduction of mandatory Covid testing

Airport testing UKinbound UK tourism
UKinbound, the only trade body that focusses solely on inbound tourism which represents the UK’s third largest service export earner, has been lukewarm in its response to the government announcement that all international arrivals will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to 72 hours prior to departure in order to enter the UK.

Tour operators set to make large scale redundancies without government action, warns UKinbound

Tour operators set for redundancies unless government act warn UKinbound
According to a survey undertaken by tourism trade association UKinbound, 88 percent of tour operators and destination management companies (DMCs), who are responsible for bringing in and looking after over half of all international visitors to the UK, are set to make large scale redundancies as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, unless the Government provides more financial support.

Sunak gets his goodie bag out but gimmicks may not hide the devil in the detail

Rishi Sunak
He may be the golden boy of politics, but Rishi Sunak still knows how to play a trick or two with a nimble sleight of hand.

UKinbound warns that £23bn tourism industry is on a cliff edge

UKinbound tourism economic recovery
Tourism trade association UKinbound has put a new perspective on the need for state aid, by issuing a stark warning that the country risks damaging and prolonging its economic recovery if the inbound tourism industry, worth nearly £23bn to the UK economy in 2018, does not receive long term financial support alongside domestic and outbound tourism recovery plans.

UKinbound ups tourist sector’s commitment to disabled visitors

UKinbound disabled disability visitors access
Tourism trade chiefs claim a new deal between UKInbound and charity Revitalise signals the next step in Britain’s commitment to disability access.