21 January 2022

Government Testing Update

It’s safe to say that we’ve all endured our fair share of rapid lateral flow and PCR tests, for travel purposes or otherwise, but it looks as though after months of wondering if it’ll ever end (let alone when), our prayers may finally be answered. If you’re double jabbed and planning a trip during the February half term, it’s been announced ...
21 December 2021

British Airways Expands Verifly Application

The airline says that over 500,000 customers have successfully used the pass “to make sure they have the right documentation ahead of their flights.” The opening up of US flights for UK and European citizens from November 8, 2021 will increase the use of the app and British Airways says that “the whole of its route network is covered by a f...
14 December 2021

Lufthansa Adds New Destinations for 2022

Lufthansa has announced its flight schedule for summer 2022, which includes several new international destinations being served from its hubs in Munich and Frankfurt. From 27 March, Lufthansa will launch its first flights between Munich and both Rio de Janeiro and San Diego. In addition, the carrier will resume services to Bangkok from the ...
13 December 2021

UK Removes All Countries from Red List

The UK government has confirmed that it will remove all 11 countries from the travel red list from 0400 on 15 December, but current testing rules will remain in place. Transport secretary Grant Shapps announced the move on Twitter, which will see the removal of the African nations that were added to the red list starting at the end of Novem...
25 November 2021

Preferred Partners Hotel Updates

Hiltons Curio Collection opens sixth property in London Hilton has unveiled its latest London property under the Curio Collection brand, located in Stratford. The hotel is housed within an 18-storey building that sits above the Stratford Grocer and Co – a food market, deli and coffee shop and in 2022 a rooftop bar and restaurant will open o...
25 October 2021

Key Airline Updates

British Airways launches new BA Better World sustainability programme British Airways has launched its new sustainability programme, the airline said this marked a further commitment to put sustainability at the centre of its business, from reducing emissions and waste and positively contributing to the communities it services. The airline p...