Travelodge retains virtually all hotels following landlord dispute | News

Travelodge has retained a network of 578 hotels following an acrimonious company voluntary arrangement deal with owners.

The brand said the remaining hotels accounted for more than 98 per of its 2019 UK hotel EBITDA.

Steve Bennett, Travelodge property director, said: “While the Covid-19 situation has created unprecedented challenges for the whole UK hospitality industry, we have worked closely with our landlords to try to find the best possible path forward. 

“With the overwhelming support and commitment of so many landlords across the country, we now have a strong, diversified and well invested network that leaves us well positioned for the recovery.

“The group would like to thank its landlords for their overwhelming support and will continue to work closely with all its stakeholders over the months ahead.”

The voluntary arrangement included a break clause allowing landlords to terminate leases and re-let the hotels without penalty with an initial deadline of November 18th.

With the deadline now passed, fears an exodus of hundreds of landlords have proved unfounded.

AGO Hotels secured nine Travelodge leases and Premier Inn owner Whitbread took up two further properties.

The low-cost brand had a portfolio of 590 hotels in the UK, Spain and Ireland at

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Virgin Atlantic to launch pre-flight testing at Heathrow | News

Virgin Atlantic customers flying to Barbados or onwards to Antigua and Grenada on selected flights will receive a free, rapid, point of care, pre-departure lateral flow antigen test at Heathrow.

Launching on December 9th, the move is part of an airline-led trial to gather vital data on the logistics and effectiveness of pre-departure testing.

Virgin Atlantic continues to lead the way with industry in calling for the introduction of a robust pre-departure regime, to swiftly and safely replace the new UK ‘test and release’ scheme commencing December 15th.

The trial initiative, six weeks in duration, will further demonstrate the deliverability of a pre-departure testing regime at scale, offering real-world data for these popular leisure routes as UK travel restrictions for non-essential travel ease as of December 3rd.

Industry-led trials at London Heathrow support the latest independent analysis by Oxera and Edge Health which shows that all forms of passenger testing would be more effective than the current 14-day quarantine.

Shai Weiss, chief executive of Virgin Atlantic, said: “The new UK test to release scheme is a vital first step in re-opening the skies, but we must now move rapidly towards a single test pre-departure regime in order to ensure the

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Maldives leads global winners at World Travel Awards | News

World Travel Awards – the international initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism – has unveiled the 2020 winners of its global titles.

Winners include Maldives, which cemented its reputation as the definitive secluded sanctuary to win ‘World’s Leading Destination’ for the first time.

Portugal also performed strongly, with Madeira voted ‘World’s Leading Island Destination’, Lisbon named ‘World’s Leading City Break Destination’ and the Algarve picking up ‘World’s Leading Beach Destination’.

Russia’s imperial splendour was recognised with the award for ‘World’s Leading Cultural Destination’, and its cities emerging with top honours: Moscow was voted ‘World’s Leading City Destination’ and Saint Petersburg collected ‘World’s Leading Cultural City Destination’.

Greek Ministry of Tourism/GNTO was voted ‘World’s Leading Tourist Board’.

In the hospitality sector, Armani Hotel Dubai fended off a tough field to emerge as ‘World’s Leading Hotel’, while Sardinia’s Forte Village Resort claimed the trophy for ‘World’s Leading Resort’.

The blissfully remote Amanpulo, Philippines was named ‘World’s Leading Dive Resort’, and the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort took ‘World’s Leading Luxury Island Resort’.

Vietnam’s InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort gained recognition for its eco-credentials with ‘World’s Leading Green Resort’.

Royal Penthouse @ Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai was named ‘World’s

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Among the many high 25 cities getting the biggest variety of visitors in 2019, eleven are Asian cities. Bangkok comes first with 24.6 mn, followed by Hong Kong (22.1mn) and Macau (19.2mn). These cities are highly reliant on brief and medium-haul travel, benefiting from the expansion of China’s economy and center-class. After Asia, Europe is the second most represented continent with 8 out …

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