‘Which diary appointment was more important than showing up to a conference to speak to a sector you represent?’ says Sophie Griffiths of TTG PM issues warning on ‘difficult year for travel’ Leading figures in travel have responded angrily to the non-appearance of the aviation minister at the most important industry event of the year.
A travel agency in Shrewsbury is celebrating after making it onto a top 50 list in the UK and Ireland.Industry bible Travel Trade Gazette recently named Peakes in its power list of top agencies.Peakes was one of just three agencies in central England to earn a place in this prestigious list.
The fading prospect of an immediate Scottish independence referendum and hopes for a strong UK economic recovery sent the pound higher against the US dollar and the euro on the financial markets.Sterling gained more than 1.5 cents to trade above $1.41 against the US currency for the first time since late February amid relief in the City that the SNP had fallen just short of securing an overall majority in last week’s election to the Scottish parliament.
European equities wobbled Thursday after the previous day's recovery-driven gains, as investors eyed both an interest rate call and local elections in Britain.London stocks firmed in late morning deals before a monetary policy decision from the Bank of England at 1100 GMT.Frankfurt and Paris both dipped by 0.1 percent in early afternoon eurozone deals.
Extra-time agony in Women's FA Cup third round tie at Jonny-Rocks Stadium Cheltenham Town Ladies' FA Cup journey ended on Sunday after Gillingham came from behind to progress to the fourth round with an extra time winner.The Gills now face Arsenal at the weekend, but the Robinesses’ FA Cup heroics serve as a reminder of just how far the team has come under manager Tom Davies.
A TRAVEL agency in Otley has been named as the best in Yorkshire for the second year running.Arundel Travel was selected for the prestigious title as part of a list of the nation’s best agents by Travel Trade Gazette.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of global stocks headed for its biggest one-day percentage climb in a week on Tuesday as a fall in U.S. Treasury yields eased concerns the economic recovery could overheat and lead to stronger-than-expected inflation.