Travel in the News – Monday November 19

Daily Mail

The Government is to clamp down on airlines flying empty planes out of British airports to stop losing valuable take-off and landing slots to rivals, Financial Mail can reveal.

The Times

Baby-boomers who combine an exotic holiday with a facelift, breast augmentation or tummy tuck may be putting themselves at risk, leading plastic surgeons have said.


Increasing numbers of women who travel abroad for cut-price plastic surgery need to have botched operations repaired when they return home, according to a survey.

UK hotel and leisure bosses have launched a scathing attack on the Government’s cut in the tourism budget amid warnings that up to 110,000 jobs and £5bn in revenues could be lost

The Guardian

British and other European governments face a long diplomatic battle if they push ahead with plans to include airlines in a European emissions trading scheme, the global aviation body has warned.

Financial Times

Travelodge is to open 100 hotels in Spain by 2020, marking the budget hotel group’s first big move into international territory.

Tourism leaders are expected to launch a national campaign this week to highlight what it calls the government’s misunderstanding and mismanagement of the tourism sector.

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