Five things we learned this week…

By Lisa James
10/03/2023
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Here’s Travel Gossip’s roundup of five things we learned in travel this week:

1 After a massive backlash, the Institute of Travel and Tourism uninvited former Health Secretary Matt Hancock to speak at its conference in Qatar, with ITT Chair Steven Freudmann telling Travel Gossip the disgraced MP’s planned appearance was ‘becoming a major, major distraction’.

2 Agents were buzzing at the Hays Travel conferences in the Algarve this week, where Dame Irene revealed a record half-year turnover – and colleagues were told to reduce their commission discounts to further increase their bottom line.

3 Hays Personal Travel Consultants paid tribute to their favourite colleague at the conference, with a can of her favourite tipple.

4 The cost-of-living crisis is biting.

5 Brits holidaying in Jamaica are being warned to be careful when using dating apps on the island.

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