Travel Updates

published on Friday, January 19, 2018 State of emergency declared in Jamaica The Foreign Office has warned British tourists in parts of Jamaica to stay in their resorts and only use authorised transport after a state of emergency was declared in the area around Montego Bay. The state of emergency

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Sewage overflow in Barbados sparks travel warning http://www.travelmole.com/news_feature.php?c=setreg&region=2&m_id=_rs~s~~AT_T_&w_id=34045&news_id=2030570 Tourists are being urged to avoid parts of the Barbados coast due to an overflow of raw sewage, which some are linking to a recent outbreak of round 35 suspected cases of the stomach bug gastroenteritis. Local news outlet Barbados Today reported

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Caribbean braces for another major hurricane this week Warnings have been issued in several Caribbean islands and others are on ‘hurricane watch’ as tropical storm Maria heads towards the Leeward Islands. The US National Hurricane Center has warned Maria, currently, a category one hurricane will rapidly strengthen over the next

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  THOMAS COOK – HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE Hurricane Irma customer statement updated 11 September at 1830 Irma has now weakened to a tropical storm and is situated over northern Florida/southern Georgia. The road curfew in Orlando remains in place until 1800 local time this evening, however early reports show that Orlando

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September 11th 10:00 AM ET (2:00 PM UTC) Norwegian Cruise Line is continuing to closely watch now Tropical Storm Irma and respond as necessary to ensure the safety of our guests and crew. Norwegian Escape is sailing at full capacity with approximately 4,000 displaced guests from both Norwegian Sky and

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Hurricane communication  I review emails all the time and you can text me directly on 0208 911 8889 and I Prioritise  someone to call you back asap   Please remember we are dealing with client on order of needs and it may take time to get back to you   Keep

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THOMAS COOK – HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE Hurricane Irma is currently tracking close to the north east coast of Cuba, and is due to progress along its northern coastline over the next 36 hours before turning north towards Miami and the Florida peninsula. A hurricane warning is in place for most

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HURRICANE TRAVEL RELATED INFORMATION The revised tracking prediction for Hurricane Irma now shows a direction North North West where the path would be through central Florida. The wind speed is forecast to drop to a Category 4 when making landfall, but will highly dangerous as it passes up through Miami

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Universal Orlando Resort™ has made the following operational decisions due to Hurricane Irma: Our destination will close at 7pm on Saturday, Sept. 9. We will be fully closed on Sunday and Monday. We anticipate normal operating hours on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Our on-site hotels are currently at full capacity and

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Universal Orlando Resort™ has made the following operational decisions due to Hurricane Irma: Our destination will close at 7pm on Saturday, Sept. 9.  We will be fully closed on Sunday and Monday. We anticipate normal operating hours on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Our on-site hotels are currently at full capacity and will remain operational as they focus

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We note the reports coming out of Turkey regarding a military coup. There is no indication that guests in the resorts on the south coast are affected. However, as a precautionary measure, we advise our customers in resort to stay in their hotels until further notice. There has been no

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Zika virus – update and advice for pregnant women Pregnant women are advised to reconsider travel to areas where Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreaks are currently reported as further evidence for a possible link between ZIKV infection and congenital malformations emerges. The outbreak of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection in the Americas

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We would like to thank all our clients for their patience this morning whilst we deal with passengers affected by the terrible events seen today in Brussels. We are contacting all passengers in resort or travelling back on Eurostar or flight via Brussels and making alternative travel arrangements or providing

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BBC News Two explosions at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara have killed at least 30 people, the interior ministry says. Another 126 have been injured. TV footage shows scenes of panic and people lying on the ground covered in blood, amid protest banners. The blasts took place

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Lufthansa pilots have announced plans to strike from 6pm until 10pm tomorrow, targeting inter-continental flights. The action extends a series of 12 walkouts since April 2014  in a dispute over early retirement benefits and Lufthansa’s plans to expand its budget operations. The strikes were temporarily halted as management and unions

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Destination marketing agency Visit Florida is keen to make sweet music with rapper Pitbull after signing up the artist as a state tourism ambassador. During Pitbull’s upcoming concerts worldwide, Visit Florida’s #LoveFL hashtag will be featured on video screens including at his New Year’s Eve concert in Miami, which will

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On-duty air traffic controller found passed out drunk An on-duty air traffic controller was arrested after being found unconscious and intoxicated on the tower floor. Controller in charge, Philip Maschek, aged 50, was found in the early hours of the morning at the Springdale Municipal Airport, Arkansas, by another employee

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Disruption to Eurostar Services Eurostar have advised that due to an incident between Ashford and Ebbsfleet, the High Speed line remains closed to all trains in both directions and as a result, the following Eurostar trains will not operate today: Trains from London • 9126 (departs 10:58 to Brussels) •

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