Wednesday, 8 July 2020

More UK travel jobs being lost.

Funway Holidays will cease trading in September due to the “severe” impact of the coronavirus crisis, reported the UK's leading travel trade publication, the TTG. 

The managment of the 27-year-old business confirmed the business will be closed on 30 September after honouring its obligations.  The firm employs just under 50 people and has said that all bookings after 1 September 2020 would be cancelled. 

Funway Holidays sales and marketing director Nick Talbot, said: "It’s an incredibly sad day for the Funway team and our closure reflects just how severely the travel industry is being impacted by Covid-19."
 Awaze, the owners of Cottages.com, Hoseasons, Landal GreenParks and Novasol has confrimerd it will be streamling its operations, which could see up to 50 people lose their jobs.

DFDS the large Danish ferry company has announced that 650 people will be made redundant because of the downturn in business as a result of the pandemic.  The firm employs some 2200 in the UK at Dover, Newcastle and Newhaven.  





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