UK's biggest tour operators expect 'watered down' traffic light changes

UK's biggest tour operators expect 'watered down' traffic light changes

The bosses of the UK’s biggest tour operators expect the changes to the traffic light system they have asked for are likely to be “watered down”. The UK boss of Tui and chief executives of Jet2holidays and easyJet holidays spoke at Travel Weekly’s Future of Travel conference today, the first time the three have appeared on the same panel. They were speaking a day after health secretary Sajid Javid and prime minister Boris Johnson both said transport secretary Grant Shapps is due to make an announcement on the system “shortly”. Jet2holidays chief executive Steve Heapy said he had two main asks: a “simplification of the traffic light system” and “PCR tests to be scrapped”. He said pointed out how the UK has dozens of countries on its red list compared …
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