Coronavirus - correct as at 30 January 2020
For information the following is the latest update from the latest TIER Group meeting which was before today’s announcement of cases in the UK:
Re: Outbound travel to China from the UK:
TIER is a small group comprising key tourism industry organisations and government. The group develops plans for crisis scenarios as well as managing the tourism industry’s response to a specific crisis. TIER is facilitated by VisitBritain and comprises 10+ industry representatives. Members of the group include the Association of British Travel Agents, UKinbound, UK Hospitality, Britain’s national tourist boards, British Airways and the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions. Other groups are called on depending on the location and nature of the crisis. (VB, 2020).