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ISON Events joins forces with Qondor, an events operations platform

Posted on Wednesday, 17th July 2024

ISON Events, the event division of UK’s fastest-growing TMC, ISON Travel – proudly announces its strategic partnership with Qondor, the Norwegian software company that specialises in enhancing efficiency for the Meetings and Events (M&E) industry. This strategic collaboration marks a significant milestone in reinforcing ISON Event’s dedication to delivering unparalleled… Read More

ISON Travel’s 2023 Roundup

Posted on Tuesday, 19th December 2023

As we come to the end of 2023 I wanted to write and thank you for being an ISON Travel customer this year. It has been quite a year for us as we have continued to grow and expanded our offering of private, corporate, marine and groups travel to include… Read More


Posted on Friday, 21st April 2023

ISON Travel is firmly committed to operating as a travel management company that integrates a sustainable approach and tackles the important goal of carbon reduction through our many initiatives and partnerships. We see ourselves as an extension of our client organisations and, with a reputation for highly personalised service, we… Read More

Ison Travel opens dedicated US office

Posted on Thursday, 17th March 2022

An increasing number of companies are not only recognising the benefits of using a Travel Management Company (TMC); but are demanding their TMC have a local presence. Changes in attitude to risk COVID-19 fundamentally changed the way employers thought about and managed corporate travel.   Helen Cannon, Founder and CEO… Read More

Ring in the New Year changes

Posted on Monday, 10th January 2022

Happy New Year  Before we get on to the latest travel changes, we’d like to take a moment to say Happy New Year to all our readers, clients, suppliers and friends. We hope the holiday season has provided a welcome respite from the challenges of the last 12 months and… Read More

UK testing and red list update

Posted on Monday, 6th December 2021

Pre-departure COVID-19 tests With effect from 4am on Tuesday, 7 December, ALL travellers to the UK who are aged 12 and over must take a pre-departure COVID-19 test within 48hours of travel. This rule applies to everyone, regardless of their vaccination status. Type of pre-departure test accepted Pre-departure tests for… Read More

Changes to UK entry rules

Posted on Sunday, 28th November 2021

Precautions in light of Omicron variant The UK is introducing new, temporary measures to combat the Omicron COVID variant. These changes include: new rules for fully vaccinated travellers arriving in the UKcompulsory face coverings in shops (excluding hospitality settings) and on public transportall contacts of suspected Omicron cases must self-isolate,… Read More

Scotland allows lateral flow tests for international travellers

Posted on Wednesday, 27th October 2021

Change in Day 2 testing options At the moment, international travellers to Scotland must take a Day 2 PCR test upon arrival. However, with effect from 4am on31 October, people who are fully vaccinated and travelling to Scotland from a non-red list country may choose to take a cheaper lateral… Read More

USA open to fully vaccinated travellers

Posted on Wednesday, 20th October 2021

USA reopens all borders from 8 November  The US Government has announced that it will reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travellers, with effect from 8 November 2021. Accepted vaccinations Vaccines accepted by the USA include all FDA approved or authorised vaccines, and WHO Emergency Use listing vaccines. Before you… Read More

UK red list down to 7 countries

Posted on Friday, 8th October 2021

UK red list slashed The last few weeks have seen increasing relaxation of travel-related COVID-19 restrictions, including the simplification of the travel traffic light system and the announcement that Day 2 PCR tests can be replaced by lateral flow tests. The good news continued yesterday, with the Government’s announcement that,… Read More