In case you missed it: Donald Trump, World Travel Market 2016 and a portable travel agent

 Donald Trump has been the centre of controversy this weekend after becoming the President of the United States of America elect. Image credit:  Gage Skidmore / Flickr

Donald Trump has been the centre of controversy this weekend after becoming the President of the United States of America elect. Image credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Welcome to the first of a new weekly segment I’ll be having on my blog – In case you missed it (ICYMI) – a round-up of interesting travel-related news from around the web. Enjoy scrolling through some of the most interesting talking points from the industry this week.

 

Canada's immigration website crashes after Donald Trump victory (The Independent)

 

Pound Sterling experiences surge in wake of US presidential election (Pound Sterling Live)

 

US travel sector sees Trump as 'valuable ally’ (Travel Weekly)

 

Tram derailment kills five in Croydon (Daily Mail)

 

Tourist breaks 18th century statue while taking a selfie (Daily Mail)

 

UK's third-biggest airport hits 25 million passengers for first time (Manchester Evening News)

 

The World Travel Market 2016 took place in London this week, click to see highlights from days one, two and three

 

Talks are to be held over the construction of a 'Hyperloop' track which would travel from Abu Dhabi to Dubai in just 12 minutes (The Telegraph)

 

Jet2 announces 'mobile travel agent' initiative (Travel Weekly)

 

$69 flights from Europe to the USA will be available from 2017 (Travel + Leisure)