Coronavirus: Carrier confirms cost-saving measures in light of virus crisis

Luxury tour operator Carrier has put new cost-cutting measures in place in light of the coronavirus crisis. 

The operator’s managing director Mark Duguid told Aspire he had briefed his team on introducing a voluntary reduction in hours, an enhanced unpaid leave policy and voluntary redundancy.

The news comes as sister brand Kuoni announced it was to make 70 staff redundant as well as asking staff to take voluntary pay cuts, unpaid leave and voluntary redundancy. 

Both brands are part of Der Touristik, alongside CV Villas, Jules Verne, Kirker and Journey Latin America. It is understood the bosses of each individual business has made their own decisions on cost cutting initiatives. 

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