US government announces vaccine mandate dropped from 11th May

Harry Hastings Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Ocean Florida said “We are thrilled that the vaccine mandate for all UK travellers to the USA is being dropped from 11 May 2023. As the UK’s largest independent operator to Florida, we’ve witnessed 20% of our cancellations since borders opened attributed to members of the travelling party being unvaccinated. […]

The Hastings and Ox brothers celebrating twenty years of Ocean Holidays at the US Embassy in London

Ocean Holidays Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Prizes and Rebrand

Learn more about our year of celebrations, including giveaways, competitions and fresh new branding to mark Ocean Holidays’ 20th anniversary.

Harry Hastings Co-CEO of Ocean Holidays

Ocean Holidays Group Hails the Trade as They Report Record-Breaking Peak Booking Period

Romford, 02 February 2023: Ocean Holidays has confirmed a record-breaking January with sales up more than 50% compared to 2020, the last peaks experienced prior to the pandemic. Ocean Holidays group, the long-haul and luxury specialists, also reported that 20% of their January revenue came from trade distribution compared to 10% pre-pandemic.  Harry Hastings, Co-Founder, and […]

Ocean Holidays Win Big at The Travel Weekly Annual Globe Awards

We are honoured to be the inaugural winners of 'Employer of…
Ocean Holidays co-founders

How We Made It: Our world fell apart, but now we’re flying high again

We're proud to share this Sunday Times article, featuring our very own co-CEOs and co-founders, about the trials and triumphs of Ocean Holidays.
Long haul holiday scuba diving

Long Haul Holidays Set for Boom as Short Haul Continues to Suffer Further Disruption

As Europe’s largest Florida travel specialist, and the UK’s fastest-growing travel business*, we are seeing demand for long-haul holidays skyrocket as consumers seek better value holidays with less risk of disruption:

Best Companies Survey Upgrades Ocean Holidays from ‘One to Watch’ to ‘One Star Accreditation’

Ocean Holidays is delighted to announce it has achieved 'One Star' status from Best Companies, improving on its previous accolade of being 'One to Watch' in 2021.