ABTA Travel Convention: Day two

Destination of 2019 Convention revealed to be Tokyo. The 2019 ABTA Travel Convention will be held in Tokyo, Japan, it has been revealed. The convention will be held on 7-10 October 2019. During the second…

EasyJet willing to work with trade, says CEO

Budget airline chief opens door to trade Johan Lundgren, the CEO of EasyJet, said that the company would work with the trade on EasyJet Holidays, a major focus for the firm going forward. The boss…

ABTA Travel Convention: Day one

Highlights of day one of ABTA's conference in Seville The United Kingdom’s ambassador to Spain congratulated ABTA on its work to restore the reputation of the British tourist during the first day of the ABTA…

ABTA 2018 theme is ‘trust’, says Tanzer

ABTA boss sounds note of cautious optimism The theme of the 2018 ABTA Travel Convention is trust, with the country entering a period of major technological, economic, political and social change, according to Mark Tanzer, ABTA's…

Brits taking more long, foreign holidays

ABTA reveals new trend at Travel Convention in Seville UK holidaymakers are investing in longer overseas breaks as well as an overall bid towards cost-consciousness, according to ABTA's Holiday Habits Report. According to the data,…

ABTA welcomes 10 new members

Association welcomes 10 new members and five partners between July and September ABTA, the British travel association, welcomed 10 new members and five partners in July and September. The new numbers include two dual members,…

DriveAway gives agents chance to win hamper

Car hire firm offers Christmas incentive DriveAway is offering travel agents the chance to win a Christmas hamper and £100 in Love2shop vouchers if they book a training session in store. The winner will be…