Holiday

Two million Brits head abroad for the ‘Great…

ABTA estimates that over two million British holidaymakers are set to head overseas for summer holidays this weekend, which for the majority of schools in England and Wales marks the start of the summer break…

The ABTA Travel Convention 2019: Japan ramps up…

Travel companies can join a free fam trip before or after the ABTA Travel Convention. This year will see a deepening of cultural relations between Japan and the UK as the Japan-UK Season of Culture…

Brexit

ABTA urges Government to consider impact of Brexit…

Government must ensure that there is a system where travel companies can continue to post workers abroad after Brexit, ABTA has said. The Travel Association said that there is a suitable approach to freedom of…

Alistair Rowland elected as chairman of ABTA

Chief retail officer of Mid-Counties Co-operative to replace Noel Josephides, writes Sam Ballard. Alistair Rowland, the chief retail officer of Mid-Counties Co-operative, has been elected as the new chairman of ABTA following the association’s AGM.…

ABTA launched Make Holidays Greener 2019

ABTA’s Make Holidays Greener 2019 has launched with a ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ theme. MHG, which is run by The Travel Association, in partnership with Travelife for Accommodation, encourages holidaymakers and the industry to create better places for…

ABTA to host Solo Travel Conference

ABTA will hold its second annual Solo Travel Conference this June, as the sector continues to go from strength to strength with promising figures. By Sam Ballard. The ABTA Solo Travel Conference 2019 will deal with…

The ABTA Travel Convention 2019: Exploring a Brave…

This year’s Travel Convention in the Japanese capital will focus on the challenges of tomorrow. The Travel Convention, ABTA’s flagship event for the UK travel industry, will take place in Tokyo, Japan from October 7-9,…

Five minutes with… Trudie Clements, ABTA LifeLine

Each issue we speak to an ABTA employee about their work. This time, it’s Trudie Clements, director of ABTA LifeLine, ABTA’s charity arm. I’m the director of ABTA LifeLine, ABTA’s charity arm, which  was launched…