Truth, Trust and the Future of the Expert

The Travel Covention 2018 will help shape the industry of tomorrow with advice and insight. Truth, Trust and the Future of the Expert has been confirmed as the theme for this year’s Travel Convention, which…

TMCs play vital role in support for overseas…

Research reveals managers’ main concerns. Research by ABTA has found that, although the majority of business trips overseas go ahead without incident, managers’ main concerns for their staff on overseas business trips revolve around potential…

1 in 3 don’t check travel advice before…

ABTA is supporting members to make customers aware of Foreign Office advice. One in three Britons do not check any travel advice before going abroad, according to new research by ABTA.  The travel association is…

Frustration over Brexit talks

ABTA boss outlines issues with talks, writes Sam Ballard. Mark Tanzer, the CEO of ABTA, has expressed the industry's frustration at the lack of progress being made over Brexit. Speaking at the opening of ABTA's…

ABTA’s Make Holidays Greener campaign launches

Make Holidays Greener (MHG) 2018, the annual campaign led by ABTA in partnership with Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations, has launched with a ‘Say no to plastic’ theme. The past year has seen a tipping…

ABTA makes changes to its arbitration scheme

The restructure and simplification will lead to a reduction in fees, writes Jill Sayles Abta has announced changes to its arbitration scheme that will benefit members and their customers with restructured and simplified claim bands resulting…

The Travel Convention in Seville

The Travel Convention offers an insight into the sector in one of Spain’s most beautiful cities, writes Jill Sayles. The 2018 Travel Convention will take place from October 8-10 in Seville, and discounted early bird…