ABTA announces two new appointments to board

ABTA has announced two new appointments to its board of directors. Richard Sofer, commercial and business development director, TUI Group and John Bevan, chief executive officer, dnata Travel Europe, both joined the Board with effect…

Holiday Habits: The changing trends of British holidaymakers

Solo holidays, cash consciousness and younger cruise passengers were among some of the key talking points in ABTA’s Holiday Habits Report 2018 The Holiday Habits Report, which looks at the changing trends of British holidaymakers,…

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,…