ABTA diary: Nikki White

Each issue we speak to an ABTA employee about their work. This time, it’s Nikki White, director of destinations and sustainability My role is incredibly varied: I work across operations, health and safety and crisis…

Brexit: time remains to do a deal

Government needs to act to safeguard the travel industry over Brexit, writes Mark Tanzer  Brexit has been a big focus of ABTA’s work over the past three years, and mine in particular. We’ve spent a…

Ask the ABTA expert: animal welfare

Do you have a burning question you can’t find the answer to? Be it travel trends, a regulatory riddle, or destination dilemmas, send us your query for an expert response As a travel agent, I find that it’s…

Action on green travel

There’s still time to get involved in ABTA’s Make Holidays Greener (MHG) 2018 campaign, in partnership with Travelife for hotels & Accommodations. The campaign shines a spotlight on environmental and community matters and the work…

A warm welcome awaits delegates in Andalusia

A visit to Seville without exploring all this city has to offer would be a missed opportunity Welcoming 500 travel industry professionals spanning the full breadth of the mainstream and specialist travel industry, this year’s…

Travel for everyone

ABTA has launched a refreshed version of its Accessible Tourism e-learning tool Designed to help travel industry staff expand their knowledge of accessible tourism and meet customer needs, the tool was developed in consultation with…

Five tips for gap year volunteers

ABTA shares practical advice on how to have a safe, enjoyable and ethical year out Volunteering abroad is a popular choice for many ‘gappers’. To help volunteers find a project that is a positive experience…

‘New revenue stream in group travel’

Brian Young, G Adventures, says agents should embrace group travel ahead of ABTA event. “Group travel is a fantastic new revenue opportunity for agents,” Brian Young, managing director for EMEA at G Adventures, has said…