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…

Comment: Paul Carter, HotelPlan

Paul Carter, CEO of Hotelplan UK, whose brands include the ski operators Inghams, Ski Total and Esprit, plus Santa’s Lapland, Explore and Inntravel While the impact of Brexit is a cause of uncertainty and worry…

The animal kingdom’s silent kings

Gavin Tollman, CEO of Trafalgar, writes exclusively for ABTA Magazine this World Elephant Day. While the lion may be deemed ‘king of the jungle’, without question, it is the elephant that boldly, silently and majestically…

Cruise has broken the glass ceiling

Andy Harmer, CLIA senior vice-president membership, and director CLIA UK & Ireland Cruising has broken through the glass ceiling, it’s no longer a specialist holiday, it’s moving into becoming a mainstream holiday choice. However, there…

ABTA diary: Alan Wardle

Each issue we speak to an ABTA employee to find out more about their work. This time, it’s Alan Wardle, director of public affairs Brexit talks in Brussels...  As part of ABTA’s Brexit engagement, which…

The big interview: Miles Morgan

Sam Ballard finds out how one industry veteran is thriving on the high street We’ve all heard scare stories about the imminent death of independent book shops and record stores, unwilling victims of the rapacious…

UK Holidays: Belfast

The capital of Northern Ireland offers fine food and drink, unbeatable craic and a new quarter that celebrates its past as an industrial powerhouse. It is also a perfect base to explore the ancient scenery…