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,…

DriveAway gives agents chance to win hamper

Car hire firm offers Christmas incentive DriveAway is offering travel agents the chance to win a Christmas hamper and £100 in Love2shop vouchers if they book a training session in store. The winner will be…

Jet2holidays increases Atol by one million passengers

Jet2holidays has increased its Atol licence by almost a third, the latest CAA figures reveal. The operator was licensed to carry 2,936,420 passengers last year and is now able to carry 3,810,320. The increase means…

ABTA ‘most trusted travel scheme’ for consumers

 ABTA ranked number one among public ABTA, the UK travel association, is the country's most trusted travel scheme, according to new research. Respondents were asked to rank the travel organisations they are most confident in,…

Japan on target to hit 40m tourists a…

Island nation is set to host Rugby World Cup and Olympic Games in next two years, writes Anthony Pearce. Japan will welcome 40 million visitors a year by 2020, the executive vice president of its…