The long-haul business class revolution

Comfier seats, Michelin-star food and bigger in-flight entertainment screens, there’s a host of improvements in long-haul business class. By Jenny Southan.  Passengers flying business class may only make up around 12 per cent of an airline’s…

City guide: Osaka

Japan’s second city is coming into its own with a heady mix of high culture, thriving nightlife and the tastiest street food, writes Cathy Adams. Osaka is a classic second city. Less sprawling than megalopolis…

UK holidays: Margate

The seaside town has reinvented itself with an irresistible blend of the ultra modern and super kitsch, writes Sam Ballard.  Sitting on Kent’s pretty coast, and known colloquially as Shoreditch-on-Sea, Margate is arguably one of…

Spotlight on: Riviera Travel

With a philosophy of simplicity and creating memorable experiences, Riviera is prospering, as MD David Clemson tells Sam Ballard. When it comes to running a tour operator, it’s important to get the basics right. Product,…

ABTA campaigns: Laying waste to throwaway tourism

‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ summer initiative continues ABTA’s commitment to Make Holidays Greener. The theme of this year’s Make Holidays Greener (MHG) initiative, the annual summer campaign led by ABTA in partnership with Travelife for Accommodation,…

Comment: Where the land lies with Brexit

Luke Petherbridge, head of public affairs, ABTA, on the latest Brexit negotiations – and their impact on the travel industry.  I imagine that I wasn’t the only person in the travel industry who breathed a…

Ask the expert: What should we do in…

Luckily, none of our customers have ever taken us to court, but I am very conscious of the fact that one day this could happen. What should my staff and I do if this ever…

Interview: Noel Josephides, ABTA chairman

Anthony Pearce learns of the major changes ABTA has experienced during Noel’s tenure. Even in six years the travel industry has changed a great deal,” Noel Josephides, the outgoing ABTA chairman, tells ABTA Magazine. Noel,…