Marrakesh to host 2020 Travel Convention

Moroccan National Tourist Office to host next year's conference ABTA has revealed that Marrakesh will host the 2020 Travel Convention. The city, which last hosted a conference in 2005, has been named the first ever…

EasyJet Holidays to join ABTA

Airline to relaunch its holiday business across network EasyJet Holidays is to become a member of ABTA as the company pushes towards a relaunch at the end of the year. Speaking at the Travel Convention…

Thomas Cook not a failure of travel, says…

Remarks given during opening speech at Tokyo Convention The failure of Thomas Cook was more a failure of corporate finance than a failure of the travel industry, according to the boss of ABTA. Speaking at…

Holiday

More Brits heading on holiday, reveals ABTA

ABTA gives industry health check in annual report The number of Brits taking a holiday is at its highest since 2011, according to ABTA’s Holiday Habits 2019 report. Overall 88 per cent of Britons took…

Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook ceases trading

Civil Aviation Authority launches flying programme to bring home Thomas Cook customers Thomas Cook, the British travel company founded in 1841, has ceased trading after talks to try and save it ended without a deal.…

Brexit

ABTA reveals Brexit campaign

Association to reassure potential holidaymakers ABTA has launched a customer-facing campaign to address questions that holidaymakers have over Brexit. Adverts will run on national radio and social media after the announcement that flight schedules between…