ABTA launches two new Member helplines

New lines are to help dispute chargeback and boost cybersecurity ABTA has launched two new Member advice helplines to help the industry over the coming months. The helplines will provide Members with 30 minutes of…

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Not Just Travel reports 62% rise in bookings

Homeworking group says increase down to vaccine news and Black Friday Homeworking group Not Just Travel has recorded a 62 per cent surge in bookings this week on the back of news about a coronavirus…

Aruba and Samoa corridors

Latvia and Estonia come off the list Bhutan, Mongolia and Timor-Leste are among the countries that have been added to the travel corridor list, in the latest round of changes. Aruba as well as the…

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84% say tech key to increasing travel

Amadeus releases findings from survey of 6,000 travellers Technology is key to getting consumers confident enough to travel again, according to Amadeus, the travel technology firm. According to research commissioned by the company, 84 per…

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Advantage signs deal with easyJet Holidays

Consortia signs deal with tour operator Advantage Travel Partnership, the travel consortia, has signed a deal to allow its members to sell easyJet Holidays. easyJet holidays will provide agents with dedicated training and webinars, marketing…

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic offers quarantine free Caribbean holidays

Airline aiming to give customers some winter sun Virgin Atlantic is offering quarantine free Caribbean holidays under its new Escape Pass initiative. Under the new plan, holidaymakers choose the length of stay, hotel rating, board…

Tributes paid to John Hays

Founder of Hays Travel passes away Tributes continue to flood in for John Hays, the founder of Hays Travel, who has died aged 71. Hays, who ran the company alongside his wife, Irene, opened his…

ABTA ask for local grants for travel firms

Association creates templates for members to contact local councillor ABTA has written to local authorities and devolved nations to ask that travel businesses are included in local grant schemes. The letters have been sent to…