ABTA welcomes furlough extension

ABTA welcomes Government’s furlough announcement but calls for clear strategy to support the industry, ABTA has said it welcomes the Chancellor’s move to extend and adapt the furlough scheme. However, it has highlighted other urgent…

ABTA’s Mark Tanzer gives evidence in Commons

ABTA’s chief executive, Mark Tanzer, has given evidence to the House of Commons Transport Committee as it looks at the implications for transport of the coronavirus pandemic. Asked how the Government can support travel agents…

Ask the ABTA expert

Can I improve remote working for my staff?The current coronavirus pandemic has forced me to shut down my high street shop. This has caused me many serious logistical problems, plus my staff are feeling increasingly…

ABTA pens letter to ask customers for support

ABTA’s chief executive, Mark Tanzer has written an open letter to customers of the Association’s Members with travel arrangements that have been affected by the coronavirus crisis to explain the current situation and ask for…

ABTA Morocco Convention postponed

Association will instead hold UK based event ABTA has postponed the 2020 Travel Convention, which was due to be held in Morocco. It will instead hold a UK based Travel Convention at a similar time…

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ABTA launches Save Future Travel campaign

ABTA launches Save Future Travel campaign and website as it asks industry to lobby government for immediate support. ABTA is appealing to its Membership, the wider travel and tourism industry, all travel agents and tour…

Rome

ABTA updates advice as FCO warns against all…

FCO now advises against all but essential travel to Italy; ABTA’s latest advice and Q&A’s for travellers is available at abta.com/coronavirus. The Foreign Office has warned British residents against all but essential travel to Italy admit…