Traveller

ABTA: 90,000 jobs at risk

Association warns of massive job losses as it outlines its Save Future Travel plan ABTA has revealed that 90,000 jobs have either been lost, or are at risk, in the travel industry and its supply…

ABTA board confirms refund obligation

Move will 'reassure customers who book with ABTA members that the protections of the package holiday still apply,' says Mark Tanzer ABTA has confirmed that customers should be offered a full refund in the event…

Saga holiday

ABTA reveals guide to safe destinations

New material to help Members and customers ABTA has released a new tool to help Members and agents understand the latest travel advice. For Members, ABTA has created an FCO exempt countries guide. This illustrates…

ABTA Travel Sure

ABTA launches Travel Sure insurance

‘Insurance has an important role to play in giving people confidence to book now travel is restarting,’ says ABTA. ABTA has announced the launch of a new travel insurance product, ABTA Travel Sure. ABTA said…

Meet the ABTA team: Claire Biddle

Each issue we speak to an ABTA employee about their work. This time: Claire Biddle, partnerships manager. As ABTA’s partnerships manager my role is to support the 180 corporate partners that provide business products and…

ABTA calls on gov for travel roadmap

Association calls for clarity now that quarantine is in place ABTA has called on the government to outline its plans for restarting international travel, following on from the introduction of a 14-day quarantine period for…

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…