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…

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…

Ask the expert: How should we advise on…

I run a small independent travel agency and the vast majority of the trips we sell are to Europe or the USA. However, sometimes we get requests for travel to more exotic locations; for example,…

New adventure travel conference

ABTA’s new conference looks at the trends and challenges associated with one of the fastest-growing sectors of the travel industry ABTA is to focus on the trends and challenges of the adventure travel industry when…

ABTA comment: animal welfare guidelines on elephants

We’re changing our animal welfare guidelines on elephants, says Clare Jenkinson, senior destinations and sustainability manager The welfare of animals in tourist attractions is a priority for the work of ABTA and our members, and it has…

Technology spend up

Travellers are spending more on technology pre-holiday than on clothes for the first time According to new research from ABTA – the Travel Association, the pre-holiday spend on electronic items and accessories, such as smartphones…

ABTA’s safer trips for young travellers

Emily Eastman reports on ABTA’s young holidaymakers campaign ABTA’s young holidaymakers campaign aims to inform and advise young people (aged 16–23 years old) about how to have a fun and safe holiday. In recent years there…