ABTA spells out reaction to immigration proposals

Association publishes report and holds event on latest Brexit wranglings The government needs to liaise with the travel industry over immigration laws to protect the £145 billion that the sector generates as an economic contribution, the…

Brexit

ABTA updates Brexit advice

Industry body replaces advice given for no-deal Brexit ABTA has changed its Brexit advice, highlighting that the UK is now on track to enter a transition period at the end of January. This means that…

Wellness holidays on the rise, says ABTA

One in three people are planning to take part in activities focused on improving their wellbeing during their holidays, according to research by ABTA. Research from ABTA, The Travel Association, reveals that people are increasingly incorporating…

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ABTA launches animal welfare guidelines

ABTA has launched the second edition of its Animal Welfare Guidelines after a comprehensive stakeholder review. The new updates include revised basic welfare requirements and unacceptable behaviours, while making the guidelines simpler and easier to…

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…

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…