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France added to amber list

Green list expands as new traffic light list is unveiled Double jabbed Brits returning from France will no longer need to quarantine, ministers have revealed in their new traffic light list. The holiday hotspot has…

ABTA plea for government support

Mark Tanzer appeals to MPs to help travel sector with financial support measures ABTA chief executive Mark Tanzer has urged ministers to help the travel sector or risk “losing a generation of travel companies”. The…

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ABTA to focus on grants and Brexit in…

Meetings will be held from January 19 to February 2 ABTA will focus on grant funding, the Brexit trade deal and Covid-19 lobbying at its next round of January regional meetings. The sessions, which start…

ABTA launches second part of Travel with Confidence…

Social media videos will feature ABTA Members The second stage of ABTA's turn-of-year campaign has launched today, featuring ABTA Members' videos on social media. The campaign, entitled Travel with Confidence, features retail travel agents, homeworkers…

New Travel with Confidence campaign

ABTA ranked as the most trusted travel organisation ABTA will put travel agents' expertise at the centre of its Travel with Confidence advertising campaign, which launches with radio adverts streaming on digital platforms from today.…

Travel ‘worst affected’, says ONS

Figures between February and October show industry suffered 90% drop Travel agents and tour operators have been hit worst by the pandemic than any other service sector, according to figures published by the ONS. However,…

ABTA appoints new director of communications

Graeme Buck to replace Victoria Bacon ABTA has appointed Graeme Buck as its new director of communications. Buck, who will join the team on Monday 2, November, was previously head of communications at Waitrose and…