Weekend break

Tanzer: financial support vital for recovery

ABTA’s Travel Matters conference takes place on June 22 The UK should be capitalising on the success of the vaccine rollout by safely relaxing testing and quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travellers, ABTA’s chief executive has…

Weekend break

Almost 200,000 travel jobs already lost

More than half of independent travel agents fear they won’t last three months Analysis from ABTA estimates that 195,000 people working in the UK travel industry have either lost their job or are at risk…

London

Get involved: Travel Day of Action

Join efforts in London, Belfast and Edinburgh; get involved on social media and write to your MP More details have been revealed about the Travel Day of Action, which takes place on June 23 and…

‘Vaccination status should aid travel’

ABTA’s Travel Matters conference takes place on June 22 A person’s vaccination status should aid their ability to travel more freely, as it does in Europe, Tui’s UK managing director has argued. Andrew Flintham spoke…

Taskforce to explore UK-US travel

Industry urges government to reveal further details following Atlantic Charter announcement A new travel taskforce will explore the resumption of UK-US travel, the government has announced. It will be overseen in the UK by transport…

Join the #traveldayofaction on June 23

Coalition calls on all corners of the travel industry – every airline, airport, tour operator, travel agent, supplier and partner – to get involved and support the activities of the day Trade bodies from across…

Portugal removed from green list

Industry criticises decision to remove popular destination Portugal has been removed from the UK's green list just three weeks after being added, the transport secretary has confirmed. Grant Shapps said the government was employing a…

Save future travel

Industry urged to contact MPs again ahead of…

ABTA and the Save Future Travel Coalition has provided new template materials to engage MPs ahead of next parliamentary debate   With another parliamentary debate planned for 10 June, ABTA is continuing its engagement with…