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84% say tech key to increasing travel

Amadeus releases findings from survey of 6,000 travellers Technology is key to getting consumers confident enough to travel again, according to Amadeus, the travel technology firm. According to research commissioned by the company, 84 per…

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Advantage signs deal with easyJet Holidays

Consortia signs deal with tour operator Advantage Travel Partnership, the travel consortia, has signed a deal to allow its members to sell easyJet Holidays. easyJet holidays will provide agents with dedicated training and webinars, marketing…

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9 in 10 holidays cancelled or changed

UK’s economic recovery will be dependent on a strong travel and tourism industry, ABTA says ABTA says the travel industry has had no opportunity to recover since the start of the pandemic as new figures…

ABTA ask for local grants for travel firms

Association creates templates for members to contact local councillor ABTA has written to local authorities and devolved nations to ask that travel businesses are included in local grant schemes. The letters have been sent to…

Out now: the November issue

ABTA Magazine relaunches digital edition in an interactive format The November issue of ABTA Magazine, the first in a new interactive digital format, is out now. Since (the first) lockdown began and offices shut, we…

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Holidays down 96% from April-June

Visits abroad by UK residents decreased by 96 per cent in the second quarter of 2020, according to new data that reveals the true impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the travel industry. UK residents…

88% of travel agencies face closure

Advantage and Travel Gossip release stark results from poll Advantage, the UK's largest travel agent consortium, and Travel Gossip, the online agent community, have found that 61 per cent of travel agencies will run out…

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Sandals: lates driving bookings

Caribbean specialist says lates are driving its 2020 business Unique Caribbean Holidays Ltd, the UK tour operator for Sandals and Beaches Resorts, has reported that more than a third of its 2020 departures are late…