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Industry reacts to lockdown delay

Urgent rethink needed over financial support for businesses, says ABTA The travel industry has reacted with concern to the prime minister's announcement that the easing of lockdown restrictions will be delayed by four weeks. Boris…

Recovery plan for UK holidays announced

VisitBritain hails “welcome and important step” A new rail pass and vouchers for popular tourist attractions are part of a plan to return domestic tourism to pre-pandemic levels by 2022 and international tourism by 2023,…

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…

Travel bosses demand green list expansion

ABTA joins forces with top travel chiefs to write to prime minister Travel and aviation bosses at ABTA, easyJet, Tui, Jet2, Airlines UK and Manchester Airports Group (MAG) have written to Boris Johnson to request…

Air traffic revival forecast for 2023

Passenger numbers to exceed pre-Covid levels in 2023 Global airline passenger numbers will surpass pre-Covid levels in 2023, forecasts Iata. Iata predicts that global passenger numbers will recover to 52 per cent of 2019 levels…

ABTA launches #ReadySteadyTravel

Campaign emphasises benefit of booking travel through an ABTA member. ABTA has a new campaign, #ReadySteadyTravel, to help travellers feel informed, reassured, confident and excited to book foreign travel this year. Through the campaign ABTA…

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Make your travel industry voice heard

Travel has often felt like a forgotten sector in terms of government support, says ABTA ABTA is urging the industry to mobilise ahead of a Westminster Hall Debate in the House of Commons next Monday…