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IFTM 2019
IFTM 2019
September 22-25, 2020
IFTM Top Resa is a trade show for travel and tourism, targeting all segments:

WTM London
WTM LONDON
November 02-04, 2020
WTM London prides itself on being the hub of travel ideas. We aim to give you, the global travel trade an insight of how the industry will look in the next five years, share innovations, and create endless business opportunities over the course of three days.

ABTA

SHARESHARESHARE
ABTA has been at the heart of travel for more than 60 years. Our purpose is to help our Members to grow their businesses successfully and sustainably, and to help their customers - the travelling public – travel with confidence. The ABTA brand stands for support, protection, expertise. These qualities are core to us. They ensure that holidaymakers remain confident in the holiday products that they buy from our Members..
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All of the UK’s biggest airlines and most big holiday companies are breaking the law by denying refunds within 14 days for travel cancelled during the pandemic, according to Which? Most have instead offered vouchers or credit notes. Ryanair has started telling customers they will have to wait until “the Covid-19 emergency has passed” for a refund. Passengers booked with easyJet and British Airways have told the Guardian they could not get their money back. Which? says customers...
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Advantage Travel Partnership travel agent members are being offered discounts with UK tech provider Dolphin Dynamics after striking a preferred supplier deal.Advantage members are now given the option to move to Dolphin technology within the next year to receive a discount on set-up and training fees.Dolphin Dynamics offers integrated travel technology products including CRM, reservations, product and inventory management, mid and back office and online booking engines.The tech company has alrea...
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Managers have revealed their major concerns for staff on business trips, with organising correct entry documents, health and medical issues and terrorism and security threats at the top, according to ABTAAssociation of British Travel Agents.The survey shows more than half believe none of their employees have encountered any problems on business trips over the last year.However, the research found marked differences between managers’ concerns and the actual problems cited by staff. In parti...
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EU lawmakers have said British citizens should be allowed to travel to continental Europe without a visa after Brexit.The vote approving the motion to allow tourism or business trips was overwhelmingly in favour, with 501 votes against 81, with 29 abstentions.The full parliament is likely to endorse the decision Thursday.If there is a Brexit deal, it will include a 21-month transition period during which the current rules will continue to apply.Mark Tanzer, Chief Executive of ABTA said: "To...
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CLIA UK & Ireland is expecting to confirm more than two million British travellers took a cruise last year for the first time. The news comes as positive figures from the key 2018 summer travelling period are released, revealing a 2.1 per cent rise on the same period in 2017. The total number of cruises taken between January and September rose to 1,338,000 in 2018 from 1,310,000 in the same period the prior year. Full-year figures for 2018 will be announced in the spring. This, coupled with ...
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Traveling solo has never been more popular. Google searches for “solo travel” and “travel alone” were the highest ever at the start of this year, while one in nine people took a solo holiday in the previous year, according to ABTA’s Holiday Habits report 2017. And with another survey by solo travel website 101 Singles Holidays finding that the numbers booking solo trips rose 14% last year, the trend shows no sign of stopping. That goes double if you’re a woman...
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The government is finally poised to issue guidance on compliance with new Package Travel Regulations (PTRs) due to come into force from July 1.Robert Scott, head of European consumer policy at the Department for Business (BEIS), said the guidance should be available this week or next.
He told last week’s Abta Travel Law Seminar: “The regulations should be passed into law next week. We have developed guidance and should be able to get it out alongside. We are very conscious we ...

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Agents are being reminded to submit their entries for the ‘Best use of Abta branding’ in the 2018 Travel Brit Awards. The deadline for entries in June 6 with the domestic tourism awards being held at the Primrose Valley Holiday Park in Filey, Yorkshire on June 17.The ‘Best use of Abta branding’ award recognises individuals or businesses who use the association’s logo or branding to promote their membership and the value of it, whether through vibrant window displays...
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Millions British adults have been approached about making a compensation claim for being sick while on holiday, according to ABTA. New figures from a YouGov survey of British adults reveal almost one in five people, or 19 per cent, have been contacted about making a compensation claim for holiday sickness. The most common way people said they were approached was over the phone (14 per cent), followed by text (seven per cent) and email (seven per cent). Some people also reported being contacted o...
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ABTA estimates that over 4.5 million passengers are heading abroad over the Christmas and New Year period, with the peak travel day predicted to be December 22nd. At the same time, and somewhat unsurprisingly, Christmas Day is expected to be the quietest day for travel. ABTA is advising customers to leave extra time to get to the airports as the roads will be extremely busy, and to check in advance for any travel restrictions if using public transport....
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EVENTS

IFTM 2019
IFTM 2019
September 22-25, 2020
IFTM Top Resa is a trade show for travel and tourism, targeting all segments:

WTM London
WTM LONDON
November 02-04, 2020
WTM London prides itself on being the hub of travel ideas. We aim to give you, the global travel trade an insight of how the industry will look in the next five years, share innovations, and create endless business opportunities over the course of three days.