TITLE

The great ABTA bed bank debacle

AUTHOR(S)
Dennis, Juliet
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);9/11/2009, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues concerning the plan of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) to compel its bed bank members to assume liability if a travel agency fails in Great Britain. According to ABTA, the proposal is aimed at enforcing existing agency law and allowing the group to assure customers that their bookings through its members are safe and protected. However, it is said that the move will only be relevant if an ABTA agent books accommodation through a bed bank member.
ACCESSION #
44478902

 

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