The great ABTA bed bank debacle

Dennis, Juliet
September 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);9/11/2009, p5
Trade Publication
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.


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