ABTA tells bed banks: 'You'll accept liability'

Dennis, Juliet
September 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);9/11/2009, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the proposal of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) to compel bed bank members to assume liability in the event of a member travel agent's failure in Great Britain. It states that the plan includes a change to ABTA rules. It also urges bed bank members to honour bookings if an ABTA agency fails, even if they have not been paid. ABTA chairman John McEwan says that the plan will protect vital consumers when booking through ABTA members.


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