Why you should still have faith in ABTA

Freudmann, Steven
March 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);3/20/2009, p33
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's views on the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA). The author says that no other trade association can provide ABTA's level of financial protection. It is stated that ABTA's services, from its experienced travel lawyers to its responsible tourism programmes, are simply the best.


Related Articles

  • SUBS-TANTIAL HIKE. Murray, Rupert // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;6/27/2008, Issue 2823, p1 

    The article reports on the decision of Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) to raise its subscription fees to secure its future. It notes that ABTA made its increase in six years following the mergers with the FTO. However, agents claim that the fee hike could adversely affect small firms...

  • Abta merger on hold.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;7/15/2005, Issue 2674, p2 

    Reports that the proposed merger of the Association of British Travel Agents and the Federation of Tour Operators has been put on hold in Great Britain.

  • Tui: We'll lead lobbying.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;11/2/2007, Issue 2791, p2 

    The article reports on Tui Travel's plan to take the lead if the Association of British Travel Agents and FTO do not merge and speak with a single voice. Tui Travel Chief Executive Officer Peter Long urged the two trade associations to "get their act together." According to Long, Tui Travel...

  • ABTA sets sights on concessions.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;9/15/2003, Issue 2581, p5 

    Reports that the Association of British Travel Agents is hoping to win concessions from British Airways PLC despite other trade bodies admitting defeat in Great Britain.

  • Greeks ABTA dismay.  // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;6/9/2006, Issue 1824, p3 

    The article reports that Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourism's president has spoken of his shock at Association of British Travel Agent's (ABTA) decision to scrap Athens as the venue for the year 2006 convention. The Hawaii Technology Trade Association president Giannis Evagelou blamed a...

  • This is the news... from 1973.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;4/21/2003, Issue 2560, p14 

    Recalls news related to the tourist trade in Great Britain in 1973. Call for a membership ban by the Association of British Travel Agents; Success in the negotiations on the bonding of licensed operators; Introduction of the company Redgrave Travel.

  • Balance payment change slammed.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;5/6/2002, Issue 2512, p16 

    Reports that British travel operators came under attack for changing balance due dates and giving direct booking details prominence in brochures. Normal length of due dates before departure; Resolution ignored by the Association of British Travel Agents.

  • ABTA promises closer contact with members.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;3/4/2002, Issue 2503, p20 

    Reports that the Association of British Travel Agents is trying to communicate more with members in Great Britain, in reaction to industry conditions and a fall in subscription income as of March 4, 2002. Activities planned; Industry conditions which affected the business of its members.

  • ABTA survey responses top 100.  // Travel Weekly (UK);1/8/2010, Vol. 5, p4 

    The article reports that more than 100 responses have been received by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) from members to its Package Travel Directive consultation.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics