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ABTA: Urgent government action needed to support travel industry

ABTA: Urgent government action needed to support travel industry

ABTA – The Travel Association says the global travel industry has an opportunity and responsibility to rebuild in a more sustainable way following the coronavirus crisis, but that urgent action from the UK Government is critical in helping boost consumer confidence. At the Association’s annual Travel Convention, held virtually this year, ABTA revealed new figures […]

ABTA: The UK’s economic recovery will be dependent on a strong travel and tourism industry

ABTA: The UK’s economic recovery will be dependent on a strong travel and tourism industry

ABTA has announced that it believes the travel industry has had no opportunity to recover since the start of the pandemic, as new figures reveal that despite the opening of travel corridors – 9 in 10 (91%) holidays in July and August were changed or cancelled due to restrictions. The lack of an opportunity to […]

ABTA confirms agents are eligible for new government grants

ABTA confirms agents are eligible for new government grants

The government has published amended regulations that explicitly reference retail travel agents as businesses that are required to legally close in tier four areas within England. Trade body ABTA argued the confirmation was a welcome step in ensuring agents in England are eligible for grant support under the localised restrictions support grants regime. The previous […]

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