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Airlines Making Contingency Plans Ahead of Potential Brexit Upset

Unclear air traffic regulations due to Brexit, may lead to disruption, or even worse, to the complete halt of operations for up to a week.

ABTA: Refunds for Cancelled Trips Due to Brexit, but No Compensation

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has confirmed that travelers will be entitled to a full refund should their holidays be cancelled due to Brexit.

Brits Have Soft Spot for Europe, Tourism Figures Rising

All the more Brits are packing their bags, many eyeing Greece, as demonstrated by the rising outgoing tourism figures presented by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).

ABTA: Aviation ‘Critical Issue’, EU Air Deal a Must Before Brexit

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) is calling on the UK government to reach an aviation agreement with the EU before the Brexit deadline in March 2019.

ABTA: Responsible Tourism to Take Center Stage in 2018

Increased awareness of responsible tourism and value for money are set to shape 2018 holiday choices, according to the ABTA Travel Trends 2018 report.

UK Holiday Scamsters Could Face Jail, Foreign Office Adds Greece to List

The UK’s Foreign Office added Greece to destinations frequented by UK travelers, where there has been an increase in false holiday sickness claims.

TUI Group Backs ABTA’s ‘Stop Sickness Scams’ Campaign

TUI is supporting ABTA’s “Stop Sickness Scams” campaign which is calling on the government to crack down on fake holiday sickness claims.

ABTA Outlines Key Points Ahead of Brexit Travel and Tourism Talks

According to ABTA, Brexit opens up possibilities for new partnerships and relationships as the EU is an important market for UK domestic and outbound travel and tourism businesses.

UK Removes Air Tax for Teenagers from March 1

Families with teenage children will fly for less from March 1 with the removal of the UK’s air tax, Air Passenger Duty (APD), on economy flights for children under 16.

ABTA Travel Convention Wraps Up in Greece – Video Highlights

A highly successful ABTA 2015 Travel Convention came to an end on Wednesday, October 14, in Costa Navarino in the Region of the Peloponnese, Greece. ABTA CEO Mark Tanzer comments on the convention.

Peloponnese, Greece, Successfully Hosts ABTA 2015 Travel Convention

Over 500 key players of the UK travel industry forged new relationships with the Peloponnese during the highly successful ABTA 2015 Travel Convention that took place at luxury resort Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese during October 12-14.

UK Travel Agents Say Bookings to Greece Remain Healthy

Despite high profile coverage of Greece's economic problems during the peak holiday season and the migration crisis, bookings to the country remain healthy, the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) said on Tuesday during the Travel Convention at Costa Navarino.

ABTA Travel Meet at Costa Navarino Set to Kick Off on Monday

The UK’s largest travel association, ABTA is ready to talk tourism during this year’s convention to open in Greece, on Monday, October 12, at luxury resort Costa Navarino, in the southwest Peloponnese.

ABTA Travel Convention Expected to Give Peloponnese, Greece, Tourism Boost

Hosting the 2015 Travel Convention of the Association of British Travel Agents can be a great way for the Greek Region of the Peloponnese to showcase itself to the travel industry and for key players in the industry to forge new relationships with that destination, according to...

Greece Among ‘Great Summer Getaway’ Spots of UK Holidaymakers

"Many ABTA Members are reporting an increase in late bookings to Greece following the recent progress in securing a bailout, with customers taking advantage of some exceptional deals", said ABTA Chief Executive Mark Tanzer last week, a few days before the "great summer getaway"...

Greece Among ABTA’s Destinations to Watch, Consumer Confidence in Tourism Recovers

The Peloponnese is among the destinations to watch, according to the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), while consumer confidence in the tourism market is rising with holidaymakers planning to spend more, try out new activities and destinations, go local and celebrate...