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Greece a Top Choice for UK Holidaymakers Ready to Travel

More than half of UK travelers are planning a trip abroad in the next 12 months with Greece among their top choices, says data released by the Association of British Travel Agents.

UK to Ditch All Covid Travel Measures Including PLF

The UK will remove the remaining Covid-19 international travel restrictions for all passengers as of Friday, March 18.

Travel & Tourism Bodies Welcome UK Decision to Remove 47 Countries from ‘Red List’

Global travel and tourism bodies have welcomed the UK government’s decision to narrow down its “red list” of countries based on Covid-19 risk.

Greece Still Off UK’s ‘Green’ Safe Travel List

Greece has not been added to the UK’s ‘green list’ of quarantine-free destinations, following the review of the government’s traffic light system for travel.

UK Recovery Roadmap Sees Int’l Travel Resuming After May 17

Non-essential international travel from England is not expected to re-open until May 17 at the earliest, according to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

EU Commission Urges Vacationers to Accept Vouchers for Future Travel

Τhe European Commission is encouraging customers to opt for vouchers instead of refunds and consider traveling at a later date, in an attempt to offset losses for the travel industry due to COVID-19.

ABTA: Consumers Still Set on Spending for Holidays Despite Instability, Brexit

Consumers are still set on spending their savings on travel despite political instability and Brexit, according to the Travel Trends Report 2020 released by ABTA.

ABTA Elects Alistair Rowland as New Chairman

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has elected Alistair Rowland, Chief Retail Officer of Mid-Counties Co-operative Ltd, as its new chairman.

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.
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