From April to July 2019, nine new members and 13 new partners joined the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA). These are a diverse range of new members offering attraction tickets, extreme adventures, luxury holidays, airline tickets and overland tours.
In the same period, ABTA also welcomed 13 new partners and continues to widen the range of services and expertise available to ABTA members through the partner scheme. The new partners include tourist boards, an airline and providers of various legal, marketing and financial services.
Mark Tanzer, chief executive of ABTA said: “We welcome the 22 new ABTA members and partners who have joined the association in the last four months. They are a diverse group and are a representation of the broad range of holidays and other services. They will now have access to the full range of ABTA services, including free legal advice, 24/7 operational bulletins and assistance in a crisis as well ABTA’s expertise and insight on Brexit, including our contingency planning guidance and regularly updated, comprehensive information for customers.”
ABTA has more than 4,300 travel brands in membership, providing a wide range of leisure and business travel services, with a combined annual UK turnover of GBP 39 billion (USD 47.02 billion).