Careers in Travel: a zoom webinar for those working towards a career in travel and tourism

    24 November 2020
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This webinar is available to view on demand.

ABTA Members and Partners 
can access this free of charge on the Member zone.
Non Members can purchase the recording for £99 plus VAT. Click here to purchase.

ABTA’s weekly webinars are delivered in collaboration with trusted ABTA Partners and offer business support and advice to travel businesses during this crucial time.

About this webinar

This 90 minute Zoom webinar is for students who are studying travel, tourism and leisure plus travel and tourism apprentices and those in early travel careers. 

Attend this one-off event and get the latest on the challenges and issues facing the travel industry. 

Explore what future travel roles will look like once the industry recovers and get inspiration for your future career in this diverse industry. Learn about the need for need for new talent and skills, once the travel market resurges and rebounds.

ABTA’s Chairman and renowned industry leader, Alistair Rowland, will candidly speak about why travel needs new talent and his hopes for the future of travel.

Hear from ABTA speakers about current trends and holiday habits as a result of COVID-19. Learn about the impact this will have on future careers in travel including the role tourism will have in tackling important issues such as sustainability. Get firsthand insight from ABTA’s Head of Sustainability on ABTA’s brand new Tourism for Good report which acts as a roadmap for responsible travel.

Hear from ABTA’s Head of Membership, who is a travel industry graduate, about his career and pick his brains on the realities of working in the travel industry.
There will be a chance to submit your questions live during the webinar or in advance. Use the webinar to take away all you want to know about working in travel! 


  • Predictions for the future of the travel industry and long term impact of COVID-19
  • Travel trends and current holiday habits, with a focus on sustainable travel 
  • Career options and new skills required in the travel industry as a result of COVID-19
  • Put your questions to ABTA’s Danny Waine, expert in future travel careers and student ambassador 


  • Moderator: Vicki Wolf, Education Manager, ABTA
  • Alistair Rowland, CEO, Blue Bay Travel and Chairman, ABTA
  • Emma Brennan, Head of Media & PR, ABTA
  • Clare Jenkinson, Head of Sustainability, ABTA
  • Danny Waine, Head of Membership, ABTA
  • Barbara Kolosinska, Director, C&M Travel Recruitment
  • Lisa Minot, Travel Editor, The Sun



C&M Travel Recruitment is the UK’s largest specialist travel recruitment company and offers permanent, temporary and contract roles in a wide range of sectors including retail, cruise, tour operators, OTAs, leisure and business travel.
Since forming in 1998, C&M has become the industry’s leading recruitment consultancy and has worked with many companies in the industry, ranging from small niche operators to some of the biggest names in travel.
Its sister company, C&M Executive Recruitment, has also gained an award-winning reputation and established itself as one of the UK’s premier senior recruitment consultancies. 

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ABTA Members and Partners* - Free of charge.

Non-Members - £99 plus VAT.

Our booking terms and conditions can be viewed here. 

*Must have a current ABTA Member/Partner number. Students attending ABTA Education Partner organisations can attend free of charge. Pre-registration is essential.

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