From July-December 2017, 23 Members and 16 new Partners joined ABTA, with seven dual Members, one retail Member and 15 trading as a Principal. These are a diverse range of new Members offering travel experiences that range from bespoke trips and tours of battlefields to sports, educational and business travel.
The following companies became ABTA Members between 1 July and 31 December 2017:
In the same period, ABTA also welcomed 16 new Partners and continues to widen the range of services and expertise available to ABTA Members through the Partner scheme.
ABTA’s Membership remains stable at around 1,200 Members. Aggregate Member turnover has increased to £37 billion, up from £33.5 billion the previous year.
Mark Tanzer, ABTA’s Chief Executive said: “It is great to see a diverse range of new Members and Partners join us in 2017 and we look forward to working with them and supporting them throughout the coming year. ABTA continues to work closely with its Members, identifying priority areas for the travel industry and addressing issues on behalf of Members. Last year saw positive strides taken in tackling the rise in holiday sickness scams and we will continue to push for change in 2018. ABTA Membership and our Partner scheme offer a great range of resources which I hope they will take full advantage of.”