From April to June, nine new Members and eight new Partners joined ABTA, with one dual Member, one retail Member and seven trading as a Principal.
The following companies became ABTA Members between 1 April and 30 June 2018. These are a diverse range of new Members offering a variety of travel experiences from trekking in South East Asia, to religious pilgrimages, or to group tours to sporting events.
In the same period, ABTA also welcomed eight new Partners and continues to widen the range of services and expertise available to ABTA Members through the Partner scheme. So far this year, ABTA has welcomed Partners from technology companies, financial services companies and tourism boards. The full list of new Partners includes:
Mark Tanzer, ABTA’s Chief Executive said:
“As we enter a new financial year at ABTA, we are delighted to welcome our new Members and Partners and look forward to working with them throughout the coming year. I would encourage them to take full advantage of the range of support and benefits that ABTA offers its Members and Partners including our 24-hour operational bulletins, legal support and guidance notes, as well as use of the ABTA brand knowing that 76% of holidaymakers expect their travel company to be an ABTA Member.”
Will Hawkley, Global Head of Leisure, KPMG says:
“Consumer expectations are changing, people want seamless digital service and new and exciting experiences. The leisure sector is in turn having to adapt to this and associations like ABTA play a vital role in enabling industry cooperation and ensuring consumer confidence. We are thrilled to become a Partner of an association who shares KPMG’s passion for assuring high quality customer experience.”