05 Jul

ABTA welcomes nine new Members and eight new Partners between April and June 2018

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.

  • Supercruises UK Ltd, ABTA Number P7264, Retail Member, joined 03/04/2018
  • South India Tours and Travel Ltd, ABTA Number Y6513, Principal Member, joined 16/04/2018
  • Contemporary Travel Solutions Ltd, ABTA Numbers Y6112, P6616, Dual Member, joined 08/05/2018
  • NetTours Ltd, ABTA Number Y6521, Principal Member, joined 31/05/2018
  • Earthbound Expeditions Ltd, ABTA Number Y6525, Principal Member, joined 01/06/2018
  • Living With The Lions Sports Travel Ltd, ABTA Number Y6520, Principal Member, joined 01/06/2018
  • CL Property Consultants Ltd, ABTA Number Y6524, Principal Member, joined 01/06/2018
  • Ascot Travel House Ltd, ABTA Number Y6526, Principal Member, joined 05/06/2018
  • Schools Go Surfing Ltd, ABTA Number Y6527, Principal Member, joined 08/06/2018

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:

  • CMAC Group, ABTA Number TIP689, joined 24/04/2018
  • Damar Training, ABTA Number TIP688, joined 23/04/2018
  • DMH Stallard LLP, ABTA Number TIP691, joined 29/05/2018
  • Hungarian Tourism Agency, ABTA Number TIP694, joined 25/06/2018
  • Infinity Tracking Ltd, ABTA Number TIP 692, joined 01/06/2018
  • KPMG LLP, ABTA Number TIP 690, joined 25/05/2018
  • The Brighter Group Ltd, ABTA Number TIP 693, joined 15/06/2018
  • Trusted Travel Ltd, ABTA Number TIP 687, joined 23/04/2018

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.”