From July to September, ten new Members and five new Partners joined ABTA, with two dual Members, one retail Member and seven trading solely as a Principal.
The following companies became ABTA Members between 1 July and 30 September 2018. These are a diverse range of new Members offering a variety of travel experiences from sporting breaks, gap years, trips to Australasia and bespoke high-end tours.
In the same period ABTA also welcomed five new Partners and continues to widen the range of services and expertise available to ABTA Members through the Partner scheme. The new Partners include insurance and technology companies, tourist boards, and providers of ground services. The new Partners are:
ABTA’s Membership remains stable at around 1,200 Members. Aggregate Member turnover has increased to £38 billion, up from £37 billion the previous year.
Mark Tanzer, ABTA’s Chief Executive said:
“We are delighted to welcome the 15 new ABTA Members and Partners who have joined the Association in the last three months. I would encourage them to make full use of the range of services that we offer, which include free legal advice, 24/7 operational bulletins and assistance in a crisis. Recent research has found that ABTA is the most trusted travel scheme in the country, these businesses joining ABTA will benefit from the positive associations with ABTA and its strong brand.”