14 May

Two candidates to contest election for ABTA Chairman

Following closure of the nominations for the position of ABTA Chairman, ABTA Chief Executive Mark Tanzer announced that two candidates will proceed to the Ballot. The candidates are Mr Daniele Broccoli, a current ABTA Board Member and Managing Director of Britaly Holidays, and Mr John McEwan, Chief Executive of Advantage Travel Centres Ltd.

Each ABTA Member has one vote in the election. Voting forms will now be distributed, and the closing date for return of ballot papers is 10 June 2009.

Mark Tanzer said: “We changed the Articles in 2007 to allow Members to elect the Chairman. This is an important role and I encourage all ABTA Members to take an active part in the election.”