26 Nov
2018
Press releases

ABTA launches Travel Trends Report 2019

The number of people who say a company’s sustainability credentials are important when booking a holiday has almost doubled in four years.
Europe the number one destination people wish to visit in 2019.
Desire to get value-for-money means packages are expected to be popular.
22 Nov
2018
News

New guidance on VAT

From 1 April 2019, as part of HMRC’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) there will be a requirement for companies with a taxable turnover above £85,000 to keep certain records in digital form as well as filing your VAT records digitally.
15 Nov
2018
News

Brexit: Pet travel – urgent update

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), has issued important guidance for pet owners in the event on a no-deal Brexit.
08 Nov
2018
News

WTM 2018 and update on Balearics proposed all-inclusives alcohol ban

Once again this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) has been a great opportunity for us to engage with Members, Partners, destinations and other colleagues working in the industry. We’ve also spent time sharing our expertise and insight on everything from health and safety to animal welfare, and plastics to FCO travel advice.
07 Nov
2018
News

Five key principles to consider when selling to the over 50s

Today’s over 50s are wealthier than in previous generations and are a market that shouldn’t be ignored. Ahead of our third annual ‘Over 50s Holiday Market’ conference, we look at five key principles to consider when selling to this lucrative market.
07 Nov
2018
News

ABTA Travel Trends 2019 launch event

ABTA is bringing together travel companies, destinations and a select group of journalists for a launch event of our Travel Trends 2019 report. The evening networking event will take place at the exclusive Conrad London St James Hotel on 26 November.
06 Nov
2018
Blogs

German Christmas markets

​​​​​​​Christmas markets are a regular seasonal feature in many German towns and they are fantastic for a family weekend away. Here are some of the best markets to visit.