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ABTA

A trade association for travel agents and tour companies in the United Kingdom. ABTA sets professional standards for members and conducts public relations for the British travel industry. It was established as the Association of British Travel Agents and changed its name to ABTA in 2007.
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The cruise was originally booked through Travelscope but, after it went into administration, Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) arranged for the Van Gogh trip to go ahead in a one-off arrangement.
A spokesman for the Association of British Travel Agents said: "The new Spanish Advanced Passenger Information requirements are very badly timed.
The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) says they have seen a drop of only 3% nationwide.
Fifty staff have lost their jobs but customers will be refunded by the Association of British Travel Agents.
A spokesman for the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) yesterday estimated the number of Britons in the region would be in the 'high hundreds or low thousands'.
Matthew Ruth, business development manager of Future Travel, said: "The main criteria for a potential Future Travel homeworker is at least two years Association of British Travel Agents retail travel experience within the past five years - whether that's in a travel agency or a call centre.
Pictured with Etihad's Chairman Dr Ahmed bin Saif Al Nahyan and Chris Woodruff is John Harding, President of the Association of British Travel Agents.
The Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) added that the holiday parks of Florida were almost sold out with families taking advantage of the weak dollar.
ABTA, the Association of British Travel Agents, has said that the growth of budget airlines is likely to cause a dip in the sale of package holidays in 2004.
A survey, carried out on behalf of the Department for Education and Skills and the Association of British Travel Agents, found that 40 per cent of parents who took holidays during term time did not believe it would have an effect on their child's education.
Flightbookers plc is licensed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and is a member of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).
The FCO and the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) have produced a Winter Sports Checklist.
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