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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 Association of British Travel Agents said if the suicide bomber hoped to deter Brits from going to Turkey they have failed.
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.
Speaking on behalf of the travel industry, Luke Pollard, the head of public affairs at the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), a UK-based travel agents association, said, 'It is all change for ministers with travel and tourism portfolios.
Sean Tipton, of the Association of British Travel Agents, said: "Families are unlikely to give up on their annual summer holiday but the current economic situation means they are being very careful with their money.
The Association of British Travel Agents said it was not aware of anyone cancelling a trip to Majorca.
The Association of British Travel Agents said some were turning away from flying to camping and caravanning.
About 308,000 Britons travel to Hong Kong and 258,000 to China each year, according to the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).
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