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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.
A spokesman for the Association of British Travel Agents (Abta) said: "We are currently liaising with our members and the Foreign Office to assess the impact and understand if any British nationals have been caught up in the attack on the Bardo Museum in Tunis.
More British skiers and snowboarders will wear helmets on ski holidays this year after seeing how Michael Schumacher suffered from a fall on the slopes, Association of British Travel Agents has found.
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.
An Association of British Travel Agents spokesman said:"Holidaymakersarelooking for guaranteed sunshine.
But the Association of British Travel Agents said there appeared to be little trouble in the resort.
Association of British Travel Agents spokesman Sean Tipton said: "Things are getting back to normal but if anyone has a flight, they should check.
The majority of British air passengers stranded overseas by the volcanic ash cloud are expected to have made it home tonight, the Association of British Travel Agents said.
"The Association of British Travel Agents is a trade organisation, and while the organisation offers a degree of protection for customers who are members of ABTA and go bust, there is no obligation for travel agents to be members of this organisation," he added.
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.
The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) says they have seen a drop of only 3% nationwide.
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.
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