ABTA - The Travel Association
II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations
Trade and business associations
Park Street, 30
Mr Mark TANZER
Mr Stephen D'Alfonso
Head of Public Affairs
ABTA represents over 1,200 UK travel companies in the United Kingdom. Our Members range from small, specialist tour operators and independent travel agencies through to publicly-listed companies and household names. Our key focus is ensuring that our Members’ voice is heard in Westminster and in Brussels and that our Members are able to continue to operate in a successful and sustainable manner.
- Package Travel Directive
- Passenger Rights (all modes)
- Data Protection
- Tourism Accommodation Safety
ABTA also takes an active interest in a number of other Internal Market, Transport and tax issues.
ABTA hires an agency, APCO Worldwide, which helps to coordinate our policy work in Brussels. In addition, we have an in-house Public Affairs team which steers our policy activities, goals and aims.
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We have a four person team actively working on Public Affairs issues in Europe, with a number of other staff members working on European issues periodically. the team is supported by a Personal Assistant, who is shared with another department.
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ABTA is a Member of ECTAA, the European Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations
07/2013 - 06/2014
200,000 € - 299,999 €
CSR Tour Project
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