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ABTA - The Travel Association

Identification number in the register: 71031367582-11
Registration date: 04/01/2012 17:45:38

The information on this entity was last modified on: 27/03/2015 17:25:27
The date of the last annual update was: 27/03/2015 17:25:27
Next update due latest on: 27/03/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

ABTA - The Travel Association


Limited Company

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Park Street, 30
London se19eq


    Person with legal responsibility


Chief Executive

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Stephen D'Alfonso

Head of Public Affairs

    Goals / remit

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.

  • European
  • global
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

- 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.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 4   50%: 1  



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.

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Stephen D'ALFONSO 05/05/2015 30/04/2016
Mark TANZER 05/05/2015 30/04/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Consumer Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Taxation
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation

ABTA is a Member of ECTAA, the European Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations

    Financial data

07/2013  -  06/2014

200,000 € - 299,999 €


3,820 €

CSR Tour Project

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.