• Day of Action – 23rd June Speak up for Travel!

    As summer begins the UK’s travel and tourism sectors face a critical moment. Before the pandemic hit, our industry was a cornerstone of the UK economy. As the third most internationally connected country in the world, we enabled tens of millions of UK residents to travel overseas, whether on business, for holidays, or to see […]

  • ABTOT extends a warm welcome to BCH Members

    From the first of May, ABTOT is pleased to extend a warm welcome to nearly 100 BCH Members moving under the stewardship of ABTOT financial protection. The Membership Director Samantha Bradbury sent a welcome message to all Members today commenting  “I look forward, with Bernice and John’s help to getting to know you all much […]

  • ABTOT and BCH join forces

    Coach Passenger Transport (CPT) is the voice of the bus and coach sector across the UK. Coach operator compliance with the Package Travel Regulations has always been a priority for CPT which is why it was important to maintain the Bonded Coach Holidays scheme (BCH). The announcement that BCH will continue via an alliance with […]

  • Brexit implications for ABTOT Members

    With the announcement of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement, it has been confirmed that the mutual recognition between the UK and the EU Member States in relation to financial protection will finish from 31 December 2020. A link to the agreement is set out below: EU-UK_Trade_and_Cooperation_Agreement_24.12.2020.pdf ( In terms of financial protection arrangements under […]

  • CAA confirm ATOL protection for RCNs is extended to 31 January 2021

    Due to ongoing disruption impacting the travel industry, the Air Travel Trust has announced an extension of ATOL protection for refund credit notes issued up to 31 January 2021. ATOL protection for refund credit notes originally applied to those issued between 10 March 2020 and 30 September 2020. This was later extended to 31 December […]