Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, ABTA has postponed its normal events schedule and is running a series of free webinars, new practical training events and one-day conferences virtually. These virtual events are designed to help travel businesses navigate the challenges of the coronavirus crisis and be prepared for the restart of travel.
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ABTA has launched a series of new virtual training days offering practical guidance in key areas for travel businesses of all sizes. ABTA members and partners benefit from discounted rates.
ABTA’s new training day offers practical guidance and interactive sessions on VAT in travel, with a focus on travel VAT post-Brexit. Travel tax specialists will guide you through changes to TOMS, the EU VAT scheme, VAT registration requirements and the launch of the One-Stop-Shop EU VAT return. Take part in practical exercises to put your learning into practice, get your questions answered and discuss key issues with VAT experts Elman Wall Bennett and MacIntyre Hudson. Find out more
Now is the time to shift your social media strategy from inspiration and dreaming, to content that generates leads and converts bookings. ABTA’s new introductory-level training day, led by travel social media expert Bruce Martin, will equip you with the skills you need to create effective content and stand out against your competitors. Take part in interactive exercises and get practical guidance on advertising, selling, content creation and measuring performance on a variety of social channels, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Find out more
This online training day provides an essential guide to data protection and cyber security in travel, including an update on the key regulations – GDPR, DPA and PECR. Learn how to legally process data and transfer data to the EU and the rest of the world. Get the latest cyber security guidance for remote working and learn how to respond to a data breach. Find out more
ABTA’s one-day conferences are brought to you virtually, streamed live via a custom event platform. Combining keynote conference sessions and interactive workshops with online networking, hear from a line-up of expert speakers who will provide the latest insights, guidance and advice in key areas for travel businesses. Early bird discounts and business rates are available.
The Travel Law Seminar is the industry’s major legal update, attended by over 150 business leaders and legal professionals from travel companies of all sizes. This year, legal experts, regulators and industry representatives will share vital guidance on how to remain legally compliant in an ever-changing world. Learn how to manage traveller, contract and business risk as the industry starts to recover. Find out more
After a year of unprecedented change, equip your operational teams with the knowledge and skills they need in preparation for travel restarting. Get practical guidance from leading health and safety experts and industry representatives on how to manage the balance between business as usual and Covid-safe protocols. Take part in training workshops to help you manage your travel business’ health, safety and security risks. Find out more
Conferences on demand: Access ABTA’s previous virtual conferences in areas including customer service, travel finance and marketing and PR on demand here.
ABTA’s webinars are delivered in collaboration with trusted ABTA partners and offer business support, advice and guidance to help travel businesses through the Coronavirus crisis. Free for ABTA members and partners, upcoming webinars include:
Ahead of travel unlocking, and with travellers starting to plan and book holidays, join this ABTA webinar to learn how you can use technology to improve the customer journey and boost confidence, from booking through to post-trip. Discover how to make the most out of your data and insights, improve conversion rates and streamline the reservation process. Find out more
This webinar is designed for students who are studying travel and tourism, tourism apprentices and those new to travel or in their early travel careers. It will provide insights and the latest updates on challenges, issues and opportunities facing the travel industry. Topics include a public affairs update, recovery insights and changes to travel recruitment and careers within the industry. Find out more
Webinars on demand: Access recordings of ABTA’s previous webinars here.