“Formed in 1950 by 22 leading travel companies, ABTA – The Travel Association – now represents over 5,000 travel agencies and more than 900 tour operations, throughout the British Isles. Our Members range from small, specialist tour operators and independent travel agencies through to publicly-listed companies and household names; from call centres to internet booking services to high street shops. All of them carry the ABTA logo, which means choice, value, and high levels of service. ”
No, this has nothing to do with the Eden Project in Cornwall. This has nothing (that I can see) to do with the UK since we don’t seem to be involved. (this could change next year.) This is an EU award scheme that spreads wider than the EU as Turkey and Iceland are involved as well. These awards go to 21 different locations for excellence in tourism, all of them smaller places that might not otherwise attract attention.
For the rest of us not in London, we might not have been aware of a two-day tube strike in London. From the media reports before it began, it seemed as though a total shutdown was in place. Cometh the day, however and it was not so clear cut.Yesterday I got into London Kings Cross [...]
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