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24 February 2015 Latest IATM Newsletter now available

Members may now log-in to read the March issue of the IATM Newsletter.


04 November 2014 - BR November Bulletin available

The lastest British Region Bulletin is now available for all members to read (log-in required).


04 November 2014 - New app to locate War Graves

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has launched a new app that allows users to search for war graves in more than 23,000 locations in 153 countries.


13 October 2014 - Mobile bookings continue to grow

Bookings through smartphones and tablets represent the biggest part of the growth in the online travel sector globall (Tourism Review).


24 September 2014 - Trafalgar to add smaller tours in 2015

Trafalgar Tours has announced 11 new tours for smaller groups in 2015.


09 September 2014 - Schönefeld airport Berlin

Berlin: As one of Europe's short haul weekend favourites with 1.18 million British visitors in 2013, there are many "no-frills" flights available, and most of these use Schönefeld Airport, a 45 minute ride by rail from the centre. However the airport lies just out side AB zone, A ticket to zone C is €3.20, only 60 cents more expensive than AB. If you are caught without the correct ticket there is an on-the-spot fine of €40. Signs in English are not readily visible.


15 July 2014 - Change of free entry policy for Italian museums

Free admission to Italian museums for over 65's, which had benefitted over a third of visitors, has been withdrawn (Tourism Review).


07 July 2014 - Cheaper travel insurance for EU members

IATM members resident in EU States are reminded that Citybond offers a discount for travel insurance. Click the link above for further information. (Member log-in required).


01 July 2014 - Cheaper roaming in the EU

From today roaming charges in EU countries have been cut in half ahead of plans to scrap them completely (BBC).


17 March 2014 - EU to restrict air passenger rights?

EU Member States are considering whether to greatly restrict air passengers' rights to compensation for cancellation or delay.


 27 July 2012 - WTTC - "Travel and Tourism accounts for 1 in 12 jobs on the planet"

G20 leaders have for the first time recognized the importance of Travel and Tourism to the world economy.


27 April 2012 - Trafalgar says TMs are 'No. 1 element' in group travel

In a debate with Globus over marketing strategy, President of Trafalger, Paul Wiseman, says that the No. 1 element in group travel is a professional travel director. Read the full article by clicking the above link (travelweekly.com).


12 November  2007 - IATM Board makes statement on employment status of TMs.

At a meeting of the IATM board of directors held in London, 9-11 November, 2007, the board made an important statement of policy regarding the employment status of Tour Managers.


08 November 2004 - IATM Policy on GVI Class Action

A meeting of the IATM Board of Directors held 5-7 November, 2004, considered the implications of the recent GVI Class Action. A policy statement was agreed stressing the desire of Tour Managers to retain their freelance (independent contractor) status and encouraging Tour Operators to give greater recognition and value to their Tour Managers.

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