ABTA LifeLine at the Travel Convention in Turkey 10 – 12 October 2012

ABTA LifeLine had a very successful Travel Convention in Turkey, raising the profile of the charity and the help it can give colleagues and families in the travel industry, and generating important funds.

18 companies signed up to the 2012/2013 £1 per employee appeal  including:

  • ABTA
  • Advantage Travel Centres
  • Affordable Car Hire
  • All Leisure Group
  • Britaly
  • Hays Travel Group
  • Kuoni
  • Midcounties Co-operative Travel
  • Monarch Travel Group
  • More than Travel
  • On Holiday Group
  • On the Beach,
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Shearings Group
  • Sunvil Holidays
  • Travel Republic
  • TUI
  • White Hart Associates

A prize draw was held at the host party with some fabulous prizes to win, including a Nile Cruise generously donated by Discover Egypt.  Although hampered by the rain, an impressive £2000 was raised. Katherine Grainger MBE, 2012 Olympic Gold Medallist (rowing) presented the prizes to the winners.

At the close of the Convention ABTA LifeLine held its very first beach volleyball competition in partnership with First Data Merchant Solutions. A great fun competition, enjoyed by all!