Abta has appointed  two new members to its board of directors.

Richard Sofer, commercial and business development director at Tui UK & Ireland and John Bevan, chief executive dnata Travel Europe, joined the board on November 1.

Noel Josephides, Abta chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Richard and John onto the Abta board of directors. They both bring a wealth of experience in the travel industry.

“Their expertise and guidance will be invaluable in helping us to safeguard and promote the interests of our members and their customers.”