More than 350 delegates attended this year’s Atas Conference, held in Manchester for the first time.

The event heard from TV presenter and Just You ambassador Claire Sweeney, and G Adventures founder Bruce Poon Tip, find full coverage here:

‘Turn to touring in challenging market’
More than 350 delegates attend Manchester event

Agent of the Year hails ‘brilliant’ event
Agencies honoured during gala awards dinner in Manchester


Delegates urged to defy age-based assumptions
Lucrative over-50s market is “looking for adventure”, say speakers

Cruisers are ideal touring customers
Agents can switch-sell from cruises as holidaymakers seek adventure and experiences

TV star hails Just You experiences
Claire Sweeney tells delegates about solo tours in India and Italy

More clients ask about eco-credentials
Speakers say sustainability is becoming more important for travellers

Poon Tip urges agents to help transform lives
G Adventures founder says tourism industry has opportunity to redistribute wealth