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    ABTA confirms agents are eligible for new government grants

    The post ABTA confirms agents are eligible for new government grants appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The government has published amended regulations that explicitly reference retail travel agents as businesses that are required to legally close in tier four areas within England. Trade body ABTA argued the confirmation was a welcome step in ensuring agents in England are eligible for grant support under the localised restrictions support grants regime. The previous exclusion of travel agents from the regulations had resulted in agents being denied much needed funding from local authorities under the scheme. Following lobbying from ABTA, the devolved nations had already clarified that grants support…