Nick Longman, distribution director of Tui UK, has been appointed to the Abta board of directors to replace Tui customer director Tim Williamson.

Longman said: “I am very much looking forward to joining the board of Abta and contributing to the great work it does for consumers and the travel industry as a whole.”

Abta chief executive Mark Tanzer added: “Nick’s expertise and experience will be invaluable to the Abta board and we all look forward to working with him. I would also like to thank Tim Williamson for his significant contribution to the work of the board over the last two years.”