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The Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) is an umbrella organisation that represents more than 120 of Britain's best independent tour operators.

AITO members specialise in destinations or types of holiday about which they are particularly passionate, meaning they are uniquely placed to provide personalised advice based on first-hand experience.

All AITO members are required to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction by concentrating on three main pillars: Choice, Quality and Service – as enshrined in our Quality Charter. It’s thanks to these three qualities that AITO companies consistently dominate consumer-voted travel awards every year.

tas are very proud to be an AITO Affiliate and recommended Travel Managment System supplier.


Our topicplus+ software is held in escrow by the NCC Group. The NCC Group is the world’s leading provider of Escrow Solutions. An Escrow Solution is a specialist form of IT assurance, where any business critical application can be securely deposited with the NCC Group. TAS have deposited the software/source code with the NCC Group. Placing software development in an Escrow Solution allows licensees to gain access to the software source code should a trigger event occur.

We offer this facility in order to demonstrate both our commitment to governance best practice and to building long term relationships with our customers. For more information please visit


Paxport and Multicom have become one -  the UK travel industry’s most popular content aggregation solution. It is currently used by more than 50% of ABTA-registered leisure agents and is the platform that powers hundreds of travel websites, allowing users to search, cost and book.

Over 220 integrated suppliers, including many of the biggest and best-known travel brands, provide FindandBook with a wide variety of travel content including flight, accommodation, package, cruise and ancillaries. The combination of integrated supplier and product choice ensures that you’ll be able to offer your customers exactly what they’re looking for.


With over 20 years’ experience in providing business-critical solutions for travel and transport, Pharos can be trusted with your needs. They have 60+ suppliers and more than 60 resellers in ferry and rail benefitting from their enabling technology and services for online reservations and distribution through topicplus+.

Pharos meet the need for Ecommerce trading with a professional reliable IT service.

Amadeus travel distribution system gives travel providers the reach to make their content available through all channels. For a travel seller it means access to the richest, most relevant travel content.

By connecting with Amadeus you can find new travel business opportunities. By accessing their community and its single data source you can grow your business. This means discovering new revenue streams, cross selling and integrating with other travel players.

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Britain’s towns and cities are constantly growing and evolving: business names change, single residences become apartments, new properties are built. And with more than 3,000 address changes each week, your database needs to keep up. Otherwise your business could fall behind.

PAF - the Postcode Address File – gives you access to 1.8 million UK postcodes and over 29 million residential and business addresses. These are constantly updated and verified by ninety thousand postmen and women, making updates to 3,500 records each day. In a fast changing business landscape, it’s the only UK address data you can rely on.

Opting for tasmail (Quick Address - postcode lookup) within topicplus+ gives you piece of mind that the address you have search for using postcode lookup is correct and up to date - just ask for the postcode and let topicplus+ do the rest.

tas are a certified VAR for the Royal Mail PAF data.

tasmail | Royal Mail PAF Licence Terms & Conditions please download your copy here


PXP provide “Plug & Play” payment technology for merchants who need to process card transactions through any sales channel, across many territories, in a secure and simple way. The PXP managed payment service is hosted in a Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) Level 1 Data Centre and the software is Payment Application – Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) certified, which means PXP meet the highest level of data security standard set by the payment card industry body. So, you can be comfortable knowing that your customer’s card data is being processed and stored with the highest level of security available. As part of one of the top five payment companies in the World, based on capabilities, PXP integrated with topicplus+ is an essential solution for online and inhouse client payments.

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Worldpay has been a pioneer in card payments, multi-currency processing, online payments and contactless, and is aiming to lead the way in expanding global reach, data analytics and optimisation, and the emerging field of integrated payments.

On a typical day, Worldpay process 31 million mobile, online and in-store transactions – that’s about 360 a second. In 2014 we handled c.11.5bn transactions, with a total value of c.£370bn and an average transaction value of £32.24. Worldpay supported c.400,000 merchants in 126 currencies across 146 countries, offering over 300 payment methods. Worldpay are the leader in payments in the UK, where we process approximately 42% of all transactions.

Worldpay solutions are delivered by 4,500 colleagues from their corporate headquarters in London and 25 offices in 11 countries around the world.

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Sage Pay now have 300 employees working across Europe, serving over 50,000 customers. Sage Pay is known as one of the most trusted payment companies in Europe - a simple cost effective online or inhouse client payment solution available with topicplus+.

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Whether you’re looking for a complete payments solution or just want to add PayPal to your existing website, using PayPal with topicplus+ could be the perfect solution for your business.


Stripe currently powers businesses in 25 countries. They work from around the world in nine global offices and many more Stripes work remotely from anywhere. Stripe is another option when choosing a suitable payment gateway integrated with topicplus+.