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Month: September 2017

Brochures 25 Sep 17

THIS week’s Brochures of the Week is brought to you by Wendy Wu Tours. If your firm is releasing a new brochure you’d like to make the industry aware of, send a brief description summarising its features and itineraries, including a PDF of the front cover, and contact details to Wendy Wu Tours – China 2018/19Wendy Wu Tours’ 2018-19 China brochure includes 35 Classic Tours, Immerse Yourself and Deluxe Collection group tours covering China, Tibet, Nepal, Mongolia and Central Asia. Included are award-winning perennial favourites plus three new Epic Journeys including Epic Dreams, an overland journey across Tibet,...

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Window Seat 25 Sep 17

AS IF the price of airport parking wasn’t high enough already, a UK man has added another cost to the mix after becoming fed up with travellers leaving their cars outside his Liverpool home. Neil Junglas has made the news in the UK after wrapping a car with an entire industrial-sized roll of cling film after its owners took advantage of free parking in his street while they went on holidays. Junglas, who lives about 4km from Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport, says he saw the owners park outside and then transfer their luggage to a taxi for the rest of their trip. “I work at Costco so I went and bought a big roll of cling-film from there,” he told Metro. The post Window Seat 25 Sep 17 appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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Hainan inaugurates Brisbane

HAINAN Airlines commenced operations on its new twice weekly Shenzhen-Brisbane route last week with the inaugural A330 service landing in BNE on Fri. It is the first direct flight between the two international hubs, who established a sister-city relationship in 1992. MEANWHILE, Brisbane Airport has signed a new sister-airport agreement with Chongqing Airport in China. The partnership will see the two airports share expertise on operational, commercial and tourism market development. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed during Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk’s recent trip to China. Currently there are no direct flights between Brisbane and Chongqing. The post...

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Aussies explore Vancouver

FOUR Australian agents were chosen out of over 900 applicants for the Vancouver Specialist Famil earlier this month. Joining four agents from the UK and four from Germany, the team of 12 embarked on the famil on 11 Sep and stayed at Pinnacle Hotel Waterfront and Sutton Place Hotel. The trip tied in hotel inspections with sightseeing and activities, including breakfast with the bears on Grouse Mountain, visiting the Capilano Suspension bridge and a sightseeing tour through Westend and English Bay. Participants took in 360 degree views at Vancouver lookout and experienced Flyover Canada, a flight simulation ride that...

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Packed in BA, Shangri-La famil

BRITISH Airways hosted a group of BCD consultants and account managers in Singapore on a famil earlier this month, held in conjunction with Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts. The group flew Club World (Business) class on British Airways and stayed two nights at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore and one night at the recently renovated Hotel Jen Orchardgateway. Once in the Lion City, the group visited four Shangri-La properties, the Singapore Flyer and also took in Gardens by the Bay including the Skyway. Pictured taking in the scenery while on the Singapore Flyer are, back row from left: Jeremy Sargent, Selina Lawrence,...

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