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Month: October 2017

Brochures 30 Oct 17

WELCOME to Brochures of the Week, Travel Daily’s Monday feature. If your firm is releasing a new brochure of which you’d like to make the industry aware, send a brief description summarising its features and itineraries, including a PDF of the front cover, and contact details to Abercrombie & Kent – India & the Orient 2018A range of fresh focusses and travel styles have been packed into Abercrombie & Kent’s latest release. In India, there’s a new two-week private journey covering from north to south of the country and a private journey has been introduced in Sri Lanka....

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Window Seat 30 Oct 17

OF ALL the infuriating reasons given for a delayed flight, this one seems new. The Alaska Department of Transportation has confirmed flights were suspended at Barrow Airport in the state’s icy north last week when a seal opted for a little sunbathing on the main runway. Animal control officers from the local borough authority were called to confront the stubborn mammal, and flights were able to resume a short time later. The DoT shared this pic by Scott Babcock on Facebook. The post Window Seat 30 Oct 17 appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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TIME graduation event

THE Travel Industry Mentor Experience (TIME) has held a graduation ceremony for its latest mentee intake, Group No. 26. The event took place last week at Frasers Suites, Kent St, Sydney. Pictured are the newest mentees – back row: Ryan Montgomery, Bijoy John, Asmae Benyessef and Paul Groves-Berry. Front row: Kathy Milicic, Judith Taylor, Cyrus Sarkari, Jodi Hawthorne and Kirsty McGuire. The post TIME graduation event appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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Scenic West Canada famil

SCENIC Tours has completed a famil to the west coast of Canada, treating 38 agents to many of the best attractions on offer. The journey began through the Rockies with a “Scenic Special Stay” at the Castle in the Rockies, the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel, before moving on to Lake Louise, where on a chilly afternoon the group flocked to the lake to take some canoes out on the water. The group was lucky enough to experience snow at a time of the year where it is rare to witness, with the journey continuing with two days on board...

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Breakfast in a shade of pink

THE DriveAway Holidays team put on a show of pink and dug deep to raise money for women’s cancers at a breakfast on Fri. The company took part in the annual Pink Ribbon Breakfast in conjunction with the Cancer Council, which aims to minimise the threat of women’s cancers through prevention, treatment, support and research. DriveAway’s managing director Chris Hamill has offered to match donations raised by the team, which has taken part in Pink Ribbon Breakfasts since 2010. Pictured decked out in their best pink are Adriana Hennessy, Michelle Carpio, Nicole Cook and Caroline Raffoul. The post Breakfast...

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