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Month: January 2018

Accommodation Updates 31 Jan 18

WELCOME to Accommodation Updates, Travel Daily’s Wed feature. If your property has undergone some recent changes you would like to make the industry aware of, send a brief description with an image to Monaco’s Hotel de Paris has unveiled a two-floor penthouse suite dedicated to Princess Grace. The two-bedroom Princess Grace Suite features 180 degree views of the Mediterranean from three terraces and a patio and interiors which showcase her work and personal souvenirs, including her favourite poems and books. A new garden-to-table dining experience is available at the Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort. Guests are shown around the...

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Window Seat 31 Jan 18

IF THERE’S something strange in the toilet bowl, who are you going to call? The correct answer used to be a plumber, however as a bunch of passengers who recently took a Norwegian flight found out not even having 85 plumbers on board helped very much. Flight DY1156 took off from Oslo Gardermoen heading to Munich on 27 Jan only to strike toilet issues, forcing the flight to flush its plans and turn back. “We would have liked to fix the restrooms, but unfortunately it had to be done from the outside and we didn’t want to risk sending...

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QBT and In Travel pact

DWAYNE Good, exec director & founder of In Travel Group is pictured with Andrew Burnes, ceo Helloworld Travel following the signing of a joint venture with QBT to establish Inspire Travel Management (TD yesterday). Commenting on the deal, Burnes said, “QBT and Helloworld Travel Limited are fully committed to this venture to not only deliver on our prioritised social impact and corporate responsibility targets, but it will also contribute significantly to the travel industry and in turn to the Aust economy”. The post QBT and In Travel pact appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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Constellation prize winners!

LUXURY around-the-world charter operator Constellation Journeys has named the winners of the travel company’s first travel agents’ incentive. Three prizes of two seats each were offered to agents whose clients booked on Constellation’s inaugural journey, with entrants called on to explain why they wanted to join the trip. Departing Sydney on 22 Apr, the 21-day tour aboard a chartered Qantas Boeing 747 will visit Hanoi, India, the Serengeti, Marrakech, New York, Havana and Tahiti. The lucky agents have each received a prize valued at $39,000 for two. Winners included Michele Alcorn, National Seniors in Brisbane pictured above with Larry...

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Club Med ’19 sales

SALES for Club Med’s 2018/19 Sun & Ski Holidays have opened today following record numbers of client pre-registrations – up a whopping 251% in 12 months. A 30% earlybird offer is part of the promotion, which for the first three days (until 02 Feb) is guaranteed across all 70+ resorts, dates, rooms and services. Travel agents can access the full suite of deals by CLICKING HERE. The post Club Med ’19 sales appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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