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Month: January 2018

Brochures 15 Jan 18

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 CIT Holidays – Switzerland 2018CIT has released its latest Switzerland brochure with experiences including walking, cycling or travelling by train through the Alps, road-trips and mini stays in cities such as Zurich, Geneva or Lucerne. Highlights of the program include the eight-day Top Spots of Switzerland, where passengers will take a...

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Window Seat 15 Jan 18

NORWAY’S Ministry of Foreign Affairs has playfully responded to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s claim that Aussie tourists should be careful of polar bear attacks when visiting the Scandinavian country (TD 12 Jan). “We can assure you that in mainland Norway all polar bears are stuffed and pose only limited risk,” the Norwegian Foreign Ministry tweeted over the weekend. Statistically, Aussie tourists should be more afraid of Norway’s notorious boiled mutton and cabbage dishes. The post Window Seat 15 Jan 18 appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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Lucky escape for Pegasus

PASSENGERS on a Pegasus Airlines plane are thanking their lucky stars after their aircraft pulled up just metres from the icy cold Black Sea in Turkey. Upon landing, the plane skidded off the runway and came to a stop in a thick layer of mud (pictured) on the edge of a cliff. The incident happened on Sat at Trabzon Airport in the north eastern part of the country. Some 162 passengers and six crew members were on board the Boeing 737-800, which had departed the Turkish capital Ankara on the one hour flight. Pegasus said in a statement that...

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CVFR SQ incentive

AGENTS ticketing Singapore Airlines flights through CVFR Consolidation Services between 08-28 Jan will be in with a chance to win $10,000 in gift vouchers. The top two sellers will win $3K and $2K vouchers respectively – see page seven for all the details. The post CVFR SQ incentive appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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New SYD ceo starts

SYDNEY Airport’s recently appointed ceo Geoff Culbert has commenced in the role today and will be supported by outgoing ceo and md Kerrie Mather until the end of the month. Culbert joins SYD after a long career with GE (TD 26 Sep). The post New SYD ceo starts appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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