THE British Embassy in Jordan has taken a new approach to showcasing Jordanian tourism, by appointing a chief mouser. “Lawrence of Abdoun” (pictured) is a tomcat who, aside from his mousing duties, spends his days reaching out to his followers on Twitter from his account @LawrenceDipCat. Deputy Ambassador of the UK to Jordan Laura Dauban said through Lawrence’s account the office was “trying to show a different side to Jordan, what it is really like, a peaceful, prosperous country that British tourists should come and visit”. The post Window Seat 22 Nov 17 appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...Read More
EIGHT agents from Travel Associates were recently treated to a famil to Palm Springs and Huntington Beach in California. The group experienced sports car driving in Palm Beach and a sunset cruise in Huntington Beach. Pictured demonstrating the trip’s Queen of the Desert theme are Julie Bailey, Lolo Trendell, Merita Geer, Anna Fox, Michelle Lovegrove, Melissa Gray, Lisa McKinley and Brandi O’Brien. The post Queens of the desert appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...Read More
EIGHT Aussie retail travel agents jetted off to Japan courtesy of the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Sydney office earlier this month. The group embarked on a five-night fully hosted tour of the country as part of the Japan E-Learning Top Scorers Familiarisation Trip. Supported by Japan Airlines, Hilton Hotels, Prince Hotels and Hoshino Resorts, the agents explored the Tohoku region on Japan’s main island of Honshu. Highlights included a shinkansen (bullet train) ride from Tokyo to Sendai, a 1,000 step pilgrimage to Yamadera mountain temple, a cruise of Matsushima Bay and a visit to a traditional castle town....Read More
THE Maxim’s Travel team touched down in Buenos Aires, Argentina, last month for their annual staff conference. As part of the adventure, the team took a day trip to Iquazu Falls (pictured above), arriving at the destination in style on a chartered plane. Chris Goddard, managing director of Maxim’s Travel, said these events “provide a remarkable team building opportunity and are also the perfect vehicle to outline company objectives for the upcoming year”. The post Maxim’s heads to Argentina appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...Read More
SILVERSEA Cruises is offering zero single supplements on selected 2018 itineraries, with the offer applying to cruises including Silver Shadow’s 18-day Sydney-Singapore voyage on 03 Jan, Silver Discoverer between Phuket and Ho Chi Minh City, a round trip 23-day Antarctic adventure on Silver Explorer departing Ushuaia on 23 Jan 2018 and more. See the cover page for details. The post Silversea solo deals appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...Read More
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- Travellers Choice welcomed a record crowd for its 40th anniversary conference in Perth on the weekend, with more than 160 travel agents uniting around a theme of “20/20 Vision”.