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TravelManagers Say Mahalo to Hawaii, G’day to Perth

TravelManagers’ 2018 annual national conference, consisting of three days of inspiring presentations, informative workshops, exciting announcements and entertaining activities, concluded in Hawaii on Sunday evening, local time, with their customary gala awards dinner.

The Prince Waikiki, located at the northern end of Honolulu’s most famous beach, has acted as home base for the...

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TravelManagers’ Exclusive South Island Wildlife and Wine Famil

The city of Christchurch, which is New Zealand’s gateway to the South Island, has spent the past seven years rebuilding and reinventing itself whilst at the same time remaining true to its English heritage.

Eight personal travel managers (PTMs) recently took part in a TravelManagers-exclusive famil to the Garden City, in which they spent...

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Amazing Race and Amazing Stories at TravelManagers’ 2018 National Conference

Honolulu locals and tourists alike were probably somewhat bemused by the sight of more than 300 Australian personal travel managers (PTMs) and partner suppliers running around the streets of Waikiki on Saturday afternoon, many of them strangely attired and all of them having an inordinate amount of fun. This was TravelManagers’ version of the Amazing Race: a welcome break from the serious business of their annual national conference, which ran for three days over the past weekend.

According to TravelManagers’ Executive General Manager, Michael Gazal, the race was designed as a fun, team-building exercise that would allow...

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Conference Acts as Launchpad for Exciting New TravelManagers Initiative

A celebration of success and a chance to plan for future success: these were the main themes at TravelManagers’ 2018 national conference, which has just concluded in Hawaii. Presentations from keynote speakers such as Turia Pitt, supplier workshops, pre- and post-conference famils and a gala awards dinner were all highlights of the conference itinerary, which ran over a three-day weekend and attracted more than 230 personal travel manager (PTMs) and NPO team members and 90 representatives from partner suppliers.

The conference also served as an ideal environment in which to announce a new TravelManagers initiative aimed at supporting members’...

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TravelManagers’ Business Model a Recipe for Success

After eleven years in business and with more than 540 personal travel managers (PTMs) now operating within their network, TravelManagers have had plenty of time in which to refine their business model. One of their newest recruits, Sue Wright, has been with the business for just three months, and believes their formula is spot-on.

Wright, who is representative for Shoal Point, QLD, joined TravelManagers after a three-year hiatus from the travel industry, and despite...

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Luxury Escapes Becomes TravelManagers’ Newest Supplier Partner

More than 230 personal travel managers (PTMs) and NPO staff were joined by 90 suppliers representing 53 partner supplier brands at TravelManagers’ annual national conference, which took place in Honolulu this weekend.

The conference was the ideal forum in which to announce TravelManagers’ newest supplier partnership: with e-commerce travel provider, Luxury Escapes....

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Personal Travel Managers Celebrate Success at Annual Conference in Waikiki

More than 320 personal travel managers (PTMs), representatives from partner suppliers and the National Partnership Office (NPO) have gathered in Honolulu for TravelManagers’ annual conference.

TravelManagers’ Executive General Manager, Michael Gazal, says this year’s conference theme, success, was chosen because of its relevance to all...

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Personal Travel Managers Experience the High Life on the High Seas

A taste of the jet set life in St Tropez, a visit to Monte Carlo’s Grand Casino and time ashore in some of the most charming ports in the Mediterranean: these were among the highlights for two of TravelManagers’ personal travel managers (PTMs) during a nine-day small ship famil with Windstar Cruises from Rome to Nice.

Kathy Millett, who is representative for Claremont, WA, compared the famil experience to sailing through a series of beautiful postcards....

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Personal Travel Managers Explore Middle Earth and More

From the natural thermal wonders of Rotorua to the subterranean magic of Waitomo, an opportunity to experience some of the highlights of the upper North Island on a TravelManagers exclusive self-drive famil was a fantastic opportunity for six personal travel managers (PTMs).

TravelManagers’ Executive General Manager, Michael Gazal, says the six-day, five-night famil was the participants’ reward for their achievements in an...

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Personal Travel Managers Attend World’s Biggest Cruise Conference in Sydney

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) brought the world’s largest cruise conference to Sydney last week, with more than 500 travel professionals coming together from all over Australia and New Zealand, including fifteen delegates from TravelManagers.

This two-day event, which was held at Sydney’s Hyatt Regency Hotel, gave delegates the opportunity to hear about the latest...

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