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A Taste of Southern Hospitality for Personal Travel Manager

30 October 2019 – Drive through the small, northern Mississippi city of Tupelo and you’ll quickly start to notice a recurring theme. From a huge mural on the wall of a department store to a trail of commemorative guitars, Tupelo won’t let you forget that it’s best known as the birthplace of Elvis Presley. TravelManagers’ Kristie Peters was one of five Australian travel advisors who took in Tupelo’s sights on a recent Air New Zealand famil to Memphis.

30 October 2019 – Drive through the small, northern Mississippi city of Tupelo and you’ll quickly start to notice a...

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Personal Travel Manager’s Taste of Authentic Japan

Wednesday 23 October 2019 – The city of Niigata is located on the west coast of Japan’s largest island, Honshu. Famous for its local produce, which includes rice, sake, seafood and tulips, it also serves as gateway to the nearby island of Sado.

Wednesday 23 October 2019 – The city of Niigata is located on the west coast of Japan’s largest island, Honshu....

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Backroads Touring of Northern France for Personal Travel Managers

Wednesday 02 October 2019 – One of the best ways to get to know a region’s history, culture and cuisine is by touring with local experts. TravelManagers’ Rose Febo and Sharon Ward were therefore very thrilled to be invited to join a recent famil of Northern France, hosted by Back-Roads Touring.

Wednesday 02 October 2019 – One of the best ways to get to know a region’s history, culture and cuisine...

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Macau Turns on the Charm for TravelManagers

Wednesday 25 September 2019 – The island of Macau, or as it is more formally known, Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is located around 60 kilometres west of Hong Kong. The two are connected by the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macao Bridge – 55 kilometres of bridges and tunnels that combine to form the world’s longest sea crossing. Crossing this engineering marvel, which opened early in 2018 and cost an estimated US$18.8 billion to construct, provided eight personal travel managers (PTMs) with an exciting and unique introduction to this tiny territory.

Wednesday 25 September 2019 – The island of Macau, or as it is more formally known, Macao Special Administrative Region of...

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Kimberley Turns on the Charm for Personal Travel Managers

Wednesday 18 September 2019 – When the sun set on TravelManagers’ annual National Conference in Perth recently, most of the attending personal travel managers (PTMs) were packing their bags, ready to head to their home towns and eager to put into practice all that they had learned over the preceding three days. For thirteen PTMs however, this would have to wait: first, a much-anticipated visit to the Kimberley region awaited.

Wednesday 18 September 2019 – When the sun set on TravelManagers’ annual National Conference in Perth recently, most of the...

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Personal Travel Managers Sample Magic of Margaret River

Wednesday 04 September 2019 – The Margaret River region is renowned for its wineries, beaches and amazing natural beauty. It’s therefore not surprising that when TravelManagers offered a pre-conference famil to experience the many delights of this region, a total of 26 personal travel managers (PTMs) signed up.

Wednesday 04 September 2019 – The Margaret River region is renowned for its wineries, beaches and amazing natural beauty. It’s...

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Personal Travel Managers Flying High with the High Rollers in Las Vegas

Wednesday 07 August 2019 – From shopping on the Miracle Mile to an evening helicopter flight over The Strip, Las Vegas offers plenty of rockstar moments for anyone who comes to play in this exciting, 24-hour city. TravelManagers recently sent eight personal travel managers (PTMs) to experience its highlights over the course of a four-night, five-day whirlwind famil hosted by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, in conjunction with Delta Airlines.

Wednesday 07 August 2019 – From shopping on the Miracle Mile to an evening helicopter flight over The Strip, Las...

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Southwest China Delivers Surprise and Delight for TravelManagers

Wednesday 31 July 2019 – The southwest Chinese provinces of Sichuan and Guizhou are not as well known to Western tourists as some other regions of China, but their popularity is steadily increasing, thanks to their rich cultural heritage, impressive scenery and population of pandas. Eleven personal travel managers (PTMs) recently participated in an exclusive TravelManagers famil to the two provinces, which provided them with valuable first-hand insights.

Wednesday 31 July 2019 – The southwest Chinese provinces of Sichuan and Guizhou are not as well known to Western...

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Balloon Rides and the Big Five on Kenya Famil

Wednesday 17 July 2019 – From luxury tented safari camps to early-morning hot air balloon rides, Africa offers luxury experiences that are completely unique. Three personal travel managers (PTMs) were therefore thrilled to be invited to represent TravelManagers on a recent eleven-day African safari famil, conducted by African Wildlife Safaris.

Wednesday 17 July 2019 – From luxury tented safari camps to early-morning hot air balloon rides, Africa offers luxury experiences...

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TravelManagers’ Vietnam Famil a Showcase for Women-Only Travel

Wednesday 10 July 2019 – With the demand for women-only holidays and wellness retreats steadily on the increase, travel companies are looking to tap into this trend by developing products specifically tailored to suit this market. Ten personal travel managers recently spent nine days in Vietnam on a TravelManagers exclusive “Lady Get-Together” famil that was specifically designed to showcase some of the experiences and locations most favoured by the so-called “she-conomy.”

Wednesday 10 July 2019 – With the demand for women-only holidays and wellness retreats steadily on the increase, travel companies...

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