Wednesday 12 December 2018 – The islands of the Philippines sit roughly three thousand kilometres almost due north of Darwin, and their popularity as a tourism destination has grown steadily over the past ten years, with more than 250,000 Australians estimated to have visited in 2017. With this in mind, thirteen personal travel managers (PTMs) were invited to be part of a group of thirty travel professionals on an eight-day famil of the island provinces of Cebu and Bohol, hosted by the Philippine Department of Tourism and Philippine Airlines.
After arriving in Cebu, the group spent their first morning participating in a “travel exchange”: a series of B2B sessions...
Georgia sits at the intersection of Europe and Asia, a former Soviet republic that is fast becoming the next big thing, thanks in no small part to its varied and impossibly beautiful landscapes that include the towering Caucasus Mountains and lovely Black Sea beaches. TravelManagers was fortunate to have two personal travel managers (PTMs) invited to participate in a recent eleven-day famil of the country, hosted by Crooked Compass.
One of just six famil participants, PTM Di Yates says Georgia was a destination she didn’t know a lot about...
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...
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....
Argentina and Brazil are incredible, alluring destinations, each with a varied landscape, unique wildlife and vibrant culture, but with so much going on within their boundaries and a combined land area that’s roughly one and a half times the size of Australia, they can seem a little overwhelming when it comes to planning a visit.
At Iguazu's famous Bird Sanctuary in 12 acres of subtropical forest with several native species of birds including macaws, golden parakeets, harpy eagles and toucans in their natural habitat.
Argentina and Brazil are incredible, alluring destinations, each with a varied landscape, unique wildlife and vibrant culture, but with so...
Six personal travel managers (PTMs) recently enjoyed a dedicated TravelManagers’ famil of the Bourgogne region in France where they experienced a six day Back-Roads Touring Barge Cruise aboard MS Jeanine on Le Canal De Bourgogne from Dijon to Besancon.
Picture perfect! (from left front row) Karen Nelson – Back-Roads Touring and PTMs Janice Lee, Kristina Acevski, Michelle Michael-Pecora and Maria Miller. (From left back row passengers Linda, Pam and Wendy with PTMs Peter Carmichael, and Jason Smith and passenger Mark
Hosted by Karen Nelson, Business Development Manager NSW & ACT, for Back-Roads Touring the New South Wales based PTMs attending the famil...
Israel and Palestine are among the less well-known destinations in the Middle East, so when six personal travel managers (PTMs) were invited to represent TravelManagers on a Crooked Compass seven-day hiking famil, they were quick to sign up.
On the road to Tell Balata, the site of the Bronze Age city of Shechem, where Abraham arrived in the Land of Canaan. From left to right Bev Fitzsimons, Cath Graham Theresa Kwong, Di Yates, Kirsten Rheinlander and Karen Doyle.
For all participants, this was their first visit to this part of the world, but they were all captivated by...
As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to product knowledge through first-hand experience, TravelManagers, in conjunction with Viva Holidays and Singapore Airlines, recently sent eight personal travel managers (PTMs) on a six day famil to Singapore and Bintan.
PTMs enjoy the views from the 3rd hole of the Laguna Golf Course and Club (from Left: Michelle Thomas, Ally Casey, Victoria Hobbs - Banyan Tree, Debbie Bean, Erin Beckford, Nicole Cocks, Lori Francisco, Judith Smith, Aaron Loss (NPO), Theresa Kwong
On arrival in Singapore the group were taken to the Novotel Clarke Quay where they were to spend the next...
Alpine scenery, fresh snow, French food: what’s not to love about a ski holiday in France? And when that holiday is set in an all-inclusive Club Med ski resort, it’s even better, as seven personal travel managers (PTMs) who took part in a TravelManagers exclusive famil to Club Med Valmorel recently discovered.
Happy to be in Valmorel: (from left to right) Luke Skarbek (Club Med) with Alma Araullo, Sue Kuti, Peter Carmichael, Elle Bradley, Merran Wiggins, Jeremy Ferguson and Hiten Shah plus Donna Jones of Malaysia Airlines.
The group of PTMs were hosted by Luke Skarbek, Club Med’s Business Development Manager for NSW & ACT, and accompanied...
World Leading Cruise Lines (WLCL) recently invited TravelManagers’ personal travel managers to experience a cruise masterclass onboard MS Emerald Princess as it docked at Circular Quay International terminal.
TravelManagers’ personal travel managers enjoy a day aboard MS Emerald Princess: Mary Anderson, Simone Armeni, Kerrie Baugley, Robin Barrett, Irena Bryant, Beverly Burt, Kelly Chapman, Lauren Compton, Antonella Damiano, Debra Deane, Jane Fowler, Lori Francisco, Rosa Frigel, Julianne Gazal-Rizk, Judy Gillings, Louise Gillogly, Matt Halloran, Emma Hill, Alison Johnson, Lana Kanchik, Janice Lee, Phoebe Luong, Annette McHugh, Debbie McLean, Anita Medcalf, Lisa Metzl, Michelle Michael-Pecora, Natalie Miller, Maria Miller, Mamita Mishra, Cathy Moir, Maree Oxford, Jo Patton, Michelle Pelley, Karina Petrovics, Melinda Rowe, Trina Rynehart, Laurin Taggart, Annalize Troost, Tanya Tyler, Melanie Whyte, Sharleen Wright
World Leading Cruise Lines (WLCL) recently invited TravelManagers’ personal travel managers to experience a cruise masterclass onboard MS Emerald Princess...