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Riveting Rugby and Wonderful Wineries Highlights of Vancouver Famil

Wednesday 08 May 2019 – When the Vancouver leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series took place in March, twelve travel advisors from the UK, New Zealand and Australia were on hand to experience the destination and the tournament for themselves. Among the group of Rugby Sevens specialist advisors was TravelManagers’ Kristie Peters.

Wednesday 08 May 2019 – When the Vancouver leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series took place in March,...

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Three Cities of Shanghai Triangle Delight Personal Travel Managers

Wednesday 24 April 2019 – The city of Shanghai is China’s largest by population: an enticing mix of ultra-modern and traditional, and a showcase of what happens when the worlds of East and West combine. China Travel Service recently arranged a five-day famil of Shanghai and the neighbouring cities of Suzhou and Hangzhou exclusively for TravelManagers, with nine personal travel managers (PTMs) taking part.

Wednesday 24 April 2019 – The city of Shanghai is China’s largest by population: an enticing mix of ultra-modern and...

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Switzerland Turns on the Winter Charm for Personal Travel Manager

Wednesday 13 March 2019 – For snow bunnies over the world, Switzerland represents the peak in ski holidays – stunning scenery, immaculate snow conditions and world-class infrastructure, not to mention some of the best après-ski atmosphere you’ll find anywhere. So when TravelManagers’ Lindy Hill was presented with the opportunity to join a nine-day Swiss ski famil hosted by Switzerland Tourism, she was quick to sign up.

Wednesday 13 March 2019 – For snow bunnies over the world, Switzerland represents the peak in ski holidays – stunning...

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TravelManagers Lead Representation on Philippines Famil and Travel Exchange

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...

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Personal Travel Managers Follow Crooked Compass to Georgia

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...

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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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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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BA, Beaches and Brazilian Barbecue for Personal Travel Managers

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.

Argentina and Brazil are incredible, alluring destinations, each with a varied landscape, unique wildlife and vibrant culture, but with so...

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PTMs Experience Barge Cruising in France – The Verdict ‘10 out of 10’

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.

Hosted by Karen Nelson, Business Development Manager NSW & ACT, for Back-Roads Touring the New South Wales based PTMs attending the famil...

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Personal Travel Managers Discover the Hidden Highlights in the Holy Land

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.

For all participants, this was their first visit to this part of the world, but they were all captivated by...

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