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Firedance Festival Famil a Feast for the Senses

Wednesday 15 January 2020 – Venture into the more remote islands of Papua New Guinea and you’ll find rich and varied cultures, a fascinating history and stunning scenery that’s still relatively untouched. TravelManagers’ Maria Pandalai recently returned from a very special famil to this very special part of the world, hosted by Intrepid Travel.

Wednesday 15 January 2020 – Venture into the more remote islands of Papua New Guinea and you’ll find rich and...

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Ancient and Modern Sri Lanka on Show with TravelManagers Famil

Wednesday 08 January 2020 – On the rail journey from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, passengers travel through the misty green tea hills of central Sri Lanka, stopping to sample the country’s most famous export, Ceylon tea at a tea plantation along the way. This experience was just one of the highlights during a recent TravelManagers famil to this fascinating island nation.

Wednesday 08 January 2020 – On the rail journey from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, passengers travel through the misty green...

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Treasures of Bhutan on Show for Personal Travel Manager

Wednesday 18 December 2019 – When Lonely Planet recently revealed their list of the top ten countries to visit in 2020, Bhutan was ranked at number one: a feat which came as no great surprise to TravelManagers’ Kate Bevan, who recently spent a week fulfilling a long-held dream to visit the tiny, landlocked kingdom.

Wednesday 18 December 2019 – When Lonely Planet recently revealed their list of the top ten countries to visit in...

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Iceland’s Contrasts on Display for TravelManagers

Wednesday 11 December 2019 – Iceland is a small country of big contrasts: steaming lava fields and vast glaciers, towering waterfalls and deep fjords, icy lakes and warm people. When Collette Tours recently invited 34 Australian travel advisors on a seven-day famil to sample the diversity of this fascinating country, TravelManagers’ Erryn Morris and Alison Parker, were among those who accepted.

Wednesday 11 December 2019 – Iceland is a small country of big contrasts: steaming lava fields and vast glaciers, towering...

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History, Heritage and Incredible Scenery on Alaska and Yukon Famil

Wednesday 04 December 2019 – From the scenic delights of a cruise through the Inside Passage in North America’s Pacific Northwest to a wilderness tour of Alaska’s Denali National Park, TravelManagers’ Deb Hanley had long dreamed of visiting this unique and beautiful part of the world. Holland America’s ten-night famil provided Hanley, who is a South Australia based personal travel manager (PTM) with a long-awaited opportunity to experience all this and more.

Wednesday 04 December 2019 – From the scenic delights of a cruise through the Inside Passage in North America’s Pacific...

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Personal TravelManagers Strike Gold on Exclusive India Famil

Wednesday 28 November 2019 – The Golden Triangle is the moniker given to the region marked by three of India’s northern cities: Agra, Jaipur and the nation’s capital, Delhi. TravelManagers recently provided eleven personal travel managers (PTMs) with the opportunity to join a seven-day famil of this 720-kilometre circuit, which is renowned for its collection of incredible palaces, forts, mosques and mausoleums, as well as its vibrant history and culture. For many, it was their first visit to India, and an invaluable chance to experience it first-hand.

Wednesday 28 November 2019 – The Golden Triangle is the moniker given to the region marked by three of India’s...

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Personal Travel Managers Wide-Eyed in Wonderful Vietnam

Wednesday 13 November 2019 – 400-million-year-old karst mountains, vast cave systems and spectacular underground rivers: these are the features for which Vietnam’s Phong Nha National Park are renowned. One of central Vietnam’s most unique and spectacular landscapes, the park achieved UNESCO World Heritage status in 2003, and was among the most memorable locations visited by seven of TravelManagers’ personal travel managers (PTMs) on a recent famil hosted by Wide Eyed Tours.

Wednesday 13 November 2019 – 400-million-year-old karst mountains, vast cave systems and spectacular underground rivers: these are the features for...

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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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