The news that Australian Escapes is ‘back in business’ trading as Australian Escapes Holiday and Travel Club effective from 29 March 2016, has provided some potentially positive news for the company’s 15,000 members, 40 employees and other creditors adversely impacted.
TravelManagers' Chairman, Barry Mayo
TravelManagers’ Chairman Barry Mayo is quick to point out however that the apparent bailout does nothing to negate the recent...
Being awarded one of Etihad Airways top three sales consultants for highest sales growth during 04 June - 31 July 2015, earned personal travel manager John Lengacher representative for Windsor in Victoria, a place on the Etihad Airways and CT Partners’ famil to Abu Dhabi.
A sumptuous dinner awaited the incentive famil participants at the end of their desert safari
“We were thrilled to have a TravelManagers’ personal travel manager win a place on the Abu Dhabi famil. With places...
The travel industry has unfortunately this week received further negative consumer press with the 09 March announcement that Gold Coast based travel company Australian Escapes has been placed into voluntary administration. As reported in Sydney’s The Daily Telegraph and the Gold Coast Bulletin on 16 March and the 22 March smartcompany.com.au e-newsletter, with “well in excess of 15,000 consumers affected.”
TravelManagers’ Chairman Barry Mayo says the question must be asked – what are the views of the individual state governments...
Saturday 20 February 2016 will forever be a memorable day for many Fijians. It was the day Cyclone Winston, the strongest tropical cyclone to hit Fiji on record, made its presence felt.
TravelManagers’ Sydney-based personal travel managers show their support for Fiji at the Cyclone Winston fundraising breakfast. (L-R) Deahann Urqueza, Belinda Hackett, Michelle Michael-Pecora, Michelle Schulze, Sue Kuti, Andrew Stanbury (Acting Executive GM, Sales and Marketing – Fiji Airways), Truman Bradley (Chairman of Tourism Fiji & Investment Fiji), Lyn Tyson, Julie Painter, Aliki Iosifidis, Virginia Stace, Michael Gazal (Executive GM – TravelManagers Australia)
Cyclone Winston spared the main tourist destinations of Fiji, however devastated some of Fiji’s remote islands, flattening many villages and...
To celebrate Royal Caribbean’s newly renovated MV Radiance of the Seas, TravelManagers’ personal travel managers were recently invited to experience a day aboard the ship, as it docked at Circular Quay International terminal.
Newly renovated MV Radiance of the Seas in port at Sydney’s Circular Quay International terminal
The 40 Sydney based personal travel managers and four national partnership representatives were able to appreciate the extensive upgrades first...
It was a dream come true when personal travel manager Karen Doyle, representative for South Yarra in Victoria was personally invited by the Ecuador Tourism office to attend a recent Ministry of Tourism famil to Ecuador.
Galapagos Island Wildlife happily play together
Hosted by Mischelle Montenegro and Alejandro from partner supplier Camon Travel, Doyle together with four other participants discovered on their...
Entrepreneurial spirit brings success for Melbourne based personal travel managers
Mark Elevato, representative for Werribee and Amy Ferguson, representative for Tarneit who recently held their inaugural Wyndham Travel Expo at the Werribee Italian Sports & Social Club.
Clients being inspired at TravelManagers Wyndham Travel Expo
With no local expo to cater for their local community, Elevato and Ferguson both relatively new to the TravelManagers family,...
House of Travel Australia is delighted to announce the internal promotion of Grant Campbell to Chief Operating Officer (COO). This newly created role, with day-to-day operational responsibility for HOOT Holidays and TravelManagers was created specifically to meet the growing demands of both companies.
Grant Campbell - Chief Operating Officer
House of Travel Australia Chief Executive Officer Joe Araullo is heartened by the companies’ continual focus on investing in its...
A desert 4200 metres in altitude with hundreds of bubbling, steaming geysers yet freezing cold at the same time, was just one of the surprise and delightful experiences that personal travel manager Anna Bayley, representative for Sandy Bay recently experienced on a famil of a lifetime experience to Chile.
The stunningly beautiful Atacama Desert by day TravelManagers Australia
Bayley enjoyed an adventure-packed ten-day itinerary courtesy of partner supplier Natural Focus Safaris indulging in Chile’s many unforgettable and inspiring...
TravelManagers’ personal travel managers are well known for their innovative and creative business approach and for Adelaide based personal travel managers this is no exception.
Family fun and business a winning combination for Adelaide based personal travel managers from left: Alison Hill, TravelManagers business partnership manager, Michelle Zienkiewicz, Neil Saunders and Mandy Bradtke
Bradtke, representative for St Agnes together with fellow personal travel managers Michelle Zienkiewicz representative for Woodville West and Neil Saunders...