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Conference Acts as Launchpad for Exciting New TravelManagers Initiative

A celebration of success and a chance to plan for future success: these were the main themes at TravelManagers’ 2018 national conference, which has just concluded in Hawaii. Presentations from keynote speakers such as Turia Pitt, supplier workshops, pre- and post-conference famils and a gala awards dinner were all highlights of the conference itinerary, which ran over a three-day weekend and attracted more than 230 personal travel manager (PTMs) and NPO team members and 90 representatives from partner suppliers.

The conference also served as an ideal environment in which to announce a new TravelManagers initiative aimed at supporting members’...

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TravelManagers’ Business Model a Recipe for Success

After eleven years in business and with more than 540 personal travel managers (PTMs) now operating within their network, TravelManagers have had plenty of time in which to refine their business model. One of their newest recruits, Sue Wright, has been with the business for just three months, and believes their formula is spot-on.

Wright, who is representative for Shoal Point, QLD, joined TravelManagers after a three-year hiatus from the travel industry, and despite...

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Luxury Escapes Becomes TravelManagers’ Newest Supplier Partner

More than 230 personal travel managers (PTMs) and NPO staff were joined by 90 suppliers representing 53 partner supplier brands at TravelManagers’ annual national conference, which took place in Honolulu this weekend.

The conference was the ideal forum in which to announce TravelManagers’ newest supplier partnership: with e-commerce travel provider, Luxury Escapes....

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Personal Travel Managers Celebrate Success at Annual Conference in Waikiki

More than 320 personal travel managers (PTMs), representatives from partner suppliers and the National Partnership Office (NPO) have gathered in Honolulu for TravelManagers’ annual conference.

TravelManagers’ Executive General Manager, Michael Gazal, says this year’s conference theme, success, was chosen because of its relevance to all...

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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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Personal Travel Managers Explore Middle Earth and More

From the natural thermal wonders of Rotorua to the subterranean magic of Waitomo, an opportunity to experience some of the highlights of the upper North Island on a TravelManagers exclusive self-drive famil was a fantastic opportunity for six personal travel managers (PTMs).

TravelManagers’ Executive General Manager, Michael Gazal, says the six-day, five-night famil was the participants’ reward for their achievements in an...

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Personal Travel Managers Attend World’s Biggest Cruise Conference in Sydney

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) brought the world’s largest cruise conference to Sydney last week, with more than 500 travel professionals coming together from all over Australia and New Zealand, including fifteen delegates from TravelManagers.

This two-day event, which was held at Sydney’s Hyatt Regency Hotel, gave delegates the opportunity to hear about the latest...

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New York, New York – So Good They Visited Twice on TravelManagers Famil

It’s a little-known fact that New York is the third largest-producing wine state in the United States. This was just one of the many insider tips picked up by eight personal travel managers who touched down in New York for a week-long TravelManagers famil of both city and state.

The group, who were escorted by Ben Urquhart and Kylie Wilson, representatives for New York State Division of Tourism and...

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No Location Too Remote for TravelManagers

One of the most appealing aspects of choosing to work as a home-based travel agent is the freedom and flexibility to work wherever and whenever you choose. With a network of more than 530 personal travel managers (PTMs) in locations throughout Australia from Mackay to Mount Gambier; Busselton to Bendigo, adequate support in marketing, systems, product knowledge and business development is vital.

For TravelManagers, this responsibility belongs to the state-based Business Partnership Managers (BPMs): a team of seven who are described by...

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Personal Travel Managers undertake extensive review of Fiji Resorts

A week-long, action-packed Fiji famil was the reward for seven of TravelManagers’ top-selling personal travel managers (PTMs). The exclusive famil dedicated to TravelManagers PTMs gave the group the chance to refresh their knowledge of Fiji and enjoy the warm and welcoming spirit of the Fijian people.

Personal travel manager Trish Clowes, based in Traralgon, Victoria, said there were many special moments on the trip.  “Everyone just...

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