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As the world continues to move towards more sustainable modes of transportation, train travel has become increasingly popular. Not only is it an environmentally friendly option, but it is also a convenient and comfortable way to travel through Europe. Another benefit of train travel is that it allows clients to travel at their own pace. […]

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As the world continues to move towards more sustainable modes of transportation, train travel has become increasingly popular. Not only is it an environmentally friendly option, but it is also a convenient and comfortable way to travel through Europe.

Another benefit of train travel is that it allows clients to travel at their own pace. Unlike air travel, which can be stressful and time-consuming, train travel provides a more relaxed and comfortable experience. With the ability to stretch out and enjoy the scenery, clients can arrive at their destination feeling refreshed and ready to explore.

Rail Europe: Your one-stop-shop for European train travel

Rail Europe, a company with over 90 years of experience in the industry, is making it even easier for travel agents to book train travel for their clients with their Easy Rail Access platform. Easy Rail Access is designed as a “one-stop-shop” platform for travel agents, providing them with easy access to book train travel throughout Europe by offering them “comprehensive, continuously updated offers and customer service support,” according to Rail Europe.

Rail Europe is the number one distributor of European train travel, providing travel agents with easy access to all trains across Europe. With one website that covers all countries including France, Italy, Switzerland and many more, there is no need for travel agents to go elsewhere. Rail Europe’s B2B platform is available to all travel agencies, regardless of size, enabling them to book for clients with ease, access rich content to help plan their journey, and earn commission on bookings.

In addition to the convenience of the platform, Rail Europe offers exceptional customer support for after-sales assistance, as well as access to updated product information and tactical desks. To further enhance their distribution, Rail Europe has locally appointed key sales partners who are experts in all aspects of European train travel. These partners have worked with Rail Europe for many years and can assist with managing group bookings, ensuring that travel agents have access to all the resources they need to provide their clients with a seamless and enjoyable travel experience.

Travel agents who work with Rail Europe can earn commission on bookings, making it a great way to supplement their income. And with over 15,000 travel professionals in 70 countries already partnering with Rail Europe, it is clear that they are a trusted and reliable resource for train travel booking.

In addition to their Easy Rail Access program, Rail Europe also offers a variety of other tools and resources to help travel agents plan the perfect trip for their clients. Their website includes detailed information on train routes, schedules, and fares, as well as travel tips and recommendations. They also have a dedicated team of customer service representatives available to assist with any questions or concerns.

For clients looking to explore Europe by train, Rail Europe is the reference brand for European train booking. With their extensive network of partners, commitment to customer service, and expertise in the industry, they are the go-to resource for travel agents looking to book train travel for their clients. And with promotions like the Swiss Travel Pass Free Days, they are making it even easier and more affordable for clients to experience the beauty of Europe by train.

Discover the beauty of Switzerland with the Swiss Travel Pass Free Days

With Rail Europe’s extensive network of partners, agents can book tickets for high-speed trains, regional trains, and even scenic trains like the Swiss panoramic trains. And with Rail Europe’s Swiss Travel Pass Free Days promotion, clients can enjoy even more of Switzerland’s breathtaking scenery for free.

The Swiss Travel Pass Free Days promotion allows clients to enjoy up to two additional days of travel for free when they purchase a Swiss Travel Pass. From April 15 to May 14, 2023, purchase a 4-day continuous Pass and get an extra day for free. Purchase an 8-day continuous Pass, and get two extra days for free!

One of the highlights of travelling through Switzerland by train is the opportunity to experience the country’s panoramic trains. These trains are designed to showcase Switzerland’s stunning natural beauty, with panoramic windows and open-air observation decks. Clients can choose from a variety of routes, including the Glacier Express, which travels through the heart of the Swiss Alps, or the Golden Pass Line, which takes travellers from Montreux on Lake Geneva to Lucerne, passing through rolling hills and picturesque villages.

Meanwhile, Rail Europe’s Eurail Global Pass also provides access to high-speed train networks throughout Europe, allowing clients to explore multiple countries in one trip. With the Global Pass, clients can travel to up to 33 different countries, including France, Italy, Spain, and Germany, with the convenience of a single pass. You can take as many trains as you like and there is no limit on the distance you can travel within a travel day. All of this at a fixed price. This makes it easy for travel agents to plan multi-country itineraries for their clients, saving them time and hassle.

For travel agents, working with Rail Europe is a no-brainer. Rail Europe’s Easy Rail Access program is a valuable resource for travel agents looking to book train travel for their clients. And with the ability to earn commission on bookings, it’s a great way to supplement their income while providing a valuable service to their clients.

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Top arts and cultural experiences travellers should not miss in the authentic U.S. South https://www.traveldailymedia.com/top-arts-and-cultural-experiences-in-the-authentic-us-south-1/ Thu, 22 Dec 2022 00:10:14 +0000 https://www.traveldailymedia.com/?p=751671 The post Top arts and cultural experiences travellers should not miss in the authentic U.S. South appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily.

From its many cultural influences, the South developed its own unique customs, dialects, arts, literature, cuisine, dance, and music.

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From its many cultural influences, the South developed its own unique customs, dialects, arts, literature, cuisine, dance, and music.

Discover the people and traditions that helped shape the southern US states. From vibrant festivals to iconic paddle steamers, historic museums to funky craft breweries, immerse yourself in the South’s rich cultural heritage. Here are the top arts and cultural experiences that travellers should not miss when visiting the authentic South.

Alabama

One of the top places to visit in the state of Alabama is the Alabama Theatre located in the heart of downtown Birmingham. Built in 1927 by Paramount Studios, the theatre has been home to shows and performances ranging from movies, concerts, beauty pageants, silent films and even the Mickey Mouse Club! With its ornate architecture, the theatre brings all the feels of nostalgia of classic films and musicals. Travellers can revel in the fine art of symphonies, ballets, and more in an intimate theatrical space.

Another beautiful theatre to visit here is The Lyric Theatre, which was built in 1914 for B.F. Keith’s Vaudeville circuit. The Lyric is one of the few theatres still existing that was specifically designed to maximize the acoustics and close seating needed for vaudeville shows. Major stars such as the Marx Brothers, Mae West, Sophie Tucker, Will Rogers and Milton Berle have performed here and catching a show here is a magical stop on any Alabama itinerary.

Arkansas

Travellers should drop by The Momentary, which is a communal space in Bentonville, Arkansas and houses an exceptional collection of art. Here, contemporary visual, performing, and culinary arts come together for everyone to experience.

While in Bentonville, want to do something different (and quintessential American)? Learn about the origin and growth of Walmart, to becoming the world’s number one retailer! The Walmart Museum showcases interactive exhibit galleries of the founder Sam Walton and the growth of this famous company. Moreover, the museum includes a working dime store and a 50s-style soda fountain!

For a different experience, visit the secluded and peaceful mountainside streets of Eureka Springs. The streets are lined with Victorian homes hugging the sides of cliffs, and the entire downtown area is on the National Register of Historic Places. Eureka Springs has block after block of one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques, and fine art galleries.

Kentucky

Culturally, there is plenty to see and do in Kentucky. Historic Downtown Elizabethtown is home to many landmark attractions. Some of its must-visit sites are the Brown Pusey House, the Historic State Theatre, The Harden County Playhouse, and The Cannonball (a relic of the Civil War which sits in the middle of downtown square).  Elizabethtown provides a charming blend of historic and modern culture.

In Louisville, Whiskey Row – a stretch of Main Street with historic Revivalist and Chicago School-style buildings featuring cast-iron storefronts – was once the home of the bourbon and tobacco industries in the city, and now serves as home to awesome bourbon distilleries, hotels, restaurants and bars.

Finally, travellers must not miss the Belle of Louisville – the iconic steamboat that has become one of Louisville’s premier attractions. Enjoy the unique opportunity of exploring the city’s spectacular downtown views and rich history from the water as the Belle cruises down the Ohio River. When visiting Louisville, be sure to book a cruise on the “most widely travelled river steamboat in American history”.

Louisiana

Famous worldwide for its ‘party’ reputation, Louisiana hosts more than 400 festivals throughout the year that celebrates music, food, history, and holidays.

The grandaddy of all cultural festivals in Louisiana is the Mardi Gras Carnival. Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday.” (a term that came from the Tuesday following the 40 days of Lent as it was seen by many as an appropriate time for indulgence and festivity – a last chance at revelry).

The ‘Carnival’ refers to the whole period of time leading up to Fat Tuesday. The Carnival season officially begins on the Feast of the Epiphany (12 days after Christmas). Festivities kick off on a small scale at this time, then gradually pick up steam, peaking with many parades, balls and parties on the final two weekends before Mardi Gras (usually early March). It’s an experience not to be missed.

Mississippi

Mississippi is the home of some of the best American writers that made a significant contribution to the literary history of the USA. Travellers can visit Rowan Oak farm in Oxford where William Faulkner worked on his famous novels and short stories. His Greek Revival home and grounds are open to the public all year-round.

Located in Columbus, Mississippi, the Tennessee Williams Home & Welcome Center offers a free tour of the first home of the legendary playwright. Enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee and learn more about the life and works of Williams from one of the friendly and knowledgeable tour guides of the estate.

Lastly, do not miss a cruise on the Mississippi River that has inspired so many songs and novels. Mississippi River cruises are offered by the American Queen Steamboat Company or American Cruise Lines. Each has multi-day tours that cruise along the river and stop in Mississippi cities like Natchez, Vicksburg, and the Mississippi Delta for day tours.

Craig Ray, Director of Tourism – Visit Mississippi: “Mississippi’s preservation of its rich cultural heritage is celebrated throughout the state and attracts visitors from around the world. Elvis Presley, William Faulkner, B.B. King and Jim Henson are just a few of the icons from Mississippi that have helped shape American culture as we know it today. Almost any community in the state proudly boasts a hometown legend – whether they’re a musician, an author, an artist or even the creator of the Muppets. Our many museums and cultural trails are great options for exploring this rich heritage and honouring the people, places and events that continue to inspire and invoke creativity in individuals here at home and across the globe.”

Missouri

Clients that love museums are in for a treat in Missouri. The Walt Disney Hometown Museum offers a peek into the family life of the man who created many of our favourite fairy tales and beloved characters. Located in the restored Santa Fe Railway Depot, this endearing gallery exhibits memorabilia from the Disney family’s farm where they took residence from 1905 to 1909.

Get to know ‘the man behind the pen’ at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum. This historic site in Hannibal, Missouri, houses the childhood home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, a.k.a. the popular author Mark Twain.

Finally, the Saint Louis Art Museum is a treasury of international art located in the heart of historic Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri. Travellers can explore three floors worth of paintings, sculptures, cultural objects, and ancient masterpieces from everywhere around the globe.

“I think visitors are often surprised by the variety of Missouri’s cultural experiences. Whether it’s an art exhibition, a live stage show or a festival that highlights a region’s history, Missouri has diverse offerings for people of all ages and interests. One of the great things about travelling in Missouri is the opportunity to have such varied experiences in a short amount of time. You might be admiring a Van Gogh at an art museum in the heart of Kansas City or St. Louis, and within an hour’s drive, find yourself in a museum focused on farming or the history of psychiatric care,” says Stephen Foutes, Director – Missouri Division of Tourism.

Want to win a trip to experience the South for yourself? In celebration of the launch of Travel South USA’s global consumer content campaign with Vacaay, they’re giving one lucky agent the chance to win a trip to the South to experience it all in person. Click here for more details on how to win!

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Here’s why your next outdoor adventure holiday should be in the authentic U.S. South https://www.traveldailymedia.com/outdoor-adventure-in-the-south-of-the-usa/ Tue, 29 Nov 2022 23:00:36 +0000 https://www.traveldailymedia.com/?p=747196 The post Here’s why your next outdoor adventure holiday should be in the authentic U.S. South appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily.

If you are planning a great outdoor adventure holiday for your clients, head to the South of the USA.

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If you are planning an international outdoor escape for your clients, there’s no better place than the U.S. South. The Southern states are chockfull of natural wonders: state parks, lakes and beaches, and attractions perfect for those who love an adrenalin rush.

Whether it’s hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, or biking, here are some great outdoor experiences in the authentic South.

North Carolina

Many climbers consider North Carolina as one of the best places in the USA for climbing. From the old-school trad routes located at Looking Glass Rock to famous boulders in Linville Gorge, the state is speckled with spectacular climbing destinations.

For extreme outdoor adventures, travellers can score a cool high adrenalin rush at the Sliding Rock, a waterfall where people can slide down 18m into the plunge pool below; and The Mile High Swinging Bridge, which is America’s highest suspension footbridge, and gives visitors a 360-degree view of Grandfather Mountain. Moreover, the Nantahala Outdoor Center offers over 120 land and river-based itineraries, with a wide range of outdoor adventures for any ability level.

“North Carolina’s geographic bookends are magnificent, with the highest peaks east of the Rockies in the west and 320 miles of dune-lined beaches in the east,” said Wit Tuttell, executive director of Visit North Carolina.

“The Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains National Park rank as the most visited places within the National Park Service. On the coast, the Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout national seashores draw travellers to their pristine beaches and famously tall lighthouses. What comes as a surprise to many is the natural wealth in the middle. Almost dead centre, we have the Uwharries, the oldest mountains in North America. The cliffs at Hanging Rock and Crowders Mountain challenge climbers, and while you can’t climb the cliffs on the Neuse River near the coast, their presence is remarkable. Croatan is the only coastal national forest in the East and the only national forest in the country with a saltwater trail.

South Carolina

South Carolina boasts several lakes, beaches and islands that can offer either an enriching eco-tourism or a fun-filled beach holiday for international travellers.

Lake Murray has become a major fishing destination in the Midlands of South Carolina. Thousands of people enjoy spending time on Lake Murray each week, whether they’re fishing, wakeboarding or just relishing a day on the water.

Visit Lake Jocassee at Devils Fork State Park, which is an outdoor lover’s dream. Fly fishing, hiking, camping and paddle boarding are just the beginning of all the possibilities this Upstate mountain retreat has to offer.

Meanwhile, Pawleys Island is one of the oldest seaside resorts on the US East Coast. Situated between the bustling city of Myrtle Beach and quiet, historic Georgetown, Pawleys Island is a South Carolina secret begging for discovery. And do not miss Hilton Head Island, which is one of South Carolina’s most luxurious beach destinations and home to pristine coastlines and rugged outdoor experiences.

Arkansas

Arkansas is known as The Natural State and is the perfect place to base yourself for an outdoor adventure holiday thanks to its myriad of natural experiences, like camping, fishing, birding and hiking.

It is famous for its scenic locations, clear lakes, and abundant flora and fauna. Arkansas has 52 state parks, 3 national forests, and 5 national parks. Petit Jean State Park, Lake Chicot State Park, Devil’s Den State Park, and Hot Springs National Park are just a few that you must put on any client’s list.

It is also home to the nation’s first National River – the Buffalo National River – which meanders through the Ozarks of Arkansas for almost 135 miles and offers towering limestone bluffs, easy water and whitewater rapids, historic homesteads, canoe/kayak outfitters, campsites, hiking, horseback riding trails and cabin rentals.

“Arkansas is known as The Natural State for a reason. We’re home to two national forests, one national park, 52 free state parks and many other public lands that are available for any sort of adventure you want…from hiking and backpacking to kayaking or canoeing. Plus, we have some of the best mountain biking trails around. In fact, Arkansas has more trails rated as EPIC by the International Mountain Bicycling Association than any other state. We also have over 600,000 acres of lakes and over 9,700 miles of clear streams and rivers, so there’s ample opportunity to take to the waters. You’ll find both active and relaxing vacations here.” says Jessica Ledbetter, Sales Director – Arkansas Tourism.

Louisiana

The state of Louisiana is home to dozens of lakes, rivers and bayous, and there is no better way to explore these beautiful waterways than paddling around in your own kayak or canoe. Catering to both amateurs and experienced paddlers, there are trails to suit everyone.

Visit the mysterious swamps in Louisiana that have long captivated writers, historians and travellers. The 14-parish Atchafalaya National Heritage Area is particularly rich in wildlife, mystical swampy landscapes, thriving flora and fauna, and unique culture. Spring is the peak time to view nature in this outdoor haven and swamp and airboat tours are a great way to experience the sights and sounds of it all.

Meanwhile, the Gulf of Mexico, along Louisiana’s southern coastline, is home to an abundant array of deep-sea fish including yellowfin tuna, swordfish, marlin, sailfish, redfish, flounder and ocean trout. For anglers looking to try their luck with a line, there are dozens of charter fishing companies along the coast.

Tennessee

Tennessee is home to some spectacular outdoor experiences. See the Smoky Mountains like never before on a spectacular flight with Scenic Helicopter Tours. Their seasoned pilots offer smooth, narrated adventures that range from quick flights over Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Douglas Lake, to longer tours of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

The state also boasts magnificent falls, rivers, and lakes waiting to be explored. Ruby Falls is a stunning sight to behold inside Lookout Mountain. This majestic natural attraction is the tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public in the United States. Meanwhile, the Obed Wild & Scenic River is a free-flowing river in central Tennessee that remains relatively untouched and is one of the last free-flowing wild rivers in the country. Among its unspoiled rugged terrain are 500-foot deep gorges, creating incredible photo opportunities.

Kentucky

Kentucky is not just famous for fried chicken: the state is also famous for its rich history of horse breeding and horse-related experiences. The state’s grassy farms are considered by many to be the best place to raise and breed horses in the world. Horses have been an important part of Kentucky since the early frontiersmen came on horseback through the Cumberland Gap.

Aside from horseback riding through the Appalachian Mountains in Pikeville, there is a plethora of horse-related activities that travellers can enjoy. Book a tour with Horse Country to explore the homes of champions or visit the International Museum of the Horse located in the Kentucky Horse Park to dig deep into the equine industry of the state. And for the ultimate experience, head to Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby – to soak in the rich history of this world-famous event.

Want to win a trip to experience the South for yourself? In celebration of the launch of Travel South USA’s global consumer content campaign with Vacaay, they’re giving one lucky agent the chance to win a trip to the South to experience it all in person. Click here for more details on how to win!

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Adventure is within reach with Cosmos https://www.traveldailymedia.com/adventure-is-within-reach-with-cosmos/ Tue, 26 Jul 2022 23:00:24 +0000 https://www.traveldailymedia.com/?p=704609 The post Adventure is within reach with Cosmos appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily.

They say adventure is subjective. For Cosmos, it doesn’t mean thrills and adrenaline rush, it means amazing food, incredible sights and meaningful connections.

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They say adventure is subjective. For Cosmos, it doesn’t mean thrills and adrenaline rush, it means amazing food, incredible sights and meaningful connections. The company knows why you travel and you are itching to do so after years of staying at home.

Travel experts onboard still insist that you enjoy comfortable, clean and attractive hotels; a professional Tour Director; guided sightseeing of must-see sights; and seamless transportation that makes getting there half the fun. Here are some of the reasons why you should join an adventure of a lifetime with Cosmos:

Over 50 years of experience and ‘wow’

Cosmos is a trusted name in travel. Its history began in Switzerland over 90 years ago, when local legend Antonio Mantegazza bought a row boat to transport tourists over Lake Lugano. During the trip, Antonio would share stories and secrets of the locals. Antonio’s passion for travel gave birth to the Globus family of brands, from which Cosmos was born in 1961.

Today, the Globus family of brands is a global company reaching every corner of the world, yet remains family-owned and steeped in the values Antonio had when he set out across Lake Lugano—to enlighten travellers by showing them the very best of the destinations we know so well. More than 50 years later, Cosmos has travel figured out and keeps on “wow”-ing travellers.

Global destinations

From Alaska to Australia, Cosmos can take you to exciting destinations in almost every place in between. Affordable and expertly planned tours turn “wish I could” into “glad I did” holidays. Do not miss the chance to explore the world in a different light. Check the countries you can explore via Cosmos in Europe, Oceania, North and South America, Asia and Africa.

Cosmos will show you the best of its backyard in Australia and New Zealand. Get to meet the furry friends rescued from the bushfires in Australia or learn more about the Māori history and local aquatic wildlife in the underwater observatory at Milford Sound in New Zealand. Cosmos offers plenty of local tours for you to choose from, whether you fancy a holiday with meaning, or simply an escape to someplace new, adventure has never been so close.

Affordable tours

Cosmos offers unrivalled tours starting at USD 1,099 per person. Cosmos tours include all the essentials in your travel: 3-3.5-star accommodation, deluxe coach transportation with free wifi, friendly Tour Director and local guides, breakfast daily and must-see sightseeing plus plenty of free time for shopping or visiting museums.

Take advantage of some of the best-value tours like this one that will take tourists to Prague, Vienna and Budapest in nine days. The tour will start and end in Munich and will bring travellers to the charming cities in Central Europe. Join the Local Guides—experts who will share the history and secrets of their cities—for sightseeing of the must-see sights. Be enamoured by famous sites like the Charles Bridge in Prague and the quaint streets of the town centre in Salzburg.

“Better-than-I-dreamed” list of experiences

Cosmos believes that no two travellers are alike so it offers a myriad of experiences that match your sense of adventure. Whether you like tours that will tick items from your bucket list or explore a destination at a leisurely pace, pick and choose from various Cosmos experiences.

When travelling with Cosmos, you are not like a sheep being herded, but an adventurer savouring every moment. Now, adventure is knocking. Go ahead and answer the door!

BOOK A COSMOS TOUR NOW

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Gamechanger deal: Thomas Cook’s 555 shops to be bought by Hays https://www.traveldailymedia.com/gamechanger-deal-thomas-cooks-555-shops-to-be-bought-by-hays/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 10:07:13 +0000 https://www.traveldailymedia.com/?p=523308 The post Gamechanger deal: Thomas Cook’s 555 shops to be bought by Hays appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily.

Thomas Cook

All 555 Thomas Cook shops are to be bought by rival Hays Travel in a move that could save up to 2,500 jobs.

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Thomas Cook

All 555 Thomas Cook shops are to be bought by rival Hays Travel in a move that could save up to 2,500 jobs. The independent travel agent is buying the shops from the official receiver, which was appointed when Thomas Cook collapsed last month. Sunderland-based Hays said it planned to reopen all the shops with immediate effect.

Hays has already offered jobs to 600 Thomas Cook staff and it plans to hire more as part of its rapid expansion. The move is a significant step for Hays, which currently has 190 shops across the UK.

John Hays, who set up the company 40 years ago, said: “It is a gamechanger for us, almost trebling the number of shops we have and doubling our workforce — and for the industry, which will get to keep some of its most talented people.” He and his wife Irene own the business which has 1,900 staff and last year had sales of GBP 1 billion (USD 1.22 billion).

Irene Hays, chair of Sunderland-based Hays said: “Thomas Cook was a much-loved brand and a pillar of the UK and the global travel industry. We will build on the good things it had — not least its people — and that will put us in even better stead for the future.”

“We will build on the good things it had”

More than 100 new jobs will be based at the company’s Sunderland headquarters, with the rest in shops across the UK. When Thomas Cook collapsed, it put 22,000 jobs at risk worldwide, including 9,000 in the UK. It also sparked the biggest ever peacetime repatriation by Civil Aviation Authority to bring more than 150,000 British holidaymakers back to the UK. The last flight to repatriate Thomas Cook customers landed at Manchester Airport this week on Monday.

David Chapman, the official receiver described the sale to Hays Travel as an ‘important step’ in unravelling the 178-year-old chain. The business is thought to have a licence for six months to occupy Thomas Cook stores, giving Hays time to strike new deals with landlords.

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Discover our World TA sales seminar returns to Bangkok https://www.traveldailymedia.com/discover-our-world-ta-sales-seminar-returns-to-bangkok/ Fri, 05 Oct 2018 10:14:39 +0000 https://www.traveldailymedia.com/?p=484000 The post Discover our World TA sales seminar returns to Bangkok appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily.

Calling all agents, Discover the World, Thailand has announced the second edition of its agent orientated master class -- Discover Our World Product Seminars -- to be held at the Hua Chang Heritage Hotel, Pathumwan, Bangkok commencing at 0830 on 10 October.

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Calling all agents, Discover the World, Thailand has announced the second edition of its agent orientated master class — Discover Our World Product Seminars — to be held at the Hua Chang Heritage Hotel, Pathumwan, Bangkok commencing at 0830 on 10 October.

Following last year’s launch event, which saw well over 100 travel agents join an informative day that focused on an extensive range of brands and promotional opportunities, the 2018 event will feature the adaptation of a table top workshop style setting which will enable guests to spend time with Discover the World’s ‘Cluster Representatives’ to discuss their specific interests and needs in an intimate, business orientated fashion.

This year the workshop will include a range of speakers from an broad cross section of the industry, including Hertz, Thrifty, Dollar, Ace & Firefly Rental Cars – Royal Caribbean, Azamara & Celestyal Cruises plus new River Cruise options – Expedia TAAP – Caesars Entertainment – airlines including AeroMexico, Arkia, BMI, Go Air and Ukraine International plus Africa220 and Sri Lankan Wholesale & Package Tours.

Unpacking the event after Discover Our World 2017

Brian Sinclair-Thompson, territory director for Discover the World, said: “We look forward to welcoming all our agent guests to the DTWT seminar with the intention of increasing commission earning and ensuring professional product knowledge across our brand portfolio and expertise in answering customer inquires regarding both established and new promotions and offers together with the benefits of bundling sales to incorporate, flights, hotels, rental cars and cruises.”

In showcasing this diverse range of quality travel opportunities, their “Innovation with Integrity” quest will provide professional product knowledge training in an accessible, easy to use format to increase agency sales and commission earning power.

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