Creating a clear line of communication and a forum for supporting each other are two of the motivations behind the forming of a new Travel Suppliers Group.
The group’s chair, Robyn Galloway, says the decision to get together in no way detracts from efforts already being made and in fact will help suppliers work in a coordinated way with the recently formed Industry Working Group and others.
Greece is preparing to open the country’s borders and is working towards a soft opening in June, with some islands also scheduled to reopen on 30 June, Innovative Travel is informing agents.
There appears to be a lack of understanding in some tourism and travel industry sectors on the collective right to charge administration/cancellation fees during a force majeure, according to Robyn Galloway, MD of Innovative Travel.
Agents are invited to join special ANZAC Day reflections on the ANZAC Campaign at Gallipoli, hosted by Robyn Galloway, founder of Innovative Travel and chair of the NZ Turkey Business Council.
Reflecting on the lonely Gallipoli Peninsula, the video will be released on Saturday afternoon at 3pm to coincide with dawn at Gallipoli. It will be released on the Innovative Travel YouTube, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts.
Leaders in the travel industry have been encouraged to create an environment where no-one can hide when it comes to creating a diverse working place and giving equal and fair opportunities to all.
The Travel Agents Association of New Zealand (TAANZ) is engaging with government to get its short, medium and long term views around the ‘sustainable contribution of tourism and travel to the economy.
New winter itineraries have been added to the 2020 Russian Travel Centre offering in response to demand, says Innovative Travel.
An opportunity exists for an agent or broker to join the Gorilla’s, Gameparks and Beaches Safari departing Kampala on 8 September 2019, with The Safari Company. The 32-day safari, personally hosted by kiwi born/Nairobi-based Andy Kibby and his Kenyan chef Nico Kamanga, has a special one-off agent AD50 deal. Normally $13,500pp, it is reduced to $6750 per person, share twin from Kampala to Zanzibar for a travel agent and companion.
The winner of the Te Papa the Scale of our War Gallipoli exhibition competition, sponsored by Innovative Travel and Singapore Airlines, attended a special prize presentation last week at Te Papa Museum.