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Carnival marketing push CARNIVAL Australia today urged travel agents to prepare for â€œanother wave of cruise bookingsâ€? as it launches a major marketing campaign. Dubbed â€˜Australiaâ€™s Biggest Cruise Saleâ€™, the promotion will see P&O Cruises advertised in conjunction with the Melbourne Open tennis as well as on press, TV and radio across the country. P&O will have local capacity of almost 8000 passengers with the arrival of Pacific Pearl later this year, and is keen to secure early bookings for the 2010/11 season. Carnival Australia vice president Jenny Lourey said the campaign reflected a trend towards early bookings for shorter cruises over the last two years. â€œWeâ€™ve seen a significant increase in the number of cruise passengers booking their holidays 9-12 months in advance to secure
QH Tassie showcase QANTAS Holidays and Viva! Holidays are inviting travel agents to register for their upcoming Tasmania Roadshow being held in Feb - for more info see page 8.
the best deal, so weâ€™ve decided to put some great fares in the market for late 2010 and 2011,â€? Lourey said. â€œWe think the campaign will help drive customers through travel agentsâ€™ doors,â€? she added. The deals, on sale until 31 Mar, start at $799pp quad share for a 7 night Pacific Sun South Pacific cruise ex Brisbane. Thereâ€™s also a $1599ppts lead-in on a 10 night Pacific Jewel cruise ex Sydney, an 8 night Pacific Pearl trip ex Sydney to Tasmania and Melbourne priced from $939pp quad share, and a 10-night Pacific Sun departure from Newcastle to the South Pacific from $999pp quad share.
New SQ Qld team MATTHEW Raos has been named as the new Singapore Airlines Manager Queensland, replacing Alistair Lindsay whoâ€™s retired after more than 30 years with the carrier (TD 25 Nov). Raos moves from his former role with SQ as Manager Corporate and Agency Sales. Andrew Soo has also been appointed as SQ Sales Manager Queensland, moving from his position as the carrierâ€™s Regional Marketing Manager South West Pacific.
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Qantas offers JAL help QANTAS executive manager Rob American Airlines, British Airways Gurney has offered to share the and Cathay Pacific, who said they had offered commitments and secrets of the QF “two-brand” model to Japan Airlines, as part of benefits worth US$2 billion over three years to help JAL - including a oneworld push to keep JAL within the alliance. more coordination of operations on routes to the UK, USA and Speaking at a Tokyo press conference (TD yesterday), Gurney Australia. However no additional funds said a Jetstar-style Japanese carrier could see JAL’s “competitive were announced yesterday, and there’s increasing expectation position improved in both the leisure and business segments. that JAL will opt for a rescue package offered by Delta Airlines “It will enable it to differentiate its product offering and other carriers which could see it end up part of the rival with appropriate cost structures for different markets,” he said. SkyTeam alliance. Japanese reports suggest that During the media event Gurney JAL could be placed into a form was joined by executives from of bankruptcy protection as early fellow oneworld members as next week, but the carrier has emphasised that operations will continue normally in that event.
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TIGER Airways has confirmed a new financing deal which will allow for the early delivery of five Airbus A320 aircraft. The planes were originally scheduled for deployment in 2016, but will now be delivered later this year and early in 2011. CEO Tony Davis said the move was “in view of the opportunities for us to grow our business in both Asia and Australia”.
Nou Year Sale fare AIRCALIN has released a ‘Nou Year Sale’ fare to Noumea priced from $465 departing SYD/BNE and $650 ex MEL, which represents a discount of up to 50%. Travel is valid for select dates between late-Feb and mid-Aug, on sale until 13 Feb.
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2009 was clearly a tough year in travel - as evidenced by the annual report from industry lobby group The Tourism and Transport Forum. One of the line items in the TTF balance sheet shows “Wine on hand” valued at $18,509 as at 30 Jun last year. The figure for the previous corresponding year was $25,808, meaning that the TTF went through $7,299 worth of its wine stocks in 2008/09 - probably to ease the stress of the global financial crisis. A THREE year-old boy took an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Copenhagen Airport last weekend after hopping onto an unattended baggage belt while his mother checked in. Neither she nor airport staff noticed his departure, and the toddler travelled right through the automated system including a full X-ray, at which stage he was directed to an area for manual handling because he didn’t have a luggage tag. WHO said New York cab drivers aren’t helpful? A tourist from Italy is singing their praises after one of them returned more than US$21,000 she left in a purse in a Manhattan taxi on Christmas Eve. The cabbie drove about 80km to an address he found in the purse, and left a note with his phone number when he found nobody at home. He later returned with the money - and refused a reward.
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Amadeus ties up Voyager
ABOVE: Voyager Travel Corp. has extended its partnership with Amadeus to act as its preferred technology provider and IT partner for five more years. Voyager’s CEO Richard Savva said it was imperative for the mid-sized travel management firm to team up with solution based partners like Amadeus. Savva said, “Amadeus has
SYD claiming title
NSW Tourism Minister Jodi McKay has had a discreet dig at her state’s southern neighbour by referring to Sydney and New South Wales as the major events capital of the nation. She made the remark at the official draw ceremony of the Medibank International Sydney tennis tournament, which this year is expecting to attract about 100,000 visitors. In 2009, the tennis title lured close to 900,000 spectators McKay said the significant TV coverage of the event would be beamed to over 250 million people, here and to key overseas markets, showcasing the city. Referring to the NSW capital, she said, “we’ve got the tennis in clearly demonstrated to us that January, the Autumn Racing they understand the need for Carnival in March, FIFA fan fest in continual evolution, and together June and July, the Bledisloe Cup we can offer the right solution to in September and the Australian our clients.” Open Golf in December. Voyager is part of the Travelscene/ “With all of these great sporting American Express group and has events throughout the year, three offices in Australia. Vivacity festival in January, Vivid Pictured here are Sari Vahakoski, Festival in June and Crave festival managing director Amadeus (left) in Oct, NSW is the Major events and Richard Savva. capital of Australia,” McKay said.
CO lifts bag charge CONTINENTAL Airlines has responded quickly to match Delta Air Lines’ decision to raise checked luggage fees on domestic US services (TD yesterday). CO is now charging economy class passengers US$25 their first checked bag and US$35 for a second checked bag, for pax who booked flights after 09 Jan. Passengers who prepay for their luggage via Continental’s website will save between US$2 or US$3. It’s predicted American Airlines will match the increased levy.
Fly free to WA/NT SCENIC Tours has released an earlybird free flight offer on its 21-day Treasures of the West Coast or Territory Discoverer or 21-day Kimberley tours, when booked and deposited by 31 May 2010. The complimentary flights are offered to Perth/Darwin and Ayers Rock/Broome on the respective journeys. Other tours in Scenic’s new Western Australia & Northern Territory 2010/11 brochure are also offering Second Person Fly Free deals - call 1300 723 642.
New Tibetan airport CHINA is planning on building the world’s highest airport in the Nagqu prefecture of Tibet next year, according to Xinhua news. The new Himalayan airport will be constructed at an elevation of 4,436m (14,639 feet), surpassing its Tibetan neighbour at Bamda by just over 100 metres.
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Malaria warning TRAVELVAX Australia is advising Aussies travelling to Kruger NP in South Africa to ensure that they take anti-malarial medication with them over coming months. The call comes after more than 1,000 cases of the illness were reported in the Limpopo province since the rainy season began. A spokesman for the provincial department of health, Selby Makgatho said last week, “We do not have an outbreak now but the situation is expected to take a turn for the worse.”
Orient Italy growth ORIENT-Express Hotels Ltd has penned a deal to purchase two new properties in Taormina, Sicily. The Grand Hotel Timeo and Villa Sant’Andrea will come under the Orient-Express brand from later this month after the firm signed a binding deal worth €81m ($AU127m) with The Framon Group. The sister Sicilian hotels will undergo a major refurbishment program (€11m) over the next 3 winter closures. The acquisition brings the Orient group’s total number of Italian properties to eight. Last month, Orient-Express offloaded one of its few Australian assests, Lilianfels Blue Mountains, for $21m (TD 08 Dec) and also bought the Hotel Rio Sagrado in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Peru for US$7m (TD 30 Dec).
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AFTA UPDATE the latest insights from AFTA’s Chief Executive, Jayson Westbury 2010 the year of the great return. They say, “We are back in business” and while it is only early days of this New Year, it would appear that the signs for growth and solid trading are being installed as we speak. 2010 will be a big year. I hope everyone enjoyed a break and some time with your family over Christmas. Welcome to 2010. We will have a federal election this year, maybe around August (my prediction), we will have a review into consumer protection in the travel industry, we will have the implementation of new industry laws which will have potentially profound impacts on the travel industry and we will have, we hope, a much better year than in 2009. Some would say that it would be near impossible to have a worse year, but stranger things have happened. For my money, we need to be positive about the year ahead. There are good strong signs for a return to more normal commercial conditions which will mean a return to corporate travel and pick up in leisure as the year unfolds. Already reports in have shown that the return of the earlybird late in 2009 had a positive impact on booking patterns and we hope that we can all build on this good start. Cruise is also reporting strong forward bookings so, as I said, the early signs for this year are much better than last. AFTA will also be having a very busy year in 2010. We will be working on the review into consumer protection and the submission for this process is well underway. AFTA has again retained KPMG to assist in the development of this document. We will also be launching a number of new initiatives for members and the broader industry and of course running the very successful National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) in July of this year. Look out for all the details on this in Travel Daily, our official online daily news sponsor. There are also a number of other new things that will be released over the coming months including the new look and re-engineered AFTA webmail program which provides a valuable tool on new products to travel consultants. In all, 2010 is set to be bigger and much better than 2009 and I look forward to working with the industry on the road ahead.
Norfolk agent deal
THE All Seasons of Norfolk is offering bona fide travel agents a chance to experience Norfolk Island firsthand with a special industry offer during Feb and Mar. The resort hotel’s 4-night deal includes a two-course dinner and a half-day tour, priced at $250 per room for 2 - phone +6723 22177.
UNIWORLD Boutique River Cruise has extended its early booking discount of savings of up to $400pp until 28 Feb. Couples booking Uniworld’s 27day Grand European Serenade can save up to $800 (now $10,512ppts) or $650 on the 15-day Grand France itinerary, now $5,254ppts.
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Tue’s comp winner CONGRATS to Jacqueline Nemaz of Flight Centre Narellan, NSW AU who was the quickest reader to First with the news reply to yesterday’s question in Wed 13 Jan 10 Page 5 TD’s exclusive Hahn Air comp EDITORS: Bruce Piper and Guy Dundas running this week. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Jacqueline correctly named Galileo as one of the GDS that CARLSON Hotels Worldwide has Hahn Air can be plated on. announced it will launch its luxury Regent brand into India. SKITOURS Canada is offering a Scheduled to open in 2013, The 10-night ski package to Silverstar Regent Gurgaon will feature a 160 in Kelowna, British Columbia guestrooms and suites and form priced from $3,350 per person. part of the 75-acre mixed-use The package includes return development dubbed Pioneer Park economy class flights between in the New Delhi satellite city. Sydney-Kelowna (incl taxes and fees), 10 nights in a Studio unit at THE dates for the 2010 Visit USA Silver Creek Lodge, a nine-day ski pass and return airport transfers. roadshow visiting MEL, SYD and The operator also has some BNE in Feb have been announced. great deals to Sun Peaks Resort, The MEL event will be held at Big White and other ski the Regent Theatre on Mon 15 Feb, the BNE show will be held on destinations in Canada. Visit www.skitourscanada.com. Tue 16 Feb at the Hilton Hotel
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Brisbane and the SYD seminar is on at the Sydney Exhibition Centre on Wed 17 Feb. Attendees have the chance to network with more than 30 visiting USA suppliers, 9 tourism bureaus, along with local reps from wholesalers, airlines, car rental companies and others. There’s also two tickets to Los Angeles flying Air New Zealand up for grabs at each event. Each show will run from 5:30pm to 9pm on the designated dates. To register for the showcase, go to the ‘Events’ column at ANTOR’s website - www.antor.travel.
Virtuoso’s to MEX LUXURY travel network Virtuoso has announced its annual Overseas Symposium for 2010 will be held in Mexico City, from 15-18 Apr. Last year Virtuoso conducted its Symposium in Sydney.
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TA/EK Aus promo TOURISM Australia and Emirates are working together in the UK throughout Jan to encourage Britons to travel to Australia, with fares priced from £599 to Perth. The campaign includes road side billboards and radio advertising.
Travel Consultants (Sydney – Melbourne – Perth) Looking for a new challenge for 2010? American Express is currently seeking Domestic and International Travel Consultants to join our Business Travel teams in our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth centres. We require enthusiastic and motivated Domestic and International Travel Consultants with a passion for the industry. Your exceptional customer service skills coupled with travel experience and Sabre system knowledge will ensure your fulﬁlment in this role. You will be required to provide a full range of travel services to our Blue Chip corporate customers in a great working environment. In return American Express will provide you with enviable employee beneﬁts, support and training. To apply for this rewarding career opportunity, please go to www.americanexpress.com.au/careers then follow the prompts to search and apply. Alternatively, please contact Mayra Rondan on (02) 9271 1215.
LH back to Baghdad
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LUFTHANSA has announced it will add Baghdad and Erbil in the Middle East to its global network operating flights to the city’s from Frankfurt and Munich, this year. LH suspended services to BGW in 1990 due to the Gulf War.
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!CCOMMODATION 5PDATES WELCOME to Accommodation Updates, Travel Daily’s Wednesday feature. If your property has undergone some recent changes you would like to make the industry aware of, send a brief description to firstname.lastname@example.org. MANTRA HOTELS RESORTS & APARTMENTS are in the process of upgrading four Melbourne hotels. Mantra on Little Burke now features new LCD TVs, new furniture, bed heads, linen and painted feature wall, along with an improved a la carte brekkie menu. Guests staying at Mantra on Jolimont from next month will notice new bed heads, linen, wireless internet and gym equipment. Mantra on the Park has added a new onsite dining venue - The Terrace Restaurant; and early this year Mantra on Russell will introduce new LCD TVs to all guest rooms. OUTRIGGER REEF ON THE BEACH in Honolulu has introduced three new dining options in 2010 for guests. Options include “Sunrise Specialties” which are served at the Ocean House, an oceanfront buffet at Shore Bird (priced at less than US$10), and an extended ‘Happy Hour’ at the Kanai Ka Pila Grille, now from 3-6pm daily.
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THE intoxicated pax aboard a AirTran flight from Atlanta to San Francisco who caused the plane to perform an emergency landing at Colorado Springs last week (TD Mon), could face a fine of up to US$250,000 and a twenty year jail sentence for his conduct. Muhammad Abu Tahir’s drunken behaviour onboard the flight saw the US air force scramble two F-16 fighter jets to escort the aircraft as a safety precaution. The US Department of Justice said in a statement that Tahir had consumed 5 airplane sized bottles of wine, and when he was refused a sixth bottle he became unruly and locked himself in a lavatory.
ROYAL Brunei Airlines’ says its abbreviated code is RBA, not RBI, as mentioned in TD yesterday.
Wotif Fraser deal THE Wotif Group has signed a deal with Frasers Hospitality that will see travel.com.au and wotif.com distribute all serviced apartments within the Fraser Suites, Fraser Residents, Fraser Place and Fraser Resorts brands.
African body scans GHANA’S Accra and Nigeria’s Lagos international airports are the latest to announce they will install full-body scanners for pax flying to the United States.
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Product & Marketing Manager - Cruise & Canada Stella Wholesale Australia - Melbourne Based Stella Travel Services Group is a leading integrated travel network. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Product and Marketing Manager, Cruise and Canada available in our Melbourne based wholesale team. The Product and Marketing Manager will work very closely with the Head of Marketing & Product with the development, negotiating, maintaining, marketing and communications of the Cruise and Canada wholesale programmes on a trade and consumer level. To be successful in this role you will need to have experience or exposure to selling and/or marketing of cruise product, a strong understanding of marketing principals and how to apply them, good understanding of trade and consumers needs and demands, excellent communications a skills and the ability to deal with people at various levels. If you are looking for an exciting challenge this could be the role for you. Send your CV to email@example.com by Monday 18 January 2010
QBE Travel Insurance have an exciting career opportunity for an experienced business development and sales professional. Use your business relationship experience to increase sales through customer service and business relationships. The Business Relationship Manager reports to the State Sales Manager and will be required to promote and grow the QBE Travel Insurance product portfolio. This position whilst based at the QBE Parramatta Office in NSW, will be mostly spent on the road maintaining current business relationships, cold calling on new clients and delivering a high level of customer service. The successful candidate will need to be highly organised, demonstrate good time management, and have the ability to set priorities and drive to achieve results. Tertiary studies in sales and marketing, experience in the travel industry be an advantage. Attractive benefits will be provided including tool of trade vehicle. To apply for this role please visit our website www.qbecareers.com.au where you can apply directly for this role. For further information please contact Hannah McDermott at the QBE Recruitment Centre on 02 9375 4041.
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