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|October 06, 2011
Flight Centre Expands In Singapore With Second Store Opening
ONE of the world's largest leisure travel brands, Flight Centre, is boosting its presence in Singapore. The company, which opened its first Flight Centre-branded leisure travel shop in Asia in Singapore's Stanley Street four months ago, has opened a second shop in Suntec City Mall, following the Stanley Street store's success. To celebrate the new shop's opening, the company is offering customers $50 off their first international booking (for first month only) made at Flight Centre Suntec ...
|October 21, 2010
Japanese Travel Agents Need To Evolve To Stay Relevant, Says Amadeus
Travel agencies need to look at new sources of income if they're to thrive in an increasingly competitive Japanese business climate, said Peter Smith, Vice President of Amadeus Asia Pacific's Business Solution Group, at a Power Breakfast in Tokyo, Japan. Speaking to 19 of Japan's leading travel agency representatives, Smith outlined a number of the key challenges facing agencies today and said the adoption of cutting edge technology solutions would play a pivotal role in helping agencies navi...
|December 08, 2009
Webjet Expands SMS Alerts To My Deal Finder
Webjet - Australia's leading online travel agency - has announced the expansion of their industry leading free SMS confirmations to the My Deal Finder Alert service. Customers are notified instantly by SMS when a flight price in their desired travel dates falls below a user defined price point. My Deal Finder is a unique product which helps Webjet customers find the cheapest airfares during their desired travel dates and now boasts SMS alerts as well as email. This added functionality is anot...
|December 03, 2002
American Express And China International Travel Service New Partnership
American Express and China International Travel Service Head Office (CITS) entered into a new and exciting partnership December 3 in Beijing to develop the growing leisure travel market in China. Under the Franchise Agreement, American Express Travel Service Network International (TSNI) will expand its existing network of travel offices in China by appointing CITS as the only lead franchise partner, to identify and acquire like-minded partner agencies to join the fastest growing leisure travel n...
|March 04, 2002
Jetset Retail Chain Sold
Air New Zealand has sold its 100% owned Jetset Retail travel agency business in Australia to Australian travel group Travelworld Limited, a subsidiary of the ASX listed Heartlink Ltd. The Jetset Retail transaction is part of an ongoing programme by Air New Zealand to focus on its core air transport operations and follows the sale recently of the Jetset Business Travel operation to SYNERGI Travel Australia. Mr Norm Thompson, Air New Zealand's Senior Vice President, Sales and Distribution, said: "...
|February 21, 2002
Pacific World Singapore Receives Tourism Award
Pacific World Singapore has been voted Inbound Travel Agency of the Year at the 16th annual Singapore Tourism Awards. Bob Guy, Managing Director of PW Singapore, is thrilled with what he calls ?the ultimate accolade? of receiving the prestigious award. ?For 2001, the focus of the Awards was on the Art of Service, so we are especially honored that the judges have recognized our commitment to deliver on our promises to visitors to Singapore,? said Mr. Guy. He and his team of 65 professionals - gro...
|June 01, 2001
Renaissance Sydney Hotel Travel Industry Professionals Winter Special
Now that winter is here it's a great excuse to get away for a few days and do all those indoor things. The delightfully different, five star deluxe, Renaissance Sydney Hotel is ideally located at Circular Quay and within easy walking distance to just about everything. Go shopping, catch a movie or a show, roam the art galleries and museums or just stay in and be pampered with a massage or beauty treatment. For those more adventurous, do a Bridge Climb, a jet boat ride or parasail on the harbour....
|May 17, 2001
Influential European Travel Agents To Visit Singapore
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will play host to over 200 travel agents from Germany from 18 ? 22 May. During their stay in Singapore, these travel agents, who are the top Asian producers for Meier's Weltreisen (MWR) will experience first hand how one can really live it up in Singapore through a series of workshops and activities. MWR is a major German tour operator specialising in selling Asian packages. This mega educational-cum-conference, comes hot on the heels of another lar...
|April 05, 2001
Pegasus Solutions Expands Commission Processing In Asia Pacific Market
On location at the PATA Travel Mart conference (April 3) in Singapore, Pegasus Solutions, Inc. announced it is expanding its Commission Processing service offerings in the Asia Pacific. To help strengthen its presence in the Asia Pacific market, Pegasus Commission Processing now has a staff in Singapore with new management to help oversee accounts in the Asia Pacific region, and to introduce its new Electronic Reconciliation & Tracking service to travel agencies throughout Asia. Pegasus Commissi...
|February 21, 2001
UATP Insider's Club Travel Insurance Plan For Travel Professionals
Universal Air Travel Plan, Inc. (UATP) released today new enrollment for The Insider's Club(r) travel program through the company's web site UATP.com. The Insider's Club(r) is a unique, worldwide membership program with insurance benefits designed exclusively for individuals who travel on reduced-rate or industry free airline tickets. Debra Alley, UATP Director of Insurance and Member Services, said, "Most airline or travel industry employees do not realize that they are not covered by air tr...
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