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Agent wrap: Win a trip to Hong Kong, Sell Your Way to the USA, Tourism Canada famil + more!

We’ve knocked the stuffing out of this week’s agent wrap and made it short, sharp and shiny – a little like the espresso martini we finished in five seconds flat at morning tea.

Win a trip to Hong Kong with the Hong Kong Tourism Board

Po Lin Monastery, Lan Tau Island, Hong Kong.
Po Lin Monastery, Lan Tau Island, Hong Kong.

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is celebrating the third year of the Hong Kong Specialist Club, and is offering two lucky Aussie travel industry consultants the chance to win a place on the Hong Kong 2019 Global Famil incentive from 15 to 19 October 2019.

For a chance to participate on this exclusive, fully-hosted, five-day/four-night incentive trip, travel trade professionals must register and complete the three Hong Kong Specialist Club educational modules online by Friday 16 August 2019.

To complete the modules and for a chance to win a place on the Hong Kong 2019 Global Famil incentive, click here.

For further information, contact Martin Kelly on 0414 774 978 or at martin@traveltrends.biz.

 

American Airlines’ Sell Your Way to the USA famil: 15 spots left!

American Airlines and five USA destinations have partnered to create the ‘Sell Your Way to the USA’ incentive, offering the highest-selling agents the chance to be on one of five exclusive famil experiences, with six weeks left for agents to sell their way to the USA.

From the wonders of Oregon to experiencing The Real DC, awe expiring Alaska to quintessential New England or creating your own story to tell in Nevada, the regional tourism partners will pull out all the stops for the winners.

There are currently 195 Australian and 102 New Zealand agents registered and participating in the incentive, with 15 spots being awarded across the five famil programs. Three agents will head to each destination, with famils taking place in August, September and October of 2019.

Agents that are not yet registered can email their details to Lara Kamionka at lara@canuckiwi.com. Agents can also retroactively track their sales prior to the start date of the campaign.

Points are allocated for all return flights ticketed to North America with American Airlines, as well as any land content to the five partners: Oregon, Nevada, New England, Anchorage or Washington, DC. Extra points are given for tickets that include Las Vegas, Portland, Boston, Anchorage and Washington, DC.

 

Kristie Peters

TravelManagers return from Tourism Canada famil

When the Vancouver leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series took place in March, 12 travel advisors from the UK, New Zealand and Australia were on hand to experience the destination and the tournament for themselves.

Among the group of Rugby Sevens specialist advisors was TravelManagers’ Kristie Peters (pictured right).

The week-long famil was hosted by Adam Hanmer from Tourism Canada’s UK office.

Peters, who is TravelManagers’ representative for Glenroy, VIC, was one of three participants from Australia, who flew across the Tasman to join three more from New Zealand for a direct flight to Vancouver, where they met up with the rest of the group.

 

 

MTA Advisors experience Uniworld’s ‘Gems of Northern Italy’

MTA - Uniworld Gems of Nthrn Italy Study Tour - May 2019
Picture: seated from left – Kyara Newport and Beth Betland; standing from left – Marija Banic-Papanastasiou, Robyn Denisenko, Jess Flint, Julia Campbell, Sandy Mulcahy and Rebecca Louttit.

A lucky group of mobile travel agents were recently given an exclusive opportunity to sample a ’Gems of Northern Italy’ program with Uniworld Rivers Cruises.

Operating ex-Venice, highlights of the seven-night cruise included an in-depth tour of ‘La Serenissima’ and its three outlying islands, a visit to the historic Valpolicella wine estate, Padua, Bologna, Verona and the UNESCO-designated Ferrara.

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