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News in Brief: Thursday October 9

Bench International has released its 2015 brochure showcasing its hallmark “Grand Tour of South Africa,” and new Kruger National Park packages.

Focusing this year’s brochure on offering a variety of options, Bench international has aimed to cater for a wide range of travelers with varying travel time.

For more information head to their website.

 

Instant Travel has launched a new selection of online event tickets for major USA & European sporting events.

The NFL, NBA, NHL, Formula 1, Rugby and tennis are amongst those included that will enable agents to book tickets for their clients to watch their favorite sporting events.

Instant Travel, CEO, Darryl Ismail said, “We are delighted to launch this exciting new product and we know that many of our clients around the world have been looking forward to this product launch.”

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Malaysian Airlines have launched new spring fares to Aussie travellers offering services to Asia, Middle East, UK and European destinations.

For more information or to make a booking, visit www.malaysiaairlines.com or call Malaysia Airlines’ Reservations on 13 26 27. All bookings must be made at least 24 hours before flight departure.

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Scenic Tours has taken a group of top performing travel agents on a 10 day famil to South East Asia, travelling from Cambodia along the Mekong River into Vietnam.

The 21 agents from across the country enjoyed three nights in Siem Reap where they explored Cambodia’s, watched the sunrise over Angkor Wat then flew to Phnom Penh to experience four night river cruise. The agents then spent two nights in Ho Chi Minh where they explored the Cu Chi Tunnels and took part in a range of optional activities.

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Mobile Travel Agents’ ‘Imagine-Believe-Achieve’ themed National Conference has had more than 75% of the 200+ delegates attending register for two of the event’s key professional development sessions.

MTA’s IT support manager Nik Donovan will be presenting on how to achieve the best results from the ever-evolving MTA Virtual Office (VO) while TechCoachHQ consultant Megan Iemma will demonstrate how the MTA Members can effectively harness and utilise the tools that have become an every part of working life in the digital age.

For more information or general inquiries click here.

 

Livn Holidays has announced the launch of their Student Flights mega familiarization in Cairns from the 6th November 2014.

Hosting 45 travel consultants from across Australia including store managers, product managers, area leaders and senior management, Livin Holidays will be showcasing how to experience Cairns – the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.

The five-day event will involve various activities to showcase the region including participation in local tours and experiences, night events, conferencing and training seminars.

 

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