If there is one thing we can guarantee for this week’s agent wrap, it’s that it has more photos than your mum’s wedding album. We’re serious.
Helloworld welcomes conference delegates in Vietnam
Helloworld Travel has kicked off its Owner Managers Conference and Business Summit in Vietnam with a welcome event on Thursday.
Held at the InterContinental, the event welcomed all delegates to the conference in style, and was sponsored by Singapore Airlines.
Check out some of the photos from the event below:
The Library in Koh Samui offers 15 per cent agency commission and bar discount
The Library in Koh Samui, Thailand is offering a 15 per cent discount on its Best Available Rates (BAR) on bookings received by 15 May 2019 for guest stays of two nights or more in a Smart Studio, Exotic Suite or Secret Pool Villa until 31 July 2019.
Discounted rates will commence at THB10,710 or THB12,713 Nett per night based on accommodation for two guests in a smart studio, including The Library’s daily signature breakfast culture on the beach.
Furthermore, a THB500 restaurant credit per each night will apply for guests staying in a Smart Studio or Exotic Suite and a THB1000 restaurant credit per each night for stays in a Secret Pool Villa.
Restaurant credits can be used at either The Library’s beachfront restaurant, The Page or the Drink Gallery along Chaweng Road.
Room-Res.com offers travel agents double rewards points opportunity in May
Room-Res.com, the hotel booking platform for agents, has just made booking hotels for the entire month of May more enticing than ever before by offering double rewards points for every dollar spent.
All bookings made this will garner double points, which translates to one Room-Res Rewards point for every dollar at the base Silver Tier, 1.2 points for Gold Tier agents and a massive 1.5 points for the top Platinum Tier.
Travel agents don’t need to do anything to take advantage of this golden opportunity. Room-Res.com will automatically reward members the extra bonus points for every hotel booked until 11.59pm (AEDT) on Friday 31 May 2019.
The accrued points can then be redeemed for a partial or full discount on more than 400,000 hotels around the world.
To learn more about this special offer, click here.
Limited spots left for Sydney PR and travel writing workshops
There are only a few spots left on travel writer Rob McFarland’s upcoming PR and travel writing workshops in Sydney.
The PR workshop (on Thursday 16 May from 8:30am to 12:30pm) covers press release writing and story pitching, and includes feedback from 30 of Australia’s leading travel editors.
The travel writing workshop (on Sunday 19 May from 10am to 5pm) covers a specialised toolkit of writing and pitching techniques, plus includes a detailed post-course review.
Both courses cost $399 per person and are limited to 12 participants.
Entire Travel Group webinars open for registration
Entire Travel Group has three upcoming destination webinars open for registration. Here’s all you need to know:
Monaco, Glamour by the Sea on 8 May 2019 at 4pm AEST (register here)
Once in your life you have to go for a trip in Monaco. This mythic place, between the Alps and the Mediterranean sea will offer you dreams and reality. Alone, both or with your family, for romantic holidays, simple tourism or a business trip, the Principality of Monaco is a universe of many facets.
Learn more about this small but so iconic state and the prestigious luxury SBM hotels; from the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo, Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, Monte-Carlo Beach and Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort.
Vancouver & Alaska Adventure Voyage on 9 May 2019 at 10am AEST (register here)
Sail to some of the most alluring, unexpected ports the North Pacific has to offer aboard Azamara Quest. Adventure has a name, and it’s Alaska.
From the Misty Fjords of the Tongass National Rainforest to the windy shores of Unalaska – and everything in between – you’ll be sure to taste local, encounter rich culture, and admire pristine beauty with experiences that are unique to Azamara.
Join our webinar to find out more about our Vancouver & Alaska Adventure Voyage.
Châteaux & Champagne on 10 May 2019 at 10am AEST (register here)
Imagine exploring two of the most historical and charming region of France in one tour. The Loire Valley is the valley that’s stoked the world’s romantic imagination – a land of chateaux, fine wines and spectacular scenery.
And of course, it’s easy to come up with one great reason to visit the Champagne-Ardenne region. After all, the world’s most celebrated party drink is produced here.
It’s not just fizz that makes it such a great destination though. Join us on this informative webinar to learn more about both regions and how to combine them in a small escorted tour.