Big Fat Wholesaler Wrap

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We did wake up completely covered in sweat this morning, but daydreaming about visiting everywhere featured in this wrap is cooling us off a bit.

Head to Malaysia now for the annual SUPER SALE!

ANSA Kuala Lumpur Suite_Room

The annual Malaysia Super Sale kicked off on the 1st of February offering 43 fun filled days of bargain shopping across the countries departments store and shopping malls.

Shoppers can take advantage of savings of up to 70 per cent on purchases of both goods and services plus check out the decorations that adorn retail outlets and shopping areas in celebration of the event such as the famous Pavilion shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, where myriads of flowers hang from the ceilings blessing the shoppers below.

After all the shopping visitors will need somewhere to stay and where better than right in the middle of all the shopping action. Strategically located within KL’s Golden Triangle on the famous Bukit Bintang Road ANSA Kuala Lumpur boutique hotel is smack bang in the middle of KL’s shopping and entertainment district.

Not only will guests enjoy the open plan contemporary rooms they will also enjoy pricing from only $57 per person per night which means more money to spend on all the shopping!

Rail Plus Announces ‘12 Destinations in 12 Weeks’ Promo

Until the end of April, Rail Plus will feature a different destination each week along with exclusive network deals to equip travel agents with value-added incentives and information that will come in handy when assisting holidaymakers plan their upcoming 2018 European itineraries.

Starting in the UK, Rail Plus will not only take agents through some of the hottest destinations across the continent including The Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Norway, but also provide suggestions for routes, excursions and travel tips as well.

Booking deadlines and validity for these deals vary for each rail network, so agents are advised to take note of them when they are out at the start of each week.

Also, agents should know that they, too, can travel across Europe with a whopping 75% discount applicable on most rail passes

European Bike & Boat itineraries booking up fast

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With interest in European Bike & Boat itineraries at an all time high, Australia’s leading active Europe operator, UTracks, is recommending that travel agents start locking in their group bookings for the 2019 season.

UTracks General Manager, Kate Baker, says bookings for Bike & Boat holidays are booming, as travellers seek out holidays that allow them really appreciate the local landscape and explore villages that the conventional river cruise’s sail past.

UTracks offers the largest range of active Bike & Boat itineraries on the European continent with boats ranging from basic to deluxe and capacity ranging from 16 passengers to 135.

UTracks also offers so offers Cycle & Sail holiday options exploring some of Europe’s most stunning coastlines in Greece, Croatia, Turkey and Montenegro.

Contiki offers the ultimate music-inspired travel experience with new product: Contiki Sounds

Reading Festival - Contiki Sounds

Travel brand Contiki launches new Contiki Sounds trips as part of their Limited-Edition series. The product sees Contiki partner with one of the UK’s biggest summer parties, Reading Festival, offering Contiki travellers a VIP festival experience like no other.

Reading Festival, is the longest running festival in existence, having hosted some of the world’s most famous acts over the years. With multiple stages and a variety of rock, indie, R&B and hip-hop music, Reading Festival promises to offer something for every traveller’s musical interests.

The two trips will also include additional musical experiences and the chance to see some of the UK’s top destinations. The combination of musical education, partying at one of the world’s biggest musical festivals and immersing into UK culture makes these two of Contiki’s most exclusive Limited-Edition trips.

Reading Festivals headliners have just been announced including the likes of Fall out Boy, Post Malone, Kendrick Lamar, Dua Lipa, Kings of Leon, Diplo and more. Choosing Reading Festival with Contiki also eliminates the hassle and stress which can come with trying to purchase the hottest festival tickets around.

World Journeys Offers

Tierra Atacama firepit and view

Spectacular Chile Offer

Book a total of seven nights at any two Tierra Hotels in Chile to save US$1,000 per person, and enjoy a free night at Le Reve Boutique Hotel in Santiago . The offer applies to stays until the end of May 2019, excluding black-out dates 20 Dec 2018 – 2 Jan 2019.

Tierra Hotels are authentic family owned and operated Adventure Spa lodges located in Chile’s most spectacular landscapes – Tierra Atacama, Tierra Patagonia and Tierra Chiloe in the southern Lakes District, along with Ski Portillo in the heart of the Andes. All offer beautiful accommodation, along with unique excursions designed to explore the incredible environments in which they are set.

Belmond News

World Journeys report that luxury operator Belmond has announced several developments of their product offering for 2018, which will greatly enhance their attractiveness in the market. The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, on many a traveller’s bucket-list, has three new Grand Suites complete with double beds and en suite bathrooms for the ultimate in comfort and privacy.

In Asia, Eastern & Oriental Express now offers rates inclusive of beverages, along with an expanded range of excursion options. And lastly, Belmond Afloat in France is launching two new luxury barges this May – Belmond Lilas in Alsace, and Belmond Pivoine in Champagne. World Journeys say Belmond rail and cruise journeys suit not only the discerning ‘high-end’ traveller, but also those looking for truly memorable experiences that will create memories of a lifetime.

Croatia Hits the Spot

World Journeys report a surge of interest in Croatia, with their Europe specialists reporting 8 out of every 10 calls being about the destination. History, ancient ruins, stunning beaches and National Parks, charming small villages and walled towns – you can tick all of those boxes, plus you have the option of taking a small-ship cruise along the gorgeous coastline, stopping in at picture perfect islands – what’s not to love!

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