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Wendy Wu Tours Big Asia Sale with Agent Rewards 

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Wendy Wu Tours has just released ‘The Big Asia Sale’ offering significant savings across a wide range of tours departing May to December this year.

Over 250 departure dates are included in ‘The Big Asia Sale’ offering savings between $200 and $500 per person on a selection of 70 Classic, Deluxe and Discovery tours across the China, India, Sri Lanka, Indochina and Japan programs.

As an added bonus, agents will receive a $50 Coles Myer gift voucher for every new booking they make until April 26. The incentive is valid on bookings with a minimum gross value of $2900 per person for all 2017 travel.

Greek Islands Cruise Sale 

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Beyond Travel is offering discounts of up to $2500 per couple on the popular eight-day first class cruise “Classical Greece” through the Aegean Sea for departures in the upcoming summer season from May 19 until August 25th

As an added bonus receive free shore excursions to the value of $1000 per couple, including the ruins on Delos- according to Greek mythology the birthplace of Apollo and more. The voyage is aboard the MY Harmony G which has only 21 cabins but is large enough to have spacious social areas yet small enough for an intimate and relaxed atmosphere and able to dock at smaller ports.

The cruise is now priced from $2,835 per person twin share in a category C cabin and $3,395 in the higher category, a saving of $1,250 per person including the free shore excursions. Prices include seven nights cruise accommodation, two meals a day, tea/coffee and mineral water throughout the day, use of fishing and snorkelling equipment, services of an experienced captain and crew and port charges.

This special offer is for departures on May  19; June 9, 23; July 7, 21, 28 and August 4, 25 and is valid until sold out.

Experience the essence of Norway on-board the iconic Norway in a Nutshell

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From extraordinary mountain scenery to the UNESCO listed, and arguably the most dramatic fjord in Norway, the Norway in a Nutshell journey is the most popular round trip to experience the essence of Norway.

The journey includes an exhilarating train ride through the Flåm Valley, a scenic bus ride to the town of Voss and a ferry ride through the breathtaking narrow Naeroy Fjord. But the excitement doesn’t stop there. Along the way, you will stay in accommodation that is as unique and stunning as the landscape.   

When booking a Norway in a Nutshell tour, your clients will experience so much more than the incredible scenery. Norway in a Nutshell is available as a two, three or four day journey, departing Bergen or Oslo daily – book now from only A$950//NZ$995 per person based on the full four day itinerary.

Wendy Wu Shows India to First time Agents

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Wendy Wu Tours, recently hosted an agent famil to India for first time visitors to discover what attracts a growing number of Australians to this vibrant destination. Hosted by Aaron Phillips, the itinerary was a tailored version of Wendy Wu’s Golden Triangle tour over seven days, perfect for a first time visitor. It featured the main highlights including the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, renowned for its forts and palaces and Agra, home to the majestic Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. The group ended their journey visiting the many highlights of Delhi.

Feedback from the participating agents was extremely positive on all aspects- the country as a destination, Wendy Wu Tours services on the ground and the opportunity to get first-hand knowledge of selling points to assist clients with their bookings. It was encouraging that all agents made note of their desire to return and explore the country further. The group also managed to explore the highlights on a stopover in Bangkok, courtesy of Thai Airways.

 

Changes at Machu Picchu

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From 1 July this year there will be a complete reorganisation of how visitors access and experience the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru. Currently you buy tickets for entry at any time on your chosen date, and can visit at any time on that day staying as long as you wish within opening hours.

World Journeys director, Chris Lyons, said many visitors are opting to visit in the morning and spend all day. From 1 July 2017 visitors will choose from 3 tourist routes around the ruins, ranging from 2 to 3 hours duration, for a visit either in the morning OR the afternoon. Each circuit covers specific sites in the ruins, and guides can spend a maximum of 20 minutes at any one site. Chris Lyons explains that these changes have become necessary due to the ever-increasing number of visitors to Machu Picchu.

Chimu Adventures Expand travel options to include Arctic itineraries

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The Arctic Circle collection has over 20 ships cruising a range of routes, appealling to those clients who have their heart set on seeing and experiencing one of the most seldom visited destinations on earth.

Whether it’s crossing the magnificent scenery surrounding Greenland, spotting polar bears in the Arctic’s ‘capital of wildlife’ Spitsbergen, or following the footsteps of the early Arctic explorers on a voyage across the iconic Northwest Passage, Chimu’s Arctic experiences will take in some of the planet’s most inspiring sceneries as well as offering a variety of wildlife excursions, cultural visits and on-board lectures about the Arctic’s local history and culture.

Itineraries encompass a vast range of experiences in destinations including the North Pole, Greenland, Spitsbergen, the Canadian Arctic and the Russian Arctic. Chimu is currently offering discounts across a range of 2018 departures.

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