Titan Travel comes Down Under with Ascend Travel Group

Titan Travel comes Down Under with Ascend Travel Group
Edited by Travel Weekly

    Titan Travel has announced that it is launching its product to the Australian market in August, in partnership with Ascend Travel Group, as it looks to widen its distribution and open to new markets internationally.

    John Constable, CEO, Saga Travel Group – the parent company of Titan Travel – commented: “As we continue to grow our renowned touring programme, we’re delighted to launch Titan to the Australian market in partnership with Ascend Travel Group.

    “Australia boasts a strong retail travel market where travel agents are highly considered and valued for their expertise, and as the leading escorted tour operator of choice for UK travel agents, it makes it a natural market for Titan to expand into.

    John Constable (Supplied)

    “We’re confident that Titan’s product will be greatly received by travel agents across the country looking to sell award-winning, expert-led touring holidays, and will provide bring an exciting, innovative and expansive range of product choice to its already established touring market. We look forward to welcoming our first Australian customers on one of our tours soon.”

    Titan will allow travel agents across Australia to package a Titan escorted tour alongside its own travel product and flights to sell directly to clients as part of a tailor-made holiday. Under its ‘Adventure Made Effortless’ headline, a dedicated brochure has been produced featuring over 100 itineraries to worldwide destinations including Asia, North America, Europe and Africa. Customers can opt for small group tours, dedicated solo traveller departure dates, active tours and more relaxed single and two centre holidays.

    Led by Lynda Wallace, director and Julie Primmer, director, Ascend Travel Group will act as Titan’s general sales agent (GSA) in Australia to drive sales through strategic commercial agreements and activity with selected partners.

    “We are thrilled to announce the launch of Titan Travel, and honoured to be representing this multi award-winning touring company in Australia,” Wallace and Primmer said in a joint statement.

    “With a strong focus on unique and immersive travel experiences, Titan Travel is set to provide Australian travellers with great value for money and memorable experiences. Drawing on over 45 years of touring experience, and with a long history of working with travel agents and understanding their needs, we’re confident that Titan will be well-received in the Australian market.”

    Titan’s product will launch in Australia from 30th August 2023.

    Featured Image: Lynda Wallace and Julie Primmer (Supplied)

    Latest News

    • Destinations
    • Hotels

    Delamore Lodge unveils newly refurbished accommodation

    Delamore Lodge, Waiheke Island’s exclusive boutique luxury hideaway, has unveiled the newly refurbished Ataahua Owners Villa. While Ataahua means “beautiful”, the owners villa is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment that offers complete privacy and self-contained luxury. The master bedrooms have sweeping views of the Hauraki Gulf waters, spacious super-king beds, ensuites with rainforest showers, and generous […]

    • Food & Beverage
    • Hotels

    Hilton Honors extends its dine Like a Member promotion

    Hilton Honors has extended its dine “Like a Member” promotion, allowing guests to get up to 25 per cent off on participating outlets in hotels and resorts within their portfolio. The offer is in effect until 31 December 2024 in all Hilton properties, excluding those in the Maldives, French Polynesia and outlets within Hampton hotels […]

    • Events
    • Tour Operators

    ITE HCMC 2024 focuses on sustainable tourism for creating a future

    The 18th annual International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC) will take place from 5 to 7 September at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center. Under the theme “Responsible Travel, Creating Future”, the expo will highlight its dedication to promoting sustainable tourism practices and showcasing innovative tourism products and services to meet rigorous […]

    • Appointments

    Seasoned pro Chris Waite goes out on his own in corporate affairs & communications

    Seasoned tourism and hospitality industry corporate affairs and communications professional Chris Waite has unveiled his new consultancy. Drawing on his 25 years of experience across Australia, Europe, and Asia, Chris Waite Corporate Affairs & Communications is dedicated to helping businesses build and safeguard their most valuable asset: their reputation. Waite will focus on delivering results through […]

    • News

    Travel becomes the leading retirement priority in latest Equip Super research

    A staggering 71 per cent of Australians are prioritising spending their retirement savings on travel, according to a recent survey by leading superannuation fund, Equip Super. Health concerns were ranked as second as the most significant priority in retirement with 56 per cent and spending on hobbies and interests takes the third spot at 54 […]

    • Aviation
    • Technology

    SITA wins Heathrow Airport’s confidence with contract extension for network infrastructure solutions

    Global leader in air transport technology, SITA, signed a five-year extension with Heathrow Airport to support its vast and growing network infrastructure. The agreement sees SITA providing a wide range of network, telecommunications, and connectivity services, while introducing innovative new solutions to business operating within Heathrow. SITA has built a strong relationship with Heathrow since […]