In the northeast of China lies a Jinan, the capital of Shangdong province. It has been called the “City of Springs”, due to the numerous artesian springs around the city and outskirts. It is a mix of nature and cityscape, with parks and temples alongside a minimal skyline. Thanks to China Tour, you’ll learn all about why Jinan is the perfect stopover when touring the Shangdong district of China.
Hans holds an MBA from Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Until 2008 Hans held various marketing and sales roles in Fast Moving Consumer Goods companies like Kimberly-Clark and Sara Lee. In 2008, Hans combined his love for adventure travel and his expertise in marketing when he joined TUI and became Managing Director of Sawadee Reizen in The Netherlands. In 2010, Hans moved to Toronto and became president of Quark Expeditions, the leader in polar travel. In 2015 he took over responsibility for all adventure brands within TUI, a business that was sold to KKR in 2017. In 2018 Hans became CEO and President of boutique luxury cruise start-up Victory Cruise Lines in the United States, while he is also a trustee of the Safer Tourism Foundation in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »
When the traveler arrives to Zermatt, Switzerland the beauty of its natural surroundings will astound. From the Matterhorn, whose sharp peak was the last of the alpine mountains to be conquered, to the car-free town below. Gorgeous and green in the summer, with serene snowfall in the winter – Zermatt is not to be missed by the traveler searching for a great destination. Thanks to Vacations By Rail, you’ll learn all about why the traveler should visit Zermatt.
Sky Bird Travel and Tours has provided the travel industry with airline consolidation services for over 40 years. Partnered with over 90 airlines around the world, they strive to offer up savings to the agent that also help the client while dishing out high commissions for agents remains high. They were voted ‘Best Airline Consolidator’ by the Travvy Awards in 2017 and 2018. With 24/7 support for agents across all aspects of travel and providing assistance in 25 languages, Sky Bird consistently maintains their spot as an industry leader. Read the rest of this entry »
Cape Town was started as a European outpost but has grown to be one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Encompassed within a peninsula, formed around mountains and a bay, it is a unique and bustling city surrounded by nature. That’s why South African Airways wants the traveler to know about Africa’s most southern city, Cape Town. Read the rest of this entry »
Tarek Adawy is the Chief Executive in the U.S. & Canada for EgyptAir Airlines. Mr. Adawy overseas all aspects of sales, marketing and business development. He has had a career spanning 27 years with EgyptAir Airlines and has worked in all aspects of the industry. Mr. Adawy began his career at Cairo Airport and was quickly promoted to Network Operations overseeing scheduling and route analysis including the US market. Read the rest of this entry »
Dan has over 45 years in the travel industry, and was a driving force in taking Collette from a regional tour operator to a global company and an industry leader. Dan manages the corporate team and provides the strategic vision for the company – and he still remains active in every aspect of the business, including tour guiding, product development, sales, and marketing. Read the rest of this entry »
Celestyal Cruises has been showing the traveler the wonders of the Greek Islands and Eastern Mediterranean since 2014. Since then, they’ve navigated the cruise industry with finesse and personalized service that goes beyond the expectations of the traveler. With a philosophy that is rooted in authentic exploration and cultural immersion, it’s no surprise that Celestyal has received many awards since its beginning.
There are so many reasons that Paris is at the top of almost every travelers bucket list, it would be impossible to check them all off in one article. From amazing architecture to the hippest fashion in the world, the capital of France is a long sought-after destination for the traveler. Thanks to XL Airways, today’s Outpost article is all about this iconic city. Read the rest of this entry »
New Zealand, just off the east coast of Australia, is separated into two primary islands. The North Island, warmer with bigger cities, is where most of Maori culture lives. The South Island, however, is known for sparse natural landscapes. From skiing snow-capped mountains to hiking lush forests, the South Island offers a great getaway. That’s why AAT Kings wants to show the traveler how beautiful New Zealand is though their tours.
Cole Dannewitz co-founded Vacations By Rail in 2004, playing a key role in growing the company to one of the United States’ largest producers of rail vacations and train tours to destinations around the globe. In 2011, he and his business partner expanded overseas with the launch of the company’s international subsidiary, Holidays By Rail Limited. Dannewitz was integral to the success of this venture, overseeing its launch, management, and day-to-day activities. Read the rest of this entry »
If there is any truth to this title, then I suppose it is in our best interest to get a few of our prospects and customers moving in the right direction.
Today, my plan is to introduce a system that is designed and proven to do just that. It is affectionately known as the 2-Step Marketing System, and you can virtually take this strategy to the bank.
With over 30 years of travel industry experience, Jerry has been instrumental in creating and implementing corporate travel management programs and incentive/motivational programs across a vast array of companies and industries throughout the world. Jerry has worked with Senior Management at many of Carlisle’s clients, including several Fortune 500 companies. Jerry has been effective in significantly cutting the overspend in travel and improving client satisfaction within their travel programs. Jerry has developed marketing strategies to increase sales through motivational/incentive travel and has put together travel incentive programs that will last a lifetime for the achievers.
Most people traveling to Canada think of Vancouver or Montreal when choosing a destination, but there is a gem that is often overlooked. This is Quebec City, one of the oldest settlements in North America. Thanks to Vacations By Rail, you’ll learn all about what the traveler will find in this traditional city on the east coast of Canada.
In east Africa there is a land that excites by picture or video alone. Iconic grasslands stretch for thousands of miles. Lions and giraffes roam plains that seem to reach the ends of the Earth. This land is the Serengeti, which means “endless plains” in the language of the tribe that calls it home, the Maasai. Thanks to Precision Air, today’s article is on this land that has changed little in the scheme of time.
Those that visit Costa Rica have a specific expectation of tropical forests, chattering monkeys, and pristine beaches. While the traveler can find these conditions all around the country, Manuel Antonio National Park is the epitome of paradise. This national park, and nearby town of Quepos, has everything the traveler will need to get away from it all – and find the perfect setting for rest and relaxation. Thanks to Costa Rica Dream Adventures, today you’ll learn all about this magnificent example of Costa Rica’s iconic coastline.
Plenty of cruise and tour companies claim to be all-inclusive, until it comes to putting this concept into practice. At Emerald Waterways, they are serious about sticking to the core meaning of all-inclusive. This means that whatever you’ll need, they’ve got you covered. They may be one of the newest companies in the European cruise market, but that hasn’t stopped them from gaining plenty of momentum as being a trusted river cruise line.
Rob Huffman can easily state that his career in the travel industry began more than 30 years ago while attending the University of Tennessee. But truthfully, his travel bug began as a youth, growing up in the industry as the son of travel agency owners, who were as passionate about travel as he is.
Cosmopoliton Travel Service (CTS Fares) has been consolidating the details of getaways for over 50 years. They work closely with airlines, hotels, and car rental agencies to help the travel consultant and their clients save money. Their goal is to do good business, and help agents do good business in return; meaning that, not only do they provide some of the best discounts in the travel industry, the complete process of booking through CTS is transparent: mark-ups, net rates, and commission levels are all visible…even through the booking engine.
Tunisia is the northernmost point of Africa. Steeped in ancient culture and architecture, Tunisia is vastly different from Western countries. With a Mediterranean climate in the north, and semi-arid and desert climates to the south, Tunisia has a varied amount of ancient richness to please the traveler.
South African Airways (SAA) is the flag carrier airline of South Africa. It is also the most awarded airline in Africa, and works with many regional partners to offer up service to over 75 destinations throughout the country. These partners create an efficient network of convenience for those traveling to Africa.