We are the largest UK independent leisure car rental company working with over 500 car rental partners that offer you the flexibility and choice through a network of 192 countries in over 30,000 worldwide locations. At Affordable Car Hire we promise to offer good value for money and excellent customer care service with the added advantage of having many special offers.
Our focus and loyalty lies with the travel agent and our Affiliate Partners. Our concept is simple; ‘quality product and quality service at an affordable price'. As well as providing high commission levels, we aim to ensure that our prices remain competitive within the marketplace.
Air Europa, the Latin American specialist and award winning airline, has for 30 years delivered the very best in inflight experience to our valued customers, with connections from London Gatwick via Madrid to some of the key cities in Latin America and most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean.
The airline placed orders for 22 new Dreamliner aircrafts, with the first eight already operating on the routes to Bogota, Miami, Santo Domingo, Havana, Buenos Aires and Lima. This will facilitate further expansion into Latin America and beyond. Last year Air Europa launched a daily service to Bogota, a five-weekly service to Guayaquil, this year a weekly service to San Pedro Sula (Honduras) and looks forward to the launch of a new services during 2018
As a key member of the prestigious SkyTeam global alliance Air Europa is able to offer passengers’ greater flexibility and choice with access to over 1,057 destinations across 177 countries.
Attraction World provides Travel Agents and Trade Partners with better Customer Service than any other Attraction Supplier. Our aim is ultimately to help agents improve the quality and delivery of their customer service by providing them with the sales tools to do so plus offering the highest quality products for them to pass on to their customers.
Attraction World currently offers over 8,000 hand-picked tours, tickets, attractions, excursions and gift experiences in 50 countries – and we guarantee to have something for everyone. From all the fun of the Florida theme parks to the sensational sights of Sydney make sure you check out the Attraction World website wherever your customer is going on holiday. With many UK EXCLUSIVE ticket offers and value-added ticket options make sure all you customers leave for their holiday #ATTRACTIONPACKED.
Today, Avis operates from over 5,000 locations in 165 countries worldwide. Avis is a trusted and award-winning brand with a long history of innovation in the car rental industry, and is one of the world’s top brands for customer loyalty, with a commitment to true convenience and exceptional service.
To ensure our customers enjoy a truly global service, we explore every opportunity to create and satisfy local demand everywhere we operate, choosing the rental locations most convenient for our customers. This approach has resulted in our exceptional international presence.
Birmingham Airport handles over 12 million passengers a year, serving 140 direct routes. In addition there are 300 long haul connections giving passengers a choice of over 440 direct or one-stop destinations. This is rapidly expanding, in the last 12 months alone the airport has seen double digit growth in new airlines.
Demand for global connectivity and world-class transport facilities, as well as international demand to access the Midlands market, has never been greater. This is evident from the airport’s passenger figures which have been consecutively record breaking for the past twenty-six months. In 2016 the airport grew by 14.2% overall and long-haul traffic was up by 21.3%.
With this rapid rate of growth comes the need to invest. By the end of this year Birmingham Airport will have invested £450m on developing its infrastructure this includes a runway extension, a new air traffic control tower, terminal reconfiguration, additional parking and new retail and catering facilities.
Brand USA (VisitTheUSA.com) is the destination marketing organisation for the United States of America. The mission of Brand USA is to encourage increased international travel to the United States and to grow America’s share of the global travel market by inspiring consumers and supporting the travel trade. In doing so, we aim to bring millions of new international visitors who spend billions of dollars in the United States. Brand USA will also provide useful information to international travellers on U.S. entry policies and procedures.
Come on in. To a world filled with possibilities. Where the bar is made of ice, and the top deck made of grass. Where you can visit a new destination every day and immerse yourself in each of them. A world where you’ll discover the
true meaning of nouvelle cuisine, and find its perfectly paired vintage. Where ‘me time’ is all the time.
From far-off cities to far-flung shores, our world is wonderfully diverse in every direction. With one of-a-kind shore excursions, longer overnight stays, stylishly designed staterooms that’ll make you feel right at home, and a host of exclusive extras – welcome to a different view of the world, and a sale that makes a world of difference too.
Cision Ltd. (NYSE: CISN) is a leading global provider of software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision's software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. Cision has over 3,000 employees with offices in 15 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
With 100 years of travel experience and three generations of family ownership, Collette are committed to placing the customer at the heart of every decision we make, delivering outstanding customer service and creating unrivalled holidays for our guests.
Today we offer over 160 tours across all seven continents. It’s what we do best! Travelling in style with others is a great way to explore the world’s iconic destinations, so whether it’s a classic escorted tour; a small group explorations tour; a city break tour or a River Cruise we guarantee comfort and enjoyment are at the heart of everything we do.
Great reasons to book…
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For more information please visit collette.com
P&O Cruises is Britain's favourite cruise line and more holidaymakers trust us than any other UK cruise brand. Every aspect of a P&O Cruises holiday is designed to make your customers feel special, and a few thoughtful British touches here and there make all the difference.
And then we have Cunard; from the moment guests step aboard one of our three iconic ships, they enter a unique world of style and elegance which revolves around them. While Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria, and Queen Mary 2 each have their own charms; together they offer an oasis of relaxation and discovery, where guests feel special, inspired and free.
Undergoing one of the most significant re-organisations in the company’s history, we have transformed our approach to supporting the trade with the launch of the Partnership team helping you to talk about Cunard and P&O Cruises with confidence.
Established in 1866, DFDS are now Northern Europe’s largest shopping and logistics Company, boasting 54 vessels, including 10 passenger ferries operating between the UK and Europe, alone. The UK sailings from Dover to Dunkirk and Calais, Newcastle to Amsterdam and Newhaven to Dieppe offer up to 60 sailings daily, with more sailings to France than any other operator. DFDS also offer popular routes across Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea.
In 2016 DFDS carried almost 6 million passengers on these routes and made an impressive 920,000 bookings, which was an increase of over 9% compared to 2015. Continuing to evolve and expand, 2017 has already showed an increase in its Quarter 1 figures compared to 2016 of 4.3%.
DFDS have been named the World’s Leading Ferry Operator 6 years running at the World Travel Awards. Their excellence in customer service, onboard facilities and growing online presence all contribute towards their success and development.
The German National Tourist Office UK & Ireland is one of 30 branch offices worldwide of the German National Tourist Board. They act on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) to represent Germany as a travel destination. The GNTO develops and communicates strategies and products with the local tourism industry to promote Germany's positive image abroad as a travel destination and encourages travellers to visit the country.
At Gold Medal and Travel 2 we have over 80 years’ experience in providing tailor-made long haul travel covering everything from simple scheduled air to complex multi-centre itineraries. As 100 per cent trade only brands we are proud to support independent travel agents and are committed to bringing them the very best products at market leading prices combined with training, events, FAM trips and marketing support.
Together, we send over 750,000 passengers on their travels each year – that’s over 2,000 per day. Our size and scale means we can combine our buying power to negotiate better deals for agents and their customers. We have access to fares from over 135 airlines and a portfolio of over 40,000 hotels and resorts, and benefit from exclusive specially negotiated offers agents can’t find elsewhere.
We are also proud to be part of the dnata family, a global business with an impressive pedigree and part of the Emirates group.
Gran Canaria is like a miniature continent, alive with natural beauty, from the stunning dunes of Maspalomas to its volcanic interior.
Gran Canaria's perfect climate makes it a year round holiday paradise. This island offers superb luxury resorts as well as boutique hotels, all presented with high standards of comfort and service. For a completely different different experience, why not stroll through the cobbled streets of Vegueta, the old quarter of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria or climb the scenic roads in the serpentine twists up into the spectacular central massif. From this vantage point, you can see why UNESCO has declared almost half of the island as a Biosphere Reserve.
HARP wallen has specialised in executive recruitment within the tourism, travel and hospitality sectors and senior level for over 20 years. By specialising, we stay firmly in our area of expertise, doing what we love. We know the players and the companies, and invest a lot of time getting to know candidates and clients in equal measure. This ensures a swift, cost effective and perfect placement whether it’s permanent or interim. With so many new variables and shifting dynamics in the industry, now more than ever we understand that everyone needs a customised service.
When it comes to the travel and tourism industry trust us when we say we have been living and breathing it for long enough to know our way around. We recently celebrated our 22nd Birthday and we have seen new opportunities consistently emerging in all sectors of the industry. We love change and there has never been a more exciting time for us to introduce you to our way of thinking about recruitment.
"Together we can make every customer's trip better.
At Holiday Extras, we make every trip a better trip. Our travel extras, including our award-winning travel insurance, are the finishing touches to an incredible holiday. Let your customers enjoy peace of mind with comprehensive travel insurance; convenience with airport parking, an airport hotel or an airport lounge; or security by booking your resort transfers in advance. All of these extras add freedom and confidence to every trip and make the experience truly memorable.
Why book with us?
Hoseasons is one of the UK’s leading self-catering accommodation specialists with over 28,000 places to stay in coastal and countryside settings throughout Britain and Europe. With the largest selection of luxury lodges with hot tubs, log cabins and boutique beach huts, alongside traditional holiday parks, country cottages and boating breaks on the Norfolk Broads and the UK Canal network, it’s easy to see why over 1.4 million holidaymakers and more than 73,000 pets holiday choose a short break or longer stay with Hoseasons.
If Only... is one of only a handful of UK operators that focus solely on the travel trade, and has no subsidiary or sister company in the ‘direct-sell’ market.
If Only... specialises in providing agents with the best possible holidays, tours, rail journeys and cruises to some of the world’s most beautiful regions - Arabia, the Indian Ocean, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific Islands.
If Only… has announced ambitious plans to become the UK’s top trade-only tour operator, through the launch of its Just Rewards loyalty scheme, the introduction of an agents’ online booking facility, the westward expansion into new long-haul destinations and the recruitment of some 40 new staff to help facilitate this expansion.
Inspiretec brings best of breed and customer-centric technology together under one roof for travel providers, tourism organisations and tour operators. The group offer end-to-end booking reservation management systems via travel company Comtec, intelligent CRM platforms delivering personalised e-commerce and retail systems via technology company Eysys and Incentriq, and inspirational websites and apps that create positive experiences through creative digital agency Sequence. Combined, they offer travel and tourism brands the tools necessary to succeed. Simplifying the things that matter to drive sales and enable success in a competitive marketplace.
The Israel Government Tourist Office is proud to be a sponsor for the TTG Travel Awards.
Our goal is simple: Promoting Israel as a holiday destination, both through the travel trade and directly to the consumer. We understand the importance of recognising excellence in the travel industry, and appreciate TTG for this incredible opportunity.
Israel is enjoying an increase in UK visitor numbers, and the dedicated support from our partners in the travel industry is one of the reasons for growth. We appreciate and thank you for your valuable work.
We’re also investing heavily in advertising. Our current campaign, “Two Cities – One Break: Tel Aviv & Jerusalem”, highlights the benefits of taking a city break to these iconic and cultural cities.
This Autumn will showcase more of our “Two Cities” campaign, as well as a new campaign to promote the amazing opportunities the Red Sea resort of Eilat holds for your clients.
Jet2holidays is the UK’s third largest holiday operator, and the top choice for independent travel agents. With over 40 of Europe’s best-loved destinations from a choice of nine UK airports, we’re spreading the sunshine.
We wrap up return Jet2.com flights, a choice of 2-5 star hotel, 22kg baggage, transfers and ATOL Protection for just £60pp deposit*. Plus, 1,000s of Free Child Places* and free Resort Flight Check-In add up to even more great value.
Our range of holidays just keeps on growing. Our latest addition is Jet2Villas, which mixes the freedom of a villa holiday with package perks like our low £60pp deposit.
Leading the way for customer satisfaction, Jet2holidays is the only tour operator to reach the top 50 in the UK Customer Satisfaction Index! We ranked 4th out of 250 UK companies scored, and we’re really proud to be the Best in the UK for Tourism.
The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) promotes the beautiful Maltese Islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino throughout the UK and Ireland as well as other countries. The MTA offers comprehensive support to the trade through training events, a trade training site, newsletters, tailored support to trade partners and has a regular presence at industry events. The MTA also funds and organises an extensive advertising and PR schedule across all media touch points, including press trips to increase demand for the destination. MTA is a proud sponsor of the TTG’s LGBT forum since. Malta has been voted 1st out of 49 European Countries for LGBT tolerance for the last two years, by the ILGA (Europe). Malta is a safe year round destination with a very strong winter market.
Specialising in first-class family and adult activity holidays to top ski resorts in Europe and beautiful beach locations in the Mediterranean. With over 40 years’ of experience Mark Warner has grown into a highly regarded independent travel company in the UK.
We are market leaders in European activity holidays offering something for everyone; families with award winning free childcare, couples, groups and singles. Our beach resorts offer an array of sporting activities from sailing, windsurfing, SUP boarding, kayaking, waterskiing, tennis, fitness classes, mountain biking to road cycling and much more.
Our chalet hotels are perfectly positioned for easy access to the slopes. Offering fantastic childcare facilities, delicious food, cosy hotels and high quality staff dedicated to outstanding customer service.
We have a dedicated Agency Sales team ready to assist you with training & marketing material and a fantastic reservations team who will answer any queries you may have.
Mauritius is the Indian Ocean island most famous for its beaches, lagoons and for being a luxurious and relaxing haven for the traveller keen to explore its rich culture, history and stunning landscapes. The island varies enormously, with the west and east coast being defined by its beautiful beaches, whilst the North’s shallow bays lend themselves to water sports and kite-surfing. With a rich history, the island is a real cultural melting pot. 2018 marks 50 years since Mauritius proclaimed independence from the UK. Mauritius is preparing for celebrations across the island, including ceremonies, live music and performances on the national day, 12th March. As part of wider celebrations throughout the year, visitors can explore all four corners of the island; from the bustling and vibrant city of Port Louis in the north to the Chamarel Seven Coloured Earths and beautiful site of Le Morne Brabant in the south.
MSC Cruises is the world’s largest privately owned cruise company and the number one cruise line in Europe and South America. The Company sails year-round in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean and offers seasonal
itineraries in northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, Cuba and the French Antilles, South America, southern Africa, and Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sir Bani Yas. The MSC Cruises’ experience embodies the elegant side of the
Mediterranean to create unique and unforgettable emotions for guests, through discovery of the world’s cultures, beauties and tastes.
The Company has recently embarked on a 9 billion euro investment plan which will see MSC Cruises build 11 new ships in just 10 years. The first of these mega-ships, MSC Meraviglia was launched in June this year in a
huge celebration at the port of Le Havre before spending the summer season in the Mediterranean. Later this year the cruise line will deliver MSC Seaside, the ship that follows the sun with the aim to bring guests closer
to the sea with innovations including panoramic lifts, ocean level promenades and al fresco dining venues. MSC Seaside will sail year round from Miami.
For the first time in 2018 MSC Cruises will sail from Southampton for the full Summer. The 23 sailings will see the ship, MSC Magnifica visit Northern Europe and the Mediterranean with the ship committed to offering guests the ‘best of both worlds’. The 3,200 passenger ship combines the relaxed sophistication of the Musica Class with the variety and opulence of the Fantasia Class ships. The ship has 5 gourmet restaurants serving food from around the world, 12 bars and 5 different Kids and Teens clubs with their own themed venues.
NOVASOL is proud to be Europe’s largest provider of professionally managed holiday homes, with a staggering 44,000 handpicked holiday homes located across 29 European countries. Founded in 1968, they have almost fifty years’ experience and expertise in helping customers to find the perfect holiday home. Whether your client is looking for chic Scandinavian chalet, a charming cottage in Central Europe or a villa with pool in Southern Europe, then look no further than NOVASOL’s fantastic portfolio of authentic holiday homes.
Each of the properties in their portfolio has been hand-picked and visited by a member of the NOVASOL team, so you can rest assured in the knowledge that your chosen holiday home will be exactly as represented. They are also members of ABTA and part of Wyndham Worldwide. With all this, it may come as no surprise that 2 million customers enjoyed a NOVASOL holiday last year.
P&O Ferries, the UK's largest ferry operator was founded 180 years ago, back on 22 August 1837. From those humble beginnings, we've endured and expanded to become the UK's favourite ferry company today, with a fleet of more than 20 ships to our name and operate more than 30,000 sailings a year.
In addition to sailing on eight major routes between Britain, France, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Holland and Belgium we strive to provide outstanding customer service and this commitment to quality continues to make us the number one choice for over ten million passengers every year.
All the ships offer the ultimate in passenger convenience and comfort with a range of on-board facilities designed to have the broadest possible appeal. These include self-service and à la carte restaurants, Starbucks coffee shops, Club Lounges, lively bars, family lounges, children’s play areas and commission-free bureaux de change. The on-board retail outlets offer shoppers savings of up to 50 per cent on UK high street prices.
"With over 7,000 years of fascinating history and culture, Ras Al Khaimah is the perfect getaway from everyday life. Offering magnificent landscapes, breathtaking coastlines and rich, terracotta desert planes, the emirate has firmly established itself as the UAE’s most authentic destination in the Middle East.
With year-long sunshine and 64 kilometres of white sandy beaches, just 45 minutes from the busy metropolis of Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah offers an entirely unique experience from its neighbouring emirates."
Scenic and Emerald Waterways offer a complete ‘One-Stop Shop’ offering two complementary brands designed to make selling river cruising plain sailing. Our objective is to revolutionise the way we support agents, giving them the education and tools to promote this lucrative sector, and striving to ensure this principle flows through everything we do. From working to create unparalleled product, to building relationships with every UK agent across high street, homeworkers and online players and then supporting this commitment continually with tailored support, initiatives and incentives. These unique principles coupled with continued rapid growth carve us apart from the competition.
With the largest collection of shopping destinations in the United States, Simon Shopping Destinations offer three fashionable ways to shop. More than 100 Simon Malls, Premium Outlets and The Mills are located in or near major markets such as New York, Orlando and Las Vegas. Simon Malls offer the ideal mix of renowned style icons in an unparalleled retail and dining experience. And with a collection of the finest designer names at savings of 25-65% every day, savvy shoppers can’t miss Simon Premium Outlets. Plus, The Mills portfolio of outlet, value retail, dining and entertainment destinations offers shoppers a family experience.
Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. With a presence in approximately 180 countries, and approximately 4,000 employees, our 2016 net revenue was over $2.3 billion. Travelport is comprised of:
- A Travel Commerce Platform through which it facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel marketplace. Travelport has a leadership position in airline merchandising, hotel content and rate distribution, mobile travel commerce and a pioneering B2B payment solution that addresses the needs of travel intermediaries to efficiently and securely settle travel transactions.
- Technology Services through which it provides critical IT services to airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other solutions, enabling them to focus on their core business competencies and reduce costs.
Travelsphere has been escorting travellers to worldwide destinations for more than 50 years.
With so much experience Travelsphere knows its customers want more than just a holiday, they want an experience to remember. Of course, we visit all the main sights but you’ll also experience local life, try the food and witness the native traditions. We’ve got all the inside knowledge to turn your holiday into a real travel experience.
Just You is the UK’s single traveller specialist, organising holidays for independent globe trotters, without charging a single supplement.
Just You holidays are designed to offer the ideal balance between escorted tour and independent travel. If customers want to stick with the group, that’s fine, but they’re always welcome to go and do their own thing. Whatever they choose, their Tour Manager will always be there should they need them.
With over 4 million UK members and 28 million members worldwide, Travelzoo is one of the most established travel deal companies in the world and has been voted the UK's top travel deals provider at the British Travel Awards for the past five years. Founded in 1998 by Ralph Bartel, Travelzoo currently works with more than 2000 companies who list their very best offers with us. We have Deal Experts located in 25 offices who work with these companies to sharpen their offers to ensure they are the best in the market. The Travelzoo Top 20® is a much loved weekly roundup of the week’s best deals - deals range from five-star all-inclusive holidays to nights out in London’s West End. Our mission is to encourage people to do more with their time and explore all that the world has to offer!
35 years of developing travel technology places Vertical Systems as one of the most established and robust businesses in the travel industry. The products have evolved from the initial TARSC platform, still recognised by thousands of travel agents today, to automation of the complete customer journey from first contact to final payment and beyond.
This year has been a pivotal year for Vertical Systems, with new products, new customers and partnerships including a new advertising inventory management system for airports, using state-of-the-art technology, which will complement our existing diverse portfolio.
Vertical Systems’ young, dynamic team continue to innovate and support the industry with its portfolio of products-and are proud to be a TTG Sponsor.
For more information please visit verticalsystems.co.uk/
Get on the right track to Europe with Voyages-sncf, the European rail experts. Whether it’s a Eurostar service to Brussels, a local train in Spain or Switzerland or an overnight journey between France and Italy, travelling by train is the perfect way to explore the Continent. Modern, high speed services continue to reduce journey times and the trains are spacious, clean and comfortable. This summer has seen the launch of TGV Atlantique, a new high speed line between Paris and South West France and Brittany. Brand new TGV trains, capable of reaching speeds of almost 200 mph and with wifi throughout, are operating on the new high-speed lines and destinations like Bordeaux and Rennes can now be reached in a fraction of their former journey times. Paris > Bordeaux now takes just 2h04 and prices start at £23 one way in standard class!
Visit our trade website today at voyages-sncf.eu
Wendy Wu Tours is the UK’s leading China specialist tour operator and a leading specialist tour operator to Southeast Asia, Japan and the Indian Subcontinent with over 20 years’ experience. We offer fully inclusive group tours, private tours, and tailor-made holidays.
At Wendy Wu Tours, our philosophy is a simple one - to provide your clients with a truly inspiring travel experience. By taking care of all the aspects of your customer’s holiday – including their visa - they are left free to concentrate on the good stuff: making their time away enjoyable, enlightening and memorable.
2017 sees the launch of a new rage of tours, known as ‘Immerse yourself’ designed to bring customers even closer their chosen destination as well as a range of new tours across Southeast Asia, Japan and even Borneo! In addition to this, we have also launched a new bookable website, allowing travel agents to find and book the perfect tour for their customers within seconds, 24 hours a day.