TTG has published its second monthly magazine today, filled with exclusive news, enlightening interviews, destination features and a whole section dedicated to TTG Luxury.
Other headlines include ‘Speakman: Industry made a terrible mistake’ and ‘Agents undecided about potential Cook partnership’.
We’ve included two pages of coverage from TTG’s first mental health-focused ‘Get travel talking’ seminar, with headlines including ‘Panel calls on consortia to support homeworkers’ and ‘Staggering demand for travel sector action group’.
We’ve included product pages to fill you in on the latest updates from cruise lines and operators too, with headlines including: ‘Riviera ramps up trade focus in bid to become force to be reckoned with’ and ‘Sportsbreaks raring to work with agents’.
The big interview this month is with new Blue Bay Travel chief Alistair Rowland: ‘Rowland sets out plans to diversify and double the size of Blue Bay Travel by 2023’. We also sat down with Fred Olsen Cruise Lines boss Peter Deer: ‘We will have our work cut out… but the best way forward is to invest for the next 10 years’.
For the analyses, we focus on the winter holiday market, and take a look at TTG Travel Agent Tracker responses over the past month.
In our Business Advice section we catch up with TTG Travel Heroes mentee Sam Tyers from Destina Travel to find out how the partnerships have fared over a challenging summer.
Next, we chat to Angus Drummond, founder of accessible holidays specialist Limitless Travel about empowering vulnerable people; and Isleworth Travel Management’s Brett Gerrett about this years challenges and his hopes going forward.
This month’s One Last Thing column comes from Tour America’s Mary McKenna: ‘Irish agents face some different challenges’.
Other headlines include ‘Four Seasons set to gain new properties’.