TTG Top 50
April 25, 2019 | The Vox Birmingham | #TTGTop50

Meet our sponsors

HEADLINE SPONSOR: Kuoni

HEADLINE SPONSOR: Kuoni

We fully support UK travel agents and are proud to be the headline sponsor of the TTG Top 50 Travel Agencies 2018 awards.

 

Kuoni has always been about incredible service, from helping agents create the trickiest of tailor-made holidays to making sure your customers are well looked after from start to finish.

 

This philosophy has earned Kuoni over 200 awards in the past 50 years and we are regularly voted one of the best holiday companies in the country by readers of national newspapers and travel industry titles.

 

We can take your customers to over 90 destinations around the world. They can dine on a deserted island in the Maldives, enjoy a massage while watching giraffes wander across the Maasai Mara or get a really in-depth insight into a destination on one of our small escorted group tours. We are ready to offer the best travel advice and personal recommendations so that your customers get the finest holiday experience.

 

Our excellent customer care means you can be confident that your clients will have a fantastic holiday and return to book with you time and again.


For a quote or travel advice, call 0800 072 4454 or contact your local Kuoni store.


Why Kuoni?

  • Over 90 destinations worldwide
  • Over 200 awards
  • Tailor-made holidays
  • Honeymoon specialists
  • Small group tours with guaranteed departure dates
  • Hotels – even islands in the Maldives – exclusive to Kuoni UK guests

A-ROSA River Cruises and Newmarket Holidays

A-ROSA River Cruises and Newmarket Holidays

A-ROSA River Cruises and Newmarket Holidays created a new partnership in 2018 which saw the operator dedicate its entire European river cruise programme to A-ROSA products. Allowing Newmarket Holidays to introduce their customers to the contemporary A-ROSA style of river cruising, the operator offers premium standard river cruising sailing on five of the popular European rivers – the Rhine, Danube, Rhône, Saône and Seine.

 

The all-inclusive A-ROSA difference combines gourmet buffets offering seasonal and regional specialities with flexible dining and all-inclusive drinks around the clock. Its contemporary, modern freestyle cruising offers exciting destinations, a relaxing atmosphere on board, picturesque riverscapes, comfortable and spacious cabins and a full service, professional spa on every ship.

 

In an increasingly competitive sector, the partnership offers outstanding value and is coupled with an impressive variety of itinerary and travel options. A wide range of regional flights, Eurostar and individual travel arrangements add further flexibility, which is at the heart of the portfolio. For 2019, fam trips and joint events are planned by A-ROSA & Newmarket Holidays in order to showcase the product – so watch this space!

APT

APT

APT is a family-owned and operated travel company with over 90 years of travel experience. With origins back to 1927, APT offers a diverse range of fully inclusive river cruises and escorted tours around the world. A multi-award winning tour operator, APT offers Essential (four-star) and Luxury (five-star) river cruises through Europe, Russia, Vietnam and Cambodia, China and Myanmar; as well as escorted tours through Canada and Alaska, New Zealand, Australia, Sri Lanka and Japan. All Luxury holidays feature APT’s hand crafted Signature Experiences as one of the long list of inclusions. Flights, sightseeing, tipping and a variety of meals are also included in the holiday price.

 

APT is a Which? Recommended Provider for river cruise, and APT travellers have also awarded the brand a five star rating on independent review site Trustpilot. Travel industry accolades include three Telegraph Travel Awards.

Beachcomber Tours

Beachcomber Tours

Beachcomber Tours is an independent luxury tour operator specialising in luxury holidays & weddings in the paradise destinations of Mauritius and the Seychelles. We also offer superb honeymoons to those two destinations plus Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Morocco. With 30 years’ experience of creating exceptional destination weddings and honeymoons, our expert team work closely with travel agents to deliver unforgettable experiences for clients. We’re renowned for providing impeccable service, luxurious accommodation and with our expert knowledge we’ve handpicked the best properties in the destinations. In Mauritius our own Beachcomber Hotels are set on some of the most stunning beach front locations on the island. We proudly guarantee only one wedding or vow renewal a day at our eight Beachcomber Hotels in Mauritius and our exclusive adult-only accommodation & luxury hotels & resorts create memorable experiences for our guests. Love is..the only 8 hotels on Mauritius.

Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruises

We open up the world. Encouraging people to spread their wings beyond their own borders to more than 300 destinations across all seven continents. On a Celebrity Cruises holiday, even your highest expectations are soon surpassed by the new discoveries that unfold daily before your eyes. And from start to finish, we’ll wrap you in award-winning modern luxury – our distinctive blend of stylish design, culinary excellence, luxurious accommodation and intuitive service. Extraordinary by sea and remarkable by land, we bring the world to you in ways that depart from the expected.

 

Our latest design masterpiece is Celebrity Edge, the first of a revolutionary new class of ship that overturns convention with a unique outward-facing layout to better focus on the sea and destination. By challenging accepted thinking, we created innovative spaces like the new Infinite Balcony staterooms where indoor and outdoor areas combine at the touch of a button. Another world-first is the Magic Carpet, a tennis court sized structure overhanging the ship’s side that transforms into a different venue at four decks on its flight from sea level to ship’s top. Visionary at every turn, Celebrity Edge leaves the future far behind.

Club Med

Club Med

With 65 years of experience, Club Med is a worldwide leader and pioneer in all-inclusive premium holidays, providing the most comprehensive package on the market in more than 70 unbeatable locations. You can be sure that your customers are getting value for their money with everything being included. Look forward to the full-board gourmet cuisine, premium drinks and open bar, wide-range of activities and sports with quality equipment and entertainment for the whole family. In our Ski Resort, ski lift passes and all-level ski lessons with expert mountain guides are also included! Minimize the stress of planning that perfect break with Club Med.

 

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines operates four smaller, classic ocean ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – as well as its new river cruise addition – Brabant – and enjoys a well-deserved reputation for its award-winning holiday experiences.

 

Voted ‘Best for Itineraries’ and ‘Best for Solo Travellers’ by Cruise Critic experts in December 2017, Fred. Olsen will be making the most of its ocean fleet in 2018/19 by visiting over 200 destinations in 73 countries around the globe.

 

Our holidays offer a variety of cruise experiences, from ex-UK departures to exotic fly-cruises, short breaks and spectacular Norwegian Fjords sailings. Fred. Olsen has also expanded its worldwide itineraries with Brabant in 2018, offering over 30 different European river cruises – including the Main, Moselle, Rhine and Danube.

 

At Fred. Olsen we look forward to extending our relationship with our agents into 2018 and beyond, and thank our agent partners with a fantastic range of incentives, from FAM trip opportunities to reward schemes and prizes.

 

Website: www.fredolsencruises.com/travel-agent-centre

 

Trade Support Team telephone number: 01473 746164.

Gold Medal and Travel 2

Gold Medal and Travel 2

Together, Gold Medal and Travel 2 offer 80 years of expertise in providing tailor-made holidays for independent travel agent partners.

 

With an extensive portfolio range, we offer everything you could possibly need to create the perfect holiday, including; long haul getaways, cruising and touring options plus short haul and long haul luxury escapes - all specifically designed for your customers’ requirements. Our longstanding relationships with key suppliers such as airlines, hotel chains, car hire, cruising and touring companies, combined with the buying power of Gold Medal and Travel 2, ensures we can secure exclusive deals to showcase the most competitive prices in the market.

 

Not only that, in true Gold Medal and Travel 2 style, we thank our agent partners with an exciting variety of FAM trip opportunities, holidays, prizes and reward schemes. We also provide training programmes to help you gain additional knowledge and selling tips for those all important bookings.

 

travel2.com

goldmedal.co.uk

Jet2holidays

Jet2holidays

Jet2holidays is the UK’s second largest holiday operator, and the top choice for independent travel agents. We’re now celebrating 11 terrific years of selling our great-value package holidays you can trust! With over 40 of Europe’s best-loved beach destinations from a big choice of nine UK airports.

 

We wrap up return Jet2.com flights, a choice of 2-5 star hotels, 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 choice of holidays just keeps on growing. We have seven specialist brochures that give a taster of each range: Summer Holidays, Winter Holidays, Family Holidays, Indulgent Escapes, On Tour and Jet2CityBreaks. Our latest addition to the line-up is Jet2Villas, which mixes the freedom of a villa holiday with package perks like our low £60pp deposit.

Just You

Just You

Just You’s collection of worldwide holidays has been designed exclusively for solo travellers, from short breaks to epic journeys.

 

With Just You, it’s great to explore new lands and experience different ways of life and local traditions. It is even better to share those special moments with like-minded travelling companions who also have a passion for travel.

 

There are no hidden extras with Just You, every tour to over 60 countries featured in the brochure are guaranteed to depart. Just You also offers a guaranteed price promise, a price match guarantee and always rewards loyalty. The Protected Deposit scheme means that if travel plans change, customers can use their initial deposit on an alternate holiday at no extra charge

 

Just You’s Make Your Own Way offers even more freedom and flexibility and gives customers the chance to book their own flights and transfers and meet at the first hotel.

MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises

As a family-owned company with a seafaring history that goes back over three centuries, we have a passion for exploring the world by sea. It’s a passion you can sense in the expertise of our captains and crews, in the elegant and innovative design of our ships, and in the breadth of our itineraries. And you can see it, hear it and taste it in everything we do on board, from the freshness of the cuisine to the richness of the entertainment, thanks also to our best-in-class partnerships, established to offer you the best experience. This passion is what drives our dedication to excellence, and our respect for all of our Guests. That's what makes us different and what makes every MSC cruise a truly unique experience.

Railbookers

Railbookers

Award winning Railbookers is the UK’s largest operator of independent rail holidays, offering an ever expanding range of expertly planned holidays by rail across Europe, the USA, Canada and beyond. Our mission is to take the complexity out of independent rail travel and offer all our customers hassle –free service, incredible travel experiences and the very best value. The experts at Railbookers are proud ‘train geeks’ with insider access to the leading rail companies and a passion for all things ‘rail holiday’. More at www.railbookers.co.uk

 


We know that every customer is different. That’s why we offer fully tailor made holidays, and all of our itineraries can be customised to suit your customers’ exact requirements. You can book our holidays at any time, even if tickets aren’t released to the public yet, and us as a one stop shop for all aspects of the rail holidays you are planning, from accommodation to transfers, sightseeing and flights.

Riviera Travel

Riviera Travel

We can now proudly say that more customers from the UK choose Riviera Travel for not only their overseas Escorted Touring holidays but also their European river cruises, than any other tour operator. We have come a long way over the last 33 years and now offer a truly outstanding range of holidays. Readers of Which? Magazine voted Riviera Travel ‘Travel Brand of the Year 2017 and also in 2017 UK Travel Agents voted us River Cruise Line of the Year at the TTG Awards.

 

TTG’s Top 50 Agents is all about recognising the best agents in the industry and we would like to thank our agent partners for their great support, so we are delighted to be sponsoring a region for the 3rd successive year. Wishing all entrants the very best of luck for the 2018 awards. We look forward to seeing you in April for one of the top nights in the Travel Industry calendar.

Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean

 

At Royal Caribbean we take the ordinary and make it extraordinary. We are the pioneers of many firsts at sea, offering a playground of incredible experiences.

 

No matter what kind of holiday your customers are looking for, they’ll find it with Royal Caribbean. We boast some of the world’s most innovative ships, with fantastic onboard features that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. Our guests can surf the waves without leaving the ship at the fast-paced FlowRider® surf simulator, work up a sweat on the full-sized sports court, or even take a spin on the first ever dodgems at sea!

From the beaches of Barcelona to the glaciers of Alaska, our 25 ships cover all corners of the world.

 

We’re the memory-makers, the movers and shakers; we’re your key to a world where the extraordinary is around every corner.

Shearings

Shearings

Shearings is the UK’s largest escorted tour operator, offering a broad range of holidays and hotel breaks to more than 200 destinations worldwide. With over 100 years’ experience, we provide an unrivalled range of expertly planned itineraries, with everything from 2-day weekend breaks to 17-day escorted tours.

 

Winners of three 2017 British Travel Awards for Best Coach Holiday Company, Best Singles Holiday Company and Best UK Midscale Hotel Brand (for Coast & Country Hotels) Shearings prides itself on offering great value breaks with flexible travel options.

 

Our knowledgeable experts will ensure everything is organised for your customers, and our dedicated travel trade team are on-hand to support you too.

 

Why choose Shearings?

  • Over 100 years’ experience
  • Flexible travel options, by coach, car, air, river or rail
  • Low deposits, from £45pp
  • Over 200 destinations worldwide
  • Trusted hotels in excellent locations
  • Over 800 pick-up points nationwide
  • Home Connect – Door to door service

Super Break

Super Break

Imagine your perfect getaway and all the things you love about a short break. We’ve been working to create short break experiences for over 30 years – from luxurious country retreats and beautiful coastal resorts to bustling cities thriving with shopping and nightlife, we’ve got it all! The choice is incredible, whether you want to lose yourself in your favourite hideaway or venture somewhere new and exciting, there’s so much waiting to be discovered. And don’t worry about arranging all those little extras that make your break even more memorable – rail tickets, seats at the theatre, entry to a top attraction – we can take care of it all.

Trafalgar & Insight Vacations

Trafalgar & Insight Vacations

With Insight Vacations, your guests will travel in style in smaller groups with every detail taken care of by our highly skilled Travel Director. They’ll enjoy Insight Experiences that truly engage with local people, stay in hotels that are in the heart of the action and dine in authentic local restaurants. We’ll connect your guests with like-minded people and fulfil their travel dreams.
insightvacations.com/uk

 

Luxury Gold is a journey beyond the ordinary, our Travelling Concierge will open doors around the world to places and people that your guests wouldn’t dream possible. We take care of everything, while your guests relax and enjoy VIP experiences, exceptional dining and luxury hotels. Our small group holidays are expertly crafted to suit their preferences and will open their mind to an astonishing journey of wonder, adventure and new learning.

luxurygoldvacations.com/uk

 

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Wendy Wu Tours

Wendy Wu Tours

Wendy Wu Tours is the UK’s leading touring specialist to Asia’s most iconic destinations including China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma, Japan, India & Sri Lanka. We offer the most comprehensive range of touring styles including group and private tours as well as fully tailor-made holidays, so you can also choose between more adventurous Discovery Tours, luxury tours or more relaxed river cruise tours.

 

Wendy Wu Tours’ award-winning itineraries offer incredible value with so much included, expertise that comes from almost 20 years of operating tours and a reputation you can trust. Each of our Travel Consultants has visited our destinations and would love to share their knowledge with you.

 

At Wendy Wu Tours our philosophy is a simple one - to provide your customers with a truly inspiring travel experience.

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