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10th April 2020 - 9:30am

Travel Trade Together

Travel Trade Together


Travel trade together is resonating around the globe with tourism authorities and fabulous far-flung destinations reach out to the trade including Tourism Malaysia expressing “Thank you to all of our industry partners”, Abu Dhabi “Stay home, stay safe & stay curious”. The world will soon return and Abu Dhabi will welcome all with open arms” and Atlantic City Stronger Together “Stronger together, we will be back”. 


More news includes ideas for future plans, training or fun escapes from the comfort of your home:

Algarve Tourism Re-Activates its Online Training Courses - Courses are free by registering on OTT. After each topic there are a set of questions to test the agent’s knowledge with modules on: Hidden Gems & Gastronomy; Sports, Nature & Wellness; Meetings & Incentives; Golf; and Sun & Beaches. See HERE


Other resources are available HERE at: 

Camino Ways - Autumn Walking Holidays - while the world might seem a tiny bit more out of reach than it did, it is important to keep travel dreams intact and the bucket list full with new ideas. To inspire and motivate you, Camino Ways have selected 4 fantastic walking holidays that will be perfect for this autumn. is offering 10% off bookings in April and more flexibility with travel dates.


JNTO Launches New E-learning Platform - the Japan Training Platform has courses on all aspects of Japan. Each course explores a variety of Japanese food, traditions, scenery, lifestyle and viewing Japan’s incredible futuristic cities. The Golden Route is the most popular route to visit Tokyo, Hakone and Kyoto. Also, learn a vast range of useful information such as the best time to visit, flights, the ultimate JR Pass, and how to enjoy a Japanese style inn. Agents who complete the training in April can win a special prize. See HERE.


Encouraging Digital Exploration of NYC - NYC & Company, the Dept. of Cultural Affairs and Mayor’s Office is highlighting ways to experience the City’s iconic cultural scene virtually HERE. NYC’s world-class tourism community is offering a wide-ranging virtual taste of its renowned cultural experiences. From educational programs to critically-acclaimed independent films; soaring orchestral arrangements to inspired choreography; innovative theatre to engaging visual arts; and digitized museum exhibitions to virtual neighbourhood tours, there’s something for everyone.


Virtual Experiences in St. Pete/Clearwater - the team sends virtual tours for you to share with your colleagues and customers and they will be publishing more over the coming weeks so enjoy these amazing virtual tours. Visit HERE 


Tenerife Tourism Rekindles the Love - the #Wellbeback campaign overcomes obstacles which isolate travellers and brings them closer to Tenerife’s treasures. David Pérez (CEO Tenerife Tourism Corporation) and Tenerife Tourism Minister, José Gregorio Martín, explain, “This is just a reminder of how much our visitors mean to us, and how much we miss them… We want to bring back all those sensations currently missing: the adrenaline rush of catching a wave, the moving spectacle of the night sky, the satisfaction of climbing Mount Teide… things they will be able to experience once more when this is over and we meet again in Tenerife”. Visit HERE

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