ITP – S3 Partners with Fert for the marketing of the ZeroG Experience
S3 ZeroG Experience is starting to gain a lot of interest with ITP Clients following the launch of ITP Partners’ marketing campaigns. ITP Portugal –TQ – Travel Qualityhave already received their first booking following the launch of their local market campaign. Alexandra Henriques made good use of TQ Travel’s branch network with window displays and flyers and also contacted a range of travel writers and local travel press who have covered the S3 ZeroG Experience extensively.
Whilst Zero Gravity flights are not new, the S3 ZeroG Experience takes place on a wide bodied A340 Aircraft offering far more space than any other operator. The Experience also takes place at different locations providing the ideal opportunity to build your holiday or incentive trip around the event.
If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact your local ITP Partner or ITP Head Office, details at the end of this newsletter.
ITP is very pleased to announce the appointment of their very first DMC partner Click2travel.
Click2travel was founded in 2002. As of 2013, they became a DMC & Tour Operator, providing the best quality services for travel agencies, tour operators as well as individual travellers in Romania and worldwide.
Tailor-made tours of Bucharest & Romania
Airport Transfer services
Guided city tours in your own language
Incentive trips, seminars, events, trade shows and exhibitions.
ITP Partner Showcase
ITP Romania – eSky.ro
Romania is a year-round tourist destination. It is famous thanks to the Danube Delta, seaside area, thermal and mountain resorts, as well as agro-tourism accommodation with breathtaking views.
eSky is one of the most powerful online travel agencies in the Romanian market and a strategic partner of ITP – International Travel Partnership. The company is focused on delivering all the travel aspects of Business Travel, offering fast and flexible solutions, cost effectively and with the highest standard of personal service.
eSky Business Travel Department’s added benefit is the customisation of bookings, according to client’s preferences, profile and history with the aim of providing the lowest travel quotation with full itinerary documentation. Flight ticketing, hotel reservations, car rental, travel insurance, national and international rail travel, travel management reports, dedicated account management, all with business agent support 24 /7.
ITP Nigeria – PassageGold unveils Rail Europe GSA in Nigeria
ITP Nigeria – PassageGold Travel Agency Limited has been appointed Rail Europe GSA in Nigeria for the exclusive distribution of rail tickets and rail passes covering over 11,000 routes in 28 countries within Europe including non European rail products in Canada, Australia, Japan and South Korea thereby offering Nigerians a one-stop shop for access to rail fares, schedules and maps of all European train networks.
Director of marketing, Mr. George Anyanwu said the company decided to partner with Rail Europe due to a growing demand of Nigerian customers for alternative and affordable travel within Europe and beyond via rail services.
ITP Ecuador – Amadeus Kingdom has its winners.
Congratulations to Liliana Maya from ITP Ecuador – TravelNet for winning first place in the Amadeus Kingdom competition!
The Amadeus Kingdom is a mobile application that can be downloaded from the iPhone Apple Store and Android (Google Play) operating systems. Amadeus Kingdom is a trivia game launched by Amadeus in Latin America to educate contestants about the Amadeus brand, products and its history.
Amadeus Kingdom was created as a way to encourage travel agents to continue extending their knowledge in every sector of the travel market. During this competition, each contestant was able to test and showcase their knowledge as a travel specialist across all industry sectors: airlines, hotels, cars, fares, technology and, of course, travellers. The most complete travel professional contestants would have the opportunity of winning an all-inclusive trip to Nice, France.
Thanks to her skills, Liliana Maya, corporate travel agent (Program Manager) was one of the three competition winners and will now enjoy a fabulous trip to the sunny South of France! During the trip, the winners will participate in a one day business programme at the Amadeus offices in Sophia Antipolis to discover how Amadeus plans to shape the future of travel alongside social programmes to discover the renowned French Riviera!
Stay tuned, next year you could be the winner of such a trip! Clickhereto learn more.
Photo: Liliana Maya (centre) together with the Amadeus team.
ITP Preferred Suppliers Highlights
Taste the World with Etihad
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will showcase its commitment to providing unmatched culinary experiences in the air and on the ground after announcing a multi-year partnership with Taste Festivals Ltd, organisers of the world’s leading restaurant events since 2004.
Meet Ethihad’s Inflight Chefs and onboard Food & Beverage Managers at the next Taste Festival near you:
A new Amadeus report looks at luxury travel trends until 2025 to help the travel industry better target and service its fastest growing segment. The report was commissioned by Amadeus, a global travel technology provider, and developed with data from Tourism Economics and with dozens of expert interviews with global luxury travel experts across specialist travel concierge agencies, airlines, hoteliers and intermediary suppliers.
The report finds that Global consumers are increasingly spending their disposable income on experiences rather than material goods. Consumers’ desire for life experiences is spurring a growth in luxury travel that is outpacing the rest of the travel industry.
Between 2011 and 2015, luxury travel, in terms of out-bound flights on business or first class, saw a 4.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), versus 4.2% for overall travel. This trend will continue to accelerate over the next ten years, with luxury travel trips projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.2% between 2015 and 2025, almost a third faster than overall travel at 4.8%.
Some key findings from the report include:
We have entered a new age of luxury travel, where luxury is curated, real-time and experience led
North America and Western Europe account for 64% of global outbound luxury trips, despite only making up 18% of the world’s population
From 2011-2025, Asia Pacific’s luxury travel market will see faster overall growth than Europe’s, but this growth will decelerate from 2015-2025
India’s luxury market CAGR of 13% is higher than any of the other BRIC nations, and is the highest of the 25 countries explored in this report
Find out more by downloading a free copy of “Shaping the Future of Luxury Travel” report here.
ITP Hotel Programme 2016
We are delighted to announce the addition of the Doyle Collection to ITP’s 2016 Hotel Programme.
The Doyle Collection is a carefully curated collection of eight Irish family-owned luxury and urban hotels located in superb locations in London, Dublin, Washington DC, Cork and Bristol.
Each hotel has a strong identity that is closely connected to its location and is unique in the way that has brought a cultural slice of its city into the fabric of the building and the guest experience. What binds the hotels together is the Doyle service ethos – a real warmth and thoughtfulness that stems from being a much loved family business.
ITP negotiated rates at selected Doyle Collection hotels are available for bookings via the local ITP partners’ sales consultants and online.
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