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Garner to lead Classic Collection Holidays

Garner to lead Classic Collection Holidays

Oliver Garner has been appointed chief executive of both Classic Collection Holidays and Classic Package Holidays - the online agent-only booking portal launched by On the Beach earlier this year.

VisitEngland encourages young Brits to holiday at home

VisitEngland encourages young Brits to holiday at home

VisitEngland has launched the next phase of its campaign to get more young Brits to take a short break at home with a series of new short films and images. VisitEngland statistics show that 16-to-34-year olds had the lowest growth across all age groups for taking holidays at home during the last decade, 2008 to 2018.

Botha appointed chief financial officer with Secret Escapes

Botha appointed chief financial officer with Secret Escapes

Secret Escapes Group has appointed Andy Botha to the role of chief financial officer. Botha, formerly group chief financial officer at ZPG, has over 17 years’ experience working with high growth digital, e-commerce and leisure businesses and is an experienced board level leader.

Buenos Aires joins INSTO network to sustainably manage tourism

Buenos Aires joins INSTO network to sustainably manage tourism

Buenos Aires has become the latest city to join the International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories, a pioneering initiative of the World Tourism Organisation aimed at helping destinations manage the sector in a smart and sustainable manner.

G Adventures expands National Geographic partnership

G Adventures expands National Geographic partnership

The newly announced itineraries add three new countries to the Journeys product line: Ireland, Singapore and Greece, which are now on sale and available to agents and travellers around the world for 2020 booking.

Travel Corporation revamps customer loyalty scheme

Travel Corporation revamps customer loyalty scheme

The Travel Corporation has announced an evolved customer loyalty programme across its portfolio. Aligned to the group’s ethos, Driven By Service, the change makes it even easier for agents to reward and recognise the vast number of repeat guests.