Jonathan Cheung, chief executive with Abercrombie & Kent China, celebrates with Breaking Travel News as the company is recognised as Asia’s Leading Travel Agency by the World Travel Awards.
Abercrombie & Kent has announced James Treacy has joined the luxury tour operator to further develop its media and PR strategies in the UK.
Breaking Travel News talks to Abercrombie & Kent country manager for Vietnam, Lan Nguyen, about winning at the World Travel Awards and what it means to the company’s team around the globe.
Abercrombie & Kent has announced it will launch two new websites this summer. The two sites are designed to showcase the tour operator’s renowned worldwide reach and inspire clients through their wide ranging choice of safaris, cruises, beaches group tours, villas, bespoke and tailor made options.
Travel presenter Phil Blizzard looks at a private jet world tour from ‘Abercrombie & Kent’ priced at US$1.5 million for their ‘Passport to the World” travel extravaganza. The Indian Ocean destination of Seychelles is featured in the first of two interviews - with tourism and culture minister Alain St Ange talking about their steady growth and also their new tourism plan. This is followed by a trip across to Singapore to talk with Marc Dardenne, chief executive, Patina Hotels & Resorts - a new luxury hotel group with significant plans for Asia.
Abercrombie & Kent is to launch the first Global Lifestyle Club, specifically dedicated to providing its members with the ultimate in travel, lifestyle, medical and security services. Building on its 50 years’ of luxury and experiential travel expertise, A&K’s Lifestyle Club will operate around the clock and around the globe.
Abercrombie & Kent has announced the appointment of Kerry Golds as managing director of Abercrombie & Kent UK. Golds will be responsible for leading A&K’s tour operating division in the UK, with a remit to build on the strong growth over the last two years and leverage A&K’s 50 overseas destination management offices looking after guests on all seven continents.
Abercrombie & Kent has opened its first standalone travel store in London, showcasing experiences around the world using the latest digital technology. The leading tour operator was named Africa’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator and Australasia’s Leading Tour Operator by the World Travel Awards this year.
While all eyes have been on London this week for the 2012 Olympic Games, the real ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ has been taking place in the Masai Mara game reserves in Kenya as hundreds of thousands of wildebeest complete the annual migration. The natural phenomenon marks the high-point of the tourist season in the region, as the wildebeest make the journey from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Kenya.