Trafalgar guests dine at Vatican

November 7, 2017 by  
Filed under Travel Deals

SINGAPORE, 7 November 2017: Trafalgar, a guided tour specialist, is offering four new “exceptional after-hours experiences” within the Vatican for travellers booking during the 2018 summer travel season.

Having offered access to private dining within the Ethnological Museum for the past two years, the global guided holiday brand has now announced new VIP dining opportunities within the Vatican.

Guests travelling on Contrasts of Italy, Grand European, Best of Italy & Sicily and Rome Explorer will enjoy al fresco dining under Italian summer skies at the Cortile del Giardino Quadrato (square garden). Read more

Bumper Summer for Helsinki events

October 12, 2017 by  
Filed under EUROPE, News

HELSINKI, 12 October 2017: Helsinki enjoyed another busy summer hosting congresses with delegate attendance reaching 38,000 between May and September.

The events generated around EUR 50 million in tourism income for Finland’s capital city.

According to the Union of International Associations (UIA) in its June report, Helsinki became the most popular city for international association meetings in the Nordic region last year and the 15th most popular congress city in the world. Read more

TUI summer sales lift spirits

August 16, 2017 by  
Filed under EUROPE, News

FRANKFURT, 16 August 2017: German travel group TUI confirmed a bright outlook for its full financial year as summer bookings lifted the mood following a net loss in the first half.

TUI, whose business year runs from October to September, reported a net profit of 47.7 million euros (USD56 million) between April and June, a fall of some 45% compared with the same period last year.

Meanwhile, operating, or underlying profit grew 37.2% to 221.6 million euros on an adjusted basis, on the back of revenues up 12.6% at almost 4.8 billion. Read more

Qantas packages summer school fare

January 13, 2017 by  
Filed under Travel Deals

BANGKOK, 13 January 2017: Qantas is participating as the airline partner of  inclusive packages designed for students in Thailand who wish to travel to Australia for English summer courses.

Targeting Thai students, at the close of the final semester when the main two-month holiday begins, the airline is cooperating with various institutions promoting education in Australia as the airline partner for full-board packages.

English summer courses cover the school holidays between March and May 2017. Read more

Sydney summer draws a crowd

December 2, 2016 by  
Filed under PACIFIC, Travel Logs

SYDNEY, 2 December 2016: More than 10 million overnight and day trip visitors are expected to visit Sydney during Australia’s summer months, December to February.

To make the most of the warm weather, world famous beaches, globally recognised icons, first class dining scene and calendar of events.

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