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News from 2014

 
22 April 2014

GTA seeks new supplier partnerships as it invests in growing potential of ‘in destination’ services

International travel distributor, GTA, is seeking new partnerships with European suppliers of ‘in destination’ services for fully independent travellers (FIT). The company has created a dedicated team of buyers to search for popular and in demand experiences, as well as more niche options. Last year the company saw bookings for its destination services grow by 9% overall with destinations in the Asia-Pacific region enjoying double digit growth.

GTA seeks new supplier partnerships as it invests in growing potential of ‘in destination’ services (153.75 KB)
15 April 2014

Spring Ka-ching! Agents book with Travel Bound for up to $250 reward

Travel Bound launches new spring incentive for American and Canadian travel agents. The ‘Spring Ka-ching!’ initiative rewards fully independent travel (FIT) bookings of 3 or more people with between $50 and $250. Both Americans and Canadians are making Italy, the United States, France, the United Kingdom and Spain their top five most popular destinations so far this year.

Travel Bound launches Spring Ka-ching incentive (176.99 KB)
14 April 2014

GTA Asia workshop helps Gold Coast hotels benefit from rising bookings

30 Gold Coast hotels attend afternoon workshop as area benefits from 11% increase in bookings from Asia. Number of room nights booked by fully independent Chinese travellers rises 149% in a year. Workshop gives hoteliers market intelligence and insights into Japanese and North Asia source markets by drawing on GTA’s invaluable global presence and the expertise of its locally employed people.

GTA Asia workshop helps Gold Coast hotels benefit from rising bookings (94.71 KB)
31 March 2014

GTA roadshow helps Asian hoteliers benefit from 30% increase in South Korean bookings

Nearly 60 hotels from nine Far East and South East Asia destinations showcase their properties to hundreds of South Korea’s travel agencies. It comes as South Korea’s travel trade increasingly books with GTA, which last year saw the number of room nights booked rise by more than 30%. Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan all enjoyed year on year increases while South East Asian hoteliers also benefited from double digit increases to Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand.

GTA roadshow helps Asian hoteliers benefit from 30% increase in South Korean bookings (95.37 KB)