50 GTA staff visit Chiang Rai, Thailand on three-day incentive trip to stay at Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort, visit Antara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort and refresh the playground and nursery in Bang Pong Nam Ron village. Long haul markets into Thailand have grown rapidly with room nights booked by the British increasing 42% last year after a 54% rise in 2013.GTA staff discovers Asia’s Golden Triangle on incentive trip (150.12 KB)
180 Saudi travel agents join global travel distributor GTA in Riyadh to learn more about several business initiatives for the peak season. GTA unveiled its g shop, Strategic Partnership Program and Premium Room Collection as room nights booked around the world by Saudi travellers show a healthy 13% annual growth since 2010.GTA unveils peak season initiatives to 180 agents in Riyadh (103.12 KB)
New global GTA campaign urges travel agents to inspire the travelling public to upgrade their accommodation. The travel distributor has secured additional availability between July and September 2015 and fantastic rates for premium room categories. Retail and wholesale travel agents can take advantage of free upgrades, stay 4 pay 3 deals or up to 50% savings* in premium category rooms in more than 30 popular destinations.
Unveiled at IPW in Orlando FL, USA, the 2015 Select Hotel Collection drives bookings to 240 partner hotels in destinations across North and South America. The brochure includes a hand-picked edit of outstanding travel and hospitality offers that GTA has negotiated. Seven key US cities – Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Oahu, Orlando and San Francisco – have dedicated guides with a suggested soundtrack and insider tips.New GTA brochure will boost travel on the Americas continent (101.91 KB)
GTA appoints Lola Diaz Martinez as Manager for GTA and TravelCube Iberia as the number of room nights out of the region grows by an average 16% a year (CAGR). Lola will be in charge of the B2B sales team for Spain & Portugal and brings more than a decade’s experience with GTA and with Mexicana Airlines and Cathy Matos Mexican Tours in London, UK.Lola Diaz Martinez appointed Country Manager for Iberia (139.31 KB)
Global travel distributor GTA launches three new brochures at Arabian Travel Market. Each showcases a handpicked selection of accommodation options most suited to the expectations of Middle Eastern and African travellers in 36 different destinations. For the first time, nearly 90 hotels and resorts feature in a dedicated ‘beach’ brochure.GTA’s new ‘best of’ beach and regional brochures help MEA agents sell the world (166.34 KB)