The Buzz
What's new in touring
Date: 09 Mar 2020
Agents get a taste of Nepal in their own backyard Travel agents were recently treated to a taste of Nepal, through G Adventures Microfamils in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Nepal expert and CEO (Chief Experience Officer), Suman Khatri, was on hand to guide over 30 agents around their own cities, sharing insights into his home country of Nepal and G Adventures’ various styles of travel styles on offer in Nepal.
Date: 18 Feb 2020
Abercrombie & Kent was founded in 1962, and in the ensuing years has built a reputation for quality, service and for taking discerning travellers to the ends of the earth.
Date: 10 Feb 2020
These are just a few of the words that so many of our guests have said about our tours – and their comments are something that we are truly proud of.
Date: 04 Feb 2020
CATO is a trade association representing the domestic and outbound land-supply sector of the Australian travel industry. Full Members are tour operators and wholesalers whilst Associate Members consist of tourist offices and travel related product and service providers.
Date: 04 Feb 2020
According to new research released by Google, travellers are more put off by trips which don’t meet their unique needs - such as comfortable beds and time-of-day availability - than price, The study asked more than 7,000 travellers from six countries (including Australia) how they plan a trip from beginning to end, including what inspired them to travel in the first place.
Date: 20 Jan 2020
After being in the business for over 17 years, there are a few misconceptions that the destination specialists here at Greece & Mediterranean Travel Centre have noticed that keep coming up time and time again. It’s time to put these ideas to rest!
Date: 11 Jan 2020
There appears to still be a wide-spread knowledge gap around the mechanics of the ACS scheme – amongst retail agents and suppliers.
Date: 27 Nov 2019
Ormina Tours is excited to have recently partnered with Tour Atlas’ innovative platform to showcase their range of Small Group Journeys and FIT solutions across Europe!
Date: 27 Nov 2019
Nordic travel specialist, 50 Degrees North, has introduced a new 7-day summer tour, ‘Scenic Norway’, to their selection of independent small group tours to Norway. Each of these tours are unique in the way that 2-12 independent travellers traverse exceptionally beautiful, yet hard-to-reach areas of Norway in the comfort and safety of a shared 50 Degrees North minivan with an experienced driver.
Date: 07 Oct 2019
Who are you? How sustainable is G Adventures?
Date: 06 Oct 2019
FAQ
Date: 30 Sep 2019
As the big brands are releasing their early bird deals, you might be thinking, I need something new and different. I’m happy to let you know that we have different, we have a great selection of niche suppliers that can meet your clients unique travel requests
Date: 02 Sep 2019
The question and subsequent discussion came up as part of a recent TedX style touring panel featuring Dennis Bunnik (MD, Bunnik Tours), Deb Fox (CCO, APT), Pete Douglas (Director of sales, Globus) and Sarah Clark (GM Marketing, Intrepid Travel).
Date: 13 Aug 2019
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Date: 12 Aug 2019
As pioneers of unique cycling, walking and trekking holidays to a wide variety of destinations, we pride ourselves on the passion and knowledge of our team, who together bring over 80 years of experience working in the adventure travel industry.
Date: 12 Aug 2019
Do you think Unmapped is just another small-group tour company? Think again! It’s not for everyone Our tours are specifically designed with solo travellers in their 30s and 40s in mind. Our mix of active adventures, food experiences and lux-accommodation is uniquely suited to working professionals looking to meet like-minded people.
Date: 09 Aug 2019
August is an interesting time in retail, it’s busy for some and super quiet for others, there are conferences and famils and then the Christmas rush. And most of us have had enough of being cold!
Date: 06 Aug 2019
You have probably heard about the new global, tailored travel platform, Tripfuser. If not, let us tell you how and why you need to get on board. ASAP.
Date: 06 Aug 2019
Established in 1999 with an exclusive focus on Ireland, our range has expanded over the years to include the UK in 2002, and now throughout Europe.
Date: 06 Aug 2019
We are always asked, when is the best time to travel to Africa? Well, we always encourage our guests to travel whenever they can make it! Africa will put on a show for you in all seasons! Being an all year-round destination there are pros and cons for every season. It also depends on where in Africa you want to travel to.
Date: 06 Aug 2019
On The Go Tours are an award-winning provider of unforgettable travel tours and tailor-made holidays. From Egypt to Ecuador, Myanmar to Madagascar, we love helping you see the world your way. Whether you’re after culture, adventure, or just want to kick back and relax, our outstanding local guides get you to the heart of your destination and deliver truly authentic experiences.
Date: 04 Aug 2019
‘The travel industry has officially entered the era of “omnichannel” marketing, a time when every screen, every device, and every interaction is an opportunity to connect with travellers. In order to stay competitive and relevant, travel organizations need to rethink how they design and execute marketing and communications with existing and potential clients.’
Date: 29 Jul 2019
The APT Travel Group (ATG) launches its newest concept, TravelGlo, for holiday-goers seeking the perfect balance of affordability, freedom and security. With over 90 years of travel industry experience, ATG is excited to offer a new “value-based” touring brand, targeting strong demand in the three-star market.
Date: 15 Jul 2019
If the idea of traversing the stunning Tuscan terrain under the sun appeals to you, look no further than our exhilarating Tuscan Adventure tour.
Date: 15 Jul 2019
Today’s high-end, sophisticated traveller has moved away from the traditional concept of enjoy luxury for luxuries sake and towards a more authentic, culturally sincere idea of cruise travel. They seek personal revolutions, so they look for journeys involving potent and immersive experiences.
Date: 08 Jul 2019
With the democratisation of the Internet, brands and destinations need to attract people's attention and reach their hearts. They must be able to tell a great story and develop emotional connections, in order to stand out in a sea of content and advertising. In this overloaded content world, moving beyond standard listicles and product summaries, to content that truly unfolds a tourism experience beyond the destination narrative, is vital. Put simply, tourism needs great story telling.
Date: 01 Jul 2019
Crooked Compass is a boutique tour operator exploring emerging destinations and the lesser known side of this fascinating planet. Uncovering the world’s best-kept secrets through small group and customised tours, their culturally immersive journeys are created to inspire, educate and encourage travellers to understand responsible tourism.
Date: 01 Jul 2019
G Adventures has revealed the results from the world’s first global ‘Travel Agent Purpose Survey’ at the industry’s first global purpose-led conference for travel agents, Change Makers, that took place in Peru from June 2 - 9, 2019.
Date: 01 Jul 2019
The first thing that comes to mind about Estonia is the infinitely charming medieval Old Town in Tallinn, the country’s capital city. The cobblestone streets and medieval buildings are a whole world away from what you can expect from, say, Helsinki, Stockholm, Oslo, or Copenhagen. Each of these four cities are beautiful and have their own, unique characteristics that separate them from each other, but they are also distinctly Nordic, modern and, in a sense, Western (although Helsinki clearly has Eastern influences)
Date: 20 May 2019
In a first for Queensland, a combined cycling and walking tour is now available and within easy reach of Brisbane. This new Brisbane Valley Rail trail tour combines 2 days cycling on the newly opened Brisbane Valley rail trail, with a luxurious 2 day hike on the Scenic Rim track, categorised as one of ‘Australia’s Great Walks’.
Date: 27 May 2019
You have probably heard about the new global, tailored travel platform, Tripfuser. If not, let us tell you how and why you need to get on board. ASAP.
Date: 27 May 2019
t was 2008 when Tours of Tuscany bloomed from the heart and mind of Ines Fabris. Ines turned her dream into a reality, with her father born in Tuscany and a natural passion for the region,
Date: 15 Apr 2019
Mauritius is a natural fit for a combination holiday with Africa
Date: 15 Apr 2019
National Geographic and Tailor Made are added to the G Adventures family of itineraries
Date: 22 Feb 2019
GMTC - Well established with a hands-on, boutique touch
Date: 27 May 2019
Having commenced operations in 2007 we are the most experienced women’s travel specialists in Australia.
Date: 20 Feb 2019
50 Degrees North is recognized for its local expertise, the originality of their programs and detailed operation
Date: 28 Jan 2019
No matter what kind of traveller you are, we’ve got a tour
Date: 28 Jan 2019
How your client can choose the tour itinerary that will deliver the holiday they want