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Skinnyfish Music - taking an ancient culture to the world
When the Australian music industry’s ‘night of nights’ – the ARIAs – happened earlier this year there was the usual mix of glitz and glamour. But one story resonated above all others with one of the country’s most remarkable artists posthumously recognised.
TAG staff on the road - Touring Road Diaries 2018
It is the time of year again when we all start thinking about next year, however we couldn’t go into 2019 without wrapping up this amazing year for TAG.
Backing the Australian music industry
Whether it be music sales or the booming touring circuit, Australia’s music industry is going from strength to strength. And throughout 2018 TAG has been in the thick of it, partnering with a range of events that aim to further strengthen the industry.
TAG's Touring division nominated at the TPi Awards 2019
TAG's Touring division is proud to announce it has once again been shortlisted in the ‘Favourite Travel Company’ category at the TPi Awards and we hope to bring home the win in 2019.
On the move: GBTA conference
TAG’s Managing Director for Corporate UK – Shelley Brady along with Global Head of Account Management – Peter Snowdon attended the largest business travel conference in Europe - GBTA. Here's a recollection of how it went.
Australia’s film industry in the spotlight
The future of Australia’s film industry is looking bright if last month’s SCREEN FOREVER conference is any indication. Presented by Screen Producers Australia (SPA) and supported by TAG, the event is largest annual gathering for the film and television industry in the country.
Why are FAM trips important to event agencies?
FAM (familiarisation) trips are a vital learning tool for TAG's Events team. Read on to learn more.
The voting has now opened for the TPi Awards 2019
TAG is proud to have been nominated in the TPI Awards ‘Favourite Travel Company’ category yet again in 2019. Please help TAG’s Touring division win the award by following the instructions to cast your vote.
TAG Private Clients: Exclusive offer with Verdura Sicily!
TAG Private Clients are delighted to share with you our exclusive offer at Verdura Sicily!
The Appointment Group (TAG) to take over 5th and 6th floors at 31 Booth Street in Manchester to accommodate continued office expansion
The Appointment Group (TAG) announces Manchester office move due to significant operational growth. With a requirement for a larger and more modernised space, we selected 31 Booth Street in the heart of Manchester’s financial district and will be moving into the 5th and 6th Floors later on this Summer.
C&IT's Top 50 Event agencies: TAG Global Events
The UK agency rankings by event-based turnover for 2018 have been revealed in the annual Conference &Incentive Travel Magazine's Top 50 event agency listing. The Appointment Group(TAG) Global Events is proud to announce that we have ranked in 27th place out of 50 event agencies based on our annual turnover! TAG Global Events have featured in this listing for the past 3 years and it means a great deal to the entire company.
Barbados – The Ultimate Incentive Destination
The Caribbean is a real treasure trove for planners on the hunt for an all-encompassing incentive destination for groups of VIPs – and Barbados is the biggest gem of them all. Boasting idyllic white-sand beaches and turquoise waters, plus upscale hotels and state-of-the-art facilities, Barbados strikes the perfect balance between leisure and business.
TAG Global Events: Top Team-building Ideas
Forget about boring, run-of-the-mill team-building activities that make eyes roll. If you’re looking for innovative ideas to engage your team, you can rely on these top tips from our Global Events team at The Appointment Group(TAG)… Let’s face it, some traditional team-building games can be uninspiring and not something everyone looks forward to - but it really doesn’t have to be that way.
TAG Global Film & Media - Helping you make the most of SCREEN FOREVER
The Appointment Group (TAG) have been announced as the official travel partners for Australia's major Film, TV and Media Conference, SCREEN FOREVER. To help you make the most of this important event, TAG are offering discounted flights through Virgin Australia along with special accommodation deals for conference delegates.
TAG Film & Media UK are part of the KAYS 2018 UK Production Manual
The Appointment Group (TAG) Film and Media are glad to announce we have joined the KAYS 2018 UK Production Manual to promote our group travel services. You can find us under the category ‘Travel Agents’ on www.
Design Hotels™ presents: Nobu Hotel Shoreditch
Design Hotels™ represents and markets a curated selection of over 300 independent hotels in 50 countries across the globe—in destinations such as London, Helsinki, and Copenhagen. Every single member provides an individual, aesthetic and service-driven hotel experience and reflects the vision of an independent hotelier - an “Original” with a passion for cultural authenticity and genuine hospitality that is rooted and enhanced by thought-provoking design and architecture.
The Extra Mile with Air New Zealand
At Air New Zealand, it doesn’t matter to us whether you turn left or right, we’ll always go the extra mile to make your trip as enjoyable as possible. If you are a small creative team, corporate frequent flyer, entertainment passenger, production company or simply fulfil our travel qualifications, we will create a personalised service for you depending on your travel needs and frequency.
The Appointment Group partners with Conferma – a new virtual payment solution
At the forefront of travel payments Virtual Cards are revolutionizing the way every business pays its expenses. As an alternative to issuing company cards or cash advances, this highly secure, highly accountable form of payment has proven a far more cost-effective method.
10 Minutes with: TAG Academy Graduate Trainee - Diana Villegas
26 year old, joined the TAG Academy programme in September 2017. Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Diana always had aspirations to be in the travel industry following her father who has worked for American Airlines for 30 years, providing her with lots of opportunity to travel.
TSA’s 5 Essential Summer Travel Tips
Summertime is here! If you plan on travelling this year, take advantage of these five travel tips and you’ll sail smoothly past TSA on your way to your gate. 1) Stay Hydrated It’s going to be hot out and you’ll need to stay hydrated.
Michael McIntyre Tour: Travel Companions
After smashing a world record in 2009 for his first sell-out comedy tour undertaking the most dates in UK arenas - Michael McIntyre went on to become one of Britain’s most popular TV comedians, and his rise to fame soon went global. Almost a decade on from his initial foray into arena performances, McIntyre’s crew remains largely the same.
Keeping Australia’s independent record labels on the move
Over the past ten years independent record labels have emerged as the engine room of the Australian music industry. And TAG is proud to partner with two of the most important national events celebrating and supporting independent labels, to be held in Adelaide this July.
TAG partners with All That Matters for the 3rd year
All That Matters (ATM), the award-winning entertainment industry conference, is partnering with The Appointment Group (TAG), the award-winning global travel and events management company for the third year. As the official travel experience partner, TAG will manage bookings and accommodation requirements for speakers, delegates, bands, fans and attendees of All That Matters across a variety of hotels in Singapore, as well as curate bespoke travel experiences for international guests attending the festival.
Award-Winning cocktail bar The Aviary soars into New York
The Aviary, Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas's award-winning Chicago cocktail bar, has landed in NYC, opening a second location inside the Mandarin Oriental in Columbus Circle. In addition to some stunning views out over Central Park, the bar treats guests to some cocktail and culinary wizardry like smoking drinks and unique plating.