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Trans-Tasman travel sees major shake up
Given the close proximity of the two countries, ‘Trans-Tasman’ travel between Australia and New Zealand has long been one of the southern hemisphere’s busiest and most hotly-contested routes. And over the past few months we have seen a major shake-up of alliances and schedules that will have a long-standing impact on travel ‘across the pond’.
Silicon Valley Immersion Programmes – learn how to stay competitive
Silicon Valley has captured not only the minds of entrepreneurs and developers from across the world, but anyone looking to grab a piece of the "magic“, disrupt, transform and stay ahead of the game. TAG Global Events curates immersive study tours tailored to your industry to enable transformational learning for C-Level executive teams and boards.
TAG’s Global Events team delivers an evening of celebration at One Big Night in London
When a global luxury automotive brand wished to create one big event that would celebrate its achievements, and those of its retailers, it turned to The Appointment Group(TAG) Global Events to deliver a memorable evening of celebration at The O2, London for more than 1,200 guests. TAG’s Global Events team project managed One Big Night, a celebratory evening formed by merging two separate, smaller events.
Funniest Event Pick Up Lines Ever!
You may be knee deep in planning an event right now - selecting the right venue, juggling with speakers, balancing budgets, timelines, menus, production, entertainment and RSVP’s etc. The Appointment Group (TAG) understands the pressure you’re under.
The Appointment Group Global Entry events
April 25th was another successful Global Entry event with TAG at the Los Angeles office. This TSA Pre-check is a game-changer for all travelers seeking a seamless airport experience.
Building a better conference with TAG
Organising a major national conference is not an easy task. Yet despite the challenges, national organisation Hardware and Building Traders (HBT) has, over the past few years, been responsible for pulling together one of the country’s biggest annual events of its type.
Undercover and on the road: Travelling with private security
When you think of private security chances are images of burly men in dark suits whispering into their sleeves spring to mind. It is something of a mysterious world to many of us.
TAG Private Travel - Journey To The Extraordinary with Rosewood Hotels
Rosewood is a distinctive group of highly individual, luxurious, residential-style hotels inspired by the culture, history and geography of each locale. Renowned for creating one-of-a-kind properties in some of the world’s most desirable destinations, this iconic hotel group is a favourite of our clients, and it’s easy to appreciate why.
TAG Film & Media: Backroads to Baggage - The Challenges of Travelling Australia
WITH ITS VAST DISTANCES, UNPREDICTABLE WEATHER AND FEISTY WILDLIFE, SHOOTING FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS IN AUSTRALIA CAN BE A LOGISTICS HEADACHE. ONLY A FEW PEOPLE KNOW THE CHALLENGES MORE THAN KARLENE MEENAHAN, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER WITH COME ALIVE PRODUCTIONS.
TAG Global Events - Five ways to collect Event feedback
Whether it’s positive or negative, collecting feedback is a crucial factor in development and improvement of events – but how do you encourage your delegates to provide feedback on their experience?
Staff Interview - 10 Minutes with Deanna Williams, TAG Global Film & Media Manager UK
1. What is your role at TAG? I am the TAG Global Film & Media Manager UK.
The Appointment Group partners with AirRefund - Claim the compensation you’re entitled to
The Appointment Group (TAG) has partnered with AirRefund to bring to its travellers a fully-digital compensation claim service for those who have suffered from a flight delay, cancellation or who are denied boarding. AirRefund will scan all flight data to identify eligible disruptions at which point they will offer their service to the individual traveller.
TAG Global Events: What’s hot right now - Uniquely Memorable Event Experiences
In an effort to shake things up, why not remove attendees from their physical comfort zones as a means of pulling them from their mental comfort zones. Here are two out-of-the-box ideas that achieves just that followed with an idea that will help integrate a contemporary urban feel into any corporate event.
How can we use less plastic in events?
According to Greenpeace, up to 12. 7 million tons of plastic end up in our oceans every single year.
Melbourne to host the global music industry convention
Some of the world’s most influential music industry figures and policy makers will be descending on Melbourne, Australia this April – and TAG will be in the thick of it. The Melbourne Music Cities Convention is one of the most important global music gatherings this year.
TAG Global Touring at the Pollstar Live! 2018 in Los Angeles
Pollstar Live! has cemented its place as the largest gathering of concert industry professionals in the world. The 2018 event was held at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on February 6-8, 2018 and it brought thousands of music business execs together for three days of deal making, discussions, education, networking, music, fun and, hopefully, some tanning.
Road Diaries TPi Magazine: Dani Triebner - Senior Tour Specialist, TAG Global Touring
I’ve been on the road for the last 5 years of my 11 in the industry, and as the Advance Travel Agent on the tour, it is my job to ensure that everything is all set up and ready to go. Then, when a tired group arrive, they are immediately handed envelopes containing their key and any info they might need for their stay.
Eurostar new loyalty programme
Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, announced the launch its new loyalty programme, Club Eurostar in December 2017. Available to leisure and business travellers, the new programme offers more flexibility, additional benefits, and is accessible to all passengers across the world without any fees or qualifying fares.
The Appointment Group Global Private Clients and Global Events Launch Party in New York
The Appointment Group (TAG) celebrated the launch of its Global Private Clients and Global Events divisions in the US East coast. As TAG celebrates its 30th Anniversary and 10 years in the US, it was time to expand our expertise to the luxury and event market in New York.
TAG Global Touring Izzi Robinson part of Tomorrow's Travel Leaders TTG 30 Under 30
The Appointment Group (TAG) Global Touring is extremely proud to see Izzi Robinson named as one of TTG 30 Under 30 in 2018. Every year TTG identifies 30 promising young executives as Tomorrow's Travel Leaders, providing valuable advice and networking opportunities to help them excel.
The Appointment Group Global Touring Celebrates Win at the TPi Awards
The Appointment Group (TAG) Global Touring is proud to announce it has won the award for ‘Favourite Travel Company’ at the 2018 Total Production International (TPi) awards. Rachel Gosling, Operations Manager - Manchester and Lisa Liguori, Business Development Manager - UK collected the award on behalf of the TAG Global Touring team.
TAG Global Film and Media - Oscar Nominations 2018 List
Oscar nominations for the 90th annual awards were announced on Tuesday morning from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Academy President John Bailey was joined by Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis to reveal the nominees in 24 categories.
TAG Global Private Clients - The Top 10 Hottest Hotels Awaiting Discovery in 2018
Now is the perfect time to look ahead at the hottest new destinations to discover in 2018. With some incredible new openings and properties debuting over the next 12 months, we have hand-picked our top 10, all of which have wowed us and kick started our sense of wanderlust! From island idylls to country boltholes, there are some real wonders to experience here.
Nominations Announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2018
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2018. The Shape of Water is nominated for Best Film, Original Music, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Sound, Editing and Special Visual Effects.