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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.
TAG Global Film and Media - The full list of winners of the Golden Globes 2018
The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards, held in Los Angeles on 7th January 2018, marks the end of the beginning of this year’s awards season. The night's big winners included ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’, which took home Best Picture and Best Actress in a Drama (Frances McDormand) as well as ‘Big Little Lies’, which won Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture made for television and three acting prizes.
The Appointment Group nominated for Top Business Travel Agency at the TTG Top 50 2018
The Appointment Group (TAG) has been shortlisted as one of the best travel agencies in the British Isles. The Appointment Group was one of the five best-rated agencies in the Top Business Travel Agency category as part of a power-list of the nation’s best agents by industry bible the Travel Trade Gazette.
The Appointment Group Global Touring nominated at the TPi Awards for six consecutive years
The Appointment Group (TAG) Global Touring is proud to announce it has been nominated in the ‘Favourite Travel Company’ category at the TPi Magazine awards and we hope to bring home the prize once again in 2018. On Monday 26th February 2018, the live event production industry’s leading publication, Total Production International will host the TPi Awards for 17th time.
TAG Global Events - Five ways to write the perfect Request for Proposal (RFP)
You’ve done your homework researching event agencies and approached The Appointment Group (TAG) Global Events team to help with your requirements. Now it’s time to create a Request for Proposal – more commonly known as an RFP – to receive proposals and see which agency can fit in with the needs of your business.
The Appointment Group launches TAG Global Training Academy in the United States
The Appointment Group (TAG) has officially launched TAG Global Training Academy in the United States, welcoming a class of five trainees to the Los Angeles office. Upon completion of the two-year training programme the trainees will graduate as Global Touring, Private Clients and Corporate Travel Executives, being able to take the next step in their career.
British Airways to launch the first direct flights from the UK to the Seychelles
Sun seekers wanting to discover paradise next year will now have even more choice as British Airways (BA) launches direct flights to one of the world’s most desirable holiday destinations. From 24th March 2018 BA customers will be able to fly direct from Heathrow Terminal 5 to the Seychelles, making British Airways the only airline offering a non-stop service from the UK.
Caroline McCann’s overview of five months with TAG Global Touring US
It’s five months since Caroline McCann, Managing Director of TAG Global Touring US, moved from TAG HQ in London to Los Angeles to oversee the touring teams in the US, and it’s time to evaluate her time across the pond. Currently leading a team of 30 tour specialists across TAG’s offices in Los Angeles, Nashville and New York, Caroline has been working closely together with all the offices, identifying each individuals’ strengths and evaluating their skills.
TAG Private Clients - Winter is Here: 10 fantastic ideas for winter escapes…
As the leaves turn on the trees and Autumn arrives, winter will soon be on its way and with it a world of amazing luxury travel ideas and experiences beckons. Let us whisk you away, whether it is to lands of virgin powder snow, blissful beaches, traditional Festive experiences, or bright lights and fireworks.
TAG Global Film and Media launches TAGMobile to assist Group Travel Management
The Appointment Group - Innovative & Professional Leaders in Global Travel Management With offices located in the UK, US and Asia Pacific, The Appointment Group (TAG) have been managing global travel requirements for groups and individuals for 30 years. In this complex and ever-changing industry, it is essential to have a pro-active and seasoned travel management company to handle your worldwide travel requests.
TAG Global Events - 10 Minutes with… Jon Pyne
Jon Pyne is part of TAG’s Asia Pacific Global Events team and is based in Sydney. He has worked in the events industry for six years managing events in Japan, America, Europe and Australasia.
TAG Global Film & Media - Getting the team together: How specialist support can make or break your travel
If you have had to move people from Point A to B, you’d know it’s not always an easy process. And when you need to move groups of people from one country to the next, the challenge only becomes greater.
Ethical incentive trips: how can you drive positive change in travel and tourism?
Travel offers an opportunity to experience different cultures, taste new and exciting foods, and get close to wildlife you’ve only ever seen on TV. Yet even today there are many ethical issues to consider when it comes coordinating an incentive trip programme, especially for countries that promote wildlife tourism or traditional cultural experiences.
TAG Global Events - Hawaii: find the perfect island for your event
The Hawaiian archipelago conjures up an image of tropical paradise: serene beaches lined with palm trees, dramatic cliffs and bright blue lagoons. This dreamy cluster of islands may not be your initial choice when it comes to MICE, however Tiago Palhares, Global Travel & Events Specialist for The Appointment Group, shares his expert knowledge on Hawaii as a prime location for incentives, conferences and more.
TAG Global Events - Top 5 destinations for an ‘off the beaten track’ incentive experience
According to Forbes, millennials tend to define themselves by their experiences rather than anything else – and this is part of the reason why they have been shown to value experiences over material things. The Appointment Group recognises this when it comes to planning your next incentive experience.
Five reasons to stay with TAG Global Events
At The Appointment Group, one of the top event management companies, we don’t draw you in with gimmicks. Instead, we want to work with you in the long term and aim to develop a rewarding partnership.
TAG Private Clients - Belmond’s 10 Most Magical Experiences
Belmond creates and curates truly world-class luxury travel experiences, and we are very proud to be a Preferred Partner with this illustrious brand. With a global collection of 49 iconic hotels, trains and cruises, luxury travellers can choose from a plethora of incredible adventures.