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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.
TAG Global Events - How your event can make an impact on your attendees
A successful event doesn’t happen by miracle (although sometimes it feels like it!) – it needs to be crafted with expertise and care. You need to think carefully about all the different pieces that make up your event, and how they will engage your delegates – maintaining their focus and enthusiasm for your event whilst achieving the objectives you set out at the beginning.
The Appointment Group partners with Navitas Expedia Integrator offering 200,000 hotels rates directly in your booking
In the ever-evolving world of global corporate travel, The Appointment Group (TAG) remains focused on ensuring we empower our agents with the latest tools and technology to always provide our clients with a full range of services, whilst efficiently achieving the most economical costings to suit each individuals travel. What’s more, we pride ourselves on minimising travel expenditure through our unrivalled local know-how and long-standing partnerships – passing on unbeatable corporate airfares and hotel rates.
TAG Film and Media - The logistics of travelling with pets when shooting a movie in Australia
It is only natural to want to take the whole family along when you travel – and your furry friends are no exception. This is an issue that becomes even more apparent in the film industry at times, with long periods away from beloved pets due to the demands of being on location around the world.
Five reasons to choose The Appointment Group as your event agency
When it comes to choosing an events agency, we know that competition is high. That’s why we want to be clear about what sets The Appointment Group’s Global Events team apart from the rest.
TAG Global Events - Japan: where past, present and future meet
Our dedicated destination experts from The Appointment Group Global Events team are always seeking out-of-the-ordinary places all over the globe. Nicole Unsworth, Event Manager at The Appointment Group, is well-acquainted with the unique elements of Japan as a destination, from visiting the historic temples and shrines, to the most futuristic city venues and experiences.
The Appointment Group partners with TripIt from Concur
The Appointment Group (TAG) has partnered with TripIt so today you will notice a small change to your itineraries with the below banner being added: TripIt has been around for a number of years now but have only just recently allowed TMCs to partner with them. The standard version is free but there is a PRO version which is chargeable and then allows some extra features to be used.
TAG Global Events - 5 tips to keep delegates happy and healthy at events
As an event organiser, it’s important that you look after all attendees in any and every way you can – and your responsibilities go far beyond ensuring everyone has a great time at your event. In an era where many people are making smarter, healthier choices when it comes to their lifestyles, food and exercise, this attitude can sometimes be at odds with the experience offered at events – for example, healthy food options aren’t always convenient, while junk food is frequently right at your fingertips.
TAG Global Events - Discover Dubai: the event planner’s guide
As you might expect from a world-class city and a leading business hub, Dubai offers a wealth of venues and facilities for corporate crowds – and The Appointment Group Global Events team is here to help you plan and manage your event, every step of the way. With a skyline characterised by ambitious and arresting architecture, Dubai is home to business events venues unlike any others, and the city can offer memorable activities and experiences for your guests too.