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Escape to Paradise: The 10 finest beach resorts in the world
Nothing beats a luxury beach holiday. No escape offers relaxation quite as perfect as this.
Lisa Golding announced as Operations Manager for The Appointment Group Global Events APAC
The Appointment Group (TAG) Asia Pacific has announced the appointment of Lisa Golding as Operations Manager for TAG Global Events APAC. Lisa brings over twenty (20) years’ experience as a Travel and Events director in the events and conference industry in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
The Appointment Group appoints Caroline McCann as Managing Director of TAG Global Touring US
The Appointment Group (TAG) are pleased to announce that Caroline McCann, previously Managing Director of TAG Global Touring UK, has taken on the new role of overseeing the touring operations in the US. Caroline’s new position will help strengthen the US touring management operation and assist the team to achieve its goals for 2017.
TAG is Travel Experience Partner for All That Matters festival for the 2nd consecutive year
FIVE TRACKS. THOUSANDS OF BUSINESS CONNECTIONS.
Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay opened its doors
The Balearic Island's most exciting new luxury five-star resort, Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay, a member of the globally recognised Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ (SLH), is set to open on 30th June 2017. Located on the shores of Talamanca Bay, the sophisticated yet fun-loving beach retreat will offer an escape like nothing else on Ibiza.
TAG Global Touring as the tour partner of Brian Leitch's 'The Cancer Bonus Tour'
The Cancer Bonus Tour is an amazing project lead by Brian Leitch, and The Appointment Group Global Touring (TAG) is very proud to have been one of the partners. In 2009, Brian himself was diagnosed with a form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and thanks to ongoing research, a new chemotherapy treatment had been developed that cleared the disease and that's thanks to cancer research and the efforts of the NHS medical staff.
Singapore, a perfect location for global events
With Asia on its doorstep, Singapore is the gateway to some of the world’s most unique and unexplored event locations, as well as an events destination in its own right. Although not a new location, Singapore is constantly reinvigorating itself, with new openings and refurbishments happening all the time with a great choice of venues to suit events of all sizes and budgets.
TAG Global Events - Our top five incentive trip destinations
Laura Tucker, General Manager of TAG’s Asia Pacific Global Events team, talks about the growth in incentive planners and events in 2017 and shares her top five reward event destinations. As leading incentive event planners in London, Sydney, Singapore, New York and beyond, TAG’s event professionals have seen the benefits of incentives in action, both before and after the trip has taken place.
10 Minutes with…. Marjory Brown - The Appointment Group Global Events, Event Director, UK
I can water-ski and up until a few years ago held a speed boat licence! The Appointment Group is investing in Manchester by expanding our Manchester Events team too. Based in the heart of the city, our events team works with the best venues, along with local and recommended suppliers, and can offer a bespoke range of options to suit your next event brief.
TSA PreCheck & Global Entry benefits
Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, your time is valuable. If you’re looking for a way to spend less time waiting in lines at the airport or at international border crossings, you might want to apply for one of the Trusted Traveler Programs that the U.
TAG speaks to Australian film and TV producer John Harvey about filming on Indigenous lands
If you spend any time in Australia, it’s hard not to get wrapped up in the dramatic beauty of the place. Rugged, lush, deserted, fertile – it’s like no other country on earth.
TAG talks with Kay Lawrence – General Manager of activeTV's operations across the Asia-Pacific
ActiveTV, an internationally renowned independent production company based in Australia and Asia, recently used the Melbourne and LA offices at TAG whilst facilitating the production of a US dating reality series in Australia. Kay Lawrence (KL), General Manager of activeTV's operations across the Asia-Pacific, gives us a further insight on the often demanding schedule and how a little assistance from a global travel specialist can go a long a way.
Cannes Film Festival 2017: Who were the winners?
And so the curtain has finally fallen on the 70th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival – rich in screenings and events – which brought together the cream of the film world in the French Riviera from the 17th to the 28th May 2017. Spending 12 days watching movies in Cannes is, for film lovers, pretty much close to paradise but it’s not all fun and games.
The Appointment Group wins Reservation Team of the Year and Rising Star at The People Awards 2017
The Appointment Group (TAG) is extremely proud to have been recognised in multiple categories at this years The People Awards. During a lunchtime ceremony in London on the 26th May 2017, TAG was announced the winner of both the Reservation Team of the Year and Rising Star categories at The People Awards.
TAG partners with Gig Life Asia to launch ULTRA Singapore 2017 Music Festival Travel Package
The Appointment Group has partnered up with Singapore-based Gig Life Asia to launch a new travel package to ULTRA Singapore, Asia's best dance music festival. Apart from its incredible production, the festival welcomes some of the best electronic music acts from around the world, including: KSHMR, Pendulum, Steve Aoki, Tiesto, Tchami, Dash Berlin, Don Diablo, Dubfire, Hardwell, Martin Solveig, Nic Fanciulli, Nicky Romero, Sasha & John Digweed, Showtek, Steve Angello and many more! ULTRA Singapore’s first outing was a runaway success story, with the debut event welcoming over 45,000 music enthusiasts from 67 countries worldwide.
BAFTA: Winners announced for the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards in 2017
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the winners of the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards, celebrating and rewarding the very best programmes and performances of 2016. There were two awards for Damilola, Our Loved Boy, with first-time winner Wunmi Mosaku receiving the BAFTA for Supporting Actress.
Annual Global Entry Event – Los Angeles
The Appointment Group Los Angeles is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a private Global Entry and TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Day. We invite you to attend our private event, held at our TAG office in Westwood, Los Angeles on 10940 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1000 Los Angeles CA 90024, USA t: +1 (424) 248 2600 .
TAG Global Events - Abbey Road Studios: Record a Song and follow in the footsteps of legends
Almost half a century has passed since The Beatles recorded Here Comes The Sun at the enigmatic Abbey Road studios. Strictly closed to the public on normal occasions, The Appointment Group’s Event & Technology Specialist, Chris Turner was exclusively invited to get “up close and personal” with this venue steeped in musical history.
TAG Global Events: Brilliant Barcelona – The expert’s view
The vibrant Catalonian capital of Barcelona is the second biggest city in Spain – and it makes for a large-than-life MICE destination, too. Of course, the sunny Mediterranean climate is alluring, but there’s much more to this place than blue skies and sandy shores.
TAG Singapore - 1st Year Anniversary Party
On the evening of 12th April 2017, The Appointment Group (TAG) Singapore hosted a cocktail party to celebrate the first year of operation in Asia. It was a great opportunity to thank clients for their business within the first year and learn about future opportunities at an informal get together at The Hotel Oasia, part of the Far East Hospitality group.
TAG Global Events - Five reasons why you should outsource corporate travel management
In the age of the internet, organising travel couldn’t be simpler – right? Many of us book our own holidays using websites rather than heading to the local travel agency to deal with it in person. Yet despite this quick and easy access to endless websites, the travel booking process can still be a very time-consuming – especially for businesses, where time is short and expectations are high.
The Appointment Group staff shortlisted in two categories at The People awards 2017
The Appointment Group (TAG) is very proud its staff has been shortlisted at The People awards, a ceremony recognising outstanding individual and teams within the travel industry. TAG's in-house 24 Hours - Emergency team has been shortlisted for Reservation Team of the Year The Emergency Team’s contribution to TAG’s Global operation is of invaluable benefit.
12th Annual Music Matters Festival in Singapore
The Annual Music Matters in Singapore is back for its 12th edition. After another successful festival in 2016, Branded are again giving a number of breakthrough acts from around the world the opportunity to perform live in front of key global entertainment industry influencers and executives.