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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.
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
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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.