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Diving holidays: 20 selling tips for travel agents

Linsey McNeill offers 20 ways to make the perfect diving holiday sale, from winning over beginners to adding on insurance 1. Do customers want a diving holiday... If so, your customers will want a minimum of two dives a day, so on a seven-night break they’ll want to visit at least 10 ...  More >

Dubai: the best resorts for culture holidays

Thought Dubai was all about shopping and high-rise hotels? Think again, says Janine Kelso - some resorts have been built with culture and heritage in mind... Sun-soaked beaches, unparalleled shopping, opulent hotels and more bling than you can shake a gold-encrusted stick at; it's these ...  More >

Dubai: destination update for travel agents

Dinah Hatch reports on the new properties and attractions being developed in Dubai, the ever-changing emirate state Dubai is already well known to tourists as a shopping haven, luxury getaway, and a cultural hotspot but the thing about this world-class destination is that it keeps on ...  More >

Disneyland Paris megafam agent diaries: Paul Ingman, Thomas Cook

On April 6 – 8 2008 Paul Ingman of Thomas Cook joined a megafam trip to Disneyland Resort Paris, which consisted of 2,000 Travel Agents, including 300 from the UK Well I've been back a month now, and it's been busy, but I can still take myself back to the Magic that was the 2008 Mega Fam. ...  More >

Disneyland Paris megafam agent diaries: Melanie Smith, CTTG

On April 6 – 8 2008 Melanie Smith of Co-operative Travel Trading Group joined a megafam trip to Disneyland Resort Paris, which consisted of 2,000 Travel Agents, including 300 from the UK Day one My journey started at St. Pancras International, where we joined the direct Eurostar service to ...  More >

Dubai: Agent Reporter future attractions

With an ever-changing landscape and a wealth of activities and attractions on offer, Dubai is one of my clients’ most popular destinations. New developments like The Palm and The World islands, Dubai Festival City and Burj Dubai make it even easier to sell the emirate. The coast ...  More >

Dubai: Agent Reporter in the desert

Many people go to Dubai for the sunny beaches, shopping and glamour, but an hour's drive from the city there's a whole new world waiting to be explored, with sand dunes stretching as far as the eye can see. Lots of different excursions are available: " Wadi bashing " - up and down the sand ...  More >

Dubai: Agent Reporter on the beach

Dubai is a great winter-sun sell for the British tourist, with January temperatures averaging 24C. July and August can be extremely hot, but shopping malls, hotels, restaurants, taxis and indoor attractions are all air conditioned. The average rainfall for Dubai is just 13cm per year. ...  More >

Dubai: Agent Reporter getting there

Getting to Dubai Direct flights take just under seven hours from the UK. Emirates: 14 flights a day from six UK airports; Gatwick, Heathrow, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Newcastle. British Airways : Direct daily flights from Heathrow. Virgin Atlantic: Direct daily flights from ...  More >

Dubai: Agent Reporter city highlights

Shopping Dubai is a shopaholic’s heaven. In most malls, souks and local markets, it’s easy to get carried away with your spending – the only thing stopping you is the baggage allowance. The shops stay open late, closing at 11pm, so if you’re on a late evening or early morning flight you can still ...  More >