Global Travel Group unveils new member benefits

Travel Daily Media | January 01, 2020

Global Travel Group is ramping up the ‘personalisation’ of its marketing campaigns with a series of PEAKS period promotions with top suppliers, plus new deals with two technology providers. This year’s ‘Out of Office’ marketing campaign – which will run throughout January and February 2020 – will feature a range of digital and print resources designed specifically to be overbranded by individual members and presented to clients as exclusive deals. Featured suppliers will change on a weekly basis, giving retailers the opportunity to target their databases regularly, as well as offering potential customers holiday options best suited to their particular budget or preference.

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Australia is ranked #6 for good food and wine among those who haven’t traveled Down Under. Our ranking jumps to #3 among those who visit and sample our food and wine. Research suggests Australia’s fresh produce, fresh seafood, high-grade meat and unique outdoor dining most heartily tempt the tastebuds of international travelers.

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Australia is ranked #6 for good food and wine among those who haven’t traveled Down Under. Our ranking jumps to #3 among those who visit and sample our food and wine. Research suggests Australia’s fresh produce, fresh seafood, high-grade meat and unique outdoor dining most heartily tempt the tastebuds of international travelers.

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