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It’s great to see the smaller clubs do well. Imp Travel are right behind Lincoln City FC for their 4th round FA Cup tie with Brighton on the 28th Jan 2017! #ComeonYouImps 
Mark Brewer, Director, Imp Travel

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‘Fantastic start to peaks! January is looking like a bumper month currently trading at 15% up compared to 2016. With offices in France, Spain, Belgium & Dubai, Flexible Autos continue to expand its global network coverage recently opening an office in Beijing, China serving both the Chinese market and Hong Kong. Exciting times ahead for 2017!’ 
Dean Dexter, Operations Director, Flexible Autos
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Justadrop Drinks, known as supplying branded promotional water and drinks to the trade have now changed their name to Justadrop Brands introducing a range of confectionery that can be personalised with client logo and message. 
John Godfrey, Director, Justadrop Brands

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A-ROSA has finally arrived in Paris! Very excited about the Seine as the new 2017 A-ROSA river cruisedestination and really looking forward to tell the exciting story about a unique journeyof a river cruise ship through the North Sea, the English Channel and onto the Seine ...
Lucia Rowe, A-ROSA River Cruises

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A year at Warner Leisure Hotels and 2016 our best year ever. Great Team, great business and loving life! Where will 2017 take you?  Cheers Crampy  Dave Cramp, Director, Renovare Consulting Limited
____________________________________________________________M&T Hotel Management is growing! Busy start to the year onboarding new hotels and launching our new website, mandthotelmanagement.com. Excited to make more profit for hotel owners in 2017! 
Simon Bamber, Sales & Marketing Director, Michels & Taylor
____________________________________________________________Stansted has now submitted plans for the latest phase of our multi-million pound transformation programme: a purpose built arrivals facility. 
Leanne Keen,
Corporate Relationship Manager, London Stansted Airport
____________________________________________________________“Greece welcomed approximately 2.8m UK visitors between Jan & Nov 2016, an increase of 20.6% compared to 2015, according to the Bank of Greece”  Christina Kalogera, Director, GNTO UK & Ireland Office
____________________________________________________________I have just established Clubjetvip, the luxury lifestyle experience aboard private jets with ATOL bonded packages from only £599 pp for a 3 night break including quality accommodation and transfers, departures from all UK airports.
See www.clubjetvip.co.uk for full details or call me on 01603 559079.
Peter Buckell, Pricipal, Clubjet VIP

____________________________________________________________Catalunya hosts the III Bike Camp Melcior Mauri from 9th to 12th March 2017.
Enjoy four days of pure cycling while discovering the breath-taking landscapes of Costa Daurada. As a special guest for 2017, Miguel Indurain – winner of five consecutive Tours de France – will join this unique event.  Javier Pinanes, Director, Spanish Tourist Office
____________________________________________________________ Driftwood Lodge is enjoying large increase in overseas guests ..warm dry summer , great fishing , (All Blacks on compulsory rest period !!) helping the booming tourism industry down under. 
John Briers, Owner, Operator Driftwood Lodge Far North New Zealandwww.driftwoodlodge.co.nz
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Trafalgar, part of TTC group, offer over 230 trips to 65 countries and have been providing guided holidays to 5 million happy customers for 70 years.  Ruth Hilton, Sales and Business Development Director, Trafalgar & Costsaver
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@Avisuk global leisure and partnerships team, supporting communities and charities through volunteering in 2017. Choose a charity for the team to support this year leisuresales@avis-europe.com 
Lynette Dungey, International Partnerships Manager Global Travel & Partnerships, Avis Budget Group

____________________________________________________________Starting 2017 at a sprint, traffic and revenue both up, new products in the pipeline. It’s going to be the year of #smartsearchmadesimple. The Cheapflights twitter handle is @cheapflights 
Andrew Shelton, Managing Director, Cheapflights

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We are very proud to be working with Southern Australian Tourism where all this week we have had Classic FM’s John Suchet live from Adelaide on a costal journey of food, wine, art and culture. 
Nicola Bradley, Head of Travel, Global the Media & Entertainment Group
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12 International & Travel are delighted to announce the arrival of two new members of its team: Philip Mead and Gordon Aber. 12I&T continues to go from strength to strength within the Travel and Tour Operator market, and long may that continue. 
Sam Carter, Practice Team Leader, 12 Kings Bench Walk
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Cyber risks are an ever increasing threat. There is no protection model that will keep pace with the development and sophistication of cyber risks.
To have a fighting chance of surviving a cyber-attack, companies need not only good firewalls but also an insurance program that addresses all aspects of cyber risk exposures.
Ask your broker to review Touchstone’s Management Liability Package which provides the six key financial covers in one policy. http://t-u-l.co.uk/products/management-liability-package/ 
Stuart Burt, Divisional Director, Touchstone Underwriting Limited

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Chapman Freeborn has seen a strong demand for event roadshows in 2017, as well as a rise in requests for incentive travel within emerging markets. 
Keith Haynes, Chapman Freeborn Air Chartering
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Experiences” trending right now-UK visitors loving the combination of authentic products and unique experiences. So much to do! 
Tricia Handley-Hughes, Director, Pinpoint Britain
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Final piece of the jigsaw in place; looking forward to rolling out the new “end-to-end” journey at Travel Tech Europe on 22 February. 
Rob Barker, Managing Director-Vertical Systems
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Alongside GfK, we’re releasing weekly travel booking data for different booking types and destinations. Follow us on social for updates. 
Sarah Chappell, Client Services Director, Accord Group
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Thrilled to have joined industry leader; Travelport, whose Travel Commerce Platform is redefining travel commerce across the globe. 
Rick Saggar, Commercial Director South Asia, Travelport
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Lots of exciting things happening at P&O Cruises and Cunard as our #PartnershipTeam travel the UK supporting our agent partners during Wave! 
Iain Powell,
Business Manager, National Partnerships, Carnival UK Plc
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My Consultancy business is still going albeit everything is a bit quiet at present. I have been active with some telephone consultations as well as some legal work, industry reports and supporting a new start up. Maybe time to refresh the website, it probably needs it !
Most of my time currently is currently taken up with Chair of Governing Board at my local school. This can be both rewarding and frustrating, just like work !! Presently not helped by the absence of the Headteacher as we are about to enter a consultation period for a building extension.
Still in touch with a few industry friends and colleagues and enjoy our pub nights out, memories flood back when the beer starts flowing !
I’m now playing “old mans’ football” or “walking football” to be correct twice a week. Love the competitive spirit this generates as we try to play like Brazil !!  Kenneth Smith F.Inst.TT
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An outstanding 2016 for Deloitte’s Travel, Hospitality & Leisure team looks set to continue through 2017. Just finalising details as a speaker at a number of upcoming events and conferences #makinganimpactthatmatters 
Alistair Pritchard, Lead Partner Travel, Deloitte LLP_________________________________________________________
We assist clients with all aspects of 'Technology'. With the introduction of GDPR, Data Security is now a vital part of our work. 
Richard Bristow, Sales Director, Travel Systems Associates

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Currently busy visiting incredible new luxury properties to add to our ever-growing chalet and villa collections- looking forward to continued growth in 2017.
Oliver Corkhill, Co-Founder and Director, Alpine Guru Ltd
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Delighted to be back in aviation heading up airport services development for the UK & Ireland for swissport GB Limited. Looking forward to meeting up with former colleagues & friends.
Vic Brodrick, Head of Development-Airport Services UK & Ireland, swissport

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2017 is off to a fantastic start, TW Globe Awards in the bag, Travel 2 and Gold Medal teams are exceeding all targets and #6nations is just around the corner. 
Gordon McCreadie, Director of Sales & Marketing, Travel 2 / Gold Medal

____________________________________________________________On a cruise in the Caribbean escorting one of our exclusive group tours- girls say very busy in office trading ahead of last January- better not tell them 32c here hot and sunny! 
David Barrett, Owner, Regent Travel Stone

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