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TangaThere’s no better way to comprehend the raw beauty of Moreton Island island than from the air! So buckle up as the helicopter crew at Tangalooma Island Resort prepare to take you on your latest and greatest joyride, dishing up some of the most incredible natural scenery you've ever seen. To book, simply visit the Tours Desk situated in the Resort Centre. But don't just take our word for it, see for yourself here!

creativeCreative Travel Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India and Amway Europe were recognized by the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) with a Crystal Award for Excellence in Incentive Travel: Asia Pacific at the Crystal Awards Recognition Ceremony held during the SITE + MPI Global Forum in Rome, Italy. This is the Seventh time that Creative Travel has been the recipient of a SITE Crystal Award. The award was received by Rajeev Kohli, Joint Managing Director, Creative Travel and Bob Postins, Head of Special Events, Amway Europe at an award function before over 600 industry members.

 

QANTAS SoA Logo Horiz Red jpegQantas’ third Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will be named after the iconic and much-loved West Australian marsupial, the Quokka. Made famous around the world for being one of the happiest animals on Earth, and known to enjoy a selfie with tourists including tennis superstar Roger Federer, the Quokka is the perfect name for Qantas’ Dreamliner.

Last year Tourism WA put out a call for the WA tourism industry and public to nominate the name Quokka for one of Qantas’ eight Dreamliners. The name was one of the most popular suggestions in a national poll of more than 60,000 entries. Tourism WA’s Executive Director Strategy, Brand and Marketing Services Louise Scott said it was fantastic to see Qantas’ third Dreamliner adopt the name Quokka, providing fantastic exposure for Western Australia.

“It makes perfect sense for WA to be represented by the Quokka, especially with the direct London to Perth flights launching for the first time in March,” she said.

“We hope international visitors to WA will have an opportunity to experience this friendly local on Rottnest Island and enjoy everything our State has to offer.”

Quokka, which has the official registration of VH-ZNC, will operate new the Perth to London route as well as other Dreamliner routes to the United States. It is currently undergoing final delivery in Seattle and is expected to land in Australia in late January. Quokka will also be joined by a Dreamliner called Skippy later this year. Qantas’ first two Dreamliner aircraft have been named Great Southern Land and Waltzing Matilda. Each name is painted beneath cockpit window. The sequencing of the remaining names will be revealed as the aircraft are delivered.

The library

Collectively known as “Secret Chapters,” The Library’s new pool villas carry the unique design ethos the hotel is renowned for, but with a more luxurious and intimate approach. The Secret Pool Villas form the crux of this special curation and consist of 16 keys in total – each one carefully crafted to exude a sense of unmitigated luxury and freedom. This is the lead-in pool villa type and currently there are three Secret Chapters open and the rest will be launched throughout the year.

Key features of the Secret Chapters:

  • Triple king-size bed
  • Living and entertainment spaces
  • Dining area with pantry and full-size freezer
  • 8x2.5-meter saltwater swimming pool
  • 24/7 villa host service
  • Sound bar and outdoor speakers
  • Oversized Jacuzzi bathtub and tandem rain shower

Daydream logoWe are delighted to announce that Daydream Island Resort and Spa is re-joining the SLC client portfolio.

The resort closed following the devastating Tropical Cyclone Debbie at the end of March 2017, but is set to reopen in Q3 2018 following a $86 million dollar refurbishment.

Daydream Island is one of the few inhabited islands in the Whitsundays, offering a true island experience on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

The refurbishment will see the guest reception, restaurants and rooms completely rebuilt in Scandinavian beach style. The resort will expand the unique and famous Living Reef attraction and will also be adding exciting new additions to further the resorts unique selling points.

SLC will be representing Daydream Island Resort and Spa at the Unite Pacific trade event in February 2017.

For further information please contact: lee@slcrepresentation.co.uk

AkyraAkyra Sukhumvit Bangkok is a stylish, innovative luxury boutique hotel located in the epicentre of Bangkok’s most dynamic tourism area on Sukhumvit Soi 20, a lively neighbourhood known for its fine restaurants and nightlife, as well as lifestyle malls, quality spas and green recreation spaces.

The 50-room Akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok offers guests 20-60 square metre accommodation with rooms and suites styled to benefit from the surrounding cityscape views and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that slide open onto generous balconies.

Akyra Sukhumvit luxury hotel rooms and suites offer residential comforts complemented with five star services.

Opening Q2 2018, contact chris@slcrepresentation.co.uk for more information

Thala Beach Nature Reserve and Tanaglooma Island Resort both have some fantastic photography events coming up this autumn and winter!

1  Thala Beach Nature Reserve -Logo Sep 2014  Tangalooma logo

 

Sunset at Carlo Sand Blow - Rainbow BeachJacqueline Freakes, Sales and Events Executive at SLC Representation, recently assisted hosting with Tourism Noosa, a group of product managers and senior sales agents from luxury UK operators as well as a trade journalist on an exclusive VIP famil to Noosa. The famil was hosted in partnership with Tourism Noosa and Thai Airways. The initiative of the trip by Tourism Noosa is to increase visitation from the high-end UK market and to showcase the region's perfect suitability for the luxury market. By experiencing a huge range of product and accommodation the representatives from Abercrombie & Kent, Audley Travel, Cox & Kings, Bridge & Wickers and Gold Medal gained invaluable knowledge on how to position, market and sell Noosa to their clients.

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