Graham McKenzie interviews Cathy Rankin, UK and Ireland Sales & Marketing Manager for P&V. They discuss France now being considered a first holiday choice in this market, going more direct with their marketing, and an updated trade website.
Graham McKenzie interviews Stuart Jackson, Commercial and Product Director for Cosmos Holidays. They discuss the security of being a strong brand in this economy and being able to flourish versus fledgling companies.
Graham McKenzie interviews Gile Hawke, Sales Director for Complete Cruise Solution. They discuss their change of focus to include an increase in training and having more direct contact. Furthermore, they discuss agent discounting and whether that will change.
Graham McKenzie interviews Laurence Hicks, General Manager, Wendy Wu Tours. They discuss their expansion and working towards being the largest outbound from UK to China, their target market, and what China has to offer.
Graham McKenzie interviews Manuel Mascarenhas, Sales Director for Kuoni Travel. They discuss expanding their brand into the luxury market, investing in third party relationships, and launching in-house travel consultants.
Graham McKenzie interviews Pia Louw, Travel Industry Director for Tenerife Tourism. They discuss Tenerife as a travel destination with a favorable climate and a multitude of island activities, changing it's image with more luxury and more cultural events, and the new "fusion" branding.