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Happy Songkran!

HAPPY SONGKRAN 2017 This weekend is Songkran, the Thai New Year festival. The date for Thai New Year's Day is 13 April every year, but the holiday period also includes 14–15 April. The word Songkran comes from the Sanskrit word, literally "astrological passage", meaning transformation or change. This famed festive occasion is in keeping with the Buddhist/Hindu solar calendar. The holiday is renowned for it's water festival which is

Bali to get boost with extra flights

EMIRATES AIRLINES TO START DOUBLE DAILY FLIGHTS TO BALI IN JULY 2017 As reported in Travel Daily Media, Bali’s tourism industry will get a significant boost this summer, following the announcement that Emirates will introduce a second daily flight to the island. Commencing on 2 July 2017, the new flight will be operated using a high-capacity Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, adding up to 428

Featuring Koh Phangan

KOH PHANGAN...WORTH A VISIT? Where is Koh Phangan? Koh Phangan is located in the province of Suratthani in the southern gulf of Thailand and is part of the group of islands that make up the Samui Archipelageo; a group of over 40 islands fashioned in granite from age old igneous formations. The provincial capital is also called Suratthani and acts as the main overland

Nyepi Day 2017

"SILENCE IS GOLDEN", NYEPI DAY 2017 In Bali, the Balinese use many different calendar systems. They have adopted the Gregorian calendar for business and government purposes. But for the endless procession of holy days, temple anniversaries, celebrations, sacred dances, building houses, wedding ceremonies, death and cremation processes and other activities that define Balinese life, they have two calendar systems. The first is the

Holi Festival 2017

HAPPY HOLI - 12th & 13th MARCH 2017 Holi is a Hindu spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal, also known as the "festival of colours" or the "festival of love". The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair

Friends of Thailand – Agent Roadshow – Ireland

AGENT ROADSHOWS IN BELFAST, DUBLIN & CORK Select Representation attended the superbly organised Friends Of Thailand Agent Roadshows in Ireland last week.  The mini tour of Ireland stopped in Belfast (21st Feb), Dublin (22nd Feb) and Cork (23rd Feb). 50 + agents attended each evening event held in renowned city centre Thai restaurants.  Agents enjoyed 3 hours of ‘speed dating’ style presentations from hotels, DMCs, airlines and the

ITB Berlin (08 – 10 March 2017)

SEE YOU IN BERLIN @ ITB MESSE? Select Representation will once again be attending ITB Berlin (Internationale Tourismus-Börse) in Berlin between 08 - 10 March 2017.  Regarded as the world's largest tourism trade fair, ITB Berlin attracts numerous hotels, tourist boards, tour operators, system providers, airlines and car rental companies. Feel free to contact us on info@select-rep.com if you wish to arrange a meeting at the

TTM Plus Chiang Mai (14 – 16 June 2017)

THAILAND TRAVEL MART 2017 (CHIANG MAI) With cooperation between the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Thai tourism industry, the northern city of Chiang Mai, has been awarded the honour of hosting the largest travel trade B2B event ‘Thailand Travel Mart Plus’ (TTM+) for the 2nd year running. The annual event, first organized in 2001, has the key objective to promote the tourism and service business

UK arrivals to India increase due to e-tourist visa

INDIA'S E-TOURIST VISA PROVES TO BE A GREAT SUCCESS Figures released by the India Tourist Office in London (late 2016) suggest that the e-tourist visa system has made it easier to travel to India by reducing the time and expense previously required in securing official permission to enter the country. Raj Sunani, assistant director at the India Tourism Office London, (quoted in the trade press

New DMC in Indonesia from 1st February 2017

WELCOME TO PANORAMA DESTINATION Select Representation is delighted to be named as the new sales & marketing office for Panorama Destination in the UK, Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland from 01st February 2017.  Panorama Destination (panorama-destination.com) is part of Panorama Leisure Group, which has been successfully operating in Indonesia since 1972. Panorama Destination was founded in December 1999 and is made up of more than 500

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