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Mount Agung Bali – Threat Of Volcano Eruption Lowered

MOUNT AGUNG BALI - THREAT LOWERED TO LEVEL III The threat level of Mount Agung volcano in Bali has been officially lowered from IV (caution) to III (standby), meaning that an eruption is no longer considered imminent. The news was confirmed in a statement released by Indonesia’s Geology Body and the governor of Karengasem region yesterday (29/10) at 16:00. It comes as a welcome relief to

Travel Trade Shows – Are there too many?

TRAVEL TRADE SHOWS - WORTH IT OR NOT? Every year hoteliers diaries are likely to be filled with numerous travel trade shows and exhibitions, in search of the key to future business growth. As you can imagine, the instinct for a lot of travel industry people is to attend as many trade shows as possible. However, we at Select Representation have realised (after many years…I might

Why the need for sales & marketing representation for hotels & destination management companies?

SALES & MARKETING.....THE HUMAN TOUCH.... WILL NEVER DIE Select Representation was launched in 2012 by Jonathan Wilkins.  After many years of recommending other sales & marketing companies to hoteliers and destination management companies in need of ‘local’ on the ground assistance…it was finally time to swap sides. Some may say it was a case of ‘poacher turned game keeper’, whilst others may refer to

Happy Diwali 2017

HAPPY DIWALI 2017 Diwali is a five-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world. The festival, which coincides with the Hindu New Year, celebrates new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. During this festival, people light up their houses and shops. They worship Lord Ganesha for good welfare and prosperity and Goddess Lakshmi

Welcome to iclub Ma Tau Wai (Hong Kong)

NEWEST HOTEL IN THE REGAL FAMILY... IS NOW OPEN iclub is a select-service hotel brand under the management of Regal Hotels International. All iclub hotels are designed for optimum functionality for the self-sufficient, tech-savvy travellers. The newly opened iclub Ma Tau Wai Hotel is located in a sleek high-rise building with great views over Kowloon Bay. This contemporary hotel sits in the bustling To

World Travel Market 2017 (London)

WORLD TRAVEL MARKET (06 - 08 NOVEMBER 2017) Select Representation will be attending World Travel Market (WTM London) on behalf of our valued clients (www.select-rep.com/portfolio).  WTM is a large annual global b2b exhibition for travel industry professionals. The event is held at EXCEL (Docklands) and brings together suppliers of travel & tourism products under one roof to showcase the latest developments in the travel industry

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

WHAT IS GANESH CHATURTHI  & WHY IS IT CELEBRATED? Ganesh Chaturthi is a 10 day Hindu festival that begins on 25th August this year. It is celebrated to honour the elephant-headed god Ganesha’s birthday.  The festival begins on the fourth day of Hindu lunar-solar calendar month Bhadrapada. This typically falls in the months of August or September, and in 2017 will fall on 25th August

Government acts to close down bogus holiday sickness law firms

SUPPORT TRAVEL WEEKLY'S FIGHT AGAINST FAKE CLAIMS Several firms suspected of encouraging bogus holiday sickness compensation have been hit in a government clampdown. Ministry of Justice officers swooped on the premises of cowboy companies and found 34 unlicensed firms fuelling a surge in the number of fake claims being made by British holidaymakers. The industry watchdog issued six warnings, started two investigations and removed

Welcome to Tour East

TOUR EAST JOINS THE SELECT REPRESENTATION FAMILY Select Representation is delighted to welcome Tour East (www.toureast.net) to the family. Established since 1972, Tour East has risen steadfastly over the years to become one of Asia Pacific’s leading destination management companies, with over 500 tour specialists using their expertise. Tour East offers Asia Pacific's largest DMC network, spanning 14 operating countries........with more to come!  Why not

Private Luxury Pool Residence in Pattaya

TOP STAR PRIVATE POOL RESIDENCE - CAPE DARA RESORT Looking for luxury?  Looking for privacy?  Why not stay at the Top Star Private Pool Residence @ Cape Dara Resort in Pattaya (Thailand)? This is the only exclusive pool villa..... on a private beach. Offering a 3 storey residence, with a panoramic sea view from the 2 living rooms and infinity private pool. This

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