The cruise lines new program on sale 15 June 20

first_imgThe cruise line’s new program, on sale 15 June, 2017, features more than 70 sailings from Sydney and Melbourne, including a record 19 short cruises with weekend samplers and short local itineraries. With 43 longer cruises to the the South Pacific and New Zealand included, the new program represents an increase of 13 per cent on the 2018 sailings.Both of Carnival’s Australia-based ships, Carnival Spirit and Carnival Legend, will enter dry-dock in May 2018 and emerge with exciting new features in time for the bumper 2018-19 season.Increased demand from the southern states has put Melbourne back on the map, with Carnival offering a series of roundtrip itineraries from the port city to New Zealand over 13 nights, the South Pacific over 10 and 11 nights as well as a popular four-night hop south to Tasmania.In May 2018 Carnival Spirit will cruise from Sydney to Singapore over 19 nights, with calls to Darwin and Bali and maiden visits to Koh Samui and Phuket in Thailand and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Fares start at $2549* per person twin share. *Subject to availability, conditions apply. asiaaustraliaCarnivalcruisePacificlast_img read more

Australian Travel Agents CoOperative ATAC has p

first_imgAustralian Travel Agents Co-Operative (ATAC) has partnered with leading human resources consultancy, HRplus, to provide its members with professional and fully-customised HR solutions and support services for their agencies. “As agency owners themselves, the ATAC Board are very aware of the complexities involved in managing staff and believe that providing members with access to relevant HR support is essential for long-term prosperity,” explained ATAC General Manager, Michelle Emerton. “This unique benefit will give members access to HR tools and guides, the confidence to navigate employment legislation, minimise risk of non-compliance and will save them time and money,” added Michelle.Resources and support will be available through the online HR Library on the ATAC intranet and directly through HRplus.Main point of contact for members will be HRplus founding partner and senior consultant, Jackie Gordon who has extensive experience and in-depth knowledge on the HR requirements of travel agencies. Further information and exclusive member offers will be provided during the “Managing Your People” Workshop at the ATAC Future Focus Conference being held in Singapore from 2-5 November. agenciesATAClast_img read more