Welcome to Travel Weekly’s guide to the week’s best travel related events, trends and TV programmes.
Keep up with travel trends
Last night’s instalment of Michael Palin’s New Europe, featured Hungary and Ukraine, so be prepared for customer interest. Here are some related articles to help sell Eastern Europe.
The ski season is nearly upon us so it’s time to prepare. Here are some tips on selling Canada and a look at ski brochures.
Travel industry events for your diary
Saturday 7 – Tuesday 9 October
Advantage Business Travel Conference, Zurich, Switzerland
Tuesday 9 October
ITT President’s Dinner, Dorchester Hotel, London
Tuesday 9 October – Thursday 11 October
TMI Annual Convention 2007, London
Wednesday 10 October
ABTA – Talking Travel Roadshow, Glasgow
Thursday 11 October
CIMTIG Travel Advertising Awards 2007
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Highlights of travel on TV
Destinations covered this week: Italy, Majorca, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Malaysia, Mexico, Las Vegas and the Phillipines.
Airline, Sky Travel Extra
Weekdays at 6:30pm
Fom angry passengers, to forgotten passports, rainy Luton to sunny Spain.
Francesco’s Italy: Top to Toe, BBC4
Thu 11 Oct, 20:00-21:00
First of a four-parter. Features: Verona.
Holiday Showdown, ITV2
Saturday 13 October, 2:40pm – 3:40pm
Holiday Airport – Palma, ITV2
Saturday 13 October, 3:40pm – 4:40pm
An insight into the day-to-day running of Majorca’s main tourist airport.
Michael Palin’s New Europe, BBC1 9pm
Sunday 14 October
Features: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia
The Discovery travel channel this week includes a look at Malaysia, Mexico, Las Vegas and the Phillipines. There is aslo a cruise special on Freedom of the Seas.
And don’t forget to take a look at the Travel Channel.
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