SPOTLIGHT ON: American Airlines

Spencer Travel General Manager, Tina Killeen, recently returned from the USA having been invited to Chicago for the American Airlines and Hyatt hotels Customer Summit. The Summit is a global event attended by some 350 people including travel agents and corporate clients of both Hyatt and American Airlines. Tina was impressed with her American Airlines [...]

By |2019-05-23T15:01:14+10:00May 21st, 2019|Spencer Spotlights|Comments Off on SPOTLIGHT ON: American Airlines

CHANGES AT THE NEW ZEALAND BORDER

The New Zealand Government has confirmed details of its new Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)—a security and facilitation measure as part of a suite of changes designed to help speed things up at its borders. Alongside the ETA, an International Conservation and Visitor Levy will be imposed so that international visitors contribute financially to the tourism [...]

By |2019-05-07T12:22:09+10:00May 6th, 2019|Spencer Spotlights|Comments Off on CHANGES AT THE NEW ZEALAND BORDER

RITZ-CARLTON YACHT COLLECTION PARTNERS WITH VIRTUOSO

We're super excited to advise that the world's premier travel network Virtuoso®—of which we are part—has accepted The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection into its portfolio of world-class cruise lines. The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection joins Virtuoso’s portfolio of the finest cruise companies that features 33 lines offering thousands of ocean, river, yacht and expedition voyages all over [...]

By |2019-04-23T16:18:08+10:00April 23rd, 2019|Spencer Spotlights|Comments Off on RITZ-CARLTON YACHT COLLECTION PARTNERS WITH VIRTUOSO

WHICH EMIRATES LOUNGE IN DUBAI SHOULD YOU VISIT?

Airport lounges can add so much to a journey, particularly when you're travelling long-haul. Being able to duck in for a comfortable break en-route, maybe have a shower and a freshen up, and champagne—always champagne—before pushing on, can make all the difference. Emirates Business Class Lounge, Dubai International Airport. Some lounges are super [...]

By |2019-04-11T21:35:55+10:00April 11th, 2019|Spencer Spotlights|Comments Off on WHICH EMIRATES LOUNGE IN DUBAI SHOULD YOU VISIT?

PENNY SPENCER HEADS INTO SINGAPORE AIRLINES’ KITCHEN

Managing Director of Spencer Travel, Penny Spencer, was invited behind the scenes by Singapore Airlines to inspect the airline's Sydney catering operations at Gate Gourmet. "It's pretty fascinating. You rarely consider what goes on behind the scenes to create the meals we consume in the air", said Penny. Penny Spencer (left) at Singapore Airlines' [...]

By |2019-03-28T11:18:51+10:00March 28th, 2019|Spencer Spotlights|Comments Off on PENNY SPENCER HEADS INTO SINGAPORE AIRLINES’ KITCHEN