Golfing the British Isles
- Intelligent agents. Carlson, Lee; L.C. // Skiing;Oct95, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p66
Presents suggestions when using a travel agent to book a ski trip. Advantages of letting a travel agent handle ski packages.
- Agents turn tide. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;9/1/2003, Issue 2579, p13
Reports on the rise in number of bookings for several tourist destinations for 2004 as noticed by agents. Destinations for which a rise have been noticed by travel agents.
- Surfing for tee times. Sadowsky, Dan // Oregon Business Magazine;Sep2005, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p18
Reports on the rise in the online bookings of Bend, Oregon-based Rivers Edge Golf Course after the golf company published its tee times online. Reasons behind the popularity of tee times online; Features of the company's online tee times.
- Golf in the Desert. Rice, Kate // Travel Agent;5/2/2005, Vol. 321 Issue 1, p42
The article focuses on the challenges faced by golfers in Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas golf has some challenges. The desert climate is one. The dramatic terrain is another. Golf architects have had to carve their fairways out of thin soil and hard bedrock. Building and maintaining the drainage...
- Tees and sand wedges... // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;7/16/2004, Issue 1727, p28
Great Britain industry's golfers were at a superb new course I this year. Nearly 300 golfers took part in the 2004 British Travel Industry Golf Masters. The highest-placed eight travel agents also had cause to celebrate they will travel to Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia in October to take on...
- Have Stonebridge Plan Your Next Golf Outing. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);4/15/2005, Vol. 52 Issue 16, p4D
This article focuses on Stonebridge Golf Links & Country Club, with specific reference to reservations for "golf outings." Businessmen appreciate the "private country club atmosphere" that Stonebridge has. "Golf Outings" can be booked Monday through Thursday. At Stonebridge, one individual is...
- Trade holds fast on cancellations. // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;10/7/2005, Issue 1790, p3
This article reports that the majority of operators have allowed clients to make changes to bookings to Bali, Indonesia, as a measure of goodwill, not necessity. Booking changes are subject to charges, although admitted some informal booking changes have been allowed free of chaise. Hayes and...
- Cutbacks on the cards. Gauldie, Robin // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;10/1/2004, Issue 1738, p62
This article reports that after a slow summer and autumn this year for bookings to Greece, some Great Britain tour operators are cutting capacity and shortening their flying season for 2005. Sunvil managing director Noel Josephides said he expects to reduce the length of the operator's 2005...
- Viewdata eases load for Virgin. // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;7/30/2004, Issue 1729, p20
Virgin Holidays Ltd. claims viewdata bookings have leapt after a concerted drive to switch more agents across to the booking facility and free up call-centre staff to deal with complicated itineraries. The operator launched a helpdesk last year to help agents make all straightforward bookings on...