Australians hot for coach travel this summer

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: S.P Greyhound has reported that more Australian families are opting to hit the road this holiday season with coach travel bookings already up by ten per cent.According to Greyhound Australia Chief Operating Officer Tony Hopkins more families are choosing to travel within Australia for inspiring holiday experiences.As the start of the peak season begins, the top ten ‘Hot Spots’ for families so far include Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Coffs Harbour, Airlie Beach, Phillip Island, Perth, Sydney, Monkey Mia, Canberra and Cervantes.“Family favourites like the Gold Coast and Coffs Harbour will always be included in any list of Hot Spots but it is great to see people exploring other destinations like the small fishing towns of Cervantes and Lancelin in South Australia and Monkey Mia in WA,” Mr Hopkins said.Mr Hopkins said the increase in number of families choosing to take advantage of the company’s summer coach packages indicates an improvement in the tourism segment.“Coach travel has truly evolved to become far more than just a way to get from A to B,” Mr Hopkins said.“Greyhound offers a total travel experience for holidaymakers, making it a complete adventure from outback to ocean in a modern, air-conditioned luxury coach with large panoramic glare-free tinted windows, a restroom, filtered water and LCD TV screens.”Mr Hopkins added that travelling by Coach also promotes ‘Green Tourism’ as it is one of the most environmentally efficient travel operators in Australia. “Just one full Greyhound coach means there are at least 16 fewer cars on the road.” Get up close with the dolphins at Monkey Mia this summer with Greyhoundlast_img read more

Paris France – Reported by Elite Traveler the Pr

first_imgParis, France – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle MagazineFor its latest monobrand store, Tissot has chosen a location on ‘the world’s most beautiful avenue’, the famous Champs-Elysées in Paris. Neighbouring the flagship stores of the world’s leading brands, the 100 square metre boutique opened its doors for the first time on July 8, 2010. An elegant Parisian facade encloses two floors of products. These accommodate eye-catching displays, as well as interactive presentations that enable visitors to experience the diversity and energy of the Tissot brand. Wrapping up the monobrand store package are a terrace and café, where shoppers can relax and refuel.A lifestyle experience Tissot is at the forefront of the retail trend geared to meet increasing customer demand for participation. The highly modern interior presents the products in the context of a lifestyle experience. Expansive, back-lit walls showcase large prints of the new Tissot black and white ambassador campaign shot by Jeff Burton. A brand new boutique design concept plays with glossy and matt surfaces, demonstrating an abilty to stimulate and soothe in rapid succession. A 117 cm flat, tactile screen presents the Tissot Augmented Reality facility, which enables visitors to view watches in 3D on their own wrist. This expresses the Tissot commitment to continual innovation, in this case inspired by the latest IT advances.For Tissot, “In touch with your time” is far more than an advertising claim. This phrase expresses the brand’s DNA; its proven dedication to being perfectly in tune with the technology and tastes of each era. Tissot has been growing and developing its tradition of innovation since 1853. From the early days to the present, in its home in Le Locle in the Swiss Jura mountains, Tissot has translated craftsmanship and precision into stylish timepieces now sold in more than 150 countries around the world. Special materials, advanced functionality and meticulous design detail join forces to create the luxury of accessibility. Tissot is a member of the Swatch Group, the world’s largest watch producer and distributor of Swiss Watches, as well as official timekeeper and partner of NASCAR®, FIBA, AFL, CBA, MotoGP and the World Championships of cycling, fencing and ice hockey. With the latest innovations in its communication and product, Tissot presents impressive proof of its signature, “Innovators by tradition”.www.tissot.chlast_img read more