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Features list 2024

Selling Travel provides travel professionals with the tools, information and inspiration to sell worldwide holidays more effectively. Each issue includes content ranging from in-depth analysis of travel trends, colourful destination profiles and industry product news as well as a dedicated extended section covering key themes ranging from Luxury Travel to Weddings & Honeymoons.

In every issue

TREND SPOTTING

New beginnings – picture-led feature of what’s new in travel
Trends feature – In-depth feature on a theme that’s current or on-trend
Four-sight… Our agent columnists comment on a current subject or theme
Travel Talk – We hear the latest industry insight from a tourist board and tour operator
On location – Agents give a first-hand account on a recent FAM trip

GLOBE HOPPING

This is the heart of the magazine. This section provides readers with a range of travel content from across the globe including in-depth features, short and snappy ‘six of the bests’, educational ‘How to sells’ and colourful ‘My journeys’ across a range of destinations.

BE INSPIRED

Extended section which looks at a theme rather than a specific destination (families, romance, LGBTQ+, wellness). This section can also be dedicated to an entire destination eg. Selling Canada.

THE REVIEW

Includes a round-up of the latest top news stories as well as event coverage and analysis from key industry figures.

July/August

Trend Spotting

UK Holidays

Rising costs and scolding heatwaves abroad are influencing travellers to holiday closer to home. This feature will look at various ways to explore the UK from Bridgerton-inspired cities to walking tours in Scotland’s highlands.

Globe Hopping

Mexico

Following a surge of new hotel openings, this destination update will look at the luxury all-inclusive offering in the Cancun/Riviera Maya region of Mexico. The feature will update the trade on new product and luxury experiences.

Australia

Reporting on the back of ATE, Australia’s premier tourism event, this feature will provide the trade with an update of new tourism product across the country, and look at how agents easily combine time spent in the country’s cities with its natural attractions.

Switzerland

On the back of a new brand identity, we look at how Switzerland is appealing to visitors by highlighting hidden gems, authentic experiences and off-season travel.

Japan

This feature will compare and contrast the various trip options on offer including group tours versus bespoke trips. We will also provide an update on Japan, including regional updates, tour operator insight, new tours and hotel openings.

Be inspired – Selling Canada

Canada update

This opening feature of our Selling Canada section will offer an overview of this vast country and its tourism strategy going forward. It will explore the latest tourism product and give agents an insight into how and why they should sell this bucket list destination. It will also include insight from Canada’s biggest travel trade show, Rendezvous.

Edmonton

How to spend a long weekend in this vibrant city in Alberta.

September/October

Be inspired: Silver Travel

November/December

Be inspired: Luxury Travel

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Editor: Jessica.Pook@bmipublishing.co.uk

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