Virgin Blue attending World Travel Market for the first time
archive: World Travel Market Media Centre November 2009, United Kingdom
Virgin Blue -Australia’s multi-award winning airline – is attending WTM for the first time and has recently appointed Carmen Laurella as Sales & Marketing Manager â Europe. Carmen is based in Milan, Italy.
Carmen will be responsible for liasing with all tour operators and VirAussie Specialist Agents and will introduce Virgin Blue Group’s range of products and services to all the major European markets including Italy, Switzerland, UK and Ireland, Germany and France. She will also provide assistance to agents on Interline fare rules and ticketing procedures, work with Tourism Australia in assessing new opportunities in promoting Virgin Blue and Australia and conduct product training for agents as well as corresponding with Virgin Blue’s international airline partners.
Since it’s launch in 2000, Virgin Blue has become Australia’s leading major airline for service, on-time performance and value for money, as well as being one of the world’s most profitable airline Groups incorporating Virgin Blue, Pacific Blue, Polynesian Blue and V Australia. Virgin Blue also offers exceptional Guest service, all-inclusive domestic airport lounges which are available to Inbound visitors in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra and soon Perth, a free to join frequent flyer program Velocity, a broad holiday package program, Blue Holidays, as well as an extensive choice of code-share and interline partners giving travellers access to a global airline network. Once you’ve reached your destination other travel agencies like Expedia that also specialize in hotels can help you find your Sydney, Melbourne, or Brisbane accommodation.
The VIRGIN BLUE AIRPASS, which is specifically designed for the convenience of international visitors, also gives travellers the option to fly to over 25 incredible destinations around Australia and international flights between Australia and New Zealand from a low AUD$69 per flight*.
The Virgin Blue Airpass is available all year round and is simply the best way to discover Australia giving travellers the opportunity to buy packages of three or more flights in one transaction making travel within Australia and across the Tasman extremely easy, affordable and flexible.
* Offer valid with any international air ticket to Australia. Only available to non tax residents of Australia and New Zealand. Must be purchased outside Australia and New Zealand. Min three flights max eight. Fares are in Australian dollars.
For further information visit www.virginblue.com.au or