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As the COVID 19 pandemic hit, this meant big changes for how PTM stays motivated and connected with clients. In this wonderful article, PTM is recognised for there innovation and positivity. Read the article written by OpenJaw.

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3 tips for a blissful flight in the new normal

The new normal in air travel is here and it is surprisingly easy for travellers to enjoy their flights again! Flying for me has always been something I enjoy, in the new normal I wondered if I would continue to enjoy it. I like that it is forced time to read a book, watch a movie with snacks and maybe with a glass of wine (well usually with a glassof wine!). Since March, I have been on 3 flights in the new normal of travelling. The experience is different, but in some ways actually better than before. I have a few tips for not dreading the next flight. My flights in June and July have been on...

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Here are the top 5 ports for the ultimate River Cruise

You are going on a River Cruise! Let me share with you the 'port experience'. On a river cruise vacation, ensuring you pick the right port stops for your journey is important. The port experience is just as much of the experience as is the actual river cruising. Each port is unique in and of itself. When we think of the Rhine and the Moselle Valley, it's the fairy tale villages and ancient castles dotted along the way that jump to mind and get us excited. All river cruise lines offer different levels and types of activities to accommodate all travellers. Ask yourself, what type of travel expe...

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Travel Insurance - Be Confident

Evaluating can be confusing...I make it easy! Travel insurance – you get it everywhere, credit cards, extended health benefits, memberships. Each policy is different in its inclusions, trip cancellation, trip interruption and travel medical. So how can you be confident that the coverage you have will protect your family? Do you need to buy additional travel insurance? As part of the planning process for your vacation ensuring you have travel insurance for you, your family and your money is essential. This doesn’t have to be a huge undertaking, when you do it once, a quick review will be all i...

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Relationships = sensational all-inclusive vacations for you!

Travel Agents invest in relationships with tour operators, hotels and other suppliers to enhance their knowledge and give you the best possible service. One of the value-added bonuses of working with a travel agent for your all-inclusive family vacation to the south, are the relationships. As with the relationship you have with your accountant, hair dresser or any other professional, it results in better service and experience. Here I share some tips and insider knowledge about the AMResorts brand after having a chat with the fun-loving Carlo, our representative from AMResorts. Personal Trave...

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Postcards share a world of unique and amazing experiences

Our amazing travel agents travel. Here they share with you some of where they have been, what they did and their impressions! I (Anna Meckling) lived in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, for more than 10 years and my little Fly Girl Abby was born there! When we return, it’s always fun to visit one of the best and definitely the oldest restaurant in the Old Town, The Wildcat Cafe. Circa 1937, you can still enjoy a meal with fresh local ingredients like Arctic Char caught right there in Great Slave Lake! Me (Robyn Freels) on the summit of Mauna Kea on the Big Island (Hawaii) Everest Base Camp...

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5 tips for Wine Tasting like a Pro

It's a great idea until the third winery and 10th tasting... Going on a little wine tasting weekend seems like a great idea, until that 10th “tasting”glass at the third winery within 2hrs! All of a sudden the wine buzz hits and you’re buying wine you realize later you really don’t like. We have all been there. Wine tastings are fantastic because you get to try before you buy. It is also a great excuse for a girls weekend away, or guys weekend, or couples getaway away, or a to stock up on your wine for the next year…really the reasons are endless and to be honest, not important. Here are my 5 ...

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A glimpse into who our agents are!

Personal Travel Management is still open and still working with their clients. We have a little more free time now, so we thought we would introduce ourselves to you! Check back regularly, because we will update this page with more and more videos! You can always follow us on Facebook and be inspired by our images on Instagram. The journey to becoming a Travel Curator. Katie shares with you some information about the industry and why she joined Personal Travel Management. In this video, our agent Jenny introduces you to Abby. Abby is a Maasai who leads Safari's in Tanzania. Personal Travel Ma...

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