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Latest news & events coming up

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Latest news & events coming up

What's On

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS COMING UP

The past few months has been quite eventful for us, see below for a range of events and famils we hosted or are upcoming! Don’t forget to like us on facebook or follow us on linkedin and instagram to stay up to date on our activities!

February 2024

Donna Kessler – Business In Heels Women on The Rise

In this months Business in Heels magazine, our Managing Director, Donna Kessler, shares her story on Confronting Obstacles Head On. Read more here. This article about Women on the Rise is sharing tales of success, and the power of "Why not Me".
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January 2024

PAWS to meet our office mascot – HUGO

Meet Hugo - the youngest and most energetic member of the Tourism Portfolio Team. He's curious, loyal and is at his best in the office when sitting a Donna's feet. He loves nothing more than meeting new people. We'd be happy to bring our mascot to meet you, just let us know.  
 
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October 2023

Distinct Destinations announce travel safety & risk assessment services

Distinct Destinations, your trusted travel partner in India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka, is proud to announce their collaboration with Sanderson Phillips and Tranquilico.
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At Distinct Destinations, your safety and security are our top priorities. We understand the importance of responsible travel, which is why we've partnered with leading experts, Sanderson Phillips and tranquilico, to enhance our risk management and travel safety protocols. What does this mean for you? We've initiated a comprehensive safety audit across all our accommodation, transport, and activity providers in India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. By meticulously evaluating our supply chains, we're ensuring that every aspect of your travel experience meets the highest safety standards. David Atkin, Managing Director at Sanderson Phillips and Tranquilico, expressed his enthusiasm about our commitment to responsible business practices. He highlighted, "Distinct Destinations is dedicated to making a real difference, not only through audited accommodations and suppliers but also by investing in local communities, wildlife conservation projects, and the environment. They are proactive about risk management and safety, and we are thrilled to support their endeavors." Our promise to you is simple: when you choose Distinct Destinations, you're choosing a travel experience that's not only unforgettable but also incredibly safe. We believe in responsible tourism, supporting local communities, and preserving the environment for future generations. With Sanderson Phillips and Tranquilico by our side, we're taking our commitment to your safety to new heights. Thank you for trusting us with your travel dreams. We can't wait to embark on this journey together, ensuring every moment of your adventure is secure and filled with cherished memories. ✨  
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September 2023

DMC World View – Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Oman

In the 11th installment of Spice Magazine's DMC World View Series, they talk with the Chief Experience Officer of Impact Event & Destination Management, Alberto G. Cavallo, on current and future business trends in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Oman. Read more in the DMC World View article, with thanks to Spice Magazine.  
September 2023

Tourism Portfolio DMCs attending IMEX USA 2023

Tourism Portfolio proudly represents the following DMC partners who will be exhibiting at IMEX Las Vegas 2023. Calendars are now open to book your appointments. IMS :  Representing Vienna, Budapest & Prague.   Booth E1717 & E1724.   Attending Isabella Hoecher, Sylvie Nador & Michael Schillinger COLOURS OF MALTA:   Representing Malta.  Booth E1616.  Attending Davide Cachia OPTIMUM GREECE:  Representing Greece.  Booth DMCN D3010.  Attending George Kiayas UNICA:  Representing Argentina, Peru, Chile & Brazil.  Booth D2622 & D2805.   Attending Mariana Crovetti & Maria Lauro ACCESS MOROCCO:   Representing Morocco.   Booth E2416 or F1017.  Attending Adam Rzane ODS TURKEY:   Representing Turkey.   Booth E2416.  Attending Evren Ertan CAMONSITE:  Representing Germany.  Booth E1930-23.  Attending Bettina Marwinsky TERRAEVENTS:   Representing Italy, France, Portugal.  Booth DMCN D3010.  Attending Heather Williams, Heidi Feveyear, Fatima Neves TERRAEVENTS:  Representing Spain.  Booth E1505.   Attending Natalia Casujuana DMC Nordic:  Representing Denmark.  Booth D3616.  Attending Raymond Walder DMC Nordic:  Representing Sweden.  Booth E2333.  Attending Lisa Montgomery  
September 2023

Tourism Portfolio Expands its Global DMC Network

Buoyed by the rise of Australian corporates heading offshore for meetings and incentives, Tourism Portfolio has expanded its international DMC network, adding destinations including the UAE, Morocco, Africa and South America in recent weeks. Read some of the news here. Meetings & Conventions Asia Meeting News NZ CIM Business Events Mix Meetings    
July 2023

DMC World View – Turkey

The Business Tourism sector is anticipating a strong end to 2023, and plenty of new business in 2024.   ODS Turkey Managing Director, Hasan Dinc, shares his insights about the year ahead. Read more in the DMC World View article, with thanks to Spice Magazine.  
May 2023

DMC World View – New Zealand

According to HQNZ sales & event manager, Sarah Hall, the year ahead has a good mix of larger conferences and all sized incentive trips, with outdoor and wellness experiences highly popular. Read more in the DMC World View article, with thanks to Spice Magazine.  
April 2023

Tourism Portfolio Edition | April 2023

From Donna's Desk...... Hi there.  It seems it’s been a while since we connected.  There really is no excuse , it’s all good- business is well and truly back, and we couldn’t be happier. There have been many changes we have all experienced. New learnings , new ways of working and connecting , new partnerships and we hope you, like us,  have some great new opportunities. We are delighted to share with you our new partnerships. We bring to the portfolio three new DMC partners.  UNICA Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico Peru and Uruguay, IMPACT DMC  United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Oman and OPTIMUM GREECE - see our TP Edition April 2023 for more information. Happy Reading.  
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March 2022

Attending AIME 2022

Sharon attended AIME 2022 in March, representing the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre as part of #teamgoldcoast with Destination Gold Coast.  So great to continue with face-to-face events!

The present state of the events industry has highlighted our need for partners with the knowledge, experience and wide-ranging expertise to ensure we maintain and build on our most important of assets – relationships. We perceive our business as a social act and in Tourism Portfolio we have a partner making things happen, actively creating and maintaining strong relationships among a network of industry stakeholders in Australia and New Zealand, generating new opportunities for business and defining the success of TERRAEVENTS as a known and trusted brand within this important marketplace.

Heather Williams
CEO
TERRAEVENTS

Donna and her team are true professionals who share the same business ethic as Headlands Hotel. They are a perfect match and I know our clients are in the best hands.

Kim Waterhouse
Headlands Hotel, Austinmner Beach

cievents has worked with Donna Kessler and the team at Tourism Portfolio for a number of years and we have always found them extremely professional, with a great product range covering both domestic and international markets. Tourism Portfolio are always on hand to assist us with all enquiries and respond to requests in a timely manner. We would have no hesitation in recommending their services.

Caroline Gair
Director Supplier Relations
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I have a long-standing respect for Donna and trust in her ability. Her self-motivation and extremely good time management skills are to be admired. Her limitless energy when on sales calls in contagious and very effective. It’s a pleasure to work with her.

Adrienne Readings
General Manager
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
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