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Witness the Northern Lights for Less

Viewing the Northern lights is one of the most popular bucket-list choices for travellers. Those lucky enough to witness the stunning cosmic display will tell you it is one of our planets most spectacular naturally occurring events, which is why Traveleads have teamed up with Transun to offer our clients the chance to see the Aurora Borealis in Lapland for less - with discounts of up to 50% on regular prices.

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Something to Celebrate !

It was a big night for one of our clients this week at the Federation of Small Business’ Awards 2018.
The FSB Awards showcase the best of small business' from across the UK and offers recognition to those who have had the biggest impact over the last 12 months. AV One Solutions had cause to celebrate as they collected the regional award for Scotland.

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Important Update on Yellow Fever Outbreak.

NaTHNaC have updated the TravelHealthPro website with a further update on the Yellow Fever outbreak in Brazil.
In addition to existing and expanded risk areas, the entire state of São Paulo, Brazil should also be considered at risk for yellow fever transmission.

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Tried and Tested - WHISTLER, CANADA

Whistler became a globally recognised destination when it was chosen to host the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, although it is now just as famous for its world-class hotels and the guests who stay there as it is for its world-class winter sports facilities. Paris Hilton, Renee Zellwegger and Demi Moore have all been seen there in recent years, and it’s not just movie stars who love the resort, it has even served as the playground for royalty.

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2017 A brief look back

As 2017 draws to a close we take a reflective look back over a year filled with so many events that it would be impossible to list them all. As always travel issues have taken up plenty of media column inches, whether it’s been due to adverse weather, natural disasters, industrial strikes, terrorist attacks, or political instability. 2017 was the year that saw the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 finally called off, leaving us no closer to knowing what really happened to the ill-fated flight.

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...because Christmas is a time for giving!

With only days to go before Christmas our Edinburgh team have proven once again that when it comes to charity their generosity knows no bounds.

Their Christmas fundraising efforts really went into overdrive earlier this month when they took on the audacious challenge of selling over one and a half thousand raffle tickets - all in aid of local children’s charity ‘The Yard’.

With 20 incredible prizes, very kindly donated by various clients and suppliers, we knew the demand for tickets was going to be high, but we didn’t expect the fantastic response we received.

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Business Travel Just Got A Whole Lot Cheaper!

International business travel just got cheaper thanks to British Airways, but you’ll have to be quick to secure the lowest priced flights as reduced airfares are subject to availability and must be booked by midnight on 30 January 2018.
The world is on sale with huge discounts on a wide range of flights all over the globe from Heathrow, Gatwick and London City airports.
This sale includes a selection of routes to the Middle East, USA, Africa, Far East, Latin America, Europe and Indian Ocean for travel between 19 December 2017 and 14 December 2018.

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A New Way To Travel - Red Carpet by Virgin Trains

Imagine a journey where everything is taken care of on a completely individual basis. Whether there’s 10 of you or 1,000 why not travel in your own exclusive coach, or even your own private train? Relax in a luxurious first class lounge until it’s time to travel, then you’ll be escorted to board your train ahead of everyone else. Settle into your sumptuous leather seat, and enjoy some of the finest on-train dining available, with exclusive menus created by renowned chef James Martin ...Welcome to Virgin Trains VIP tailor-made travel service, Red Carpet.

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Irish hotel group The Talbot Collection joins HotelREZ

Ireland-based The Talbot Collection is the latest hotel group to join HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts for GDS representation.
The collection offers a range of elegant modern properties, with locations in Dublin, Carlow, Wexford, and Cork, making them ideal for business travellers and leisure visitors to Ireland's Ancient East.

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7 Ways To Beat The Christmas Travel Chaos

With airlines already reporting record levels of travel expected over the festive period, we have compiled a list of 7 tips to ensure you travel stress free this Christmas. With just weeks to go, now is the time to finalise your travel arrangements.


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