Here is a list of tour operators, and Australia and New Zealand cruise companies.
ATS PACIFIC PTY LTD
130 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: + 61 2 9268 2111
Fax: + 61 2 9267 9733
Website: Mr Denis Pierce atspacific.com
Managing Director, Australia
Mr Stuart Neels
Managing Director, New Zealand.
ATS Pacific is an internationally recognised inbound travel management company established in 1981. Although our clientele is worldwide, the majority of our business comes from Europe. We have operations in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji and hold FIT room allocations at hundreds of hotels throughout the region which are accessible for all 3 countries by password through our iCOM internet booking system. Our aim is always rapid turnaround with clear concise costings, detailed explanations and workable alternatives when necessary.
Our promise is responsiveness, creativity and deliverance from a team of people who are the best in the business. As your representative in the South Pacific, we offer a long term commitment to the major international markets and our experienced people speak a wide variety of European languages. Our new website will give you more details and features a powerful product search engine.
A totally separate incentive and conference division, with an impressive client list of multi-national corporations, has taken care of over 700 movements since 1981. We hold allocations for all major international conferences taking place in the main Australian and New Zealand cities and we produce a conference calendar through to 2012 that is available on-line.
Best hotels and private apartments for holidays and vacations
The ATS Pacific Group also has significant stake-holdings in a number of companies involved in the travel related areas of international wholesaling, events, gay travel and loyalty and incentive.
ACCOR ASIA PACIFIC
Level 30, Angel Place
123 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: + 61 2 8586 2888
Fax: + 61 2 8586 2928
Website: accortrade.info Mr Henrik Berglind
Director of International Sales – Europe & South Africa
Mrs Lynne McVicar
General Manager – Mercure Grand St Moritz
Accor is the world’s largest hotel and tourism group, over 4000 hotels and resorts globally. In the Pacific region; Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia and Fiji, Accor has 125 hotels and resorts, stretching from all major cities and key resort locations to remote regional areas and islands. In addition to hotels, Accor provides a host of services and complementary businesses including Sydney Showboats and Magistic Cruises, and the Summit Restaurant in Sydney.
Accor’s world-famous brands cover the full spectrum of the market, from two-star to five-star.
Sofitel is Accor’s five-star brand offering elegant accommodation in unforgettable locations. In the Pacific region, there are seven Sofitel located in Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Cairns and Fiji. Accor has announced a major expansion of their Sofitel brand, with the network set to double in the Pacific region over the next 18 months.
Novotel is the world’s leading four-star brand, with a choice of 22 locations across Australia. New-style Novotel rooms, direct from Paris, are being introduced across the entire Novotel network.
Mercure hotels (which include Mercure Inns, Mercure Hotels, Mercure Resorts & Mercure Grand) are the perfect choice if you are looking for a hotel that truly reveals the soul of its location. Every Mercure hotel has its own style, reflecting the culture and ambience of its environment.
All Seasons is a brand specific to the Pacific region, aimed at the franchised accommodation market, with a focus on individual style and friendly service. Our All Seasons hotels range from 3 to 4 star accommodation offering franchised self-contained apartments, motels and small resort complexes. There is the potential for up to 20 hotels to be branded All Seasons by the end of 2005.
Ibis hotels are well located, great value for money, provide consistent standards and convenient locations. In Australia and New Zealand Ibis Hotels tend to be found in central city locations, and are 3 star standards.
We are delighted to announce the launch of Accor Asia Pacific’s new website designed specifically for you, our tour operator and distribution partners. This new trade website will provide you with everything you have ever wanted to know about Accor’s Hotels, Resort and Services in the Asia Pacific region.
The site does not feature any rates or special promotions. So you can confidently refer clients to the site. You can even email pages from the site and download pdf files.
ADVENTURE TOURS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
72 The Parade
Norwood SA 5067
Phone: + 61 8 8309 2299
Fax: + 61 8 8132 1785
Website: adventuretours.com.au Mr Ken Hart
Mr Greg Zammit
Adventure Tours Australia was established in 1993 and is the largest small group, soft-adventure tour operator in Australia. We offer active tours for the adventurous traveller, with emphasis on the youth market, and in the last 12 months have carried over 100,000 passengers throughout the Northern Territory, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, North Queensland and Tasmania.
Our core operation is camping and accommodated safaris catering for budget travellers, as well as private charters and deluxe ‘Safari in Style’ tours in the Northern Territory. Our tours cater for everyone fit and adventurous who want to get off the beaten track and experience the highlights of Australia.
Our tours range in length from 1 to 24 days with regular guaranteed departures (most operate daily year round). Our comprehensive in-house training program for professional guides (incorporating training from National Parks & Wildlife and St Johns Ambulance first aid) ensures all guides possess vast knowledge of geology, botany and Aboriginal culture. We have a fleet of over 120 vehicles including minibus, coach and specialty 4WD vehicles and have Public Liability Insurance of AUD 20M.
Adventure Tours Australia is a National Accredited Tourism Business. Our emphasis on quality and service has been rewarded with the presentation of numerous awards over recent years including:
-2001, 1998 Australian Tourism Award for Tour and Transport Operator Major
-2000 Australian Export Award for Business Services
-2001, 1998 Northern Territory Exporter of the Year Award
-2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1998 NT Tourism Brolga Award for Tour and Transport Operator Major
ALL PACIFIC TRAVEL CONCEPT
115 Clarence Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: + 61 2 9249 0800
Fax: + 61 2 9249 0820
Website: aptc.com.au Ms Stephanie Karst
We are an Inbound Tour Operator with high quality standards, competitive rates, extensive knowledge and friendly multilingual (German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French) staff who will efficiently tailor itineraries to satisfy your FIT or group requirements.
We also specialise in incentive travel or any special interest group, ie. Wine-Growers, Geographers, etc. We aim to ensure all our clients experience the knowledge, history and culture of Australia and the South Pacific.
CARLTON HOTEL AUCKLAND
Cnr Mayoral Drive and Vincent Street
Auckland City Central
P.O. Box 5917 Wellesley Street Auckland 1036
Phone: + 64 9366 5576
Fax: + 64 9366 5575
Website: carltonauckland.co.nz Mr Brendon Bainbridge
Director of Sales & Marketing
The Carlton Hotel Auckland is located in the city centre of Auckland, New Zealand’s gateway. The largest five star hotel featuring dramatic atrium style architecture, the Carlton is ideally positioned to provide a quality experience for all guests. Offering a total of 455 rooms, including 110 superior Carlton Club rooms and 17 suites. All standard rooms offer a spacious 42 square metres, the largest hotel rooms in the city. In room amenities include, mini bars, tea/coffee making facilities, premium TV channels, A/C, broadband accessibility, separate bath and shower.
Hotel facilities include an indoor pool, sundeck, sauna, health club and business centre. Katsura restaurant is a traditional Tepanayaki style Japanese restaurant serving lunch and dinner. Pacific restaurant offers a bountiful breakfast buffet daily as well as a-la-carte lunch and dinner. The Atrium Lounge serving from early morning until late at night offers beverages and snacks. The Aucklander Bar provides big screen TV’s, pool tables and lounge seating. 24 hr room service is available. The Carlton Hotel Auckland is an ideal base for a true New Zealand experience.
GPO Box 268
Brisbane QLD 4001
Phone: + 61 7 3229 5550
Fax: + 61 7 3229 5255
Website: ecotourism.org.au Mr Stephen Pahl
Ecotourism Australia is the peak national representative organisation for Australia’s Nature and Ecotourism sector. Ecotourism Australia also manages the world acclaimed ECO Certification Program and the EcoGuide Australia Program.
FINESSE SOUTH PACIFIC TRAVEL PTY LTD
191 Clarence Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: + 61 2 9262 5200
Fax: + 61 2 9262 5229
Website: finesse-spt.com.au Mr James Maccallum
Groups Tour Co-ordinator
Finesse South Pacific Travel is an Inbound Tour Operator set up by men and women who are committed to offering you and your clients the very best of service, which we describe as the ‘Art of Travel’.
Our company together with its professional team are totally committed to excellence in everything they do and to provide you with the highest quality of service in the following areas:
• Series Group Tours
• One-Off Tours
• F.I.T. Travel
• Special Interest Groups
• Technical, Educational and Cultural Tours
• Incentive Travel
• Conferences and Product Launches
• V.I.P. Services
• Shore Excursions
• Regular/Guaranteed Departure Foreign Language Tours
• Soft Adventure/Active Holidays
• Foreign Language Guides and Operational Staff
With our team of dedicated, highly skilled, experienced and specialist inbound professionals; our goal is to successfully satisfy the needs of the international tourists, your clients by offering and providing a wide variety and spectrum of quality products.
We would welcome the opportunity to working with you. Please contact us at:
Mr Jorge Viegas
Finesse South Pacific Travel Pty Ltd
Level 5, 191 Clarence Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: 61 2 9262 5200
Fax: 61 2 9262 5229
HILTON HOTELS OF AUSTRALIA
456 Kent Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: + 61 2 9266 2097
Fax: + 61 2 9283 2607
Website: hilton.com.au Miss Ines Dlugos
Director of Leisure Sales Australasia
Mr Oded Lifschitz
Vice President Australasia
Hilton Hotels of Australia has been providing first class service for 30 years in Australia. Hilton currently operates seven prestigious properties centrally located in all the major cities across mainland Australia and in Auckland New Zealand.
Hilton Adelaide – Beautifully positioned overlooking Victoria Square and central to Adelaide s Shopping, theatre and business district.
Hilton Brisbane – Enjoy a prime location overlooking the Queen St Mall and surrounding city.
Hilton Cairns – The ideal resort hotel from which to experience Cairns and the tropical north.
Hilton on the Park Melbourne – With commanding views over the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Melbourne Tennis Centre and a short stroll through Fitzroy Gardens to the city centre
Hilton Melbourne Airport – Only metres from Melbourne Airport and connected by covered walkway to both domestic and international terminals
Parmelia Hilton Perth – Overlooking the stunning Swan River and just minutes away from beautiful Kings Park.
Hilton Sydney – A dramatic reconstruction will deliver a stunning new convention and meeting hotel with 577 beautifully refurbished guest rooms.
Sleek contemporary and innovative restaurants & bars designed by celebrated New Yorker; Tony Chi will create a new dining experience. And to relax after the demands of a busy day the Livingwell Premier Health Club will be Australia s largest hotel gym incorporating the Sensory Spa.
Hilton Auckland – This contemporary boutique hotel with the unique location 300m out to sea on Princes Wharf.
5 Dovedale Studios
465 Battersea Park Road
London SW11 4LR
Phone: + 44 (0) 207 924 5834
Fax: + 44 (0) 207 228 5483
Website: hukalodge.co.nz Jenny Mac Lean of Coll
Huka Lodge – the original, the first and the best in New Zealand.
Huka Lodge in Taupo is New Zealand’s foremost luxury lodge. Set in seven acres of breathtaking grounds on the banks of the Waikato River, the lodge borders on the Wairakei Park Reserve, just upstream from the Huka Falls. Twenty light and spacious suites are tucked along the riverbank , highest international standard is the norm for all this fabulous hotel has to offer – blazing log fires and stunning outdoor fire places are dotted around as ‘little extras’. Gastronomy is superb and the cellar holds a unique collection of New Zealand and world wines.
Recreational opportunities at Huka Lodge abound – mountain biking, golf, bungee jumping, water rafting, horse trekking, shooting, kayaking and fly fishing are just a few pursuits which can be organised through Huka Lodge. The new self-contained Owner’s Cottage has just been opened. Four utterly luxurious suites, an infinity pool and a heated spa pool by the river bank will set a new standard for complete indulgence.
It’s all happening in New Zealand! The beautiful country on the other side of the world gets more popular each year; the long journey becomes part of the fun of discovering a simply stunning part of the world.
Innovative House, Level One,
269 Cashel Street
PO Box 21 247
Phone: + 64 3 3653 910
Fax: + 64 33655 755
Website: innovative-travel.com Mr Julian Meindl
Innovative Travel Co Ltd is an Inbound Tour Operator and a creator of Incentive group itineraries within New Zealand. We can cater for FIT and Groups. Our team includes a German born representative based in New Zealand.
Arrangements may include: wine and gourmet tours, golfing, fishing, eco/nature tours, walking tours, scenic tours in a range of 3 – 5 star properties, including some boutique properties.
KEA CAMPERS (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD
PO Box 79
106-110 Ashford Avenue
Milperra NSW 2214
Phone: + 64 9441 7843
Fax: + 64 9441 7847
Website: keacampers.com Mr Rudi Fuhrmann
Chief Executive Officer – Director
Mr Michael Becker
Founded in 1995 in NZ, KEA quickly became the pre-eminent leader in the campervan, motorhome rental industry. In October 2000, KEA expanded its business activities to Australia offering for the first time a truly premier class rental vehicle fleet.
The business expansion continued in May 2004 when KEA set up a franchise in Southern Africa covering S. Africa, Nambia and Zimbabwe.
In September 2004 KEA NZ added to its deluxe camper & motorhome fleet a premier-class motorcycle tours and rentals business. In August 2004 KEA won in NZ four (4) major Tourism Awards incl. the Supreme Award, the highest Award given to a tourism company.
LANDMARK TRAVEL (SOUTH PACIFIC) LTD
PO BOX 6786
125 Vincent Street
Phone: + 64 9300 3530
Fax: + 64 9300 3549
Website: landmarknz.com Ms Andrea Steinhart
Founded in 1979, Auckland based LandMark Travel (South Pacific) Ltd is a Destination Management Company providing Inbound services in New Zealand.
Specialising in the markets of the Americas and Europe, LandMark Travel (South Pacific) Ltd has representation in Germany and the US. The company employs highly qualified consultants fluent in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Czech, German, Dutch and Catalan.
LandMark Travel (South Pacific) Ltd offers a full range of receptive services of outstanding quality and value, particularly those for individual/interactive travellers, special interest groups, incentive travel, pre- and post-convention tours, trade and government missions, ecological tours, cruise ship shore excursions, sporting groups, amongst others.
LandMark Travel (South Pacific) Ltd’s mission is to deliver a creative and satisfying uniquely New Zealand travel experience tailored to client needs and budgets.
LEISURE WORLD HOLIDAYS
Level 12, 33 Berry Street
North Sydney NSW 2060
Phone: + 61 2 9936 5071
Fax: + 61 2 9936 5017
Website: www.theleapfroggroup.com Ms Shayne Earley
With significant experience in operating inbound, outbound and domestic holiday programs, Leisure World Holidays has a proven track record of success with an extensive range of partners including the delivery the official holiday programs of Virgin Blue and Malaysian Airlines, in addition to the new agreed inbound program Virgin Style for Virgin Atlantic (Hong Kong).
With strong relationships with the major suppliers throughout Oceania, Leisure World Holidays has secured an extensive range of highly competitive rates for:
• Domestic flights available on allocation with the ability to search air only with best available fare or Air + Land package via CRS or API connections
• Accommodation including city hotels and holiday resorts
• Packages with strong price/value equations and unique value-add opportunities featuring stay/pay bonuses, free upgrades and inclusions
• Car hire
• Shows, concerts and sporting events
• Experiences such as ballooning, jet fighter flights, rally driving, swimming with the dolphins, sailing lessons, indulgence packages etc
Importantly, Leisure World Holidays’ revolutionary dynamic packaging online solution with real time booking capability delivers unprecedented cost efficiencies. This robust, scaleable dynamic packaging IT solution includes full online booking, confirmation, documentation and payment capabilities.
Leisure World Holidays team pride themselves on their ability to work within equitable financial guidelines and operational constraints in addition to fast-tracking opportunities and tactical responses.
As a division of The Leapfrog Group, Leisure World Holidays is based in Sydney with affiliated offices in Brisbane, Melbourne, London, Madrid, Paris, Rotterdam, Frankfurt, Cape Town and Boston.
Leisure World Holidays proudly stands by their extensive experience, diverse and highly competitive product range, leading edge online dynamic packaging IT solution, sophisticated call centre and confidently develops partnerships with a global perspective
PACIFIC DESTINATIONZ LIMITED
PO Box 302-108
North Harbour, Albany
Phone: + 64 9915 8888
Fax: + 64 9915 8889
Website: www.pacificdestinationz.co.nz Ms Angelika Freeman
Group Tour Consultant
Pacific Destinationz is a privately owned company formed in 1996. Our name reflects the fact that we offer the whole South Pacific region, in particular New Zealand and Fiji.
We have experience in all markets with multi-lingual staff available to assist in most European or Asian languages.
The services we offer include:
• SERIES PROGRAMMES
• SPECIAL & COMMON INTEREST GROUPS
• SPORTS PROGRAMMES
• DESTINATION MANAGEMENT FOR INCENTIVES
• INDEPENDENT TRAVEL
• CHARTER GROUPS
• SHORE EXCURSIONS
In addition we also operate regular tours in Spanish and Italian
Our philosophy is simple: QUALITY = RETENTION = GROWTH
This means that if we offer the best quality of services, you will retain your clients: your company benefits and hopefully so will ours! We work on behalf of your company, offering you the benefits of our good name in New Zealand and the Pacific.
We have the latest in technology with a customised and fully integrated reservation system with bookings and information available via the Internet. Our website has been developed to assist you in selling our destinations and is frequently updated to keep you informed of changes and additions.
This year, we are aiming at further improvements to our technology, upgrading our operating system, and shortly, we plan to offer online bookings to our preferred wholesalers.
We would welcome the opportunity to discuss your plans for selling New Zealand and the Pacific islands.
THL RENTALS BRITZ & MAUI
Phone: + 49 889 7257 9550
Fax: + 49 897 25 4516
Website: www.britz.com or www.maui-rentals.com Mr Heinz Schauer
Regional Sales Manager Europe
Mrs Michaela Huege
Sales & Marketing Executive
Mr Scott Fahey
Tourism Holdings Limited continues to upgrade its fleet and recently signed an agreement with Volkswagen to undertake a chassis-building programme for its Maui Motorhomes and Britz Campervans in New Zealand and Australia. In the coming months, Volkswagen will supply THL with more than 250 motorhome and campervan units.
TERRITORY THRIFTY CAR RENTAL
GPO Box 4444
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: + 61 8 8942 2421
Fax: + 61 8 8942 0421
Website: rentacar.com.au Mr Brian Measey
Territory Thrifty (formerly Territory Rent-A-Car) was founded in 1965 by Brian and Patricia Measey and they have been serving the industry since that time. Independently owned and operated, Territory Thrifty is an organisation that takes pride in its dedication to customer service and satisfaction.
A friendly and efficient service is provided to our overseas visitors enabling them to enjoy the great outback and experience the unique attractions of the Northern Territory. The company has the largest most comprehensive fleet with over 600 air-conditioned vehicles. The extensive range includes, small, medium, large and luxury 4WDs, passenger buses, trucks and coach charter division. A range of self-drive accommodated packages available. All accommodation types can be arranged. Collision damage insurance on all rentals. Personal accident and accident protection packages also available.
Nine offices throughout the Northern Territory as well as Kununurra and a new airport office in Broome, Western Australia. A new agents website is now available, www.thriftyntagents.com – your clients can be directed to this site, it contains all they need to know about vehicles available, suggested itineraries, road conditions and general information, but no rates, this dead end site is deigned to help you to help your clients understand the unique Northern Territory conditions.
Our pledge to you is PASSIONATE INDIVIDUAL SERVICE EVERYTIME.
THE AOT GROUP
420 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3004
Phone: + 61 3 9867 7233
Fax: + 61 3 9867 7244
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Mr Gary Paterson
Director Sales & Marketing
Mr Helmut Kolb
Group General Manager Product
The AOT Group has the become the market leader in relation to Online Travel Technology, developing its product range to offer Worldwide partners a XML Service as well as a very comprehensive Booking engine as well as Re-branded booking engines for Australia and New Zealand.
Over the past 17years The AOT Group has worked very closely with its client portfolio to ensure our clients grow there businesses to become clear market leaders.
The great diversity of destinations and the product range we offer from budget to deluxe is unmatched in the marketplace. We specialise in delivering high quality service as well as best pricing and inventory for our clients worldwide.
TOURISM EYRE PENINSULA
PO Box 1145
Port Lincoln SA 5606
Phone: + 61 8 8682 4688
Fax: + 61 8 8682 6809
Mr Shaun Debruyn
Tourism Eyre Peninsula is one of the twelve South Australian regional marketing bodies. The Eyre Peninsula is the second largest region in South Australia with over 2000 kilometres of coastline.
6 Katherine Terrace
Katherine NT 0850
Phone: + 61 8 8971 9938
Fax: + 61 8 8972 3989
Travel North is family-owned, has been in operation since 1967, and today operates four accommodation outlets, a safari camp in Kakadu, over 37 tours, a service station and transit centre with travel agency, hire cars and 22 buses and coaches. We are a full service company that can cater for most aspects of a travellers needs in the Top End of the Northern Territory. Travel North has also recently become a tour operator for The Ghan in Katherine.
Travel North is a progressive company, meeting the changing demands of today’s tourism requirements.
Travel North has a very successful partnership with the Jawoyn Aboriginal People, who are recognised as the traditional owners of the Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge. We are the sole operators of the two, four and eight hour boat tours and canoes in the Gorge.
We operate one to five day tours from Darwin, visiting Litchfield, Mataranka Thermal Pools, Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, Manyallaluk (The Aboriginal Dreaming Place) and Kakadu. Also available are tours from Katherine to Kakadu from The Ghan, and our popular Crocodile Night Adventure.
Travel North are specialists at tailoring the tour to meet the requirements of a small or a large group. We have a fully interactive website that covers Darwin and Katherine, and a dead end website, that has all the information required.
The Travel North 24-page brochure contains all the information on our tours, which encompass light adventure, ecotourism, Aboriginal culture, wilderness, canoe experience, and so much more.
WIEDEMANN TRAVEL AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
PO Box 736
North Sydney NSW 2059
Phone: + 61 2 9955 0000
Fax: + 61 2 9954 5913
Wiedemann Travel have been one of the leading operators in Australia and New Zealand for more than 30 years.
We have established high quality group tours, Incentives programs and special interest tours with unsurpassed knowledge of the region. Our experienced management team and staff are committed to your needs so that your client s satisfaction is guaranteed.
Our reputation is one of excellence which has been confirmed by commendations from numerous authorities, including government and industry bodies. Wiedemann Travel has handled many successful air charters in Australia and New Zealand over the years as well as being the ground operator for Germany s major official operator for the Olympics in Sydney 2000.
By using the services of Wiedemann Travel for inbound touring, you will be dealing with a reliable, flexible and professional company. We have the stability and experience to offer increased benefits to the most demanding clients.
The combination of our long standing reputation and respected clientele, mostly from Europe and North America, adds to a remarkable formula for success.
By joining forces with BRITZ Tours we are now able to offer German speaking scheduled departures year round for Australia and New Zealand.