Rooster at WTM 2015

Rooster at WTM 2015
15th October 2015 admin_rooster

Rooster at WTM 2015

Rooster is again representing a number of clients at World Travel Market (2-5 November 2015). Journalists and bloggers are invited to get in touch with the relevant teams to arrange meetings and interviews at WTM/in London for that period.

Aqua-Firma (wildlife travel company)

Website: www.aqua-firma.co.uk

Meeting point: TBC on individual basis

Representatives available for interview:
Ralph Pannell, Director

Charlotte Caffrey, Director (available Monday)

Angles/news:
– Opportunities for safe and responsible encounters with wildlife and marine life in wilderness locations around the planet
– Unique adventures bridging land and sea from the Equator to the Poles
– Polar voyages
– Whale shark research expeditions
– Private and small group safaris
– Conservation, marine/wildlife research and eco-travelRooster contact:
Melissa Hobson / Sunita Ghalley
T: +44 (0)20 3440 6693
E: [email protected]
Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives (entry level five-star resort)

Website: www.atmosphere-kanifushi.com

Stand no: AS100

Representatives available for interview:
Dinesh Bhaskar, Director, Sales & Marketing

Ali Abdulla, Assistant Manager, Marketing & PR

Angles/news:
– Two new properties opening: OBLU by Atmosphere, four-star diving resort (Nov 2015) and OZEN by Atmosphere, five-star luxury resort (May 2016)Rooster Contact:
Stuart Fyfe / Jo Kendall / Libby Allan
T: +44 (0)20 3440 8930
E: [email protected]
Cruise Nation (award-winning cruise tour operator)

Website: www.cruisenation.com

Meeting point: TBC on individual basis

Representatives available for interview:
Phil Evans, MD

 

Angles/news:
– Trends in the cruise industry
– Changing perceptions of cruising and the evolution of cruise offerings
– The increasing new-to-cruise market and younger people being drawn to cruising
– Latest news, announcements deals and offersRooster contact:
Melissa Hobson / Tim Thackray / Sunita Ghalley
T: +44 (0)20 3440 6695
E: [email protected]
DFDS (leading ferry operator)

Website: www.dfds.co.uk

Stand no: EU2000

Representatives available for interview:
Max Foster, Passenger Director

Emma Batchelor, PR Manager

Angles/news:
– Two new ferries to be added to the Dover – Calais route, end of 2015
– Newcastle – Amsterdam mini-cruisesRooster Contact:
Stuart Fyfe / Kevan Barber/ Jo Kendall
T: +44 (0)20 3440 8930
E: [email protected]
Garuda Indonesia (Indonesia’s national airline)

Website: www.garuda-indonesia.com

Stand no: AS 300

Representative available for interview:
Jubi Prasetyo, General Manager UK

Angles/news:
– Plans for 2016 on the London to Jakarta routeRooster contact:
Nick Wheywell / Stuart Fyfe / Kevan Barber / Libby Allan
T: +44 (0)20 3440 8930
E: [email protected]
intuitive systems (travel technology software company)

Website: www.intuitivesystems.com

Stand number: TT419

Representatives available for interview:
Jackie Groves, Sales and Marketing Director
 

Angles/news:
– Overview of intuitive’s powerful end-to-end reservation platform for tailor made TOs, OTAs & hotel wholesalers (iVector) and its new platform capabilities
– iVector is used across the travel industry, from modern tour operators to online travel agents and accommodation wholesalers
– iVector offers automated buying, selling, managing and fulfilling processes to help improve business efficiency
– Outline of new itinerary building module for tailor made tour operators
– Company update – latest news, announcements and new clientsRooster contact:
Melissa Hobson / Nick Wheywell / Sarah Sullivan
T: +44 (0)20 3440 8926
E: [email protected]
Rentals Combined (business and vacation rental property company)

Website: www.rentalscombined.net

Stand number: TT552

Representatives available for interview:
Nico and Elkie Nicholas, Founders and Co-Directors
 

Angles/news:
– Launching in October 2015, Rentals Combined is set to disrupt the property rental market
– Overview of the company and trends in the industryRooster contact:
James Brooke / Melissa Hobson
T: +44 (0)20 3440 8927
E: rent[email protected]
Spanish Tourist Office

Website: www.spain.info

Stand number: EU1500/EU1550

Representatives available for interview:
Enrique Ruiz de Lera, Director of the Spanish Tourist Office

Angles/news:
– Hosting the event “Spain, A Country Briefing” from 15.30-16.30, Monday 2 November at North Gallery Rooms 14 & 15. Excel
– Speakers at “Spain, A Country Briefing” will be: Enrique Ruiz de Lera, Director of the Spanish Tourist Office, Simon Calder, Senior Travel Editor The Independent & Mark Tanzer, executive director of ABTA
– Holding a press conference at 16.00, Tuesday 3 November at North Gallery Rooms 14 & 15. Excel
– Holding a WTM cocktail reception at 19.00, Tuesday 3 November (invitation only)
– What’s new in 2016
– Latest visitor figuresRooster contact:
James Brooke / Melissa Hobson / Julie Aguilera / Nick Wheywell
T: +44 (0)20 3440 8927
E: [email protected]
St. Pete/Clearwater (regional Florida tourist board)

Website: www.visitstpeteclearwater.com

Stand no: NA 400

Representative available for interview:
Leroy Bridges, Director of Media & Content, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater

Angles/news:
– 2,000 new hotel rooms opening in the next 12 months including the 230 room Opal Sands Resort on Clearwater Beach
– ‘Disney & Dali’ exhibition at St. Pete’s Dali Museum
– New Craft Beer Guide to St. PeteRooster contact:
Stuart Fyfe / Kevan Barber / Libby Allan
T: +44 (0)20 3440 8930
E: [email protected]
WOW air (budget Icelandic airline)

Website: www.wowair.co.uk

Stand no: EU 840c

Representatives available for interview:
Skúli Mogensen, Founder & CEO

Svana Fridriksdóttir, Communications Director

Angles/news:
– The cheapest transatlantic airline with fares from £99 to Boston, Washington DC, Toronto and MontrealRooster contact:
Stuart Fyfe / Kevan Barber
T: +44 (0)20 3440 8930
E: [email protected]