Marketing to the Heart of Europe.

usa <div id="bigtipcontainerbenelux"><div id="tipcontainerbenelux"><div id="tipheaderbenelux">Benelux</div></div></div><div id="tiparticle"><p>Travel Advance has been covering the Benelux market since 2003. We make regular targeted sales calls to tour operators in the Netherlands.</p>
<p>In Belgium we have participated in the <a href="http://www.visitsouthernafrica.be" target="_blank">Visit Southern Africa Days</a> consecutively since 2006. This Africa-focussed event brings together Belgian tour operators, travel agents, consumers, and African hotels, airlines and embassies.</p></div> <div id="bigtipcontaineruk"><div id="tipcontaineruk"><div id="tipheaderuk">UK & France</div></div></div><div id="tiparticle"><p>Travel Advance (as Travel e-Sense) started business in 2002 in London, focusing primarily on the UK market. Since 2007 <a href="/index.php/faces/pennyhooper">Penny Hooper</a> joined the company and took responsibility for the UK and France.</p>
<p>Since 2012 <a href="http://www.samphiretravelconsulting.com" target="_blank">Penny’s company</a> has worked as a sister company to Travel Advance, and shares some of our clients.</p></div> <div id="bigtipcontainerdach"><div id="tipcontainerdach"><div id="tipheaderdach">DACH</div></div></div><div id="tiparticle"><p>Travel Advance has been calling on tour operators in the Germany, Switzerland and Austria since 2003. </p>
<p>Currently these countries are the pow er house of Europe, having defied the worst of the recession, and have always been the core of Travel Advance’s sales and marketing activities.</p>
<p>Since 2014 we have partnered Onshow Solutions in organising the annual Africa Showcase Mitteleuropa event. These are targeted travel trade workshops with the view to link up African hotels and tourism companies with the German/Swiss/Austria travel trade.</p>
<p>Travel Advance has German-speaking team members.</p>
<p> </p></div> <div id="bigtipcontainercee"><div id="tipcontainercee"><div id="tipheadercee">CEE</div></div></div><div id="tiparticle"><p>The CEE countries (Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia) are the most dynamic in Europe in terms of growth of outbound tourism.  These are the home markets of Travel Advance. <a href="/index.php/faces/lenkafidranska">Lenka Fidranská</a> is Czech and is learning Polish; <a href="/index.php/faces/paddingtontucker">Paddington Tucker</a> studied Eastern European languages and has focused on these markets since 2003.</p>
<p> </p></div> <div id="bigtipcontainerrus"><div id="tipcontainerrus"><div id="tipheaderrus">Russia, Ukraine</div></div></div><div id="tiparticle"><p>Travel Advance has focused on the Russian market since 2007, and we make regular visits to Russia. We are Russian-speaking and are well connected with key tour operators and incentive houses.</p>
<p>Together with <a href="http://www.onshowsolutions.co.za/russian-roadshow" target="_blank">Onshow Solutions</a> we coordinate the annual Russian roadshow in Moscow, St Petersburg and Kiev. This event brings African hotels and DMCs together with the Russian travel trade.</p></div>
Operating since 2002, Travel Advance promotes luxury hotels, Destination Management Companies and tourist boards to the European travel trade. It also coordinates industry workshops with the aim of linking up European tour operators/incentive houses with overseas partners.