- Travel Trade Gazette
"Travel Trade Gazette" (UK & Ireland edition) is a weekly newspaper for the travel industry.
"TTG", as it is widely known, was launched in 1953 [Bray & Raitz: "Flight to the Sun", page 36. Continuum, 2001] and claims to be the world's oldest travel trade newspaper. It features news, destination reports and careers advice for the travel and tourism industries. Sectors covered include travel agents, tour operators, airlines, cruise companies, hotels, tourist boards, rail travel, ferry lines, business travel and web-based operators.
The paper has an audited circulation of 24,183 [http://www.abc.org.uk/cgi-bin/gen5?runprog=nav/abc&noc=y] and is distributed via subscription and controlled circulation to high street travel agents, homeworker agents, call centres, tour operators and other travel organisations. It is published on Friday.
"TTG" also publishes "ttgbusiness", a monthly magazine for the business travel sector, "ttgluxury", a new quarterly publication, and a range of supplements.
The paper's website, [http://www.ttglive.com TTGlive.com] , features news, photo galleries, online training courses and job vacancies.
A "TTG" campaign in 2007 to cut queues at UK airports was backed by "The Sun" newspaper [ [http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2001330003-2007300091,00.html Cut holiday queues this summer | The Sun |HomePage|Travel ] ] .
The editor is Lucy Huxley. The publisher is Paula Martin. "TTG" employs about 40 staff and is published by
United Business Media. It is based at UBM's head office at Ludgate House, 245 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 9UY.
"TTG" is also published under licence in the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, the Czech Republic, Italy, Poland and Hungary, and by Asia Media Pte Ltd in Singapore and China. [http://www.ttgmena.com TTG Middle East & North Africa] .
"TTG"'s main competitors are "Travel Weekly" in print and Travelmole and e-tid.com online.
TTG Middle East & North Africa
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