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Travel Trade training kits for agents
The Agent North travel trade training program is now available to overseas travel agents, alongside a handy toolkit for you to use. Take a fun and educational journey through an area of Britain like no other.

Register to do the training course and there is also the toolkit/resources area which features all the bookable products and images.

The big prize for each market is still up for grabs. To win a trip for 2 from each country back to the North!

Click here for US

Click here for Aus/NZ

Click here for Germany

Click here for Netherlands

Click here for China

Virgin Atlantic launch direct route from San Francisco and Boston starting 2017
Summer 2017 will see a direct route from San Francisco for the first time in Manchester's Airport history. The service will operate three times a week on the airline's newest A330 aircraft. Boston wil also operate twce weekly, again on the new A330 aircraft.

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Beijing to Manchester direct flight with Hainan Airlines
Starting 10th June Hainan Airlines will offer the only direct service from Beijing to Manchester and will be operated by an Airbus A330-200, offering two cabins for Business and Economy. Manchester is the only airport outside of London with a direct scheduled service to China.

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easyJet adds a new route to Tivat to its network
easyJet, the UK's leading airline has launched a new route to Tivat in Montenegro from Manchester Airport. Montenegro will become easyJet's 32nd country in its network and the 45th destination available from Manchester Airport. The new connection is the only one offered to Tivat by any UK airline outside of London. The airline is expected to fly 15,000 passengers a year to and from Tivat throughout the summer, operating twice a week.

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Manchester Soccer Coaching Experience for Groups
Greatdays have teamed up with Manchester United Museum and Tour to create unique four night Manchester Soccer Coaching Experiences, including skills and development sessions, friendly matches, dinners and VIP stadium tours.

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Manchester Music Tours
This season sees Craig Gill, former 'Inspiral Carpets' drummer introducing three new tours, 'The Beatles in Manchester', 'James Walking Tour' and 'The Hollies Bus Tour'. Full itineraries can be found on the website. The 'Manchester Music Walking Tour' is now weekly, every Wednesday at the Town Hall at 10.30am, £10 Adults and £5 for Kids.

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