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Group Travel Today

In this issue, we find out how busy the Coach and Group operators have become since restrictions have been relaxed.

European river canal and ocean cruises return, whilst Wendy Hartley – Scarff chief executive of the Association of Group Travel Organisers welcomes the return of familiarisation trips.

Our own Group Travel Organiser guru tells us about her recent trips to beautiful gardens which have been a lifesaver whilst waiting for other indoor venues to open, luckily this has now happened.

As well as familiar features, inside we have an Inspirational Days Out supplement which highlights just some of the venues around the county waiting to welcome groups back with open arms.

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Group Travel Today Planning Guide

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DIRECTORY
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WHAT’S ON – AUGUST 2021 – St Albans
St Albans is a historic and cultural Cathedral city like no other. Whether you live local or are visiting for a day or longer, there’s plenty to soak up and see and do- delight in St Albans home-grown talent at the local markets or enjoy one of the many special events and festivals the city has to offer.

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Visit Southwell Minster and the world-renowned Leaves of Southwell

After being closed for over a year whilst undergoing significant conservation work, The Leaves of Southwell can once again be seen in all their exquisite glory, thanks to a £2.2m National Lottery Heritage Funded project.

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Barry Stewart joins the management team of Jubilee Market Ltd

Barry Stewart (pictured) who many of you will have worked with in the past in his role as Tours Manager for the Royal Opera House, is delighted to have been asked to join the management team of Jubilee Market Ltd by Stewart Carroll

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Hindu Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

This is the oldest and largest hindu temple in Colombo and is dedicated to the Gods Shiva and Ganesh. Ganesha (also known as Ganesa or Ganapati) is one of the most important gods in Hindu mythology and he is also worshipped in Jainism and Buddhism.

 

A visit is a must to find out more about this fascinating religion it has monumental towers elaborated, with hundreds of colourful ornaments a delight the eyes and memories. Enjoy!