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There's a Party Going On Right Here!......Right here. On your desktop.

Yes, believe it or not, our fab agent-friendly site is 1 year old!!
Travel Bulletin Online was launched on Friday 24th April 2009 and thanks to you it is now firmly established as the go-to site for the latest Agent Perks, Competitions and Promotions. Not to mention travel industry news, destination features and training tips....

To say thanks, we are staging this unique ONLINE BIRTHDAY PARTY. That's right - a party on your PC that is not only free to attend, but also has no dress code and you can join in the fun without even having to leave your desk. And it's going on for a whole month!

So, let your hair down and join in the party fun and games by entering our competitions and quizzes - and, who knows, you could be a lucky winner too!

ALAS, ALL GOOD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END.........The Birthday Party will finish on Bank Holiday Monday 31st May. So enter all those fab competitions while you still can, and who knows what you might win?! In the meantime, a big Thank You to all those agents who helped us celebrate and made our party go with a bang!
Good Luck and Best Wishes,
Travel Bulletin Online

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Birthday Buddies


Birthday Buddies

Other travel companies celebrating significant anniversaries include:

PortAventura 15 years

Rocky Mountaineer 20 years

Journey Latin America 30 years

Sunvil 40 years

Gulf Air 60 years

Norman Carr Safaris 60 years

DeutscheBahn 175 years

Poland National Tourist Office (200 Years since Chopin's birth)

If your company is also celebrating a significant anniversary, let us know and we'll add you to the list. Email:

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Day in History


Wall Of Fame


1815 Anthony Trollope (Victorian novelist)
1924 Sir Clement Freud (broadcaster, writer, politician, chef)
1934 Shirley MacLaine (actress)
1942 Barbra Streisand (actress, singer)
1952 Jean-Paul Gaultier (fashion designer)
1954 Captain Sensible (singer)
1959 Paula Yates (broadcaster)
1964 Djimon Hounsou (Actor)
1973 Sachin Tendulkar (cricketer)
1982 Kelly Clarkson (singer)



    • 1558 Mary Queen of Scots marries the Dauphin of France, Franois, at Notre Dame de Paris. (see link for image)
    • 1731 Daniel Defoe English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies (see link for image)
    • 1792 "La Marseillaise" composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle
    • 1877 Russo-Turkish War, 18771878: Russia declares war on Ottoman Empire.
    • 1880 Amateur Athletic Association, governing body for men's athletics in England and Wales, is founded in Oxford, England
    • 1888 Eastman Kodak forms (image attached)
    • 1929 A non-stop England to India flight takes-off
    • 1953Winston Churchill is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
    • 1968 Mauritius becomes a member state of the United Nations.
    • 1968 Number one hit on UK music charts - Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
    • 1969 Paul McCartney says there is no truth to the rumours he is dead
    • 1970 China PR launches its first satellite transmitting song "East is Red"
    • 1970 Gambia becomes a republic within the Commonwealth
    • 1981 IBM-PC introduced
    • 1982 Number one hit on UK music charts - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder - Ebony And Ivory 1986 Wallis Warfield Simpson (Duchess of Windsor) dies
    • 1989 Massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day" (see Massacusetts image attached)
    • 1990 STS-31: The Hubble Space Telescope is launched by the Space Shuttle Discovery. (image attached)
    • 1993 – An IRA bomb devastates the Bishopsgate area of London.
    • 1996 – In the United States, the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 is introduced.
    • 2005Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is inaugurated as the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church taking the name Pope Benedict XVI.
    • 2005 – Snuppy, the world's first cloned dog is born in South Korea.
    • 2006King Gyanendra of Nepal gives into the demands of protesters and restores the parliament that he dissolved in 2002.

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Wall of Fame


Wall Of Fame

Travel Bulletin Online prides ourselves in offering agents regular opportunities to supplement their earnings with prizes and free travel.

Below are some of the agents who have done just this by winning one of the many competitions that have been featured during our first year:

Sarah Capp - Carrick Travel, Leamington Spa. Sarah won a £1,500 trip for two to Las Vegas, courtesy of Major Travel.

Jaap Hesselink - Voyager Travel. Jaap won a safari holiday and luxury rail journey for two in South Africa, courtesy of 2 by 2 Holidays and Rovos Rail.

Lesley Jubb - Lesley Jubb Travel. Lesley won a case of wine, courtesy of the Jetset/Qantas Australia Quiz.

Norman Taylor - Kiwi Travel. Norman won a case of wine, courtesy of the Jetset/Qantas Australia Quiz.

Sarah Willis - Bath Travel. Sarah won a 7 nt stay for two at the Hotel Paradise Park Resort & Spa, Tenerife.

Lynn Martin - Davis World Travel, Porchester. Lynn won a meal for two in Covent Garden plus a London Eye flight, courtesy of

Dave Archer - Robert Broad Travel. Dave won a pair of Kingfisher Airlines flight tickets, courtesy of the Jetset/Kingfisher Airlines competition.

Eddie Allen - The Marine Travel Company. Eddie won a break for two to Madeira, courtesy of the TAP Portugal Xmas Quiz.

Royston Hart - Harts of Epsom. Royston was the first ever winner of the Wii console courtesy of the Travel Bulletin Travel Quiz.

Sharon McConway - Flight Centre. Sharon won 2 return tickets to Stockholm, courtesy of

Ellen Cross - Bath Travel. Ellen won 2 return tickets to Copenhagen, courtesy of

David Stock - Tickets Travel. David won 2 return tickets to Oslo, courtesy of

John Finnie - Horncastle Travel, Edinburgh. John won a pair of return flight tickets to anywhere on the Kingfisher Airlines Middle East, Far East and India network. This was courtesy of our most recent Kingfisher Airlines competition.

Have a go at the various games and competitions that are now open in the Travel Bulletin Online 1st Birthday Party, and elsewhere across our main site!

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