AVALON HAVE hosted a group of Australian travel agents on a famil sailing through the heart of the south of France.

Eight senior leaders from Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) were welcomed aboard the company’s ‘Active & Discovery on the Rhone’ itinerary.

Hosted by Mitch Spencer, Global Account Manager for Globus family of brands, the group experienced firsthand Avalon’s signature Suite Ships.

“I’ve been to France several times, but on this voyage, we were able to visit remarkable ancient villages that I wouldn’t have otherwise thought to visit,” said Allie Sparr, Global Head of Brand and Marketing at Flight Centre Travel Group Independent.

“I would highly recommend Avalon Waterways to anyone considering a river cruise.”

Itinerary highlights included cycling through Camargue Regional Nature Park to spot flamingos, taking a painting workshop to mimic Van Gough in Arles and sampling local sips in an underground cave wine tasting in Avignon.

“What I love about river cruising and Avalon Waterways is having options to do it my way, I can relax or be as active as I like,” said Clinton Hearne, Global Head of Marketing, Flight Centre Travel Group.

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