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About Robert Mackenzie

Boss of C. I. Travel Group working with a fantastic team of people here in Jersey. I’ve been in the travel industry nearly 30 years and enjoyed every minute of it. Lived in The Channel Islands for half of that time and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.

The MD’s View – December 2012

There are less than 3 weeks to go until Christmas and we have pretty much finalised all our plans for the New Year. Our 2013 holiday brochures are printed and will be in travel agents this week in good time … Continue reading

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The MD’s View – October 2012

The autumn is well and truly here – and the change in season is noticeable not least with the wonderful clear light that we always get in the islands at this time of year. Spectacular sunrises and sunsets have generated … Continue reading

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The MD’s view – August 2012

It’s been an unusual summer – and I am not just talking about the weather! It seems the UK has been basking in patriotic fervour since the Jubilee in June. Today sees the start of the Paralympics which look set … Continue reading

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The MD’s view – July 2012

We’re midway through the summer peak season for our business and happily the sunshine and warmth that we all love, arrived in time for the start of the school holidays. Despite the less than seasonal weather we have seen in … Continue reading

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The MD’s view – June 2012

This is a big year for Britain – with the eyes of the world focusing on our country as we celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee last month and host the 2012 Olympics in August (4 weeks today will herald the … Continue reading

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The MD’s view – May 2012

I have been doing a bit of travelling in the past month. One of the downsides of living on an island is that every time you need to escape it involves a flight or ferry journey. Many people look forward … Continue reading

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The MD’s view – April 2012

April is always a bit of a funny month in the travel industry – and it’s all Easter’s fault. Every year it moves around. Last year 22-25 April, this year 6-9 April & next year Good Friday is in March! … Continue reading

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The MD’s view – March 2012

The travel industry has always felt that it has had to shout louder than some industries to have their voice heard when it comes to UK government policy. This year has been no exception. I am sure you cannot have … Continue reading

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The MD’s view – February 2012

February is a month that seems to fly by each year. Even though we have the additional leap-year day in 2012, we are now almost into March and in less than 4 weeks the clocks will be going forward and … Continue reading

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The MD’s view – January 2012

How time flies! January is always a busy month for our business, both in terms of sales and with the team implementing the plans we have been working on for the past few months. However this year the month seems … Continue reading

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