The Departure Lounge

The Departure Lounge is a unique travel media content hub powered by the Connections Group of brands – CT Connections, Executive Edge Travel and Totem Group.

Tapping into the infinite wisdom of more than 130 travel experts in corporate travel, luxury travel, as well as events, incentives and group travel, we’re combining our knowledge and resources with experienced travel content experts with vast experience in producing magazines, newspapers, videos, and various digital media product. The Departure Lounge’s main objective is to serve up a constant stream of travel news, destination features, insights, hotel and airline reviews, celebrity interviews, and generally all things one would expect from a quality online travel magazine with high productions values.

Wanting comprehensive coverage of luxury travel in Africa? Our Luxury Travel Muse Yvonne Verstandig, one of the world’s top luxury travel designers, has it covered. Or how about the top 8 lunch venues in London on your next business trip? Seasoned travel writer Scott Podmore dishes up only the best. And how about travel tips and holiday favourites from Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes or TV presenter and publisher Deborah Hutton? The Departure Lounge will deliver it all and more in the pursuit of great storytelling.

TDL’s mission is to also support all suppliers, partners and customers involved with the CT Connections Travel Group of brands by connecting with powerful messaging to its database of more than 50,000 business and luxury travellers. TDL will also crossover into the audiences/databases of our “connections” including the AFL, premium hotel groups, airlines, and industries such as fashion, sport, mining, pharmaceutical, academia, non for profit, agriculture, building and construction and others.