Grin Creative releases new quarterly Avalon Airport magazine

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Avalon Inbound | Outbound (photo credit: TravMedia)Grin Creative is publishing a new free quarterly magazine for Melbourne’s Avalon Airport.

Scheduled for release later this month, Avalon Inbound I Outbound offers content on various travel destinations in Australia and Asia. Some of the Australia content is aimed at generating interest in the Great Ocean Road and around Geelong.

The introduction of the new magazine is being timed to build up interest for the airport’s opening of a new international terminal in December 2018; budget carrier Air Asia will be the first to send flights to Avalon.

Grin Creative director Justin Jamieson said the company’s experience in publishing the National Geographic Traveller and get lost, among other magazines, will work towards the success of Avalon Inbound I Outbound.

“We're really excited to be working with Avalon Airport and adding this magazine to our already well-established publishing arm, which includes National Geographic Traveller, the award winning get lost magazine and the soon-to-be-launched Luxury Escapes Magazine,” he said.

Avalon airport CEO Justin Giddings said it was a great time to launch a publication and that it’s an exciting time for the airport.

“This is an exciting time for Avalon Airport. Our domestic flights are filling up, and we go international from December 5. What better time to launch a new publication than now? We believe that travel should be both comfortable and affordable, and when people fly with us they save precious time and money. We're thrilled to now provide a forum to showcase all the experiences that they can spend those savings on,” said Giddings.

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