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Travel Agents

Flight Centre “not concerned” by Webjet or Airbnb

by Hannah Edensor

Webjet’s CEO says the role of the travel agent is in decline, but Flight Centre’s Skroo has set him straight. Not that he was bendy or contorted, though.

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Travel Agents

Aussies choose favourite travel agent

by Hannah Edensor

An OTA has pipped Flight Centre at the post to take #1 spot. Although there wasn’t an official running race to determine who’s better.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre touts UK as “budget holiday”, airfares drop 25%

by Daisy Melwani

Aussies won’t be skroo’d over in going to the UK anymore with rampant airfare discounting, but we still reckon the 24 hour journey will leave us a little skroo’d.

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Technology

Why travel brands need to take social media seriously

We tried to take social media seriously, but between all the cats scared of cucumbers and people falling over, it just got too hard.

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Travel Agents

Webjet almost quadruples half year profits

Just when you thought we couldn’t write another financial results story, here’s another!

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Travel Agents

Skroo disappointed in Flight Centre slump

by Hannah Edensor

Flight Centre offices forced to cut back on excessive pen ordering and swap Arnotts for Homebrand after these unfortunate results.

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Travel Agents

Skroo VS Luxon in epic rugby battle

by Hannah Edensor

Flight Centre the ultimate victor in the rugby match of the year, following ‘reports’ Luxon threw mud at Skroo in a post match tantrum.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre among Australia’s most powerful brands

by Daisy Melwani & B&T Magazine

What are Australia’s most valuable travel brands? Find out which airlines, hotels and agencies made the cut, and which were notably absent from the list!

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre verdict spurs agency agreements review

by Daisy Melwani

A South Australian-based law firm has urged businesses to review its agency agreements following December’s court ruling against Flight Centre, saying it leaves practices “up in the air”.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre’s Skroo at odds with ACCC over court verdict

by Daisy Melwani

Flight Centre has taken the High Court’s decision on the chin, but claims the ACCC’s willingness to pursue this case “without discussion or negotiation” is at odds with its recent approach to OTAs.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre loses ACCC case on airfare conduct

by Daisy Melwani

Flight Centre has lost a High Court battle with the ACCC over airfare prices that initially found the travel agency group to have engaged in anti-competitive conduct and previously fined $11 million.

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Technology

Serko looks to 2017 for profitablity

by Daisy Melwani

Losses before tax have been reduced by 39% to $2m, and the NZ based company are now expecting profitability in the next financial year.

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