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Big Fat Agent Wrap

by Vanessa Bussoletti

It’s Friday & that means two things at Travel Weekly – time to don our drinking muumuus AND a delightfully jam-packed Agent Wrap.

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Flight Centre builds business in Europe

by Hannah Edensor

Flight Centre continues to spread its tentacles with a new acquisition, but that’s not to suggest it’s a cephalopod mollusc.

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Travel Agents

How Aussie agencies are beating OTAs

by Tara Harrison

We searched high and low for the best looking agencies making brick and mortar cool again. Unlike OTAs that have a face only a mother could love.

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Travel Agents

“Let’s see OTA’s for what they really are”: MTA MD

Mobile Travel Agents’ co-managing director Roy Merricks is all fired up over recent OTA slandering, although hasn’t suffered any third-degree burns.

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“Travel agents are limited”: Webjet MD

by Hannah Edensor

Let the one without sin cast the first stone, we say. Although we’re not suggesting anyone actually throw any stones. That’s a bit much.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre considers unlimited annual leave

Travel Weekly has an unlimited annual leave policy too! Well, at least we thought we did until our boss angrily called us while we were sunning ourselves in Barbados.

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Business

News

Flight Centre to establish global DMC network

Flight Centre’s growth never ceases to amaze us. Well, actually, it does after a while. The business is pretty successful so this is hardly a surprise.

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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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