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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

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 cements online focus

by Daisy Melwani

Flight Centre appoints 34 year old into newly created global role of chief digital officer, bolstering the group’s ‘blended travel strategy’ which is expected to generate $1 Billion in TTV in FY17.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre buys travel agency

by Daisy Melwani / AAP

A Dutch agency gets Skroo’d in a new deal marking Flight Centre’s first expansion onto the continent.

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Skroo “disappointed” with watchdog amid Flight Centre appeal

by Daisy Melwani / AAP

Flight Centre will “vigorously defend” its position after the ACCC was granted leave to take the long-running competition law test case all the way to the High Court.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre seeks to spread wings as profits rise

by Matt Coughlan - AAP

Skroo is gearing up to expand his global travel empire after record sales helped boost FLT’s first half profit.

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Hotels

Hunter Valley hotel reopens under Spicers brand

by Anne Majumdar

Graham and Jude Turner’s Spicers Retreats portfolio continues to expand with the acquisition of Peppers Guest House in the Hunter Valley which reopened this week.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre not playing favourites

Flight Centre boss Graham Turner has stressed the importance of cooperating with both Qantas and Virgin Australia.

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Aviation

Travel Agents

Flight Centre, Tigerair strengthen ties

by Anne Majumdar

Tigerair Australia services will be actively promoted to Flight Centre Travel Group’s customer base under a new three year strategic partnership between the two parties.

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Flight Centre $39m deal targets US students

by AAP

Another acquisition for Flight Centre? This time it’s on the prowl in the US, with students whetting its appetite.

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Cheaper flights fuel Flight Centre sales

by Petrina Berry - AAP

Cheaper airfares and increased airline capacity on international routes will help offset subdued consumer confidence in Australia, Flight Centre says.

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