Skroo Turner

Tourism

Future travel threats, according to industry leaders

by Hannah Edensor

Industry bigwigs have speculated on how global instability could impact tourism. Although none of them were actually wearing big wigs.

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Aviation

“Airfares are still extremely affordable”: Skroo

Flight Centre’s Skroo Turner says airfares are very competitive, although we’re not suggesting they’re competing in an arm wrestle or anything.

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Travel Agents

“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 “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

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’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

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 won’t buy Helloworld

by Hannah Edensor

Flight Centre is in talks to acquire five separate travel groups, but when it comes to Helloworld, Skroo said they’ve “decided against it.”

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Travel Agents

Why Flight Centre is still number one: Skroo

by Hannah Edensor

Skroo Turner shares his grand plans for the future of Australia’s top travel agency, keeps talking “Golden Era of Travel”.

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Technology

Industry veteran returns to fill travel gap

by Hannah Edensor

From starting the first Flight Centre alongside Skroo Turner to now, David Tonkin is diving headfirst back into the industry to give Aussie travellers a helping hand.

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Travel Agents

Skroo on top, wins price-fixing appeal

by Daisy Melwani / AAP

Flight Centre has won its appeal against the competition watchdog, ending a six-year saga for the agency group.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre Global Gathering rocks Vegas

by Daisy Melwani

Were you a lucky Flight Centre agent in Las Vegas over the weekend? Here’s a few snaps to make you wish you were.

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