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Futurist warns: “Agents need to add value you can’t get online”

We asked a futurist how agents can stay relevant in an ever-changing techno-landscape. Unfortunately, he wouldn’t tell us who wins the Bachelor in Paradise.

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Travel Agents

Shift happens: 5 key changes to the travel industry agents need to know

by Tammy Marshall, managing director of The B Hive

The B Hive MD, Tammy Marshall, on how agents can future-proof themselves.We’re getting future ready by selling our organs to get a spot on the first space tourism trip. Kidding, we wouldn’t get nearly enough.

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Research: Most Aussies book with travel agents, not online

Agents are great: confirmed. It’s Friday and we’re heading straight to the pub after this post: also confirmed.

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Great Barrier Reef unveils 3D app for agents

This article is filled with cute Nemo gifs, cool new tools for agents and augmented reality. What more could you want? 10am mojito not included.

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Collette GM Alison Mead resigns

Mead says she is resigning to focus on family priorities. We’re not crying, you are!

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Virtuoso’s MD on acquisitions: “It’s glory days for niche operators”

by Ali Coulton

Virtuoso’s Michael Londregan talks acquisitions and what they mean for independent players. Though, that’s not to say they’re playing a game of cricket.

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Barry Mayo: “Technology isn’t the threat it’s made out to be”

by Ali Coulton

TravelManager’s Barry Mayo says the travel industry needs to embrace technology. All we’re embracing this morning is a piece of toast and a strong cup of tea.

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Travel Agents

AFTA wants your feedback in review of ATAS charter

Now’s your chance to have a say in AFTA’s ATAS review. We’d like a say in the office aircon war because the fluctuations in temperature are giving us vertigo.

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Excite Holidays Presents: “Where Do You Want To Go?”

Excite Holidays’ latest brand video offers a touching tribute to the power of travel. It’s pretty damn cute if you ask us.

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Why Windstar Cruises became agent focused, and how it paid off

by Daisy Doctor

Windstar has shirked its traditional booking strategy and instead sailed away, sailed away, sailed away with travel agents. A very poor reference we admit.

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Travel Agents

Attn agents: Hong Kong wants you to be a specialist

Personally, we’ve become a specialist in perfecting the ability to sleep four hours and still form sentences. Although, it’s not really working today.

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Industry expert warns: ‘Agents need to be more inspirational’

An industry expert tells us what agents can do to keep up with their constantly changing roles. Meanwhile, we’re struggling to keep up with the number of discarded tea bags on our desk.

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