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Flight Centre Travel Academy teams up with Tourism Whitsundays so agents can ‘Work, Study + Play’ in paradise

Flight Centre Travel Academy has teamed up with Tourism Whitsundays to give agents the opportunity to ‘Work, Study + Play’ in The Whitsundays.

Travel Agents can level up their qualifications with a Travel and Tourism Diploma whilst working in The Whitsundays, all the while experiencing some amazing benefits.

Since the program launched in November 2021, it has been wildly popular, with over 1,700 enquiries. Right now, there are over 80 students enrolled in the program with another 75 students pending.

Tourism Whitsunday CEO, Rick Hamilton said the Work, Study + Play program with Flight Centre Travel Academy will significantly benefit the tourism reliant region of The Whitsundays.

“Students wishing to study and work in The Whitsundays will experience exclusive adventures with luxury resort destinations, travel benefits, sustainability and eco-tourism experiences which will go a long way to support them throughout their careers,” Hamilton said.

“In an ever-changing world, this program enables students to complete their studies in a destination like no other, all the while experiencing some amazing benefits. If you are looking for a sign to Work, Study + Play in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, this is it.”

Through the Work, Study + Play program, students will learn about employer partners, industry-experiences and enjoy other benefits that the program has to offer.

Flight Centre Travel Academy general manager, Cameron Boyd said the response to the program has been overwhelming and very encouraging for future students and the travel and tourism industry.

“The feedback we have received from students is that they are seeking new experiences and they like the opportunity to move, travel and try something new whilst studying,” Boyd said.

“Bringing the Work, Study + Play program to The Whitsundays in 2022 is very exciting, we look forward to seeing our students thrive in their new environment and the growth of the program as it continues to develop,” Boyd said.

To learn more about the Work, Study + Play program, go HERE.



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