Travel Agents

Last chance to apply for Globus’ inaugural ‘Travel Champions’ gameshow!

At midnight tonight, applications will close for Globus family of brands’ (GFOB) first-ever gameshow – a specially designed competition to determine Australia’s travel champions.

All prospective contestants need to do is answer the five-question quiz here for the chance to compete live on the gameshow on 13 November.

Set to be a night to remember, Travel Champions will kick off with a cocktail party before guests head over to the filming studio, where 10 teams of two will compete for the title of Travel Agency Champions and to win an amazing night out for their whole agency.

Interstate finalists will also score flights and accommodation in Sydney especially for the exclusive gameshow event.

Following the team competition, the individual competition begins, and 10 agents will battle it out for the title of Travel Consultant Champion, with the winner taking home a luxurious river cruise for two with Avalon Waterways.

Contestants and VIP audience participants will be announced by 1 November.

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