Midweek Interview

Midweek Interview with Your Travel & Cruise’s Les Farrar

This week, Your Travel & Cruise’s managing director spilled the beans. After we cleaned them up, we got him to fill out this questionnaire.

The challenge for the industry is…

Attracting new young talent, especially in front line positions.

The things I like about my job are…

Observing the journey and growth in business of a new home-based agent.

And the frustrations are…

Administration drives me a little crazy.

If I didn’t work in travel, I would be…

A tradie.

My favourite airline is…

Qantas.

My proudest moment was…

Reaching 15 years as a business owner.

The naughtiest thing I ever did was…

I decline to comment for fear of incriminating myself.

I try to relax by…

Exercise followed by a beer.

The last time I feared for my life was…

When I took a mobile phone off my teenage daughter.

If I can, I always try to avoid…

Teenagers.

I really wish I had…

A really big boat.

The best advice I’ve ever received was…

You can go from hero to zero very very quickly.

I don’t understand why people…

Live their lives over social media.

My greatest weakness is…

Beer.

And my greatest strength is…

Consistency.

If I won a $1 million lottery (aside from travelling), I would…

Buy a really big boat.

If I was prime minister, I would…

Abuse the private jet privileges.

If I could be someone else for one day, I would be…

Spiderman.

I’ve always wanted to travel to…

Through the Panama Canal.

My favourite holiday was…

Africa.

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