PHOTOS: Qantas treats Helloworld agents to a Texas getaway

PHOTOS: Qantas treats Helloworld agents to a Texas getaway
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Qantas recently hosted 9 top selling Helloworld agents on a famil to Dallas and Fort Worth alongside American Airlines, Visit Dallas and Visit Fort Worth.

    Agents experienced a wide range of Texan experiences such as a visit to the Stockyards Championship Rodeo, a concert at Billy Bob’s Honky Tonk, a tour of AT&T Stadium, the Dallas Mavericks vs. Detroit Pistons game, visits to both the George W Bush Presidential Center and the 6th Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

    Agents were also in for some tasty treats, visiting traditional Texan BBQ Terry Black’s Barbeque in Dallas and Tex-Mex icon Joe T Garcia’s in Fort Worth.

    Summarising the unforgettable trip was Hunter Travel Group agent Jeff Taylor from Perth who wrote the following cheeky limerick:

    I did this famil to Dallas Fort Worth

    A trip with much merriment and mirth.

    We took in the Rodeo,

    and a vain search for Picasso.

    But geez it’s a long way from Perth.”

    How fun!

    Check out some pics from the trip below!

    Helloworld agents from left to right at Billy Bob’s Honky Tonk, Fort Worth TX: Nancy Smith, Aleisha Dissegna, Jenn Byrne, Michelle Fleet, Olivia Nicolle, Judy Quigley, Carlye Hansen. In Front; Thomas Gjerde (Qantas) and Estela Martinez (Visit Fort Worth)

    Helloworld agents from left to right at Joe T Garcia’s in Fort Worth TX: Carlye Hansen, Nancy Smith & Olivia Nicolle.

    Helloworld agents from left to right at Wild Salsa in Dallas TX: Nancy Smith, Aleisha Dissegna, Michelle Fleet, Carlye Hansen, Jenn Byrne, Olivia Nicolle, Oscar Vela (Visit Dallas), Judy Quigley, Jeff Taylor, Karen Spencer

    Helloworld agents from left to right around the table at the American Airlines Flagship First Lounge at DFW, TX: Judy Quigley, Jeff Taylor, Michelle Fleet, Carlye Hansen, Karen Spencer and Thomas Gjerde (Qantas).

    The world famous “Billy Bob’s Honky Tonk” in Fort Worth, TX, where Helloworld agents enjoyed a concert from country singer Chris Cagle.

    The world famous “Billy Bob’s Honky Tonk” in Fort Worth, TX, where Helloworld agents enjoyed a concert from country singer Chris Cagle.

    Helloworld agents from left to right in Dallas TX: Jeff Taylor, Olivia Nicolle, Jenn Byrne, Karen Spencer, Michelle Fleet, Thomas Gjerde (Qantas), Judy Quigley, Carlye Hansen, Nancy Smith and Aleisha Dissegna.

    Helloworld agents from left to right at around the table at the Cheesecake Factory in Fort Worth, TX: Jenn Byrne, Jeff Taylor, Olivia Nicolle, Estela Martinez (Visit Fort Worth), Judy Quigley, Thomas Gjerde (Qantas), Carlye Hansen, Michelle Fleet, Karen Spencer, Aleisha Dissegna and Nancy Smith.

    Helloworld agents from left to right at the Joule Hotel, Dallas TX: Thomas Gjerde (Qantas), Jenn Byrne, Nancy Smith, Judy Quigley, Olivia Nicolle, Oscar Vela (Visit Dallas). In front: Karen Spencer, Aleisha Dissegna, Michelle Fleet, Carlye Hansen and Jeff Taylor.

    Helloworld agents from left to right watching the Dallas Mavericks vs. Detroit Pistons at American Airlines Center in Dallas TX: Carlye Hansen, Michelle Fleet, Thomas Gjerde (Qantas), Nancy Smith, Karen Spencer, Jeff Taylor, Olivia Nicolle, Judy Quigley, Aleisha Dissegna and Jenn Byrne.

    Helloworld agents from left to right at the Giant Eyeball in Dallas TX: Karen Spencer, Nancy Smith, Aleisha Dissegna, Olivia Nicolle, Judy Quigley, Oscar Vela (Visit Dallas), Jeff Taylor, Carlye Hansen, Michelle Fleet, Thomas Gjerde (Qantas), Jenn Byrne.

    Helloworld agents from left to right around the table, enjoying a Texan breakfast in Dallas, TX: Carlye Hansen, Michelle Fleet, Nancy Smith, Karen Spencer, Oscar Vela (Visit Dallas), Judy Quigley, Olivia Nicolle, Aleisha Dissegna, Jeff Taylor and Jenn Byrne.

    Dallas Mavs vs Detroit Pistons at the American Airlines Center, Dallas TX.

    Helloworld agents from left to right at Tery Blacks Barbeque, Dallas TX: Jeff Taylor, Olivia Nicolle, Nancy Smith, Karen Spencer, Jenn Byrne, Aleisha Dissegna, Oscar Vela (Visit Dallas), Judy Quigley, Michelle Fleet and Carlye Hansen.

    Helloworld agents from left to right around the table, enjoying a Texan meal in Fort Worth, TX: Judy Quigley, Nancy Smith, Jenn Byrne, Michelle Fleet, Karen Spencer, Jeff Taylor, Olivia Nicolle, Carlye Hansen, Estela Martinez (Visit Fort Worth) and in front Thomas Gjerde (Qantas).

    Helloworld agents from left to right in the Deep Ellum district of Dallas TX: Carlye Hansen, Karen Spencer, Jeff Taylor, Olivia Nicolle, Judy Quigley, Michelle Fleet, Aleisha Dissegna, Nancy Smith, Jenn Byrne, and Thomas Gjerde (Qantas).

    Helloworld agents from left to right at the Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth TX: Jeff Taylor, Carlye Hansen, Judy Quigley, Olivia Nicolle, Michelle Fleet, Nancy Smith, Aleisha Dissegna, Jenn Byrne, Thomas Gjerde (Qantas) and Karen Spencer.

    Helloworld agents from left to right at the Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth TX: Thomas Gjerde (Qantas), Jeff Taylor, Olivia Nicolle, Judy Quigley, Nancy Smith, Carlye Hansen, Jenn Byrne & Estela Martinez (Visit Fort Worth). In front: Michelle Fleet & Aleisha Dissegna.

    Helloworld agents from left to right at the Cowgirl Museum, Fort Worth TX: Jeff Taylor, Thomas Gjerde (Qantas ), Olivia Nicolle, Michelle Fleet, Nancy Smith, Jenn Byrne, Carlye Hansen, Karen Spencer, Judy Quigley, Aleisha Dissegna and Estela Martinez (Visit Fort Worth).

    Helloworld agents from left to right at the Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth TX: Jeff Taylor, Carlye Hansen, Judy Quigley, Olivia Nicolle, Michelle Fleet, Nancy Smith, Aleisha Dissegna, Jenn Byrne, Thomas Gjerde (Qantas) and Karen Spencer.

    Helloworld agents from left to right downtown Fort Worth TX: Karen Spencer, Michelle Fleet, Carlye Hansen, Olivia Nicolle, Aleisha Dissegna, Jenn Byrne, Nancy Smith, Judy Quigley, Thomas Gjerde (Qantas) and Jeff Taylor.

    Helloworld agents from left to right in the Oval Office at the George W Bush Presidential Center, Dallas TX: Carlye Hansen, Michelle Fleet, Jeff Taylor, Judy Quigley, Jenn Byrne, Nancy Smith, Oscar Vela (Visit Dallas), Aleisha Dissegna, Karen Spencer. In front: Thomas Gjerde (Qantas).

    Helloworld agents from left to right at AT&T Stadium, Home of the Dallas Cowboys, Arlington TX: Jenn Byrne, Jeff Taylor, Karen Spencer, Michelle Fleet, Olivia Nicolle, Nancy Smith, Aleisha Dissegna, Carlye Hansen, Judy Quigley & Thomas Gjerde (Qantas).

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