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WATCH: Travel agent’s moving video encourages Aussies to get #VaxReady and support the industry

In a show of support for the travel industry, a Victorian-based agent has created a moving video encouraging Aussies to #GetTravelReady by getting the jab.

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Federal government provides boost for travel agents with multiple outlets

The government has dipped into its coffers to help agents be ready and raring for bookings once borders reopen.

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Flight Centre boss threatens legal challenge over state border closures

Skroo has joined the federal government’s deafening chorus of “STICK TO THE PLAN”, claiming some states have cost his company $100 million each month.

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AFTA chair says trust accounts won’t solve the industry’s image problem, but service fees might

by Ali Coulton

A consumer advocate is calling for mandatory trust accounts and law reforms to protect consumers and restore trust in travel agents. Here’s AFTA’s hot take.

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Spencer Travel shows off new website

Penny Spencer has given her agency’s leisure site a bit of a preen and a tszuj just in time to snag a few international bookings.

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Strong take-up of AFTA membership continues

If the current demand for AFTA membership is anything to go by, there’s a lot of confidence that agents can clear the remaining pandemic hurdles.

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Travel agent scams more than $460K out of Cristiano Ronaldo to fuel spending disorder

This crafty agent just dodged four years in jail after reportedly defrauding Ronaldo to the tune of a few hundred thousand, which is really just spare change to the football megastar.

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New marketplace helps match Aussie travellers with the right agent

Has your clientele dwindled ever since the spicy cough started to spread? Well, get ready to build it back up with this new whizz-bang platform.

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Aussie travel agent jailed for pilfering $670,000 in client refunds

A Victorian agent has got her comeuppance in the form of jail time for stealing a stack of money in client refunds.

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ETG agents score access to thousands of custom trips via Designer Journeys

The company’s network of independent agents can now impress clients with access to loads of tailorable itineraries and expert advice.

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WA travel agents now able to apply for their share of $16.8m support fund

With the WA government posting a whopping $5.6 billion surplus in FY21, we reckon Mark McGowan won’t even notice a few mill gone from his war chest.

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Another Helloworld agency bites the dust

Sadly, the network has lost yet another one of its agencies in Victoria, with the business going into liquidation and owing a combined $340,000 to customers.

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