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Travel to make full recovery before end of 2024, says Virtuoso’s Fiona Dalton

Dalton hosted media at Crown Sydney this morning to celebrate Matthew Upchurch’s return to Aus. Our roving journalist managed to take down this story in between courses.

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TravelManagers to party like its 2019 with first national conference since COVID

As TravelManager’s GM puts it, this coveted event is like a “slightly rowdy family reunion”, so get ready to explain to your distant aunt why you’re not married yet over mum’s inedible egg salad.

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Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania bring agents together to celebrate ‘Month of Lei’

We are also celebrating the Month of Lei by purchasing a plastic one from the $2 shop and forcing the office dog to wear it when we take her for walks.

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“We’re seeing a reverse of the direct booking trend”: SA Tourism acting CEO talks agents role in Africa’s return

by Nancy Hromin

South African Tourism’s Themba Khumalo shares how the African continent can excite the international market and how travel agents will play a key role.

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Helloworld reports 60 per cent improvement in turnover, appoints new CFO

Things are looking up for travel agents if this fresh spattering of financial results is anything to go by.

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AFTA farewells industry legend

AFTA’s former CEO, John Dart, passed away at the age of 90. He was the Federation’s CEO for 10 years in the late 80’s and early 90’s.

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TravelManagers host first round of face-to-face state meetings in two years

The home-based agency’s personal travel managers have been busy cutting a rug (and various cakes!) at their first spate of grand get-togethers and we’ve got the photos to prove it!

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“I’d like to help”: Shadow tourism minister throws support behind travel agents

Gird your loins because Scomo has set a date and the pollies are pounding the pavement to shake as many hands and kiss as many babies as humanely possible.

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Flight Centre reveals story behind ‘bobblehead Tom’ after ad roasted online

The travel agency is being trolled online for what appears to be a glaring error in one of its ads, but the crafty folk at Flight Centre are determined to have the last laugh.

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Agents to play a big role coming out of the pandemic, according to News Corp’s 1H23 travel forecast

News Corp’s biannual travel forecast feels very outshined by its older brother that get’s reported on everyday, the weather forecast.

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Agents take on Singapore as restrictions drop for vaccinated travellers

This dynamic duo from TravelManagers gave the Lion City a test run ahead of its grand reopening. Read their verdict here.

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Virtuoso hosts 2022 Symposium onboard Silversea’s newest luxe liner

More than 300 of the industry’s biggest wigs set sail for the luxury network’s event of the year. We would love to have been flies on the wall if we didn’t assume all insects would be swatted on sight.

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