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Travel agents’ national day of action highlights cruise industry struggle

Travel agents took to the streets earlier this week, just like they did in the ’60s but with far less groovy outfits, little to no Jimi Hendrix music, and not a ‘jazz cigarette’ in sight.

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Travel workers stage national day of action urging politicians to introduce AFTA’s recovery package

Travel industry folk across the country are participating in a National Travel Day of Action outside the offices of key federal and state parliamentarians today to speak up about the industry’s unique struggle.

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Agent shines a light on cruising in a time of COVID

After two years of being denied her usual travel escapades, this Queensland-based travel agent had the opportunity to dust off her suitcase and give travellers confidence by sharing her experience.

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AFTA lays down grand plan for 2022

Given how bumpy these last few years have been it’s pretty risky to make long term plans, but AFTA is giving it a crack.

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Flight Centre appoints Michelle Degenhardt as global sustainability officer

The newly created role was made to ensure the company’s business practices are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.

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Flight Centre Travel Academy teams up with Tourism Whitsundays so agents can ‘Work, Study + Play’ in paradise

Fancy levelling up your qualifications with a shiny new diploma while living and working in one of Australia’s most prime tourism destinations? Click this way.

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Travel agents end 2021 choosing to celebrate resilience

2021 was enough to have anyone feeling a bit Grinch-like over the festive period, but that didn’t stop the gang over at TravelManagers’ from ending the year on a high note.

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Flight Centre responds to claims its retail network is “losing relevance”

Just one week into 2022 Skroo has had to dig up the boxing gloves and defend his brick and mortar agents.

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Industry veteran launches new genre of luxury travel

In the thick of the global pandemic, industry veteran Yvonne Verstandig did the unthinkable. No, she didn’t sneeze while on public transport. She launched a travel company!

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CTM to acquire all Helloworld corporate and entertainment businesses

Jamie Pherous and Andrew Burnes were reportedly seen awkwardly working out whether to shake hands, high-five or bump elbows to seal this deal.

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“Different doesn’t have to be worse”: Flight Centre’s Renos Rologas talks post-pandemic travel

This FCM heavyweight reckons having a travel expert at the end of the phone will be “like gold dust” for those navigating the new travel landscape.

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AFTA updates campaign encouraging members to contact local MPs

Want to give your local MP a piece of your mind but don’t want to get kicked out of their office for shouting profanities? Click here.

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