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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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