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Company behind Helloworld agencies placed into liquidation

by Huntley Mitchell

Despite the efforts of administrators to keep it afloat, the company couldn’t sustain enough cash flow to survive.

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FCM rolls out global net-zero carbon offsetting program

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly has upped its sustainability credentials with some new office recycling bins. The old ones were getting pretty gross.

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Austrade updates next round of travel agent support program

Wondering when round two payments are due to start appearing in bank accounts? All is revealed here.

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AFTA demands agent recognition for recovery of $7bn in credits and refunds

The sector’s peak body says agents’ tireless efforts to satisfy frustrated customers during the pandemic are being overlooked.

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TAG launches specialist division for investment management sector

We reckon the team at TAG are hoping to gain a few stock tips out of its new offering, too.

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Liberal MP proposes new laws to improve integrity of travel agents

This article contains terms such as “trust account system” and “fee for service”, which are sure to piss off a few of you.

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Here’s how much government grant money travel agents have been paid so far

Tourism Minister Dan Tehan has provided an update on just how much moolah has been paid out to travel agents as part of the government’s support package.

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“This is another unwelcome blow”: AFTA slams Qantas’ commission cuts

The Australian Federation of Travel Agents is raging about the national carrier’s decision to decimate agent commissions. Read its retort here.

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Helloworld scores extension for federal government contract

Andrew Burnes has been spotted fist-pumping his way around Helloworld HQ today following this lucrative contract news.

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Virtuoso adds Aurora Expeditions as preferred partner

The luxe agency network has rolled out the welcome mat for the Aussie-owned expedition cruise company. Rumour has it they even brought out a packet of Arnott’s Assorted Creams.

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Federal Budget “unlikely” to deliver major benefits for agents: AFTA

Were you counting on a big cash splash from the government this Federal Budget? Well, AFTA has warned not to get too excited ahead of tonight’s big reveal.

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Travel agency network scores 100pc satisfaction rating from members

This Aussie agency network appears to be doing something right, with its membership base full of happy campers.

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