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Helloworld boss predicts travel will return in a year, but cruising may take longer

Andrew Burnes has predicted international travel will not return for at least nine to 12 months, with cruising not returning to popularity until mid-next year.

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Helloworld to stand down 65 per cent of workforce, CEO to take no salary

The travel giant has announced further actions to mitigate the impact of the unprecedented and rapidly evolving COVID-19 landscape.

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Helloworld and Webjet execs take pay cuts to reduce COVID-19 impact

by Huntley Mitchell

The two travel giants are taking decisive action to reduce the adverse outcomes of coronavirus on travel demand.

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Investing in people over profits at centre of MTA’s success: CEO

by Christian Fleetwood

Travel Weekly’s roving reporter was in attendance at MTA’s annual conference in Brisvegas over the weekend. And, to prove he didn’t spend the whole time in the resort’s pool and bar, he wrote this.

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Alleged whistleblowers under investigation over finance minister’s Helloworld freebie

Mathias Cormann has denied he influenced the police’s decision to investigate two ex-Helloworld employees who allegedly blew the whistle on flights the Finance Minister received from the company free of charge.

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Helloworld searching for new CFO after Burnett resigns

Are you an out-of-work CFO looking for your next big break? Today is your lucky day.

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Events

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Here’s what went down at the Helloworld Business Travel Summit

Work at Helloworld but missed this summit? Or perhaps you’re a Flight Centre employee who wants to know what the rival has been up to? Either way, read on.

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“Absolute nonsense”: Joe Hockey slams Helloworld allegation

by Huntley Mitchell

WARNING: this article comes with a fair amount of venom and bile from Australia’s ambassador to the US, so make sure you’ve got a hazmat suit handy before reading.

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“Ridiculous”: Helloworld CEO denies saying Joe Hockey “owes” him

by Ali Coulton

Andrew Burnes has hit back at claims he received special treatment from Hockey, as in the Liberal government employee – not the ice or field variety.

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Helloworld completes Magellan acquisition

by Daisy Doctor

One of the biggest acquisitions in the industry has been completed. Way to go, guys, what a great way to finish the week. We’re invited to the party, right?

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Tourism

What travel’s big CEOs are earning each year

by Hannah Edensor

This industry salary list is enough to make your eyes water. That said, we were chopping onions when writing it.

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Helloworld hits $21.5m profit, up 1,116% on FY16

by Hannah Edensor

Helloworld has come leaps and bounds from last year’s financial figures, although that’s not to suggest they’ve been working atop pogo sticks.

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