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AFTA considers partial ATAS review following collapse of online travel agency

by Huntley Mitchell

The liquidation of an OTA and ATAS member has caught AFTA by surprise. Travel Weekly apologises for the excessive acronym usage.

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Agent Wrap: AFTA announces roadshow, Silversea’s massive incentive, Visit USA kicks off expos + MORE!

by Mekal Mishra

Incentives and expos and famils, oh my! Get the latest update on all the fab perks your agent mates have enjoyed this week, and get in on a few of them yourself, with this week’s Agent Wrap.

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Two agencies lose ATAS status

AFTA has kicked two agencies out of the ATAS club in the past week. No word yet on whether Jayson Westbury was wearing steel-capped boots at the time.

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New advertising guidelines for ATAS members

AFTA has issued a passive-aggressive warning to ATAS members that dodgy advertising will not be tolerated.

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AFTA cancels ATAS accreditation for whopping 20 agencies

AFTA is revoking ATAS accredited statuses left, right, and centre. Now is a good time to make sure you’re complying with their code of conduct.

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AFTA wants your feedback in review of ATAS charter

Now’s your chance to have a say in AFTA’s ATAS review. We’d like a say in the office aircon war because the fluctuations in temperature are giving us vertigo.

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AFTA cancels five agency accreditations

In other news, we’ve cancelled our gym membership. Although we can’t promise we won’t get sucked into another contract. Stay tuned for complaints.

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1000+ Aussies out of pocket over travel company collapse

by Hannah Edensor

We thought spilling coffee on our white shirt and getting chased by the office dog was a bad start to the week, until we read this story.

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AFTA revokes ATAS status of Victorian business

The last thing you want to see in your inbox is a stern note from AFTA execs, so this agency clearly is not having a good morning.

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AFTA announces People’s Choice finalists

The People’s Choice finalist list is here! We suggest you get the vodka and sad music ready though, just in case you don’t see your name.

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AFTA reveals highest agency turnover + more

by Hannah Edensor

Like an episode of Dating Naked, this new AFTA report reveals all about the travel agencies of Australia, just without the nudity.

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Are you most popular agency of the year?

AFTA has launched its People’s Choice award, although staunchly refuses taking bribes. We know this because we tried to slip them a $20 over lunch.

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