AFTA’s interim survey results reveal “distressing” statistics, says Rudd
AFTA has released interim results of its ‘Travelsectorkeeper’ survey, and they make for some pretty grim reading, according to CEO Darren Rudd.
“The travel industry has been the sacrificial lamb”: CATO bigwigs plead with Tourism Minister for financial aid
CATO’s delegation also bumped into AFTA’s boss while down in Canberra this week, with the two industry bodies comparing notes from their respective meetings.
AFTA urges agents to complete ‘Travelsectorkeeper’ survey and Aussie Specialist Program
Are repeated efforts to highlight your business’ COVID-induced financial woes falling on deaf ears? Try this.
More than $61m paid out to travel agents, as Tourism Minister meets with AFTA
Reading this is just like being a fly on the wall at AFTA’s latest meeting with Dan Tehan, minus the threat of being sprayed with Mortein.
AFTA continues to press govt for tailored support, as Frydenberg stands firm on JobKeeper
Staff at Parliament House’s café have already memorised Darren Rudd’s coffee order, as the AFTA boss spends another week down in Canberra.
More than $33m already paid to travel agents as part of government support package
Did you assume that the federal government’s agent support package was already oversubscribed? Well, it appears there’s still time to grab your share of the $128 million.
AFTA prompts ACCC to update advice on COVID-affected travel
AFTA boss Darren Rudd has been rolling up his sleeves so much that his buttoned shirt is starting to resemble a tank top.
Northern Beaches COVID-19 outbreak led to $7 billion loss for tourism industry: TTF
Avalon residents have reportedly gone back into quarantine to escape the blame for this huge loss to the tourism industry.
Federal government urged to introduce HECS-style loan scheme for small businesses
Could this turn out to be another much-needed funding opportunity for travel agents? Let’s bloody hope so.
Health boss’ international travel prediction highlights need for “renamed and repurposed” JobKeeper: AFTA
Like the way that Pokémon character Jigglypuff turns into Wigglytuff, AFTA is seeking an evolution of JobKeeper.
Travel agency boss and AFTA director unexpectedly passes away
Travel agency network CT Partners is mourning the loss of its general manager, who died unexpectedly at the age of 61.
Crucial details on agent support package emerge, as AFTA meets Deputy PM about JobKeeper
by Huntley Mitchell
Wondering when you’ll be able claim for a one-off government payment, and what other eligibility criteria you’ll need to worry about? All is explained here.
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