AFTA reveals job criteria for new CEO, urges industry to “speak with a single voice”
Are you planning to apply for the vacant top role at AFTA? Well, you may want to read this first (and also avoid suggesting that Tracy Grimshaw needs a firm uppercut).
AFTA backs Tourism Australia’s new specialist program for agents
With all the negative press attention surrounding AFTA last week, this new training program is a welcome distraction for the industry body.
AFTA urges governments to “forget the road to recovery, we need to be on the runway”
With interstate travel in Australia unlikely to return for another few weeks, one of the industry’s peak bodies is getting impatient.
Travel agents “well within their legal rights” to charge cancellation fees, says Westbury
AFTA’s chief executive has gone into bat for agents once again. Travel Weekly understands he’s chosen his Gray-Nicholls English willow to use this time around.
AFTA to help agents mentally prepare for challenges ahead
Are you struggling with your mental health amid all the uncertainty and damage caused by COVID-19? We highly recommend checking out these new webinars courtesy of AFTA.
AFTA welcomes latest government support, keeps pressure on
Jayson Westbury said that while the new JobKeeper payment is “definitely a very welcome step”, the industry body is trying to unlock even more support for agents.
AFTA scraps 2020 NTIAs as part of new measures to support agents and industry
The industry body has announced a number of measures it will implement to aid ATAS-accredited agents and the wider sector.
AFTA calls for urgent economic measures to save Australia’s travel sector
Jayson Westbury is calling on additional securities for travel agents, as they face the impacts of closed borders domestically and internationally.
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