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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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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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Tourism

Nominations now open for the 2020 NTIAs

Are you hoping to fill some empty space in your office trophy cabinet this year? Well, you could enter the NTIAs, or you could just purchase some old silverware from Vinnies.

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Wholesalers

AFTA boss says “many and very serious questions” to be asked about Excite Holidays

by Huntley Mitchell

Jayson Westbury says he is committed to uncovering the truth about the collapse of Excite Holidays, which has left many agents and their clients in limbo.

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Events

Tourism

NTIAs 2020 launch: everything you need to know

Time to start practising your acceptance speeches and perfecting your media wall poses, because the 2020 NTIAs have just launched!

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Travel Agents

REVEALED: All the finalists for the inaugural CATO Awards

Did you fail to find your name on the shortlist for this year’s National Travel Industry Awards? Try again here.

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National Travel industry Awards 2019 finalists revealed!

Did you submit an entry to this year’s NTIAs? Find out if you impressed the judges here.

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Tourism

AFTA comments on The Travel Awards 2019

The Australian Federation of Travel Agents has welcomed the name change of The Misfits and Travel Weekly’s travel industry awards program.

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Snag yourself a ticket for AFTA’s NTIA awards Gala Dinner!

Dust off your frocks because the travel industry’s night of nights is now accepting ticket requests!

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Wholesalers

AFTA excludes Si Holidays from supplier benefits amid closure fears

We’ve got some more bad news to share from AFTA today. Meanwhile, we have some good news: we found a muffin under our desk before the office dog did.

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AFTA revokes two agency accreditations after liquidation

by Hannah Edensor

Two companies are in the naughty corner after being stripped of their ATAS accreditation. Although we can’t confirm anyone was actually banished to a corner.

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Big Fat Agent Wrap

It’s Friday the 13th, so check out this extra spooky Agent Wrap. To be honest there’s nothing creepy about it, but give it a read it anyway.

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