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CATO reveals new venue and format for 2020 awards

Do you enjoy cutting a rug at industry events? Well, this news will have you flossing around the office in celebration.

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Tourism

BUSHFIRES: CATO urges Aussies to help encourage tourism, Scenic drops big donation and more accommodation providers step up

We’ve been covering so much bushfire news lately that we’re considering creating a dedicated Bushfire Wrap. We’re praying it won’t come to that, though.

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CATO’s latest ‘Ground Control’ issue is out now

Looking for some summer reading material? Or perhaps a space-filler on your office coffee table? Well, CATO’s new mag issue can deliver on both fronts.

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Tourism

CATO’s new consumer-facing travel mag officially launches

Do your clients need a little nudge to make their next booking? Make sure they’re subscribed to this free digital mag to keep them inspired.

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Travel Agents

CATO Awards to become standalone event in 2020

Travel Weekly thoroughly enjoyed the inaugural CATO Awards earlier this year, despite being relegated to a table right up the back near security.

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Tourism

CATO to launch consumer-facing magazine

Got clients who are looking for a little travel inspo? This new publication from CATO will do the trick and probably get you more sales to boot!

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Travel Agents

Inaugural CATO travel trends report reveals who is most likely to book with an agent

by Ali Coulton

The new research shines a light on the shape and direction of Australia’s outbound leisure market, though that’s not to say any gigantic flashlights were used in the making of this report.

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Travel Agents

REVEALED: All the winners from the first-ever CATO Awards

Congrats to all the winners at the inaugural CATO Awards! Congrats also to our editor, who yesterday completed the 1kg schnitzel challenge at our local pub!

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Tourism

CATO unveils new-look board

The Council of Australian Tour Operators has elected its new board, which (mini-spoiler alert) only turns out to have one new member. Can you guess who it is from the accompanying photo?

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CATO chairman takes aim at “deceptive and misleading” advertising by industry disruptors

Did you happen to miss Dennis Bunnik’s venom-filled address at CATO’s recent AGM? Consider yourself caught up with this.

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Events

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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Tourism

Are YOU crisis ready? Key takeaways from CATO’s Crisis Management Conference

by Christian Fleetwood

We learnt a lot at the CATO Crisis Management conference. DFAT uses WhatsApp, travel agents hate the media, and Travel Weekly’s editor thinks Florentines are squashed muesli bars.

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