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Tourism

Aussie student travel company collapses, leaving thousands in the lurch

A local travel company specialising in educational tours has gone into liquidation, citing COVID-19 and issues with its insurance company as the final nails in the coffin.

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Travel Agents

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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Wholesalers

More details on Excite’s money woes emerge, as agents’ FAQs are answered

by Huntley Mitchell

Further details on the wholesaler’s collapse have been revealed, while affected agents finally get some answers to their questions.

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Wholesalers

Entire Travel Group capitalises on Tempo/Bentours collapse with new Melbourne office

The wholesaler has also hired former employees of Tempo Holidays and Bentours for its new office.

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Wholesalers

Industry reacts to shock collapse of Tempo Holidays and Bentours

by Huntley Mitchell

The sudden exit of Tempo Holidays and Bentours from the local market has prompted other travel companies to offer support for affected agents and clients.

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Cruise

Swan Hellenic acquired after All Leisure collapse

by Daisy Melwani

Breaking news – unless you’ve read it elsewhere! G Adventures is banking on a Swan Hellenic resurgence, much like the other floundering All Leisure brands it has recently purchased.

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Travel Agents

Collapse chaos prompts stern words from AFTA

by Anne Majumdar

As chaos continues to unfold following the collapse of Value World Travel, AFTA’s Jayson Westbury has underlined the need to eliminate such behaviour within the industry.

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