New peak body established to fill educational travel void
As borders open up, this news is as good as a ride on the Magic School Bus for students whose school experience has been utterly devastated by the impacts of COVID.
Bunnik Tours announces return to international touring program with new campaign
The tour operator’s joint CEOs, Dennis and Sacha Bunnik, are even planning to tag along on some of the trips. It’s assumed they’ll rock-paper-scissors for the top and bottom bunks.
Austrade updates next round of travel agent support program
Wondering when round two payments are due to start appearing in bank accounts? All is revealed here.
CATO calls for clear roadmap for reopening of Australia’s international border
After contemplating the Federal Budget for a couple of days, Brett Jardine and the team at CATO have suggested a few amendments.
REVEALED: All the details for round two of the government’s travel agent support program
An additional $130 million of government funding is up for grabs. Here’s how you can claim your share.
AFTA CEO meets with Tehan to discuss $130m agent relief funding
Darren Rudd and David Smith have dropped in on their mates in Canberra to chat about the second round of the COVID-19 Consumer Support Grant and to ensure the balance of round one is used appropriately.
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.
“Devastated”: CATO reacts to Tucan Travel’s collapse
CATO has acknowledged the UK and Australian-owned company’s 33-year contribution to the industry after it entered into voluntary administration.
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