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Flight Centre unveils A-list speaker line-up for Illuminate 2021

FCTG is wheeling out a number of A-listers for its corporate travel event but, sadly, there’s no mention of a Hemsworth making an appearance.

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with Flight Centre’s Darren Wright

FCTG’s global marketing chief has been “exploring the world of mushrooms” recently with his cooking. However, that’s not to suggest they’re of the magic variety.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre takes giant corporate travel leap into Japan

“Turning Japanese” by The Vapors can be heard blaring from Skroo’s office following this big bit of news.

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Technology

Flight Centre’s independent division signs EFT deal with Mint Payments

Mint Payments continues to woo the big agency networks with its new EFT platform. As in electronic funds transfer, not early finish time as first reported by TW.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre posts $434m full-year loss, eyes return to monthly profitability in FY22

by Huntley Mitchell

There was plenty of red in Flight Centre’s FY21 results presentation, and we’re not just talking about the company’s branding.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre launches online help hub for travellers, signs deal with Rex

The travel juggernaut is continuing to level up in preparation for that eventual bounce-back in demand.

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Events

Flight Centre to bring back corporate travel event ‘Illuminate’ in October

After turning the lights off on Illuminate last year, FCTG is set to flick them back on in a couple of months’ time.

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Travel Agents

Darren Wright lands global CMO gig for Flight Centre’s leisure division

“Daz” has climbed a couple of rungs up the Flight Centre ladder with this global promotion and a new desk title plate.

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Destinations

Travel industry reacts to Brisbane’s 2032 Olympics win

While Queensland’s capital was a shoo-in to snare the Games for 2032, it was still a bloody nice bit of news for Aussies to wake up to this morning.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre to introduce targeted staff retention program

Skroo is keen to hold on to as many of his global sales and support staff as possible while FCTG continues to ride out the pandemic.

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Technology

Flight Centre Travel Group finds new tech partner for corporate brands

FCTG has deleted its Tinder and Bumble accounts after finding the perfect match for its global corporate brands.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre predicts $500m full-year loss, but quarterly TTV back above billion-dollar mark

by Huntley Mitchell

Flight Centre execs were front and centre at Macquarie’s investor conference today. Here, Travel Weekly’s editor tries to make sense of their PowerPoint preso.

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