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Events

Travel DAZE 2020 speaker spotlight: Graham “Skroo” Turner, Flight Centre Travel Group

As the excitement continues to build ahead of Travel DAZE 2020, it’s time to shine a light on another one of the fab speakers for this year’s event.

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Technology

Flight Centre partners with another travel tech player

Flight Centre’s list of travel tech partners has grown. However, that’s not to say magic beans or a watering can were involved.

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Travel Agents

Webjet’s Shelley Beasley fills vacant spot on AFTA board

Webjet has strengthened its ties with AFTA. However, that’s not to say any full Windsor or Nicky knots were required.

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Aviation

Aviation Wrap: Virgin’s company secretary resigns, Myanmar Airways appoints Australian GSA + MORE

It’s mainly good news in this week’s Aviation Wrap, with a sprinkling of announcements around the industry’s favourite buzzword: sustainability.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre to capitalise on industry consolidation and “the inevitable rebound” after sinking to $662m loss

by Huntley Mitchell

The travel giant’s full-year results are out, along with a fairly optimistic outlook for its future.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre’s marcomms chief returns to News Corp

Dwayne Birtles has denied speculation that the vast selection of biscuits in News Corp’s communal office tin swayed his decision to join the media giant.

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Tourism

Flight Centre sends Travel Money Oz into hibernation

Sadly, the hibernation of Travel Money Oz means the majority of roles in the business will become redundant.

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Travel Agents

Corporate travel helping keep Flight Centre alive, as company warns of huge FY20 loss

This story may spell bad news for Flight Centre, but believe us when we say it also features plenty of green shoots and silver linings.

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Technology

Flight Centre Livn the dream with new tech deal

FCTG is upping its booking capabilities for tours and activities, thanks to a new tech partnership with a local player.

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Tourism

STUDY: Business travel to return in phases over next 12 months

Hankering to blow out your company credit card on airport snacks and room service? You may not have to wait as long as you think.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre gains access to additional funding to offset COVID-19 impacts

Skroo’s stress ball has scored a well-earned break after Flight Centre managed to secure some much-needed funding.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre agrees to sell Melbourne head office, raises $138 million as part of ‘Project Sky’

by Huntley Mitchell

After a tumultuous few days for Flight Centre, “Skroo” finally has a couple of things to smile about.

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