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Conferences

Flight Centre unveils new tech investments at in-person conference

Rumour is Flight Centre’s original tech pitch included a motorised back scratcher, but investors were not impressed.

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Aviation

Flight Centre announces big leadership shake-up

A big leadership shake-up is usually either a positive step forward, or the plot of a critically acclaimed TV show full of questionable characters.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre hosts first of its kind event at Brisbane HQ

The festive folk over at FCTG hosted a big bash yesterday in preparation for travel’s return. We’re sure our invite got lost in the mail.

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News

FCM partners with NSW Government to bring international students back to Australia

International students are making their way back to Aus with the assistance of FCM after nearly two years away.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre introduces its first Reconciliation Action Plan

The travel giant has penned a plan to offer more support and opportunities for Indigenous Australians.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre appoints Michelle Degenhardt as global sustainability officer

The newly created role was made to ensure the company’s business practices are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.

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Wholesalers

FCTG veteran Susan Ogden lands newly created role at Discova

The Flight Centre-owned DMC has announced another senior appointment, and it appears Discova’s press photographer has gone for an extreme close-up this time.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre adds 21 new member agencies and 29 mobile agents to independent network

Flight Centre’s HR team have had to put in another alcohol order for the company’s Christmas party after welcoming a swathe of new agencies and agents.

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Travel Agents

Open border between Australia’s two biggest economic powerhouses great for business, says Flight Centre MD

FCTG’s James Kavanagh has given the reopening of the NSW-Victoria border the commentary equivalent of a standing ovation.

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Events

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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Tourism

Flight Centre’s “Skroo” Turner and Luxury Escapes’ Adam Schwab team up to question effectiveness of hard lockdowns

Two of the Australian travel industry’s biggest names have joined forces to call the effectiveness of hard lockdowns into question.

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