Flight Centre, Velocity and Tourism Australia alumni back Travello’s $6.5m funding round
The Travello team have opted for the ‘casual Friday’ look in the accompanying press photo. We assume they’re also wearing Birkenstocks.
First round of speakers revealed for Travel DAZE 2021!
You’ve been a very patient bunch since we launched Travel DAZE 2021 last month, and now it’s finally time to reward you with this big announcement!
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.
Flight Centre showcases agents’ expertise (and unveils new captains) in first-ever global brand campaign
A new captain and co-captains, a fresh tagline, a new microsite and a TikTok account – Skroo and his team sure didn’t muck around with Flight Centre’s first global campaign.
Closure of in-store travel agencies a necessary turning point in travel retail, says expert
This expert reckons digitisation is the future of the travel agency model. But isn’t it the future of all industries, we ask?
“The future of travel is looking bright”: Skroo marks one year of closed borders with open letter to Aussies
Flight Centre’s CEO and founder has penned a heartfelt letter to remind consumers of the important role travel agents played on the day the global travel industry changed forever.
Flight Centre joins New Zealand’s travel agent association
TAANZ has rolled out the welcome mat to Skroo’s crew across the ditch, and this time they’ve accepted the invitation.
FCM unveils bold new brand identity and vision for “ground-breaking” tech offering
The Flight-Centre-owned brand did warn everyone late last month that it had something big in the works, so we’re assuming this is it.
Flight Centre posts $234m loss, but grows its share in “large and important” Aussie leisure market
by Huntley Mitchell
If you ignore that big negative number in the headline, it’s all very positive news here from FCTG.
New app promises to make booking flights as easy as catching an Uber
Hook your clients up with quick, easy and cheap last-minute flights through the latest invention from the mastermind behind BYOjet and JETMAX.
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