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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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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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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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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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Aviation

Qantas boss Alan Joyce the most mentioned CEO in Aussie media (with Jayne and Skroo not far behind)

This CEO list is a little bit on the predictable side, and not just because it’s full of white, middle-aged men.

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Events

Even more speakers announced for Travel DAZE 2021!

While Travel DAZE 2021 is only weeks away, that hasn’t stopped us from adding several more speakers to the line-up (which is bulging with talent, might we add)!

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Events

More speakers revealed for Travel DAZE 2021!

Thought the already brilliant speaker line-up for Travel DAZE couldn’t get any better? Be proven wrong here with a few more fresh faces.

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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!

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Travel Agents

Federal Budget “unlikely” to deliver major benefits for agents: AFTA

Were you counting on a big cash splash from the government this Federal Budget? Well, AFTA has warned not to get too excited ahead of tonight’s big reveal.

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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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Travel Agents

Flight Centre granted loan extension

There was reportedly a great deal of cheering and yahooing coming from Skroo’s office this morning. Discover the cause here.

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