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TravelManagers’ parent company attracts new investors

Having secured two new long-term equity investors in his company, it’s no wonder House of Travel boss Chris Paulsen is all smiles in the accompanying press photo.

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Barry Mayo: “Technology isn’t the threat it’s made out to be”

by Ali Coulton

TravelManager’s Barry Mayo says the travel industry needs to embrace technology. All we’re embracing this morning is a piece of toast and a strong cup of tea.

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‘Emergencies don’t always happen between 9-5’: Barry Mayo

by Daisy Doctor

When there’s an office emergency, we yell the code word “octopus”. No one ever responds, likely because no one knows it’s the code word.

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PTMs “well-positioned for success” compared to in-store, OTAs: Barry Mayo

by Daisy Doctor

Industry bigwig Barry Mayo spins Travel Weekly’s all-revealing roulette of truth. OK, we interviewed him and made him tea.

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Are agent-client relationships under threat from suppliers?

The travel industry’s heavyweights are addressing a new threat to travel agents, although we’re not saying there’ll be any UFC wrestling involved.

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Big Fat Agent Wrap

by Vanessa Bussoletti

It’s an Agent Wrap worthy of an Academy Award today. Not because it has great acting, filmography or costumes, just because we’d like a golden statue.

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Amex move strongly endorses home-based model, says Mayo

American Express’ decision to close its 20 company-owned storefront travel agencies in the US in favour of a home-based model […]

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Helen Wong’s Tours to debut in NZ

Helen Wong's Tours has inked a deal with New Zealand retailer House of Travel that will see the wholesaler sell […]

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Firms partner to launch family brand

A new family travel wholesale brand will launch in April, a collaboration between House of Travel and family travel specialist […]

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