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Industry legend Katrina Barry nabbed by hospo tech giant me&u

To celebrate, Travel Weekly staff have been practising a rendition of Slim Dusty’s Love to have a beer with Duncan using the industry stalwart’s name instead. It’s not very good.

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“Goodbye for now, but not forever”: Industry legend bids farewell to travel

by Ali Coulton

After eight years at TTC, scoring a seat on the AFTA board and topping Travel Weekly’s most recent Women in Travel Power List, Katrina Barry is leaving the travel industry.

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Wholesalers

TTC’s Costsaver brand branches out to Australia and NZ

Costsaver has arrived Down Under, which is great news for agents with stingy clients who demand plenty of options to choose from.

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Travel Agents

AFTA extends chargeback scheme cut-off date

The gang over at the Australian Federation of Travel Agents have added to their slew of good news this week with this announcement.

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Katrina Barry nabs a seat on AFTA’s board, with constitutional review on the way

AFTA’s boardroom is looking a little different, and we’re not talking about the new watercooler or paisley wallpaper.

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TTC celebrates agents with travel voucher giveaway and half-price trips

Trafalgar and AAT Kings are showing some love for their trade partners with some pretty bloody tempting offers. Please excuse us while we change professions so we too can score a cheap trip to NZ.

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Tourism

Travel industry reacts to New Zealand’s trans-Tasman bubble announcement

The announcement of quarantine-free travel from Australia to NZ has been met with plenty of positive reactions from all corners of the industry. We’ve gathered just about all of them for your perusal.

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Contiki announces first trip since April

Are your clients looking to get some extra social distancing from their offspring after being cooped up with them for months? This new Contiki trip should do the trick.

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Longstanding Contiki MD Katrina Barry to lead Trafalgar and Costsaver

The trailblazing Katrina Barry is returning from maternity leave with not one, but two new roles.

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Travel Agents

AFTA to suspend chargeback scheme

The peak industry body has announced what it says are “necessary changes” to the ACS due to the significant and unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic for the travel sector.

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“Find good soil”: Contiki boss Katrina Barry’s advice to young women in travel

by Huntley Mitchell

After being named the industry’s most powerful woman and Mentor of the Year at last month’s Women in Travel Awards, we caught up with Katrina Barry to chat about the challenges and opportunities for females working in the sector.

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Contiki’s Katrina Barry tops the Women in Travel 2019 Power List

Given she works for Contiki, you’d assume Katrina Barry celebrated this achievement with a few jäger bombs and strawpedos.

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