Liquidation

Travel Agents

“Must be having a laugh!”: STA Travel’s social media screw-up

We don’t want to jump the gun on this one, but we reckon this is the most unfortunate social media blunder since Donald Trump’s infamous “covfefe” tweet.

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Travel Agents

STA Travel placed into liquidation

by Huntley Mitchell

Administrators of the collapsed travel company have confirmed the inevitable, with the likelihood of a return to creditors not looking all that promising.

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Technology

Aussie travel telco to be dissolved, with assets already being sold off

In sad news, the COVID-19 pandemic has claimed yet another local travel company.

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Tourism

Aussie student travel company collapses, leaving thousands in the lurch

A local travel company specialising in educational tours has gone into liquidation, citing COVID-19 and issues with its insurance company as the final nails in the coffin.

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Aviation

One airline set to be liquidated, while another files for bankruptcy protection

by Christian Fleetwood

Proving just how much the commercial aviation industry is struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic comes the news of one airline on death row and another on its last legs.

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Tourism

Three local travel companies collapse under the weight of COVID-19

by Huntley Mitchell

The tough operating environment facing the travel industry has proven too much for three Australian companies.

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Travel Agents

AFTA considers partial ATAS review following collapse of online travel agency

by Huntley Mitchell

The liquidation of an OTA and ATAS member has caught AFTA by surprise. Travel Weekly apologises for the excessive acronym usage.

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Wholesalers

Venture Far ceases operations, goes into liquidation

After 39 years in the Industry, Venture Far has called in the liquidators. Here’s everything we know so far.

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Travel Agents

1000+ Aussies out of pocket over travel company collapse

by Hannah Edensor

We thought spilling coffee on our white shirt and getting chased by the office dog was a bad start to the week, until we read this story.

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Travel Agents

AFTA revokes ATAS status of Victorian business

The last thing you want to see in your inbox is a stern note from AFTA execs, so this agency clearly is not having a good morning.

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Travel Agents

Collapse chaos prompts stern words from AFTA

by Anne Majumdar

As chaos continues to unfold following the collapse of Value World Travel, AFTA’s Jayson Westbury has underlined the need to eliminate such behaviour within the industry.

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Travel Agents

CTS Travel liquidation leaves customers in the lurch

by Daisy Melwani

A Victorian travel agency, CTS Travel Services, has gone into liquidation reportedly leaving many angry holidaymakers thousands of dollars out of pocket.

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