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“You never felt alone”: Here’s how this Melbournian agent got through (another) lockdown

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There is a common misconception that home-based agents are cut off from their trade community, but this agent reckons that couldn’t be further from the truth.

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SUCCESS STORY: How this dynamic duo kept their business afloat despite the odds

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These two agents took their business from 90 per cent international bookings to 95 per cent domestic, while still paying their bills and keeping food on the table (and we’re not just talking canned beans).

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“I have been busier than ever”: Is it time to switch to the home-based model?

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According to this agent, the home-based model has been a blessing in disguise, eliminating many costs typically found in a traditional travel agency, while still providing access to loads of support.

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“We need to address the elephant in the room”: travel agent implores government to make ‘that announcement’

by Linda Forster

An Aussie agent has waxed poetic about the travel industry’s struggles in this impassioned plea for the government to stop turning a blind eye.

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Events

MTA agents flock to the Gold Coast for long-awaited Virtuoso event

After a few false starts, the team at MTA have finally got their hands on the latest in luxury travel intel from Virtuoso.

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with MTA’s Anne Lane

This week, we traded slow cooker recipes with an MTA travel advisor. It took us a while to realise she was talking about a type of pot and not someone who takes three hours to make pasta.

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with MTA’s Debbie Andrews

This week, we got up close and personal with an MTA senior travel specialist. Well, as close as you can get to someone during a pandemic. So, really, we got 1.5 metres away and semi-personal.

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with MTA’s Tracey Flower

This week, we quizzed an MTA travel advisor on how she’s been coping with the global pandemic. She got most of the answers right … we think.

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with MTA’s Tamara Henderson

By the looks of the accompanying photo, this MTA agent got a little outside help answering the interview questions we sent her. We won’t hold it against her though.

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MTA advisor’s promotional effort sees customers “flocking” to book

CONTENT WARNING: This article is 90 per cent puns about sheep, so if you hate fun and laughter, please skip to the next story.

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Travel Agents

Travel agent tries her hand at podcasting

This multi-talented agent has switched from airlines to airwaves during COVID-19, creating and hosting a new travel podcast.

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Travel Agents

Why now is the perfect time to become a mobile travel agent

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COVID-19 has been devastating for even the most experienced agents. But with the right support, resources and business model, you can take the edge off the pain and be ready for travel to return.

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