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Travel Agents

Helloworld wins extension for prized government contract

It’s champagne and pats on the back throughout Helloworld offices today as the agency’s subsidiary, QBT, scores two more years on its government contract.

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Travel Agents

Helloworld-owned business wins major government contract

Big congratulations are in order for QBT for taking out a new contract with the South Australian government! We’re using this as an excuse to have cake for lunch again.

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Travel Agents

What to do in an emergency: Advice from experts

Still a bit foggy on what travel agencies do when global emergencies strike? Well, let this be like a de-fogging machine for the brain.

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Tourism

Flavour of the Week

First in, shiny shoes, good desk posture. Let these industry movers and shakers’ work ethic & subsequent promotion be your guiding light.

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Travel Agents

Flavour of the Week

There’s a whole lot of moving and shaking in the industry this week. Read about both moves and shakes here. No Maracas required.

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Travel Agents

QBT opens in Darwin after nabbing Government contract

by Kate Webster

QBT has opened a new office in Darwin, following their appointment to provide travel management services as sole provider to the NT Government.

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Wholesalers

Helloworld offshoot scores lucrative contract

Helloworld offshoot QBT have been appointed as the exclusive travel management services provider to consulting and accountancy firm Pricewaterhouse-Coopers (PwC).

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Travel Agents

QBT wins multi-million dollar govt’ tender

by Daisy Melwani

QBT beats eight competitors to win account, seven other companies gutted and drown sorrows with all-day lunch at the pub.

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Travel Agents

Helloworld faces $205m write down charge

by Daisy Melwani / Hannah Edensor

Helloworld is on track for a profitable FY15, but is expecting to incur a non-cash impairment charge of $205 million arising from legacy transactions. We chat to Elizabeth Gaines on the “strong” results.

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Travel Agents

QBT becomes sole travel provider to Aussie Govt

by Hannah Edensor

Marking one of the largest transitions in Aussie travel history, QBT kicks off its role as the sole provider of travel management services to the Whole of Australian Government.

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Travel Agents

Qantas keeps stake in Helloworld, for now

by Daisy Melwani

Qantas ceo Alan Joyce said its 28% stake in Helloworld would be maintained in the short term, unlike other shareholders which has been dumping shares of late.

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Technology

QBT pitches for the long haul

by Daisy Melwani

The free reign ends for established TMCs, QBT is back in black returning to profit after 36 years.

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