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.
Investing in people over profits at centre of MTA’s success: CEO
by Christian Fleetwood
Travel Weekly’s roving reporter was in attendance at MTA’s annual conference in Brisvegas over the weekend. And, to prove he didn’t spend the whole time in the resort’s pool and bar, he wrote this.
“This doesn’t just happen overseas”: Local agency boss speaks out on Wow Air collapse
Missed the recent news about the collapse of Icelandic budget airline Wow Air? You might wanna take note of what this agency big wig has to say.
“Good travel advisors should consider client financial security”: MTA
by Hannah Edensor
MTA’s boss Roy Merricks gave us an exclusive interview on consumer protection, and even paid for our coffee. Win-win!
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.
“Let’s see OTA’s for what they really are”: MTA MD
Mobile Travel Agents’ co-managing director Roy Merricks is all fired up over recent OTA slandering, although hasn’t suffered any third-degree burns.
Critics flaring ATAS debate to focus on “bigger picture”
by Daisy Melwani
On the back of six agency failures in 12 months, one travel group argues industry deregulation isn’t at fault.
Mandatory insolvency insurance "not the answer", says MTA
The inclusion of a single mandatory insolvency insurance product into ATAS will not provide an industrywide solution to consumer protection, […]
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