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AFTA’s interim survey results reveal “distressing” statistics, says Rudd

AFTA has released interim results of its ‘Travelsectorkeeper’ survey, and they make for some pretty grim reading, according to CEO Darren Rudd.

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Helloworld bears $15.1m loss, but retail networks still “largely intact”

by Huntley Mitchell

Helloworld swung to a loss in the first six months of FY21, but it wasn’t all bad news for the ASX-listed group.

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Travel Agents

“Need to go to Specsavers”: Travel agency director slams “out-of-touch” tourism boards

The boss of an Aussie travel agency has unleashed on tourism boards, while also dishing out some hard truths to his peers.

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Travel Agents

CT Partners adds new members, extends partnership with Qantas

CT Partners chairman Barry Mayo has been spotted doing a celebratory jig down the office hallway following this news.

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Travel Agents

Independent Aussie travel agencies join forces

Two agencies have come together to form what they’ve dubbed a “dynamic new offering”. However, don’t expect this article to provide much clarity on what it actually is.

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Travel Agents

Virtuoso grows local presence with Travel Associates

As perfectly illustrated by Matthew Upchurch in the accompanying image, Virtuoso’s presence is expanding across Australia and New Zealand.

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Travel Agents

Magellan Travel boss exits after 12-year stint, replacement named

by Huntley Mitchell

Do you happen to work at Magellan and noticed someone different sitting in the GM’s chair today? All is explained here.

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Travel Agents

Official travel agencies chosen for 2023 Rugby World Cup

Here’s a positive rugby-related travel story that, thankfully, doesn’t make any mention of the Wallabies occupying last place on the Tri Nations table.

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Travel Agents

Helloworld CEO expects “dramatically reduced” competition will lead to boom time for agencies

by Huntley Mitchell

Andrew Burnes has some seriously good expectations for Helloworld agents, thanks to a predicted lack of competition from rivals.

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Cruise

An exclusive new cruise membership program for agents is about to set sail

We wish we could say this story about an exclusive program was a Travel Weekly exclusive, but the truth is we just copied and pasted the press release.

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Travel Agents

Helloworld’s retail network “largely intact”, as company lays out border and travel ‘bubble’ forecasts

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly has poured over Helloworld’s quarterly update to bring you this package of highlights.

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Travel Agents

Virtuoso welcomes 19 new agency members

In the accompanying photo, Virtuoso CEO Matthew Upchurch is demonstrating what we imagine is his “welcome” face and hand gesture combination. Either that or he’s giving a tutorial on how to throw pizza dough.

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