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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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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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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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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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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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Helloworld’s financial health laid bare

by Huntley Mitchell

The company has revealed some unsurprisingly dour quarterly results and an equally dismal outlook, as it continues to wade through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Travel Agents

Yes, you need to be doing marketing right now

by Nick Bendel

Are you seeking some practical, no-nonsense marketing advice? Well, you can stop looking.

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Ensemble CEO “disappointed” to be leaving local market

by Huntley Mitchell

David Harris said the decision to close the company’s trans-Tasman operations was actually being considered prior to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus claims Ensemble Travel Group’s ANZ business

by Huntley Mitchell

In sad news, Ensemble Travel Group will close its Australia and New Zealand business next month, as the company scrambles to stay afloat during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Travel Agents

AFTA cancels five agency accreditations

In other news, we’ve cancelled our gym membership. Although we can’t promise we won’t get sucked into another contract. Stay tuned for complaints.

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New research: High-end travellers returning to travel agents

by Daisy Melwani

As we’ve been telling everyone, be prepared, expect a stampede! Oh wait, we may just be recalling the sign at the Bieber concert last night.

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