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STA Travel files for insolvency

by Ali Coulton

The global pandemic has signalled the end for another travel company, with STA Travel unable to pay its bills.

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Travel agency finds the sweetest way to diversify during the COVID slowdown

Agents throughout Australia are sharing the new and exciting ways they are diversifying their business, but this one may be the sweetest of them all.

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Corporate travel helping keep Flight Centre alive, as company warns of huge FY20 loss

This story may spell bad news for Flight Centre, but believe us when we say it also features plenty of green shoots and silver linings.

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This travel agency diversified well before the pandemic, and now it’s looking to franchise

by Ali Coulton

A travel agency with a twist has taken the COVID-19 slowdown as an opportunity to breathe new life into its business.

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“Am I the only one in the travel industry calling BS on the celebrations?”: Agency boss on JobKeeper 2.0

This travel agent reckons the recent JobKeeper announcement drew a fine line between gratitude and relief, and criticism of its details, for Australia’s tourism industry.

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Tips for navigating your travel agency teams through COVID-19

by Nicole O'Sullivan

Has your team lost their way a bit ever since the COVID-19 grabbed the travel industry by the balls? Get them back on track with this advice-filled read.

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Flight Centre agrees to sell Melbourne head office, raises $138 million as part of ‘Project Sky’

by Huntley Mitchell

After a tumultuous few days for Flight Centre, “Skroo” finally has a couple of things to smile about.

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Liquidator reveals travel agency owed over $350K upon collapse

by Huntley Mitchell

The first creditor’s report into a travel agency that went bust has identified “irregular” handling of customer payments.

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Top travel agency’s predictions for 2020

Yes, it’s Travel Weekly’s first 2020 predictions story for the year and, judging by our editor’s inbox, it certainly won’t be the last.

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Travel agency fined $400,000 for targeting and exploiting vulnerable workers

A “recidivist” travel agency has been fined hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Federal Court for exploiting migrant workers.

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Investigation underway after consumers unable to claw back $200K in refunds from Facebook travel agency

While the majority of the travel industry is made up of honest businesses who care about their customers, there is the odd bad egg… like this agency.

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New travel agency promises to save clients thousands with commission-free model

There’s a new agency in town, and it’s set to shake up the industry as if it was a bowl full of jelly.

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