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Travel agent “honoured” to make history on Air New Zealand’s revived Hobart-Auckland route

This agent scored one of only 70 spots on Air NZ’s first flight in a generation between the two cities. Jealous much?

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Destinations

Fukuoka celebrates sakura season by adding $500 to its agent incentive

Now is your chance to win big bucks while learning about this beautiful hidden gem! Get on it, agents!

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Travel Agents

AFTA CEO meets with Tehan to discuss $130M agent relief funding

Darren Rudd and David Smith have dropped in on their mates in Canberra to chat about the second round of the COVID-19 Consumer Support Grant and to ensure the balance of round one is used appropriately.

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Travel Agents

Aussie travel agent sentenced to five-and-a-half years’ jail for “elaborate scheme”

The former agent left dozens of first- and business-class travellers in the lurch using fraudulent documents, and even managed to rip off a Hells Angels bikie.

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Travel Agents

“We need to address the elephant in the room”: travel agent implores government to make ‘that announcement’

by Linda Forster

An Aussie agent has waxed poetic about the travel industry’s struggles in this impassioned plea for the government to stop turning a blind eye.

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Travel Agents

NO BAIL: Travel agent fraudster to await sentencing behind bars

The dodgy former agent managed to defraud clients, the owner of the travel agency he worked for, and even a former Hells Angels bikie.

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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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Tourism

“Misleading and provocative”: CATO unleashes on CHOICE over new travel survey

Brett Jardine has offered a stinging critique of the consumer advocacy group’s survey. Dissect all the drama here.

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with MTA’s Debbie Andrews

This week, we got up close and personal with an MTA senior travel specialist. Well, as close as you can get to someone during a pandemic. So, really, we got 1.5 metres away and semi-personal.

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Travel Agents

Agent gets her mojo back with new domestic focus

Much like Austin Powers (except in a much less sexual way), this agent has dragged herself from the depths of despair and rediscovered her mojo. And by mojo, we mean love for the travel industry.

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Travel Agents

Agent fraudster cops sentencing date after pleading guilty to more than 30 charges

An Aussie travel agent who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars and left clients stranded is finally getting his comeuppance.

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Aviation

Qantas helps travel agents carbon-offset clients’ flights

Want to impress your clients with some eco-friendly razzamatazz? Australia’s national carrier just made it a whole lot easier.

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