Score free flights with Malaysia Airlines’ agent rewards scheme
Fancy a weekend getaway in Kuala Lumpur? You’ll be slinging airline tickets like hot cakes following this announcement.
NSW introduces stay vouchers, but agent bookings aren’t included
New vouchers means big things for the NSW travel industry, but unfortunately travel agents have drawn the short straw this time.
Club Med’s Pacific boss speak out against WA’s delayed reopening
The kings of the all-inclusive holidays have signalled their support for WA’s travel agent community, blowing a big raspberry in Premier McGowan’s direction.
I Love New York launches new training course for travel agents. Enter for your chance to win!
Calling all Aussie travel agents! Complete the training by the end of January 2022 and you could win a New York-style “za” for you and your team!
WATCH: Travel agent’s moving video encourages Aussies to get #VaxReady and support the industry
In a show of support for the travel industry, a Victorian-based agent has created a moving video encouraging Aussies to #GetTravelReady by getting the jab.
AFTA chair says trust accounts won’t solve the industry’s image problem, but service fees might
by Ali Coulton
A consumer advocate is calling for mandatory trust accounts and law reforms to protect consumers and restore trust in travel agents. Here’s AFTA’s hot take.
New marketplace helps match Aussie travellers with the right agent
Has your clientele dwindled ever since the spicy cough started to spread? Well, get ready to build it back up with this new whizz-bang platform.
Aussie travel agent jailed for pilfering $670,000 in client refunds
A Victorian agent has got her comeuppance in the form of jail time for stealing a stack of money in client refunds.
Aussie agent admits ripping off clients $670,000 to fuel gambling addiction
The judge presiding over the case has taken aim at Australia’s gambling industry and called online gambling an “abomination”.
“Give me your name, skunk!”: Travel agent arrested after smoking in business class
The woman told police she doesn’t remember lighting the cigarette and claimed a flight attendant spiked her drink.
Fake agent jailed for scamming more than $35,000 out of travellers
The woman allegedly collected money for at least 19 trips, which she would then “cancel”, claiming her mother was unwell.
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