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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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Travel Agents

South Australia’s COVID-19 scare scores TravelManagers agent client referrals

South Australia’s recent COVID scare was deja vu for many agents. And, for TravelManagers’ Emma Ross, her hard work has paid off in spades.

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Travel Agents

Agents now required to collect passenger information for COVID-safe travel

The government has finally recognised the crucial role agents can play in COVID tracing with this new measure.

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Travel Agents

MTA advisor’s promotional effort sees customers “flocking” to book

CONTENT WARNING: This article is 90 per cent puns about sheep, so if you hate fun and laughter, please skip to the next story.

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Travel Agents

Travel agent tries her hand at podcasting

This multi-talented agent has switched from airlines to airwaves during COVID-19, creating and hosting a new travel podcast.

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Travel Agents

Green shoots: Travellers Choice welcomes new member

Rumour has it that Travellers Choice’s office intern was spotted buying a pack of assorted cream bickies and some mid-shelf bubbles to celebrate the new addition.

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