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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.

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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.

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Travel Agents

Another Helloworld agency bites the dust

Sadly, the network has lost yet another one of its agencies in Victoria, with the business going into liquidation and owing a combined $340,000 to customers.

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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”.

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Travel Agents

“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.

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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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Travel Agents

AFTA calls on agents to join member’s vax campaign so Aussies can #GetTravelReady

This social-media-savvy agent, who you may already know from her famous videos and cheeky memes, is helping the industry body encourage Aussies to get jabbed so they can get travelling.

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Cruise

CLIA to present its most coveted award at Cruise360

The association is shaking things up this year by presenting its Cruise Champion gong a little differently.

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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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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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