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Health boss’ international travel prediction highlights need for “renamed and repurposed” JobKeeper: AFTA

Like the way that Pokémon character Jigglypuff turns into Wigglytuff, AFTA is seeking an evolution of JobKeeper.

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Hotels

Club Med kicks off 2021 with new brochure, new resorts and loyalty program extensions

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s deputy editor kicked off the new year by waking up on her bathroom floor and promptly putting herself to bed for the rest of the day.

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Cruise

Regent Seven Seas Cruises launches its biggest-ever suite upgrade promotion

The luxe cruise line is dangling $250 Visa gift cards in front of agents as part of the history-making promo.

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Cruise

Ponant gets green light for ‘Bubble Expeditions’ in New Zealand

Just when you thought there couldn’t possibly be any more ‘bubbles’, allow us to introduce you to the latest one.

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Wholesalers

“Thank you”: Trafalgar CEO Gavin Tollman pens heartfelt letter to travel agents

Trafalgar’s boss has taken pen to paper (or should we say fingers to keyboard) to remind agents all over the world of their value, and that they will only become more relied on in 2021.

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Travel Agents

Former Flight Centre employees take on travel giant in court

The focus of the testimony from the five former Flight Centre staffers was on so-called “buzz nights”.

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Travel Agents

Independent Aussie travel agencies join forces

Two agencies have come together to form what they’ve dubbed a “dynamic new offering”. However, don’t expect this article to provide much clarity on what it actually is.

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Cruise

CLIA to showcase membership benefits in new webinar

Do you only become a member of industry associations to attend their events with free food and booze? Well, this new webinar might provide a few more reasons to join CLIA.

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Travel Agents

Crucial details on agent support package emerge, as AFTA meets Deputy PM about JobKeeper

by Huntley Mitchell

Wondering when you’ll be able claim for a one-off government payment, and what other eligibility criteria you’ll need to worry about? All is explained here.

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Cruise

Norwegian Cruise Line to “keep an open mind” about agent remuneration, says local sales boss

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly recently chewed the fat with NCL’s Damian Borg who, we can confirm, is not related to the Swedish tennis legend with the first name Björn.

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Travel Agents

Travel Counsellors to exit Australian market

In huge news, Travel Counsellors is set to pull its local operations, with a rival agency network swooping in to adopt its franchisees.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre starts flogging ‘Mystery Holidays’

The travel giant is getting all mysterious this Christmas … not in a spooky, scary way, but more a pleasant surprise kind of way.

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