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Hotels

Virtuoso quietly drops Trump brand hotels

In a move that could inspire other travel companies to follow suit, Virtuoso has cut ties with the former US President’s hotel group.

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Travel Agents

“I have been busier than ever”: Is it time to switch to the home-based model?

by Sponsored by MTA - Mobile Travel Agents

According to this agent, the home-based model has been a blessing in disguise, eliminating many costs typically found in a traditional travel agency, while still providing access to loads of support.

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Events

MTA agents flock to the Gold Coast for long-awaited Virtuoso event

After a few false starts, the team at MTA have finally got their hands on the latest in luxury travel intel from Virtuoso.

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Travel Agents

Virtuoso’s leadership team changes see Michael Londregan promoted to global role

There’s been plenty of moving and shaking over at Virtuoso, and we’re not talking about CEO Matthew Upchurch’s maraca-playing in the office.

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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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Travel Agents

Virtuoso grows local presence with Travel Associates

As perfectly illustrated by Matthew Upchurch in the accompanying image, Virtuoso’s presence is expanding across Australia and New Zealand.

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Travel Agents

Virtuoso welcomes 19 new agency members

In the accompanying photo, Virtuoso CEO Matthew Upchurch is demonstrating what we imagine is his “welcome” face and hand gesture combination. Either that or he’s giving a tutorial on how to throw pizza dough.

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Travel Agents

Virtuoso’s virtual Travel Week pushes for adaptation and a “conscious comeback”

Not fancy enough to get an invite to Virtuoso’s annual gathering? Impress your colleagues and clients by reading a summary of the event here.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia forms regional partnership with Virtuoso

Tourism Australia is going after cashed-up domestic and Kiwi travellers, and has enlisted the help of the luxe agent network to capture them.

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Travel Agents

“What if it’s the loo paper saga all over again?” Virtuoso advisor pens passionate plea to consumers

Sonia Jones, a Virtuoso travel advisor and owner of Sonia Jones Travel, has penned a clever piece to help the public understand the situation from a travel agent’s point of view.

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Travel Agents

Investing in people over profits at centre of MTA’s success: CEO

by Christian Fleetwood

Travel Weekly’s roving reporter was in attendance at MTA’s annual conference in Brisvegas over the weekend. And, to prove he didn’t spend the whole time in the resort’s pool and bar, he wrote this.

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Tourism

Virtuoso CEO cancels Aussie trip amid coronavirus concerns as travel ban extended

Matthew Upchurch was scheduled to speak at the MTA conference over the weekend, but cancelled his trip yesterday.

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