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MTA – Mobile Travel Agents announce keynote speaker for National Conference 2024

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MTA – Mobile Travel Agents is thrilled to announce the keynote speaker for its highly anticipated National Conference 2024, to be held from May 30th to June 2nd, 2024, at the picturesque Sheraton Fiji Golf and Beach Resort in Denarau, Fiji. This year’s conference, themed “Celebrate the Journey,” will gather over 300 travel professionals from

Bali tourist tax introduced from 14 Feb 2024

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Effective 14 February 2024, the Bali Government have announced it will apply a new tourist tax of 150,000 Indonesian rupiah (c. AUD$15). The new levy will apply to all foreign visitors to the island destination and will be on top of the current e-visa on arrival. According to Smartraveller website, “cashless payments can be made

Susan Barton, Mindset Coach & MTA Travel Advisor

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Sometimes we can wonder what impact we really have. This is the story of a woman who has changed the world and would say you have too. It’s the story of a travel agent who has gotten reporters out of war zones, has rubbed shoulders with celebrities, and has even been a Disney animation artist.

MTA’s Karen Merricks makes the 2023 Women in Travel Power List

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The 2023 Women in Travel Power List is put together by Travel Weekly and considers four main criteria including: 1. Looking at the size and health of the travel organisation of which the woman is a part of; 2. The importance of the work that they do within the travel industry; 3. How their work

MTA clinches Most Outstanding Mobile Advisor Network at National Travel Industry Awards 2023

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MTA-Mobile Travel Agents is thrilled to have been crowned ‘Most Outstanding Mobile Advisor Network’ at the 2023 National Travel Industry Awards (NTIAs). Held in Melbourne for the first time in 18 years at the Crown Palladium, the NTIAs brought together key players in the travel industry to recognise and celebrate excellence. MTA’s achievement in securing

MTA Mobile Travel Agents announces 2024 Conference in Fiji

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MTA Mobile Travel Agents’ highly anticipated 2024 National Conference is set to take place in the picturesque Sheraton Fiji Golf & Beach Resort and Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa on Denarau Island, Fiji in May/Jun 2024. MTA is delighted to host the national conference overseas for the very first time. Under the theme of “Celebrate

MTA named as finalist in National Travel Industry Awards (NTIAs)

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The Australian Travel Industry Association (ATIA) has announced the finalists for the business categories at this year’s NTIAs and MTA is proud to be amongst the finalists in the category “Most Outstanding Mobile Advisor Network”. The categories were reviewed by a panel of independent university-level assessors to get the list together. “Congratulations to all of

Quiz: What’s your cruise personality?

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Are you an Adventurous Spirit, the adventurer of the seas? Maybe you’re a Culinary Voyager who lives for the sensory pleasures of food, wine and music. Perhaps you’re a Travelling Connoisseur, who has a unique blend of sophistication and wanderlust. Try our interactive quiz to find out what your cruise personality you are. We’ll then recommend the perfect cruise

Fiji Airways increases Australia capacity

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Fiji Airways has welcomed its fourth Airbus A350-000 to its fleet named the Island of Vatulele, enhancing capacity to and from Australia. The new aircraft not only brings increased capacity but also marks a significant step towards sustainability. Demonstrating their commitment to a greener future, the inaugural flight of the A350 was flown using Sustainable

Unlock unforgettable experiences with NCL

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Cruising has become an increasingly popular choice for travellers seeking a unique and convenient holiday experience. There are so many cruise lines to choose from – how do you know which one might be right for you? In this article, we’ll take a closer look at Norwegian Cruise Line – the destinations this award-winning cruise