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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

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

MTA Advisors break records in style at ILTM

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MTA-Mobile Travel Agents (MTA) made a grand entrance at the renowned International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) in Singapore this week, with a record number of advisors in attendance. Commenting on the record attendance, Neil Robertson, Head of Product for MTA, expressed his excitement saying, “We’re thrilled to have such a strong presence at ILTM this

MTA wins Virtuoso Top Overall Production: Destinations & Experiences

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More than 300 luxury travel advisors from across Australia and New Zealand met for two days in Sydney, at Virtuoso’s On Tour event, where they enjoyed product experiences, networking opportunities and professional development.  MC and Virtuoso Senior Vice President Global Operations – Michael Londregan spoke about the renaissance of the travel advisor in the post-pandemic

New Zealand to replace paper arrival cards with digital system


New Zealand is moving away from paper arrival cards – travellers to New Zealand will soon complete an online declaration before arrival, speeding up the arrival process.  Travellers arriving into Christchurch airport or Wellington airport will be able to complete an online declaration from the week starting 10 July 2023. Travellers arriving into Queenstown airport

Air NZ ranked World’s Best Airline for seventh time in ten years

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Air New Zealand has been ranked the World’s number one airline for the seventh time since 2013 by, the carrier being recognised for its award winning in flight innovations such as the SkyNest Economy beds, operational safety, environmental leadership and motivation of its staff. The kiwi carrier also picked up the award for Best

MTA adds Explore Worldwide as Preferred Partner

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Specialist tour operator Explore Worldwide and MTA Mobile Travel Agents have today announced a new preferred partnership that will see Explore’s 350+ small group adventures promoted through the MTA Travel network. MTA Travel Head of Product, Neil Robertson says: “We’re delighted to be partnering with Explore Worldwide after their direct entry into the Australian market

Emirates and Etihad announce interline expansion

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DUBAI, UAE 4 May 2023: Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand their interline agreement and provide travellers additional itinerary options when visiting the UAE. This first of its kind agreement between the two UAE carriers aims to capitalise on opportunities to boost tourism to the UAE from key source