Category Archives: Family

Behind the scenes with an MTA Advisor – Danielle Lawson

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Danielle Lawson’s passion for travel and dedication to providing unparalleled experiences to clients were the driving forces behind her decision to start her own travel business.  She chose to be a part of MTA because she says it was a natural fit due to its reputation for empowering agents with autonomy while offering a fully-inclusive

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


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People often wonder if it’s possible to combine a trip around this great country of ours with work commitments. In this exclusive article for Traveltalk, Charissa Hanrahan from MTA-Mobile Travel Agents shares her inspiring story as she attempts to “create the unthinkable”.   AFTER A year of less fortunate circumstances (my dear father passing away, health

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

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

MTA: With their advisors through thick and thin


MTA – Mobile Travel Agents (MTA) strives to make sure its clients feel looked after, they are passionate about travel and always approachable and ready when needed. But in the times when it’s not the client who needs the support, but the advisors themselves, MTA can be the shoulder the advisor needs to lean on.