It’s the good news that skiers, cruisers and friends of Kiwis have been waiting for – New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a new faster timeline for reopening the
Emirates has unveiled its premium economy cabin on selected routes from 1 August 2022. The new cabin class, which will be rolled out on popular A380 routes from Sydney, London
Travelling between the UK and some of Europe’s most loved destinations is about to get easier, thanks to a merger between Eurostar and French-Belgian high-speed operator Thalys. Travellers could soon
The Fijian Government has announced that from May 1, fully vaccinated visitors to Fiji will no longer be required to produce a pre-arrival negative test, in a move that reduces costs for
Heading to Venice? Make sure you book in advance to access the city’s historic centre, as authorities have announced a new scheme to protect the destination from mass tourism. After
After two long years, Formula One returned to Albert Park and there to watch the spectacle were MTA Mobile Travel Agents Beate Carr and Carol Mills, hosted by Marriott Bonvoy.
Qantas Sydney to Seoul Qantas and Jetstar will both launch direct flights to Seoul’s Incheon International Airport later this year. Jetstar will fly direct to South Korea from Sydney from
It is a requirement of the Australian government that all passengers arriving in Australia must complete a Digital Passenger Declaration (DPD). Any clients who do not complete a Digital Passenger
MTA – Mobile Travel Agents (MTA) has partnered with aviation tech company Monarc Global, to give MTA travel advisors access to pricing and booking for chartered aircraft in real-time via
2 x AIRFARES & TICKETING EXTRAORDINAIRES NEEDED Due to our continued growth, MTA-Mobile Travel Agents is looking for 2 x Airfares and Ticketing Specialists to join our friendly team. Both
THERE IS A COMMON MISCONCEPTION THAT HOME-BASED TRAVEL AGENTS ARE CUT OFF FROM THEIR TRADE COMMUNITY. Seasoned travel expert Amelia Roth reckons that could not be further from the truth.
DURING THIS DEVASTATING TIME OF CLOSED BORDERS, TIGHT BUDGETS, AND DISAPPOINTED CLIENTS, WE LOVE A GOOD SUCCESS STORY. Travel agents are a wily bunch, with truckloads of love for what
An exuberant MTA-Mobile Travel Agent – Gina Edwards was thrilled to be offered one of only 70 spots on the inaugural Air New Zealand flight NZ198 from Hobart to Auckland,
It’s the announcement we’ve been waiting for – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a two-way, quarantine-free trans-Tasman travel bubble will start from 11.59pm on Sunday, April 18. The decision
IT IS WITHOUT QUESTION THAT THE WORLD IS A DIFFERENT PLACE TO WHAT IT WAS PRE-PANDEMIC. Our lifestyles have changed dramatically, and many businesses have been left economically devastated. There
TRAVEL BUG: MTA – Mobile Travel Agent Michelle Young says although there’s future interest in international travel, right now people are looking domestic. The introduction of digital health passes is
THIS WEEK, TRAVEL WEEKLY GOT UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH MTA SENIOR TRAVEL SPECIALIST, DEBBIE ANDREWS. WELL, AS CLOSE AS YOU CAN GET TO SOMEONE DURING A PANDEMIC. SO, REALLY,
TRAVEL WEEKLY QUIZZED TRACEY FLOWER – MTA TRAVEL ADVISOR ON HOW SHE’S BEEN COPING WITH THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC. SHE GOT MOST OF THE ANSWERS RIGHT … WE THINK. What are
As the role of the travel advisor evolves, it’s now more possible to create curated travel experiences on your own terms. Whether it’s flexible hours or simply the satisfaction of
Travel Agents are some of the most resourceful people around – take MTA-Mobile Travel Agent Darren Leckie who would normally be attending the Whittlesea Show, one of Victoria’s biggest agricultural
THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC HAS HAD A DEVASTATING IMPACT, EVEN ON THE MOST EXPERIENCED TRAVEL AGENTS. But with the right support, resources and business model you can take the edge off
MTA-Mobile Travel Agent Amanda Erwin is brushing up on her Dutch after being selected as one of only 20 Virtuoso travel advisors worldwide to take part in The Dutch Travel
Mark Spurway recently made the move to become a Mobile Travel Advisor and says he has been blown away with the ease of the process and support he has received
The remarkable true story of Jessica Watson OAM is coming to Netflix, having been made into a feature film based on her #1 best-selling memoir, True Spirit and directed by
MTA-Mobile Travel Agent, Ally Kilpin is celebrating her 20th anniversary with the company having joined as one the original ‘mobile travel agents’. MTA now boasts over 430 mobile travel agents
A chance meeting between MTA-Mobile Travel Agent’s Co-Founder, Karen Merricks and Sean Cummins of Cummins and Partners– Australia’s largest and leading independent advertising agency – led to an unplanned alliance
During my 2009-2010 solo, non-stop voyage around the world, I sighted land, other boats and aircraft only a handful of times – never coming close enough to make out another
MTA – Mobile Travel Agents has confirmed one of Australia’s most successful male solo artists, Guy Sebastian, will perform at the ‘People, Purpose Passion’ themed 20th anniversary national conference taking
Cathay Pacific Airways today hosted a preview of its new Business Class Lounge at The Pier at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), following a comprehensive refurbishment.
Qantas has unveiled its new Martin Grant designed pyjamas and slippers for customers travelling in International First, offering luxurious and comfortable sleeping attire.
Etihad Airways has introduced a new collection of destination-inspired Business Class amenity kit designs inspired by iconic cities on its extensive global network.
All Qantas operated international and domestic flights will operate from the combined Terminal 3 and Terminal 4 (T3/T4) precinct at Perth Airport
MTA – Mobile Travel Agents was crowned winner of ‘Virtuoso 2019 Asia-Pacific Cruise Production’ award, at the Virtuoso network’s Asia Pacific forum held in Beijing. The award is for top
The Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) has announced the finalists for the National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) and MTA – Mobile Travel Agents is proud to be named a
The MTA Head Office team celebrate Mothers’ Day and raised funds for PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia) by purchasing cupcakes made by our Assistance team member Miranda Barclay. PANDA
The first two of the 125 MTA – Mobile Travel Agents Advisors currently participating in the ground breaking ‘MTA Professional Plus’ inhouse online accreditation scheme have now completed the self-paced
Uniworld River Cruises has recognised MTA – Mobile Travel Agents Wendy Gunther’s outstanding sales performance at a special presentation taking place at the Art Gallery of NSW. Wendy was flown
MTA – Mobile Travel Agents’ Wendy Brockbank has been appointed Official Australian Sales Agent for the high-profile Formula 1® hospitality and travel program, F1® Experiences. An absolute must for die-hard
Designed to support our Advisors in demonstrating their commitment to travel industry professionalism, MTA – Mobile Travel Agents has today launched its ground-breaking in-house online accreditation program – ‘MTA Professional
Offering the height of sophistication and style at sea, it’s little wonder that more and more holidaymakers are opting to indulge in a luxury cruise. What’s not to like? Five-star