Wednesday, 02 June 2021 03:05

Bubble – trial or game-changer?

The trans Tasman bubble, at this stage at least, is more useful as a trial run for opening up international borders than a significant generator of business, according to speakers at CAPA (Centre for Aviation) Live this week. Tom Manwaring, executive chairman of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) says surveys of the organisation’s 3000 agents indicate that things are ‘hardly moving’ on the tourism side.

‘The vast majority of travellers are going to stay with families and the economic impact of that is negligible. But it’s a good chance to get the processes right, do some fine tuning and work out what the next stage could be.’

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Tuesday, 09 April 2019 22:21

ETG CEO: not all FTG would come

Tom Manwaring CEO / director at Express Travel Group (ETG) says the company did not enter into negotiations with First Travel Group on the basis that ‘X, Y and Z members’ would agree.

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