Travel agents are being urged to continue telling their stories so that they can be used to influence decision makers in government and bureaucracy.
Joe O’Sullivan, of Cruise World, recently took up the mantle to follow up on Shane Lust’s petition to government to have the wage subsidy extended for the travel industry. O’Sullivan says that when the petition for the wage subsidy extension was first presented there was no chance for a formal submission because the election got in the way.
Many in the travel trade see this week as possibly the biggest ‘crunch time’ in a crisis that most hoped would be well and truly showing improvement by now.
With an important discussion between Brand leaders and Treasury yesterday, the petition by broker Shane Lust being presented to Parliament today, and (not withstanding that) the wage subsidy running out