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21 Apr 2013

SURESAVE REVEALS GENERATION GAP

Independent research conducted by SureSave has shown that Gen Xer’s are 30% more likely than Millennials (Gen Y) or Baby Boomers to travel overseas without travel insurance.

The research, involving 1,000 Australian respondents, showed that almost a quarter of 30-39 year olds said they had travelled overseas without insurance within the last two years. Travellers aged 60+ were the least likely to travel unprotected, closely followed by 18-29 year olds.

This survey struck a chord with the major metropolitan media. Read more about SureSave’s research at The Sydney Morning Herald.

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10 Apr 2013

Fastway Couriers offers a better alternative to post

In light of recent price hikes in the Australian courier services industry, Fastway Couriers has reaffirmed its commitment to providing an affordable and efficient service to the growing online retail industry.

Richard Thame, CEO at Fastway Couriers, has given interviews across the national business media, appearing on ABC News and in the Courier Mail. Richard has discussed how online retail enterprises of all sizes can use courier firms to cut their costs and deliver a more personalised service to their customers.

View the ABC News item here, or read the Courier Mail’s coverage here.

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06 Apr 2013

Sabre CEO Gai Tyrrell talks travel with the Sydney Morning Herald

Respected travel personality and CEO at Sabre Pacific, Gai Tyrrell, shares her secrets to making the most of air travel in the Sydney Morning Herald’s Frequent Flyer.

Want to know how to avoid arriving with ‘airplane head’? Read the full interview here.

03 Apr 2013

Sabre launches The Thought Exchange

Sabre Pacific has launched the first episode of its new monthly video series, The Thought Exchange. Capitalising on the success of Empowered, The Thought Exchange brings together a panel of industry experts, statisticians and visionaries to get to the bottom of critical issues facing the travel industry.

This week, we see industry heavyweights address the rise of online in travel and demonstrate how agents can tap into this ever-increasing trend. The episode features: Executive General Manager at Concierge Travel Group, Mary Gava; Chief Executive at AFTA, Jayson Westbury; Sabre Pacific CEO Gai Tyrrell, CIO and GM Solutions, Mark Mison; and Angela Smith, Group Account Manager at Roy Morgan Research.

Watch the episode for yourself and share with your industry friends.