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22 Jul 2013

JTG to Launch New Consumer Brand and Digital Platform

Jetset Travelworld Limited (ASX: JET) announces today that it will launch an exciting new brand, helloworld. Existing members and franchisees will have the opportunity to adopt helloworld to create an extensive network of over 1,000 travel agents.

The new retail network will be supported by a long-term strategic partnership to be entered into with US-based online travel company Orbitz Worldwide Inc (NYSE: OWW) which will see the Jetset Travelworld Group (JTG) utilising Orbitz proven global technology.

“We believe that helloworld will change the way Australians choose to travel. With more than 40 years of travel industry experience behind our agencies, the goal of helloworld is to offer travellers unparalleled convenience, industry-leading service and the best value, tailor-made travel experiences. We look forward to the journey ahead. The new brand will provide an opportunity to leverage our agents’ vast experience,” says Rob Gurney, JTG CEO.


Kim Portrate
09 Jul 2013

JTG Announces New Chief Marketing Officer

Jetset Travelworld Group (JTG) has announced the appointment of Kim Portrate as Chief Marketing Officer reporting to CEO Rob Gurney.

Kim has spent the last five years with Tourism Australia where she led the consumer marketing team in global strategy, program development and the implementation of all consumer marketing activities across 17 markets.  In particular, Kim was responsible for a range of innovative programs and campaigns that leveraged relationships with key partners, while also leading the development and delivery of all digital assets.

S2i would like to welcome Kim to the JTG team.