Wednesday 16 December 2021 – In October 2019, TravelManagers’ Maria Pandalai visited Papua New Guinea on a nine-day famil with Intrepid Travel. It was a fascinating experience and one that would eventually lead the Queensland-based personal travel manager (PTM) to fulfil a long-held ambition to become a published travel writer.
Best wishes for a fun Christmas and here’s hoping 2021 will be a year of new opportunities, negating all the hardships, disappointments and travails of 2020.
“On the flight from Port Moresby to Rabaul, I was seated next to the travel journalist in the group, and...
Wednesday 09 December 2020 – With 35 years’ experience in the travel industry under her belt, personal travel manager (PTM) Robbie Barrett has a client base of avid travellers who are eagerly awaiting the time when they can revive holiday plans that have been on ice for much of 2020.
Among them is a pair of cruise enthusiasts for whom Barrett had arranged a European cruise holiday that was to...
Wednesday 02 December 2020 – Alongside her fellow personal travel managers (PTMs), TravelManagers’ Kerrin Poupos worked tirelessly through the first half of this year to bring clients home, cancel or postpone future bookings and generally redress the chaos created by COVID. Now she has shifted her focus to rebuilding her business with a more domestic focus, with a fresh mindset that’s all about growth, learning and reigniting her passion for the industry and career she has loved for more than sixteen years.
TravelManagers’ representative for Warragul, VIC, Kerrin Poupos (second left), has focused on upskilling in domestic travel as a way to reenergise her business.
“It has been a tough year for agents,” Poupos confirms. “Back in April and May, it just hit me like...