For 5 July 2021: AFTA today welcomed the strong endorsement from members with over 70% of members having already renewed and more still submitting.
AFTA also confirmed that in addition to renewals being as forecast, it is in line with budget forecasts.
AFTA will tomorrow hold a member update.
Quotes attributable to AFTA Chair Tom Manwaring
“We are pleased to share that despite the devastating impact of COVID and travel restrictions on our sector and our members, we are well and truly on track with member renewals and budget forecasts.”
“So far over 70% of members have renewed and more are still submitting. Given the devastating reality of the impact of COVID on so many businesses, this is quite a remarkable outcome.”
“AFTA is very grateful for our members’ ongoing support and we continue to lobby daily on behalf of our members and sector to secure ongoing support from Government.”
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Notes for Editors;
The Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) is the peak body in Australia representing the retail travel industry. Founded in 1957, AFTA represents the majority of travel agents in Australia and includes all of the major travel agency groups.
AFTA is supporting the travel agency community, travelling public and travel suppliers to the best of our ability during this COVID-19 pandemic.