Go back to the enewsletter Travel agents gathered

first_imgGo back to the e-newsletterTravel agents gathered last week to attend Treasures of the South Pacific, a series of events designed to educate and inspire Australian travel agents about the variety of tourism product and experiences available across the South Pacific.The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) and Pacific Trade Invest, Australia sponsored the events, hosting over 70 travel agents in Melbourne on Tuesday 17 April, and 29 travel agents in Hobart the following evening. Events followed in both Brisbane and Maroochydore.Agents were inspired by the culture, nature, creativity and adventurous spirit that the South Pacific has to offer as they gained knowledge and insights from tourism office representatives including the Cook Islands, Fiji, Norfolk Island, Vanuatu, Samoa, Tahiti, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and the Hidden Treasures of the Pacific.Julie O’Grady from Exclusively Cruising and Lucy White from Helloworld were the lucky winners of an all-inclusive position on the next fabulous Matai Mega Famil to Fiji, courtesy of Tourism Fiji.The other major prize winners were Janelle Caston from Flight Centre CBD Business Travel, Connie Sottile from Dream Travel Experts in Cranbourne, Emma Warn from Flight Centre Kingston and Stacey Daley from Helloworld Hobart – all of whom won sensational holidays to the Cook Islands, thanks to Cook Islands Tourism.Travel agents can also sign up and complete the South Pacific Tourism Organisation online training platform to become a South Pacific specialist online.last_img

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