AFTA approves measures to support agents

The Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) is implementing a number of measures to support ATAS accredited travel agents and the wider sector.

It includes measures such as membership fees will not be charged for the next billing year​, the introduction of significant austerity measures across AFTA, primary focus for the coming six months will be on industry support and government engagement to secure the necessary support, assistance and reforms.

Jayson Westbury, CEO of AFTA said: “These are common sense decisions which will make a real difference to agents and sponsors while ensuring AFTA is able to continue advocating for our members and their customers at this critical time. We will get through this together and with that in mind are planning a recovery party in November.”

Jayson WestburyAustralian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA)