Agency numbers on the wane

Hadley, Melissa
November 2006
Travel Weekly Australia;11/3/2006, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the status of travel agencies in Australia. Based from the 2003-2004 financial year, the Australian Bureau of Statistics concluded that the number of retail travel agencies had dropped significantly. The decrease was from 2,393 agencies in 1997 to 1,987 in 2004. Travel Compensation Fund chief executive Glen Wells said that the decline in agency numbers since 1997 reflected a difficult period for the travel industry.


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