Alison Hopkirk is the new national account manager, based in Auckland, with Delta Air Lines.
She will be responsible for the trade and corporate sectors and joins Delta’s GSA, The Walshe Group, in the lead up to the airline starting a seasonal daily service between LAX and AKL on 28 October.
Rental car specialist DriveAway says the strong and resurgence of bookings has highlighted both opportunities and challenges for trade and their clients after two years of closed borders.
Alison Hopkirk, NZ business development manager with DriveAway says that commissions on bookings tend to be higher than they were before the pandemic.
Popular Mission Bay restaurant, Mamma Mia was the venue for Skal International Auckland’s annual Italian lunch last week.
The burgeoning popularity of motorhome holidays with clients makes them the ‘new cruise’ when it comes to potential earnings for travel agents, according to rental specialist DriveAway Holidays.
Travel agents are being urged to remind self driving clients to ensure their NZ driving licenses are not past expiry date and also to check whether these clients need an International Driving Permit (IDP).