Displaying items by tag:Jason Buckley

Tuesday, 22 August 2023 21:56

FC independents SOAR

TRAVELinc Memo caught all the action at the business sessions and social gatherings at the Flight Centre Independent conference in Brisbane last weekend.

  • Tmg Winners1With the top supplier’s award certificate, Air New Zealand’s Matt Jenkins, Paige Myocevich, CJ McCarthy and Frank Gibbons
  • Tmg3Tanya Marriott, Flight Centre Independent; Colin Perry, Travel Managers; Lindsay Stott Cover-More Travel Insurance
  • Tmg Winners3Travel Managers top individual broker Kelly Bowater with Angie Mills, who won the independent support staff member of the year award
  • Tmg6Christina Boles, Annelies Anderson, Nadine Williams, all Flight Centre Independent
  • Tmg1At the welcome event in MOFOs… Angela Mills, chief operating officer TMG; Graham ‘Scroo’ Turner, managing director Flight Centre; Jason Buckley, general manager NZ - FCTG Independent
  • Tmg Winners4At the awards night… Peter Manase, Manase Travel Studio; Tori Keating, xtravel; Victoria Courtney, Flight Centre
  • Tmg Business5Jana Cunha (centre), TMG catches up with Lisa Diamond Anthony and Paul Dymond at the sponsor showcase in The Westin Brisbane
  • Tmg5From the support team at conference… Sahil Arora, Hiromi Sone; Elyza Taylor, Tasmyn Cleland
  • Tmg Business1At the SOAR conference... Ali Sharp, Travel Managers; Jemma Vinsen, 360edge; James Kavanagh, Flight Centre; David Goulstone, Travel Managers
  • Tmg2Amanda Belcastro (centre), Kiwi Holiday Insurance with Travel Managers Ali Sharpe, Anita Gatley, Heika Wetzel and guest Nicole Wetzel
  • Tmg Winners2How many awards did you win again? Sue Morley, Kevin White, Leanne Sharp and Courtney Moore, The Travel Professionals
  • Tmg Quiz2Second prize in the quiz.. a six day Fiordland and Stewart Island Cruise for two presented to Jemma Vinsen, 360edge by Sarah Porter, Wild Earth Travel
  • Tmg Business4A glass of Champagne, courtesy of Regent Seven Seas Cruises, helped wrap up the business sessions at the FCTG NZ Independents conference on Saturday…Megan Porter, NCL; Melissa Dodson, Flight Centre Independent; Tracey Brennan, Regent Seven Seas Cruises; Kate Moriarty, Infinity Holidays
  • Tmg Quiz3Sue Grigg, Travel Associates at Home won a premium economy trip to London for two with China Airlines, presented by Leo Li as the third prize in the quiz
  • Tmg Business3Winner of a package of goodies from Qantas, Trish Little, Flight Centre Independent; Koby Jonas, QF
  • Tmg Quiz1Gaynor Bennett was the winner of the Great Travel Quiz and was presented with a seven-night Viking European River Cruise for two by Steve Parker
  • Tmg4Caryn Young, Adventure World; Alan Ward, Travel Managers


Published in Paparazzo
Tuesday, 22 August 2023 21:44

‘You own the sovereignty'

Independent agents are the masters of their own destiny, FCTG NZ Independent GM Jason Buckley reminded delegates at the SOAR themed conference in Brisbane.

‘Our sovereignty and our culture is our independence.’

Published in Hot Topics
Tuesday, 30 May 2023 18:20

Independence can empower

Going out as an independent agent can at first seem daunting – however with support teams and systems to help and guide new members this can be the start of an empowering and rewarding move, says Jason Buckley, general manager of FCTG Independent.

Buckley says now is a great time for travel professionals in general.

Published in Hot Topics

Flight Centre New Zealand has  seen renewed interest in its independents models since the New Zealand government’s latest border announcements,.

‘Almost all of this is from experienced industry staff exploring what potential options are now available,’ says Jason Buckley, GM independent models with the group.

Published in Hot Topics
Friday, 27 August 2021 03:40

FCs new GM independent models

Jason Buckley is Flight Centre’s new general manager independent models.

Buckley has been a part of the travel industry for over 30 years. He has worked across retail, corporate and wholesale businesses and has experience in operations, marketing and product.

Most recently he has been the owner and operator of a number of Helloworld travel agencies and has served on the Franchise Relationship Committee, representing and supporting other business owners.

Published in People