The introduction of new talent into the industry is one of the bright spots for the future identified by Chris Hunter, general manager New Zealand with Helloworld Travel.
Helloworld New Zealand has launched the Helloworld Travel Academy, designed to provide training and development opportunities to Helloworld member networks. The aim is to attract, train and retain employees in the travel industry.
Helloworld is expanding its retail and commercial operations with the appointment of Brooke Jamieson as the head of branded retail and commercial.
Chris Hunter, general manager NZ of Helloworld, points out that Jamieson has been part of the team for the last seven years, serving in various commercial roles.
Significant systems changes with GO Holidays and GO Cruise, a strong broker presence that is quickly recovering its business and an independent network (MY Travel group) that has rebounded due to VFR traffic were all highlighted by helloworld GM New Zealand, Chris Hunter last week.