Australia

Core leisure travel brands present in the Australian market include Flight Centre, Escape Travel, Student Flights, Travel Associates and Cruiseabout, together totalling around 950 leisure travel stores across the country.

The largest is the eponymous Flight Centre brand, which having opened its first store in 1982, has expanded to more than 680 stores in Australia today. These brands are supported by Infinity Holidays and Infinity Cruise & Rail wholesale operations.

Corporate brands present in Australia include FCm Travel Solutions, Corporate Traveller, Stage & Screen, CiEvents, Campus Travel and Flight Centre Business Travel catering to all major and niche areas of the corporate travel market.

Also present in Australia are the online accommodation booking engine, Quickbeds and foreign exchange business, Travel Money Oz.

Non-travel brands operated by FCTG in the Australian market include Healthwise, Moneywise, Employment Office, 99 Bikes and Advance Traders.

FCTG is highly regarded in the Australian travel marketplace winning numerous awards including Best Travel Agency Group (100 outlets or more), Best Travel Agency Corporate – Multi Location, Best National Travel Management Company, Best Travel Consultant – Retail and Best Wholesaler – International Product at the 2012 National Travel Industry Awards. FCTG was also the winner for two years running of the Hewitt Associates ‘Best Employer to Work for in Australia’ award.