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Or, you could be a distant admirer who one day hopes to have a career in travel, or already be in a role in one of FCTG’s brands.
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Some 70% of the workforce at Flight Centre Travel group is female. That’s some serious girl power. The career path, support network and goals of every person is unique, so to celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve asked a bunch of women from around the company to share a bit about their career journey so far, why they work where they do, and what advice they’ve found most powerful, be it for work, or life.
Celebrating 20 years at Flight Centre Travel Group, Katy Cookney, Manager of Flight Centre Groups NSW/ACT, has built a career that has given her the freedom and flexibility to build a career that she truly cherishes.
Faith’s journey to becoming a Travel Consultant at Flight Centre Southbank was when she became restless within her hospitality role and desired to land a job in travel. With a little help from her sister, she discovered Flight Centre Travel Academy’s Whitsundays Work, Study + Play program and knew it was the opportunity for her.
Flight Centre Travel Group’s corporate customers now have access to the latest industry deals on both their business and leisure travel, thanks to our recently revamped ‘Leisure Club’ and our global network of premium partner airlines, accommodation options and tour suppliers.
The complexities of post-COVID travel have only reinforced the value of expert travel managers and advisors. To combat this, Flight Centre has strengthened its offerings to its customers with several specialist businesses reopening across the country.
After over 800 days spent with the “closed” sign on the door, the last of our red and white Flight Centre retail stores across the country will finally reopen their doors for their customers.
Sarah started her Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) journey in early 2014 after returning from an overseas holiday and feeling deflated in her current job with nowhere to progress. A tip from her friend telling her that Flight Centre had the career progression opportunities she was looking for, combined with her love of travel, Sarah knew she needed to apply.
In February, Flight Centre was thrilled to welcome its very first novice recruit in almost a year. Tara Nguyen became the brand’s first post-COVID recruit and her first day as a Flight Centre consultant was 16 February 2021.
Meet Team Leader Rhys D’Silva! After trying out a variety of jobs from hospitality to fitness, Rhys joined Flight Centre. Now, just a year and a half later, he’s been promoted from Consultant to Team Leader. In our chat with Rhys, we ask him to share a bit about the culture and day-to-day life at Flight Centre.
“Do what you love, and you'll never work another day in your life” - for me, there’s never been truer a statement, and I think most people would agree that combining your passion with your work is a good idea. It makes you want to stay longer with a company and develop connections with your colleagues along the way. Working with others who have a similar career mindset and long-term vision doesn’t just make the day-to-day more enjoyable, it’s also a constant source of inspiration.