15/08/2012 AOT NUMBER ONE FOR VOYAGES FOR THE SEVENTH YEAR RUNNING!
For the seventh consecutive year The AOT Group has secured the number one spot in the “VOYAGES TOP TEN”.
Announced in Sydney on August 9th, the Voyages Top Ten recognises the top sellers in 2011/12 of Voyages product.continue reading
04/07/2012 AOT wins WOAG tender
The AOT Group has been appointed by the Department of Finance and Deregulation as the Commonwealth Government’s Accommodation Program Manager which will commencefrom the 2nd of July 2012.
Under the three year contract the AOT Group has... continue reading
28/05/2012 The AOT Group says Bula to BFTE
The AOT Group has renewed its commitment to suppliers in the South Pacific by attending the 2012 Bula Fiji Tourism Exchange (BFTE). The three-day annual event which was held in Fiji from the 15th of May showcases the tourism offerings in Fiji and... continue reading
08/05/2012 AOT Group rolls out STAR Treatment
Tasmania played host to the AOT Groups’ annual STARS event from 25 to 29 April. The STARS event is one of the most hotly contested among agents each year, and this year’s event was no exception. Sunlover’s top 60 travel age... continue reading
12/04/2012 New appointment to AOT Group Contracting Team
The AOT Group is pleased to announce the appointment of James Munro to the newly created role of Senior Contracting and Destination Manager Queensland. James joins the AOT Contracting team to focus on the biggest selling destination in the AOT por... continue reading
29/11/2011 Air New Zealand Holidays Acquisition Completed
The AOT Group is pleased to announce that it completed the acquisition of 50% of Air New Zealand Holidays on Friday November 25th and took over the operation of the business from Air New Zealand on Monday 28th November.
The new joint... continue reading
23/08/2011 AOTNZ Secures Inbound Operator of the Year
In an exciting first, AOT New Zealand was recently awarded the Inbound Tour Operator of The Year Award at the ITOC annual conference gala dinner which was held in the North Island's Bay of Plenty.
The Inbound Tour Operator of the Year... continue reading
23/05/2011 STARS heading to Far North Queensland
Sunlover Holidays annual STARS program for our top selling agents in Australia and New Zealand is heading to far north Queensland this week.
With a representative from each of our top selling 100 travel agents our Sales & Marketing tea... continue reading
12/04/2011 ATE a Great Success
2011 was AOT's 24th attendance at the Australian Tourism Exchange, which was held in Sydney for the first time since 2000.
AOT's inbound divisions, AOTi, PST and ETA had a very successful week, meeting with clients from around the world... continue reading
24/11/2010 Ossie the Tassie Devil adopted by AOT
We are pleased to introduce Ossie the Tassie Devil. Ossie was adopted by the AOT All Stars when they travelled to Tasmania in November 2010. Ossie has been warmly welcomed to the AOT Team.
12/07/2010 SUNLOVER WINS WHOLESALER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Sunlover Holidays was named Best Wholesaler - Australian Product for the second year running at the National Tourism Industry Awards in Sydney on Saturday evening.
Accepting the Award on behalf of the AOT Group, AOT Holi... continue reading
03/11/2009 AOT WINS PERTH 2011 ISAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BID
Tens of thousands of spectators, 4,000 official personnel and more than 1,400 international athletes are expected to arrive in Western Australia, for the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships.
Perth 2011 Director Commercial Operation... continue reading
02/10/2009 AOT AGREES TO BUY PACIFIC SPIRIT TRAVEL
Andrew Burnes, CEO of the AOT Group, today announced that AOT has entered into an Agreement to purchase Pacific Spirit Travel from Eric Ridet's Australie Tours business in France.
At the same time Pacific Spirit is entering into a lon... continue reading
07/09/2009 AOT NEW ZEALAND WINS SAGA GROUP CONTRACT
AOT NEW ZEALAND today announced a new partnership with SAGA HOLIDAYS, UK's leading touring holidays operator for the over 50s. SAGA HOLIDAYS has appointed AOT NEW ZEALAND as its new Inbound Tour Operator for its business into NEW ZEALAND.
AOT... continue reading
07/09/2009 AOT INBOUND WINS KUONI UK ACCOUNT
Kuoni UK and the AOT Group today announced the formation of a new partnership. KUONI UK has appointed AOT Inbound as their inbound partner in Australia, providing hotel, touring and other land content together with customer service, product a... continue reading
14/07/2009 SUNLOVER WINS NATIONAL TOURISM AWARD
Sunlover Holidays, the Queensland wholesale division of AOT Holidays, won the coveted Best Whoelsaler - Australian Product Award at the AFTA National Tourism Industry Awards on Saturday night in Sydney.
Mark Campbell, Managi... continue reading
02/07/2009 New Agent Web Sites Launched
The AOT Group today announced it has successfully launched the enhanced On-Line Booking System for all domestic and overseas agents. The changes come about as a result of extensive consultation with our channel partners in Aust... continue reading
18/06/2009 AOT & ETA ATE Dinners a Huge Success
Once again AOT and ETA have put on the premier events at ATE 2009.
On Saturday night, ETA General Manager Chris Teh and AOT Group CEO Andrew Burnes hosted over 150 clients and suppliers from the Eastern Hemisphere module of ATE... continue reading
13/06/2009 CA PROGRAM A HUGE SUCCESS
AOT Inbound once again operated a sensational program for over 650 visitors from around the world, this time for leading US software developer CA and their Compass Club Program.
With 4 programs running simultaneously in Port Doug... continue reading
01/06/2009 KELVIN LEE
It is with great sadness that we advise Mr Kelvin Lee, General Manager of ETA, passed away on Sunday at home after a battle with cancer.
Kelvin is survived by his wife Lee Yong and daughter Christine and the entire AOT Group together with... continue reading
04/05/2009 AOT INBOUND TURNS AROUND 4000 PAX IN PERTH
AOT Inbound's Groups and Shipping Department managed the turnaround for over 4000 passengers on and off the Sun Princess in Perth over the weekend.
This is the first time AOT has handled the turnaround in Perth and congratul... continue reading
04/05/2009 AOT HOLIDAYS LAUNCHES NEW KOKODA PROGRAM
AOT Holidays, through our TravelPoint Holidays brand, is pleased to announce the launch of a new "Kokoda" program in conjunction with Getaway Trekking.
The new brochure features the classic 10 day Kokoda Explorer trek which includ... continue reading
14/04/2009 AOT launches Supplier Manager
NEW SUPPLIER PARTNER TOOLS LAUNCHED
The AOT Group announced today the successful deployment of two new supplier system interfaces.
"Supplier Manager" allows suppliers to update their content including allotment top-ups, freesa... continue reading
11/07/2008 AOT NZ SUCCESSFULLY ENDORSED BY QUALMARK!!!
AOT NZ has passed the Qualmark assessment with gold points! This process must be completed by all full ITOC members by 31/3/2009. AOT NZ is now fully endorsed by Qualmark well ahead of that deadline. This endorsement guarantees that an independent as... continue reading