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Welcome to Express Travel Group

We are a proudly Australian owned and operated Travel Company, representing the largest group of fully independent travel agencies in Australia. Spearheaded by an experienced and long-serving leadership team with a history of excellence in the travel industry.

The Home of Independence

Since our inception in 1983 we have proudly supported and advocated for the independent travel agent. At Express Travel Group, we continuously strive to achieve this by facilitating meaningful growth in a changing industry through the development of industry-leading, service, collaboration, tools and technology.

Flexible Membership Options

Each of our membership groups are unique in their customer base, branding and culture, though what they share is access to the excellent benefits and exclusive preferred product agreements that have been negotiated by Express Travel Group.

Express Tickets is a service focused consolidation division backed by an advanced fares and ticketing technology platform. Express Tickets features direct connectivity with participating airline partners ensuring access to competitive airfares and add-ons with the option of “self serve” after sales support.

Australia’s most respected independent cruise wholesaler. Partnering with leading cruise lines, hotel chains, airlines and tour operators.

First Travel Group (FTG) is New Zealand’s leading independent travel alliance dedicated to providing its members with market efficiencies to enhance the customer experience in retail, corporate and wholesale travel.

About Us

The Home of Independent
Travel Professionals

The Express Travel Group (ETG), is a proudly Australian owned and operated travel company headquartered in Melbourne, and with representation in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

Since 1983, the Company has developed into one of the most respected travel groups in the country, representing the largest group of independent travel agencies in Australia. These members form the company’s core agency groups: Select Travel Group, Independent Travel Group, Independent Travel Advisors and the italktravel & cruise retail franchise network.

RWe are proud IATA agents.
RWe are proud AFTA members.
RWe are proudly ATAS accredited.

Our Values

Performance

Providing profitable returns for members and rewarding remuneration for all employees.

Integrity

Being honest and sincere in the way that we do business, so that we are always known as being straight forward.

Reliability

Being consistently good in performance,
dependable and able to be trusted.

Team Work

Working efficiently and effectively as one united group.

Empathy

Understanding the needs, concerns, expectations and feelings of customers, partners and colleagues.

Initiative

Displaying the power or opportunity to think differently and be proactive; approach work in new and innovative ways.

Social Purpose

Supporting the needs of the wider community and helping to better our environment.

Our Networks

Executive Team

Jason Aghan

General Manager
Sales & Marketing

Amber Kelly

Head of Product & Events

Alisha Dopper

Head of People & Process

Vlado Ristevski

General Manager
Air Sales & Operations

Jake Manwaring

Head of Marketing

Anthony Lau

IT Manager

Quynh Giang

General Manager
Data & Analytics

Nick Sirinotis

Chief Financial Officer

Ari Magoutis

Executive General Manager

Tom Manwaring

CEO

Jason Aghan

General Manager
Sales & Marketing

Amber Kelly

Head of Product & Events

Alisha Dopper

Head of People & Process

Vlado Ristevski

General Manager
Air Sales & Operations

Jake Manwaring

Head of Marketing

Anthony Lau

IT Manager

Quynh Giang

General Manager
Data & Analytics

Nick Sirinotis

Chief Financial Officer

Ari Magoutis

Executive General Manager

Tom Manwaring

CEO

Express Tickets

Your one-stop fares and
Ticketing Solution

Express Tickets is a market-leading consolidator, providing airfares and airline ticketing services to travel agencies, tour operators and OTA’s for over 30 years. Our newest technology platform offers a friendly point and click interface which enables you to confidently shop and book airline tickets, complete reissues, refunds & revalidation functions online.

RShop, Book and Ticket all in the one platform.
RBookable ancillaries.
RDirect connect NDC ready.

Membership Options

Affiliate

No commitments, no fuss, just quick access to fares and ticketing.

Sign up to ticket through the Express Tickets system, which offers a friendly point-and-click interface that enables you to confidently shop and book airline tickets, complete reissues, refunds and revalidation functions online.

Member

As well as access to our Express Tickets system, benefit from our Preferred Partner arrangements across a range of land, cruise, and ancillary products. Members also receive access to regular incentives, training & info sessions, as well as exclusive member-only events.

Join Us

Ticketing only please

No membership, no joining fees, simply open an
account and starting ticketing!

    I Want To Start Ticketing

    I want to become a Member

    Discuss membership opportunties and explore your options for accessing Express Tickets plus the additional benefits that come with being a full member of either the Select Travel Group , Independent Travel Group or as an Independent Travel Advisor.

      I Want To Discuss Membership

      Contact Us


      Level 2, 160 Queen Street
      Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
      Phone svg+61 3 9668-8788

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