First Light Travel: Your (Official) Aussie Specialists

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What is an Aussie Specialist? First Light Travel are proud to call ourselves "Aussie Specialists" - and we've been officially recognised as such by Tourism Australia. Here's what this means for you.

Australian Travel Specialist

Great News - We Have Been Awarded "Aussie Specialist" Status

When you're booking your Australian dream holiday, how can you be sure your travel agent has the best local knowledge & expertise? 

Do they know Australia like the back of their hand? How can you tell?

This is where Tourism Australia's Aussie Specialist Program comes in.

We are proud graduates, and the program gives us the tools we need to make your Australia holiday extra special.

Here's why:

What's an Aussie Specialist?

Tourism Australia created the Aussie Specialist program three decades ago. They are the Australian Government Agency responsible for attracting international visitors to Australia. 

It was recently ranked as the number one Tourism Education Course in the world, and has won awards for 'best training program' in the United Kingdom, Asia and United States of America.

Tourism Australia know that many visitors look for trusted travel agents to help plan and book their Australian dream vacation. It's natural that they would want to give us a helping hand!

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What "Aussie Specialist" Status Means For Us

The Aussie Specialist program gives recognition to travel companies who really know their stuff when it comes to holidaying Down Under.

It means we're equipped with:

  • Industry recognition as an expert in selling Australia
  • Training directly from Tourism Australia, with ongoing training to keep us learning
  • Access to the latest resources, news and events to keep you up to date on the latest destinations

The program keeps us excited about new developments in Australian travel. Everything we learn, we pass directly to you. 

So that's what Aussie Specialist status means for us. But more importantly...


What Does Our Aussie Specialist Status Mean For You?

It means we can give you:

Whether you need to know about the best Queensland beaches, terrific Top End activities, family-friendly Sydney hotels or tips to stay safe in the Outback... whatever you need to know, you're in great hands!

First Light Travel Australian Travel Specialists

Your Perfect Holiday Down Under: Talk To Our Travel Specialists

Whether it's your first or your fortieth visit to Australia, thanks to our Aussie Specialist status you can be sure that First Light Travel's agents have the resources and know-how to make your trip special!

We've been through award-winning training so that we can give you the best advice, suggestions and booking experience for your trip.

Get in touch with your very own Australia Travel Specialist, and before you know it you’ll be on your way to an outstanding Australian vacation.


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Submitted by
Marianne Davies
: 15 Sep 2019 (Last updated: 12 May 2021)

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