First Travel Group
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About Company

First Travel Group (FTG) is New Zealand’s leading independent travel alliance.

FTG is dedicated to providing its members with market efficiencies to enhance the customer experience in both retail and corporate travel, helping the industry to rebound with confidence.

The group unites more than 50 independent travel specialists throughout New Zealand and had a pre-covid annual turnover in excess of 500 million. The group’s diverse high-end membership includes retail, boutique, corporate, TMCs and Meetings & Event specialists.

As a technology leader, FTG provides industry expertise and a range of exclusive best-in-class travel solutions through its strong partnerships and worldwide preferred supplier agreements.

A key partner of all major airlines including Air New Zealand, Qantas, Emirates and Singapore Airlines, FTG also has strong relationships with global players such as Expedia, Allianz Partners, Globus, Avis Budget Group, APT, Contiki, Insight and Trafalgar.

FTG offers members a range of extensive support services and products including consolidation unit, Express Tickets with its game-changing ticketing technology, Aeronology, the industry leading Creative Cruise platform, Odysseus and in-house boutique wholesaler, Lifestyle Holidays.

Established in 1999, FTG is a co-operative, with Australian parent company Express Travel Group (ETG) holding a majority shareholding alongside members and staff.