Reho Travel

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Reho History



1979  Founders intend to run a luxury bus service from London to India with bunks and meals on board the bus which was also to have airline seats, videos and air conditioning. It was thus meant to be the Restaurant-Hotel Bus (Re-Ho Bus) but this did not work out for various reasons and so in the autumn of ’79 we started selling airline tickets to Australia and New Zealand

1982  Melbourne Office opened by Jenny Jones

1983  Sydney Office opened by Rosalind James

1984 Advertising cheap airfares in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers commenced

1990 Sydney opens corporate division, Reho Business House 

1992  Melbourne moves to new office. Karsten Horne joins company

1993  Values introduced, business mix changes. Let our experience add to yours tagline introduced. Join UTAG (now Travelscene American Express Group) London office closes

1994 created – We are out there

1995  Advertising cheap airfares in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald ceases

1996  ‘Terrific People Amazing Places’ photo competition launched

1998  Melbourne office wins Australian Travel Agency of the Year


2000  Melbourne opens separate corporate office
Reho Rap quarterly printed newsletter launched.

2001  Tramada introduced, online reporting access for clients

2002  Reho Rap becomes a monthly email newsletter

2003  Business Development Managers employed for the first time. New website launched
First self-booking tool introduced

2004  Regular articles featuring Reho appear in mainstream press 

2005  New logo/Image created. Sydney moves to new office


2006  Sydney and Melbourne merge into one entity. WebRes introduced.
Corporate brochure produced
Travel with Kidz brand introduced
Dynamic display screens in Melbourne shop-front windows

2007  glutenfree travel launched
Full time WebRes support consultant employed
New corporate website launched
Travel with Kidz website launched

2008 Reho Study Tours brand launched
New leisure division opens in Sydney
New leisure website launched 
Robotic ticketing introduced
Operations manual completed


2009  Founder Rosalinde James retires
Karsten becomes sole shareholder
Management restructure
rehope launched
Move from Sabre to Galileo reservation systems
Reho joins travel industry best practice group
North Sydney office moves to Hunter Street – Sydney

2010 Reho wins Travelscene Innovation award for rehope
Service fees implemented across majority of clients
Payment solution implemented for all corporate clients
Large investment in new computer systems

2011 Vida Travel developed
Turnover tops $30 million
30th team member employed.

2012  Reho Microcredit Agency launched
New website launched
Reho celebrates 30 years in Australia
Move from Galileo to Amadeus reservation system
Open landmark new Head Office in Melbourne
Move Sydney office
Fit to Travel launched

2013 Management team visit rehope in Malawi
Reho team compete in the Tour de Timor cycling race
Study Tours reaches the 250 tour milestone
Difference introduced as a new value
Become a member of Helloworld

2014 Concur self booking tool launched
First ROII Study Tour