Lufthansa

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines together form the Lufthansa Group, offering customers a global route network of 271 destinations in 107 countries from hubs in Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich and Vienna. The airline has fares filed from Australia with Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, British Airways, Thai Airways, China Airways or Jetstar from Australia via your preferred Asian gateway.

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Cassis the bell of Belmond

by Hannah Edensor

Belmond Ltd. has announced the appointment of Philippe Cassis as executive vice president, chief operating officer.

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Technology

Lufthansa signs up for Travelport solution

by Hannah Edensor

Lufthansa is the latest in airlines to hop aboard the Travelport train.

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Travel Agents

IATA changes transactions on BSPlink file

IATA have announced that their BSPlink file will change for transactions occurring in August 3-9 BSP period.

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Technology

Amadeus acquires Hotel SystemsPro

by Hannah Edensor

Amadeus is gearing up to expand its sales and catering offering to the hotel industry.

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Aviation

Joyce says stick to the rules

by Hannah Edensor

Qantas ceo Alan Joyce has admitted he’s “worried” about what the future of aviation looks like if competitors are given unfair advantages.

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Aviation

MH370 investigators meet in France

by Fran Blandy with Sonia Wolf - AFP

Malaysian aviation experts have met French officials to coordinate the investigation into missing flight MH370.

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Aviation

Badgerys Creek to open without rail link

by Hannah Edensor

Aviation’s top dogs are not big fans of the plans for the second Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek, saying its vision is in the “small leagues”.

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Aviation

Hong Kong Airlines to launch Australian services

by Daisy Melwani

Hong Kong airlines are set to launch thrice-weekly services between the Asian city to the Gold Coast and Cairns.

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Technology

Virgin “first of many” for Travelport

by Hannah Edensor

Travelport has confirmed that Virgin isn’t the only Pacific carrier they’ve been talking to, and that they hope more will follow in its footsteps.

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Travel Agents

Helloworld faces $205m write down charge

by Daisy Melwani / Hannah Edensor

Helloworld is on track for a profitable FY15, but is expecting to incur a non-cash impairment charge of $205 million arising from legacy transactions. We chat to Elizabeth Gaines on the “strong” results.

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Aviation

Airlines stand against big game trophy shipments

by AFP

Airlines say no to all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies on its planes. Yay!

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Travel Agents

6 things Gen Y’s need to see in America

by Hannah Edensor

Contiki has got the goods when it comes to the West side of the US, and we’re showing you the favourite pit stops.

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DESTINATIONS

Man jumps fence to pet cougars

He just wanted to get up close and personal with this pussy.

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Allianz offers Greece-bound travellers advice

Top tips for Australians travelling to Greece.

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Avoid stress, visit Bali

Looking for positive shake ups and holistic health, Bali Bliss Retreats is an all-inclusive five-day wellness experience to recharge and rejuvenate guests.

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Cuba emerges as paradise for gay tourism

As tourism flourishes in Cuba the island is emerging as a destination for gay and lesbian travellers.

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Fiji village life trumps luxury treatment

“Five minutes to go … Fiji time? Maybe ten.”

Australia’s Nature Coast Trade Shows

13/04/2015 | Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Australia’s Nature Coast is inviting the travel industry to attend its trade expos in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane.

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The Ultimate Waterman

14/03/2015 | New Zealand

Over eight days from 14-21 March, some of the worlds best surfers will travel across New Zealand competing in six disciplines

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Luxury Brands showcase to Australian Travel Advisors

| Melbourne, Gold Coast, Sydney

Europe, the Middle East and Asia's best luxury travel products will be put on showcase Down Under.

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Scenic launch Cruising information sessions

24/03/2015 | Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth

Scenic Tours, in partnership with local travel agents, is holding 5 free information sessions in metro centres nationwide on its South America and luxury Mekong river cruising programs.

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Tourism

New Gold Coast casino near Sea World

by AAP

A new site has been announced for an integrated resort and casino on the Gold Coast.

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Destinations

Man jumps fence to pet cougars

by AP

He just wanted to get up close and personal with this pussy.

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Destinations

Allianz offers Greece-bound travellers advice

by Daisy Melwani

Top tips for Australians travelling to Greece.

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Destinations

Avoid stress, visit Bali

by Hannah Edensor

Looking for positive shake ups and holistic health, Bali Bliss Retreats is an all-inclusive five-day wellness experience to recharge and rejuvenate guests.

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Hotels

Sheraton freshens up its look

by Hannah Edensor

Sheraton has lifted the curtain on its brand’s new visual identity with the relaunch of Sheraton.com.

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Aviation

The best kept airline secret in the business

by Hannah Edensor

Want to know the best kept secret in the airline business? Come closer, we’ll tell you.

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Travel Agents

New GM for Flight Centre Corporate arm

by Daisy Melwani

Flight Centre CFO, Andrew Flannery, will move into the role of executive general manager of the company’s corporate travel businesses.

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Aviation

Industrial action hits Melb Airport again

by AAP

International travellers are again facing possible delays at Melbourne Airport after immigration and border protection staff walked off the job for a second time on Monday.

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Destinations

Cuba emerges as paradise for gay tourism

by EFE

As tourism flourishes in Cuba the island is emerging as a destination for gay and lesbian travellers.

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Destinations

Fiji village life trumps luxury treatment

by Lucy Hughes Jones - AAP

“Five minutes to go … Fiji time? Maybe ten.”

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Hotels

Mercure Newcastle Airport opens its doors

The Mercure Newcastle Airport has been officially opened with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.

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Wholesalers

New African wholesaler on the market

by Hannah Edensor

Retail travel operator Destinations Africa has decided to stretch its expertise further with wholesale offerings.

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