Aviation wrap: Qantas-American Airlines JV gets approval, Air Tahiti Nui’s new ANZ structure + MORE
Since last week’s aviation wrap, two things have happened: a cargo plane load of news has made its way to our inboxes, and green tea has been proven as no substitute for double-shot espressos.
UK government to investigate environmental cost of travel and tourism
by Christian Fleetwood
With Travel DAZE just around the corner (and a fab early bird deal on tickets up and running) comes this sustainability-related announcement out of the UK.
Uluru custodian says climbing ban critics need to see things from Anangu perspective
87 per cent of people who visit Uluru choose not to climb, but critics of the decision to ban the option have been vocal. Here’s what the Anangu people want them to understand.
Man calls in bomb threat so he can ask flight attendant on date
Just when you thought dating in 2019 couldn’t get much weirder, we bring you a 65-year-old who dealt with being rejected by preventing his flight attendant crush from leaving the country.
REVEALED: All the winners from the first-ever CATO Awards
Congrats to all the winners at the inaugural CATO Awards! Congrats also to our editor, who yesterday completed the 1kg schnitzel challenge at our local pub!
STUDY: Online reviews a top source of information when booking trips
It looks like your clients may be searching for a second opinion when it comes to hotel and experience recommendations.
G Adventures Change Makers Challenge is back for 2020
That’s right, folks, the adventure travel company’s life-changing incentive is running again with a new mystery location to boot!
Passenger cops $150,000 fine for “one of the most serious cases” of flight disruption
Turns out there are serious consequences for disruptive mid-flight behaviour, especially if it’s so bad that you prompt a military escort like this woman did.
Industry heavyweight urges stronger regulations for commercial Airbnb operators
It turns out around 50 per cent of Airbnbs are commercially run, as opposed to travellers renting out their space or uni students listing their cupboards for a quick buck.