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Anthony Goldman on consumers using Webjet: “Go for it”

by Daisy Doctor

Positive news about OTAs is about as unlikely and surprising as our roommate finally cleaning up their dishes in the sink. They’ve turned blue.

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Travel Agents

Penny Spencer: “There’s a reason agents have been a thing since, well forever”

by Daisy Doctor

There’s also a reason painkillers have an increase in sales every Monday morning. But that’s another story altogether. Ok, we made that up.

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Technology

Channel Seven launches OTA

Channel Seven is dipping its hand into the world of travel. Although that’s not to say there was any hanky panky.

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Hotels

Hotels need to pull up socks with online bookings

by Joel Norton

Does the state of hotels’ online offerings have you tearing your hair out? Then put down the tuft of curls and read this, post haste.

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Technology

Dummies guide to online bookings

by Pressy Sankaran

Did you know consumers are making late-night, last-minute online bookings? Find out the path to purchase from these experts.

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Technology

TripAdvisor’s ‘big shift’ to one click

by Tara Harrison

It’s not just hotels. TripAdvisor is making a move on all elements of the travel experience, from uber cars to dining.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre hands over $700k to step up BYOJet deal

FLT is keen to get the online retailer fully integrated into its business asap in order to maximise the deal’s potential.

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Technology

Free wifi “revolution” takes over Australian hotels

by Sophie Hodge

Good news for all you social media addicts – free wifi is no longer considered a luxury at the majority of Aussie hotels.

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Travel Agents

Aussies still heading OS despite weak $A: Webjet

by Frances Mao - AAP

Australians are still holidaying overseas in droves despite the weak dollar. But just wait till the VISA bill arrives in a month’s time!

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Travel Agents

Webjet profit soars to $10m

by AAP

Online travel company Webjet’s half year profit has soared 17 per cent to $10.7 million on the back of a rise in flight bookings and investment in its hotels business.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre to launch “virtual travel agent”

by Anne Majumdar

Who the heck is Aunt Betty?

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Travel Agents

End of road for HotelClub as it integrates with Hotels.com

by Anne Majumdar

HotelClub will cease to exist as a standalone brand when it merges with Hotels.com next month. But the writing has been on the wall for some time…

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