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Travelport appoints new CEO, forms new long-term partnership with Webjet

Travelport’s new boss seems to keep quite a neat and tidy appearance, much unlike Travel Weekly’s editor, who has a bit of a vagabond look about him today.

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Destinations

Same-sex couple allegedly told by Smartraveller to “act heterosexual” ahead of Brunei stop-over

by Christian Fleetwood

Proving that Brunei’s strict new laws are the talk of the travel sector comes these fresh allegations.

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Hotels

Technology

Webjet’s hotel business drives huge half-year profit growth

by Huntley Mitchell

The staff fridge at Webjet HQ is set to have its wine stash upgraded from Sunnyvale Fruity Lexia to Perrier Jouet following this news of some very positive financial figures.

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Wholesalers

WebBeds becomes second biggest B2B player with new acquisition

Meanwhile, we’ve acquired a serious case of the shakes following a mild caffeine overdose. We’ll be filing the rest of our stories from the hospital so wish us luck.

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Tourism

Mobile travel bookings on the rise

Forget the ancient technology of the internet – you can book everything on your smart phone now! Excuse us while we throw our computer out the window – we don’t need it anymore.

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Travel Agents

Is Webjet’s threat to agents intensifying?

by Daisy Doctor

Webjet’s growth has surprised even us. We’re talking about the huge increase in profits that is, not a newly formed skin infection.

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Travel Agents

Big Fat Agent Wrap

Travel Weekly staff are officially in holiday mode, hence this photo-filled Agent Wrap round-up, does it?

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Technology

Webjet’s rising consumer engagement rivals agents

by Daisy Doctor

Does the news of Webjet’s success send you into a bit of a tizzy? Well, start breathing into the brown paper bag now.

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Travel Agents

“Webjet is certainly a threat to agents”: TC boss Fred van Eijk

by Daisy Doctor

We’re known in our office to be a bit threatening, but that’s only because someone ate the last Tim Tam. Our reaction was warranted.

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Travel Agents

“We are the #1 OTA”: Webjet MD

Please enjoy this very unrealistic iStock photo of what we imagine the Webjet MD was doing while making this announcement.

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Technology

Webjet execs’ bonuses more than triple

Webjet execs will definitely be bringing home the bacon from 2018 onward, or the wagyu steak by the looks of their earnings.

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Technology

Webjet business grows 6x Aussie market rate

by Hannah Edensor

Webjet’s Chairman has tooted the company horn and shouted “OTAs forever!” Yes we made that last bit up.

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