Federal government looks to increase Australia’s cap on international arrivals
by Christian Fleetwood
The federal government plans to increase the cap on international arrivals to 6,000 per week, but it needs the states and territories to play their part.
Tune in to the final webinar of Tourism Authority of Thailand’s series this Friday
If you need more convincing, TAT is also giving away an additional prize on top of the three $50 Coles gift cards that are up for grabs.
Virgin Australia to cut 150 head office roles, pauses JV with Delta Air Lines
by Huntley Mitchell
Virgin Australia’s imminent emergence out of administration continues to take shape, with the embattled airline flagging more redundancies.
Cruise Wrap: Carnival’s fleet changes, Silversea unveils art collection + MORE
Travel Weekly is tickled pink to present you with this week’s Cruise Wrap, and that’s not only because it was the last thing standing between us and lunch.
Webjet boss banks $21.2m after offloading more than half his stake in the company
by Huntley Mitchell
John Guscic isn’t the only Webjet exec to have offloaded shares in recent days, with chairman Roger Sharp also getting in on the action.
“We must improve”: Hurtigruten responds to COVID-19 outbreak findings
Hurtigruten has shared the findings of a report into the cause of a recent outbreak of COVID-19 on one of its ships.
WHM parliamentary inquiry urges government to develop ‘Have a Gap Year at Home’ campaign
Young Australians would be the targets of a new campaign to combat a shortage of backpacker workers in agriculture, according to a recommendation from an inquiry into the Working Holiday Maker program.
Kiwi agents and travellers to be reimbursed under new government scheme
Jacinda Ardern and her team are looking after New Zealand’s agents and travellers with a brill new scheme. Over to you, ScoMo.
Life in the time of COVID-19 with Bench Africa’s Julie De Palo
This week, we challenged Bench Africa’s groups and operations director to a game of Pictionary. She wiped the floor with us.
Crooked Compass founder launches private aircraft tour company
One way to avoid dodgy plane food, seat kickers, crying babies and flight delays is to choose to travel via private aircraft. Or take high-grade sleeping pills, which actually works out much cheaper.
Hayman Island by InterContinental represents a new era of immersive luxury in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. And to celebrate, it's offering agents the chance to win a three-night stay for two at the resort. Here's all you need to know about this amazing opportunity.
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