Bali travel forced to refund attendees after “underwhelming” event
A festival aiming to quench the thirst of those who would rather be in Bali right now was forced to issue refunds and offer free entry after attendees claim they were lied to.
ScoMo “in no hurry” to reopen Australia’s international borders
It appears the likelihood of more travel bubbles being announced soon is about the same as ScoMo’s beloved Sharkies winning the NRL Premiership this year … not good.
YIPPEE! Two-way trans-Tasman bubble finally kicks off
Today is the day, folks! As of midnight last night, the two-way trans-Tasman bubble is FINALLY open! Get the lowdown on NZ flights and tour discounts right here.
“Do not trust the GPS”: Google Maps places rural town 85km north of its actual location
According to the mayors of a handful of rural Aussie towns, this isn’t the first time the popular travel app has caused problems for them.
“We call it the triple win”: Global Work & Travel launches new affiliate program
Have you been searching for ways to earn some much-needed moolah ever since JobKeeper ended? Here’s one that doesn’t involve busking on the street or spinning signs.
CLIA to welcome 18 new ships with virtual showcase
The association is bringing you all the latest vessel news from the maritime world with this exclusive showcase.
GM appointed to lead Best Western’s newest Aussie hotel
Australia’s newest luxe boutique hotel has named its GM who, according to the accompanying press photo, has a strong beard game.
Qantas still committed to October restart for international flights, says Joyce
Qantas’ CEO doesn’t plan on letting a few vaccine “speedbumps” get in the way of the flying kangaroo going international in October.
Florida Governor sues CDC and Biden administration, demanding resumption of cruising
The lawsuit claims the US government is “singling out” the cruise industry and costing the state billions.
Man blows almost $20,000 after refusing temperature check at Disney World
Today, in what NOT to do at Disney World, we bring you reports of a man who blew almost $20,000 after getting kicked out for refusing a temperature check.
Road & Rail
Rail Europe launches fresh e-learning program for agents
Are you looking to get your rail bookings back on track? Go full steam ahead with this new online training tool.
Even though international travel from Australia will remain off the cards until at least 2021, there are still plenty of reasons to ensure your knowledge of the world’s tourism offerings remains tip-top. Case in point: the stunning nation of Malaysia.