Travel Agents

“I’ve been quite overwhelmed”: Agent wowed by client support

While most travel agents have been busy repatriating clients and working on refunds, one advisor was presented with a golden opportunity.

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Destinations

Destination Gold Coast recruits celebs for postcard campaign

A host of celebs and tour operators have been suffering from writer’s cramp after the destination marketing agency asked them to pen 3,000 postcards to Aussie families.

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Destinations

Aloha Friday Wrap: HTA adopts important declaration, Hawaiian Airlines’ new cookbook + MORE

Have your clients been sorely missing the Hawaiian Islands? Lift their spirits with the latest Aloha Friday Wrap.

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Aviation

Hawaiian Airlines creates ‘Sharing Aloha Series’ cookbook

Due to the popularity of Hawaiian Airlines’ ‘Sharing Aloha Series’, the airline has created a downloadable recipe book with all of the dishes for fans to make at home.

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Events

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s annual Cultural Festival to go virtual

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is not letting the COVID-19 pandemic get in the way of its annual Cultural Festival.

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Aviation

Hawaiian Airlines extends ‘Book With Confidence’ waiver

Hawaiian Airlines has extended its Book With Confidence waiver to cover any new bookings made through 31 July 2020.

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Destinations

Hawaii Tourism Authority adopts Aina Aloha declaration

Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has adopted the Aina Aloha Economic Futures declaration following a recent meeting of its board of directors.

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Aviation

WATCH: The ‘new normal’ of flying between the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian Airlines has shared a video to show the ‘new normal’ of flying between the Hawaiian Islands.

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Tourism

Linkd Tourism appoints new trade account manager

Here’s some positive recruitment news to offset some of the negative redundancy news that’s been doing the rounds in the travel industry lately.

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Aviation

YIPPEE! Virgin launches new Aussie routes, brings back ‘Happy Hour’ sales

The only thing we at Travel Weekly love more than new routes is cheap airfares, and this story features both! Well, except wine, of course – we value wine above almost everything.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre gains access to additional funding to offset COVID-19 impacts

Skroo’s stress ball has scored a well-earned break after Flight Centre managed to secure some much-needed funding.

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Hotels

Hotel Wrap: Event hotels to give away 1,200 nights, Crystalbrook offers $100 bar tabs to interstate guests + MORE

Planning a domestic escape for your clients? Lucky for you, we’ve got a mix of deals, offers and openings to suit all tastes in this wrap.

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DESTINATIONS

Destination Gold Coast recruits celebs for postcard campaign

A host of celebs and tour operators have been suffering from writer’s cramp after the destination marketing agency asked them to pen 3,000 postcards to Aussie families.

DESTINATIONS

Aloha Friday Wrap: HTA adopts important declaration, Hawaiian Airlines’ new cookbook + MORE

Have your clients been sorely missing the Hawaiian Islands? Lift their spirits with the latest Aloha Friday Wrap.

DESTINATIONS

Hawaii Tourism Authority adopts Aina Aloha declaration

Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has adopted the Aina Aloha Economic Futures declaration following a recent meeting of its board of directors.

DESTINATIONS

European Union’s visitor ‘safe list’ includes Aussie travellers

While it’s a good sign that Australia made the EU’s ‘safe list’, it doesn’t exactly mean your clients can toddle off to France or Spain.

DESTINATIONS

Flights diverted from Victoria, as Premier orders hotel quarantine inquiry

Poor old Victoria is in all sorts of bother at the moment, forcing Daniel Andrews to announce some harsh new measures.

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Aviation

One airline set to be liquidated, while another files for bankruptcy protection

by Christian Fleetwood

Proving just how much the commercial aviation industry is struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic comes the news of one airline on death row and another on its last legs.

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Cruise

Aurora Expeditions boss exits

by Huntley Mitchell

Did you recently send Robert Halfpenny an email but are yet to receive a reply? This might explain why.

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Road & Rail

Road & Rail Wrap: The Overland is back, road trips slowly return, Jayride market update + MORE

Time to make like Russell Coight and hit the road (and rail) because we’ve got your latest hit of industry updates from luggage cabins and back seats across the world.

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Destinations

European Union’s visitor ‘safe list’ includes Aussie travellers

While it’s a good sign that Australia made the EU’s ‘safe list’, it doesn’t exactly mean your clients can toddle off to France or Spain.

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Tourism

Travel blogger urges influencers to pay for holidays

‘Mrs. O Around the World’ has launched the #PayingOurWay movement to encourage content creators to support the travel industry.

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Aviation

Qantas launches new NSW routes, opens share purchase plan

Admittedly, both routes were originally scheduled to start earlier this year, so they’re not exactly a surprise. But don’t let that stop you from getting out the party hats and poppers.

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Wholesalers

TTC introduces ‘wellbeing directors’ for select trips

Are your clients worried about fellow travellers getting in their personal bubbles? The Travel Corporation has come up with a solution to put their minds at ease.

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Travel Agents

Concierge Travel Group rebrands following acquisition

Concierge Travel Group has a new name, and no, it’s not CTG or Travel Concierge Group.

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Aviation

Italian officials call out EasyJet for “racist” advert

The allegations could not come at a worse time for EasyJet, as the airline prepares to cut 30 per cent of its staff and sell three of its major UK bases.

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Destinations

Flights diverted from Victoria, as Premier orders hotel quarantine inquiry

by Christian Fleetwood

Poor old Victoria is in all sorts of bother at the moment, forcing Daniel Andrews to announce some harsh new measures.

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Cruise

Cruise Wrap: PONANT and Norwegian’s new agent programs, Celebrity wins top wine awards + MORE

We are particularly excited about this week’s Cruise Wrap, not only because it mentions wine, but there are lots of pretty pictures too.

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Destinations

How you can celebrate Canada Day

Canadians across the world are celebrating Canada Day on 1 July, and you can too from the comfort of your own home!

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