News

Industry movements: New hires at Intrepid, TravelManagers, Silversea and more

Keep tabs on all the latest movements in the industry, find who you need to shmooze at the next networking event and suss out all the latest gossip right here.

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Cruise

Coral Princess brings cruising back to Newcastle

Cruising has returned to Newy, marking more opportunities for the locals to hang out by the water and wear thongs.

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Hotels

Soneva introduces cryptocurrency payments at its resorts

This new update could mean that other travel companies may soon accept crypto, and then someone may finally buy our Travel Weekly NFT!

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Tourism

Paul Hogan gets top Tourism Australia honour

Hogan was reportedly quite happy with the award, but quietly disappointed that it wasn’t a knife which he could compare with his larger knife.

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Events

Missed the Visit USA Expos? Fear not, we’ve got your biggest questions covered.

by sponsored by Visit USA Australia

No more FOMO! These hot tips will get you in top-tip shape to visit the USA.

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News

Jucy to expand rental car fleet with $40m worth of new inventory

Jucy is a vehicle rental operator, not the company that makes those pink velour track pants, in case you were also a bit confused.

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Aviation

Qantas group engineers vote to strike

More than 700 Qantas, Jetstar and Network Aviation’s maintenance engineers are in favour of industrial action over pay negotiations.

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Events

NTIA 2022 tickets are on sale!

Industry events are a great opportunity to do some networking, reconnect with friends, and wake up the next day with a crippling hangover and anxiety about what you might have said to your boss.

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Events

Virtuoso announces its first tech summit

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly will be attempting our first mountain summit. Though it’s not really a mountain, but a hill near our office we try and avoid if possible.

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Tourism

Aussie representatives made their mark at Australia Marketplace North America

Its rumoured that some of the reps spent the whole time warning Americans about drop bears and telling people how to ride a kangaroo.

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Cruise

Tourists stranded as Europe’s rivers continue to drop

Water levels across Europe’s rivers continue to plague cruise operators with reports of marooned boats on the Doubs River.

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Hotels

Midweek Interview

Midweek catch-up with Italian hotelier Gaia Quartucci

This week, we sat down with Gaia Quartucci, global sales and marketing director for part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the world group.

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MSC Cruises webinar

27-07-22 | Online,NSW

MSC Cruises invites travel agents to master the skills needed to successfully sell an MSC cruise, in their latest webinar.

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Aloha Down Under roadshow 2022 

22-08-22 | Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland,NSW

Presented by Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania (HTO), the roadshow celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and will visit Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland.   

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The Great Barrier Reef Festival

04-08-22 | The Whitsundays,QLD

Bought to you by Cruise Whitsundays, The Great Barrier Reef Festival takes pride in inclusively connecting the reef to the shore and celebrates the coastal region of the Whitsundays at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Brand USA upcoming webinar, featuring Amtrak and Rocky Mountaineer

29-06-22 | Online,OVERSEAS

Next Wednesday 29 June at 10AM AEST, Brand USA is hosting its next agent webinar, which focuses on the US’s rail offerings.

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