“My heart palpitated”: Influencer raises $83,000 tip for airport pianist
A kind stranger raised a whopping amount of money for a pianist who spends his days tinkling the ivories and raising spirits at an international airport.
Experts warn of yet another Sydney lockdown extension, as Tasmania reopens to Victoria and SA
We’ve coupled the good with the bad in this domestic travel update, but we won’t judge if you only choose to read the positive stuff.
“The product of travel has lost its value”: AFTA chair pens letter to ScoMo
Tom Wanwaring has his handwriting down pat after penning a letter to the PM. Travel Weekly understands he opted for a felt tip and even sealed it with a custom wax stamp.
Qantas to host frequent flyer “point-bidding frenzy” for exclusive experiences
The airline will host a series of auctions so its frequent flyers can use up the points they’ve been hoarding since the start of the pandemic.
Baillie Lodges snaps up luxe Barossa Valley property
The company has expanded its portfolio with the addition of this gem in the middle of South Australia’s wine region. They had us at wine.
IATA Travel Pass the “green light” to fly internationally with Qantas and Jetstar
After trialling and testing a number of potential solutions, the Qantas Group has revealed what Aussies will need to get outta here and overseas.
Travel demand “to return with a vengeance”, says Flight Centre’s Aussie boss
Kelly Spencer and her team at Flight Centre all have their catching mitts on in anticipation of an aggressive travel bounce-back.
Aurora Expeditions’ partnership with Virtuoso goes global
Aurora Expeditions CEO Monique Ponfoort is doing the happy dance after securing a global deal with the luxe travel network.
Marriott appoints four first-time GMs for signature Aussie hotels
It’s all looking very peachy over at Marriott, with the hotel giant’s career development program bearing fruit in the form of four new GMs.
Queensland channels Van Morrison in new $2.4m tourism campaign
Does “Van the Man” feature heavily in your Spotify playlists? Well, we guarantee you’ll be bopping along to this new campaign from TEQ.
New marketplace lets travel agents avoid GDS surcharges (and keep incentives)
This article is all about GDS, the NDC and LCCs. If all of those acronyms have gone right over your head, we suggest skipping to the next story.
From bustling Southeast Asian streets and island getaways to ancient rainforests and highland retreats, Malaysia is full of surprises.