What’s in a name? Well perhaps a lot more than we think.
Brisbane Airport achieves global COVID-safe accreditation
While the health and safety protocols at Brisbane’s quarantine hotels are being questioned, at least the airport’s got it together.
Nail-biting images emerge of youths taking selfies on Sydney hotel ledge
Bloody kids these days and their death-defying selfies. Back in our day, the cameras were so big that we’d be lucky to get one up a staircase, let alone onto the ledge of a building.
South Australia changes border restrictions for travellers from NSW
by Huntley Mitchell
Finding it hard to follow of all the constantly-changing domestic border restrictions? Travel Weekly has done some of the deciphering for you here.
Royal Caribbean extends cruise suspension, announces US$40m funding pool for agents
Despite what the headline suggests, the cruise group isn’t offering agents to take a dip in a literal pool of cash, much to our disappointment.
The Travel Corporation’s Aussie CEO to depart as part of major exec changes
Here’s some very big news right here for your Friday, with TTC’s Fiona Dalton set to fly the coop after just three months in the top role.
Indonesian socialite books out entire flight to Bali to avoid COVID-19
The grandson of a pharmaceutical tycoon reckons booking out an entire commercial flight is cheaper than chartering a private jet.
CTM boss in legal stoush with Brisbane City Council over $20 million property plan
Jamie Pherous has become entangled in a legal battle with the council over a swimming pool he wants to build at his new property on Brisbane River.
Get in quick! Trafalgar launches ‘Break Out & Break Free’ sale
It appears 2021 is the year of the sale, with Trafalgar joining the already long list of travel brands spruiking their discounted wares.
Unions take Qantas to High Court over JobKeeper “wage theft”
by Ali Coulton
Having lost on appeal in the Federal Court late last year, the unions are now taking their JobKeeper fight against Qantas to the High Court.
Carnival to ditch 19 ships, as company posts $2.8 billion quarterly loss
Carnival Corporation has added another ship to the pile of vessels that it will offload in order to stay afloat beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.