Virgin Australia has launched a new brand campaign on the weekend, called ‘here’s to looking up’ and coining its own made-up word.
AFTA and CLIA welcome WA government’s $3m support package for travel agents
While Western Australian agents are breathing a sigh of relief, those in other states and territories have no doubt turned green with envy over this new funding.
Chimu’s James McAlloon nears finish line of mammoth fundraising trek
Kudos to James for enduring shin splints, exhaustion, sore feet, sunburn, and two weeks of quarantine in a remote South Australian hotel, all for a good cause.
Destination NSW marketing boss to join Australian Tourism Data Warehouse as CEO
Jan Hutton is already mulling over embossing or debossing her new business card after snaring the top job at ATDW.
Why did Tom Cruise just charter two Hurtigruten ships?
Get ready to have the Mission: Impossible theme song stuck in your head for the rest of the day, because apparently the ships were hired for the latest movie in the franchise.
You can now stay in the mansion from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Pull up to your very own kingdom for the night and sit on the throne with this nostalgia-riddled Airbnb listing from The Fresh Prince himself.
Agent Wrap: AFTA members join National Mobilisation Program, TravelManagers agent celebrates 15 years + MORE
To celebrate the fact that it’s Friday, we’ve made you an extra special Agent Wrap! And it’s not JUST special because we forgot to post one for the past few weeks.
Tickets for Qantas’ epic seven-hour scenic flight sell out in 10 minutes!
by Huntley Mitchell
Qantas reckons it’s “probably the fastest-selling flight” in The Flying Kangaroo’s history.
Hotel Wrap: W Melbourne on the lookout for 100-plus staff, Preferred welcomes 13 new hotels + MORE
Know a teammate who’s getting behind on the latest news in accommodation? Send them a link to this week’s cracker of a Hotel Wrap.
“This downtime has really opened our eyes”: GFOB’s Gai Tyrrell on supporting agents (and much, much more)
by Huntley Mitchell
Globus family of brands’ regional boss has shared everything that’s going on with the wholesaling giant right now and in the future with yours truly.
Regional Victorians wake to eased travel restrictions
by Christian Fleetwood
Finally, Victoria’s tourism industry has something to cheer about. Let’s hope the Andrews government continues this positive momentum.
Tripadvisor names the hottest domestic travel destinations for spring
GOOD NEWS: it looks like Aussie travellers are getting set for a spring fling in the great outdoors! Click here to find out where and how they’ll be travelling.
Carnival sells two more ships, cancels more Aussie sailings
Are you looking to purchase your own personal floating city? Well, keep your eyes peeled, because Carnival has accelerated its removal of less-efficient ships.