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Travelport launches new tool for airline health and safety

Travelport has launched a nifty new feature to make airline health and safety measures more accessible for agents.

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Booking.com to axe 25 per cent of workforce

by Huntley Mitchell

It’s sad news for Booking.com staff today, with the OTA forced to cull its headcount as the coronavirus pandemic rages on.

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Destination Webinars reveals August line-up for ‘BYO Coffee Cluster’ series

Get all the latest updates, plus some itinerary inspo, from the likes of Bunnik Tours, Etihad, Cruise Traveller, Finnair, Globus and Accor, just to name a few.

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Expedia slumps to $1.2 billion loss in Q2

by Huntley Mitchell

Thought Expedia was fairly immune to the severe impact COVID-19 is having on the travel industry? Think again upon reading these dour financials.

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Farelogix snapped up by another travel tech player, after Sabre abandons acquisition plan

The future of Farelogix can finally be put to bed, so you could say this story is Travel Weekly tucking it in and giving it a goodnight kiss.

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Jayride’s revenue plummets 97 per cent in June quarter

It appears COVID-19 has forced travellers to reduce their Jayriding in recent months. However, that’s not to suggest they’re now doing more jaywalking.

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Sabre slams “highly speculative” media report alleging company is helping FBI spy on travellers

The article in question also speculated that the travel tech company could also end up using its data trove to help track and eradicate COVID-19.

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Wearables: the next travel tech frontier?

by Simon Akeroyd

Are you the proud owner of an Apple or Samsung smartwatch? Well, according to this blogger, they are set to play a big role in the travel industry’s post-COVID recovery.

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“I can’t even afford one house”: Airbnb slammed for suggesting host donations

The platform has copped a tonne of backlash from its users after suggesting they donate money to hosts impacted by COVID-19.

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New webinar library goes live for agents

Stay in the loop with a veritable feast of all the latest updates and info from destinations and suppliers with this handy new webinar library.

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Flight Centre Livn the dream with new tech deal

FCTG is upping its booking capabilities for tours and activities, thanks to a new tech partnership with a local player.

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WebBeds to make agents’ lives easier with new partnership

Webjet’s accommodation arm has jumped into bed with another Aussie travel business. Luckily, the mattress was spring-loaded and not filled with water.

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