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“Do not trust the GPS”: Google Maps places rural town 85km north of its actual location

According to the mayors of a handful of rural Aussie towns, this isn’t the first time the popular travel app has caused problems for them.

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“Truly changes the game”: Travelport unveils next-gen platform

The global travel retail player has new-look platform. However, we have no idea how the guying spinning on his head has anything to do with it.

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Tripadvisor launches its very own subscription service

The online travel company has launched the Netflix of hotel booking. However, it’s too early to tell whether ‘Tripadvisor and chill’ will take off.

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“Tripadvisor for pets”: New app to connect Aussies with pet-friendly hotels and experiences

This new app is like Tripadvisor, except instead of telling you which restaurants have grumpy staff, it tells you how likely they are to want to pat your dog. Well, that’s our understanding.

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OTA forced to pay $6.5m in withheld payments to hundreds of Aussie tour operators

To any big, shonky OTA that has the ACCC up their clacker, learn from Adventium’s example and pay what you damn well owe.

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FCM unveils bold new brand identity and vision for “ground-breaking” tech offering

The Flight-Centre-owned brand did warn everyone late last month that it had something big in the works, so we’re assuming this is it.

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Travelport completes first-ever end-to-end rebrand

Wondering how the marketing team at Travelport have been filling their time during the industry’s COVID-induced slowdown? Here’s the answer.

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Intrepid co-founder backs the Pinterest of travel apps

The social media platform claims to be the first to let users share travel-specific content to create real-world itineraries.

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Fly365 liquidators point creditors to airlines for refunds, as probe continues into company directors

by Huntley Mitchell

Liquidators of the collapsed online travel agency have issued a very important update to creditors. Read on to get the lowdown.

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Domestic border reopenings help Webjet’s OTA business return to profitability

by Huntley Mitchell

Green shoots have emerged at Webjet, and we’re not talking about the weeds growing in its office pot plants.

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Luxury Escapes takes giant tech leap with acquisition of online travel player

After being called out by a new Aussie OTA only just the other day, Luxury Escapes has returned serve with this, and accompanied it with a Lleyton Hewitt-esque “C’MON!”

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“We aren’t shy to enter a competitive market”: New Aussie-owned platform to take on online travel juggernauts

Australia’s OTA landscape has become even more crowded, with a new player already calling out the giants.

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