Australia extends halt on Kiwi travellers for another three days
Australian health authorities have decided New Zealanders aren’t quite ready to travel quarantine-free, as two more cases surface across the ditch.
More than $33m already paid to travel agents as part of government support package
Did you assume that the federal government’s agent support package was already oversubscribed? Well, it appears there’s still time to grab your share of the $128 million.
Queensland and South Australia to reopen borders for NSW travellers
Things are starting to look up for Berejiklian, even if she did find out about Palaszczuk’s big news at the same time everyone else did.
Carnival Cruise Line announces cancellations and suspensions through to 2023
Spare a thought for the cruise line’s support team, who are madly racing to get in contact with all affected agents and customers.
JetBlue slams “frivolous” lawsuit over alleged blocking of OTAs
Did you hear someone yell “OOOOOOH, BURN!” in the general vicinity of Surry Hills this morning? Don’t worry, it was just Travel Weekly’s editor upon reading this news.
Klook raises $262 million, appoints new boss for Australia and New Zealand
The travel tech player is plotting an aggressive local expansion. However, that’s not to suggest Klook staff will be throwing punches at its rivals.
DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin to reopen accommodation in February
All Travel Weekly’s editor could think about while writing his story was DoubleTree by Hilton’s famous cookies. He now has drool stains all over his shirt.
Wendy Wu Tours is dishing out free single rooms for solo travellers
Do your clients love group touring, but also need a bit of quiet time and personal space? Wendy Wu has swooped in to provide the goods.
AFTA prompts ACCC to update advice on COVID-affected travel
AFTA boss Darren Rudd has been rolling up his sleeves so much that his buttoned shirt is starting to resemble a tank top.
More than 100 million tourism jobs could be saved in 2021: WTTC
The Wolrd Travel & Tourism Council reckons the industry is getting ready to pick itself up, shake itself off and sashay towards recovery.