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Technology

Flight Centre snaps up AI-based travel platform

The travel giant has gone shopping and found itself a San Francisco-based travel platform that specialises in personalisation through artificial intelligence.

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Tourism

FINALLY! Village Roadshow agrees to takeover deal with failed Virgin bidder

by Huntley Mitchell

It’s not quite on the same scale as Virgin, but BGH Capital has still managed to snag a distressed travel company.

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Technology

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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Technology

UK’s Competition and Markets Authority blocks Sabre’s Farelogix acquisition

It comes just days after a US federal court said it would not stand in the way of the nearly $560 million deal.

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Aviation

Qantas, Flight Centre mooted as acquisition targets for Wesfarmers

While the uncertain future of Virgin Australia has stolen most of the spotlight amid the COVID-19 crisis, speculation surrounding its fierce rival is now heating up.

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Technology

The hunter or the hunted? Webjet responds to acquisition speculation

by Huntley Mitchell

First it was speculation that Webjet was looking to acquire, and now it’s the other way around. Make sense of it all here.

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Hotels

Marriott to “jumpstart” all-inclusive offering with hotel group acquisition

The world’s biggest hotel group is set to get even bigger, thanks to a fresh acquisition.

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Travel Agents

Helloworld to acquire Aussie travel management company for $28m

Helloworld Travel has agreed to acquire one of Australia’s largest privately-owned corporate travel management companies.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre acquires Aussie travel company

Flight Centre is hoping this latest acquisition will give its Australian leisure business a much-needed boost.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre strengthens European footprint with new acquisition

Flight Centre has bolstered its global business travel network by jumping into bed with a European company. Ooh la la!

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Hotels

Best Western enters luxury space with new acquisition

Travel Weekly understands the new acquisition aims to settle the argument over whether or not the west really is the best.

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Technology

Travelport to go private following acquisition

And it’s all thanks to a $6 billion buyout from Siris Capital Group and Evergreen Coast Corp. We wish someone would buy us out for $6 billion. Think of all the flights we could book!

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