Emirates suspends Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne flights, as government increases repatriation efforts
Meanwhile, Etihad has taken this opportunity to reaffirm its commitment to repatriating stranded Aussies. Nice one, guys.
Brisbane Airport achieves global COVID-safe accreditation
While the health and safety protocols at Brisbane’s quarantine hotels are being questioned, at least the airport’s got it together.
CTM boss in legal stoush with Brisbane City Council over $20 million property plan
Jamie Pherous has become entangled in a legal battle with the council over a swimming pool he wants to build at his new property on Brisbane River.
Virgin Australia reunites family with beloved toy dinosaur
The airline even gave the fuzzy little guy a boarding pass! if that isn’t the best way to kick off your working week, we don’t know what is.
Carnival Corporation postpones more cruises, with some restarting this month
New year, new cruise resumption dates for several Carnival Corp brands, so tell your clients they won’t need to add seasickness tablets to their shopping lists anytime soon.
Flight Centre benefitted financially from unpaid “buzz nights”, court hears
Another day, another report on the Flight Centre court case. This time, we bring you more about the infamous “buzz nights”, along with claims of short work breaks and tough sales expectations by ex-staffers.
Courtyard by Marriott to fly flag in Brisbane and outer Melbourne
Just to clarify, Marriott is expanding its portfolio of Courtyard-branded hotels – not Marriott-branded courtyards, as first reported by Travel Weekly.
Qantas adds three new routes to connect Tassie to the mainland
While sourcing the image for this article, Travel Weekly’s deputy editor found out the hard way that there is more than one interpretation of “map of Tassie”. We advise against Googling it.
Health alert issued for Virgin flight after passenger tests positive to COVID-19
by Christian Fleetwood
Contact tracing and coronavirus testing is underway after a traveller tested positive for COVID-19 in Japan after flying into the country from Brisbane.
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