P&O extends Aussie cruise pause, as Pacific Adventure emerges from dry dock
Don’t let the headline fool you; this article also contains some uplifting cruise news to give sail-savvy agents a little Friday boost.
Qantas to resume 12 international routes from 18 December
by Ali Coulton
If all goes to plan, 18 December will now be known as the beginning of the end of Australia’s overseas travel ban hellscape. Coincidentally, it’s also our deputy editor’s birthday!
Queensland agents squeeze in pre-lockdown catch-up lunch with suppliers
A group of TravelManagers agents managed to fit in a chinwag over a “cheap and cheerful” lunch with suppliers just before Brisbane tightened its restrictions late last month.
Virgin Australia overhauls economy airfare options, premium loyalty program to be rebranded
Virgin has given its economy fares the Queer Eye treatment. Our reaction to this is along the lines of “fabulous” and “yaaas queen”.
Travel industry reacts to Brisbane’s 2032 Olympics win
While Queensland’s capital was a shoo-in to snare the Games for 2032, it was still a bloody nice bit of news for Aussies to wake up to this morning.
Qantas returns to Whitsunday Coast for first time in seven years
While the rest of the east coast remains in lockdown, Queenslanders now have even more opportunities to see the world-famous holiday destination. We’re not jealous at all.
Hundreds of passengers urged to isolate after Virgin Australia crew member tests positive for COVID-19
The crew member worked on five flights between major cities across three states while they were believed to be infectious.
Brisbane moves one step closer to securing 2032 Olympics
After the Maroons’ dismal performance last week, at least this will give Queenslanders something to cheer about.
Stranded Aussie couple resort to sailing leaky boat with dodgy skipper to return home
After a year of travelling abroad during the pandemic, these inexperienced sailors decided to try their luck crossing the Pacific Ocean by boat rather than face expensive airfares and flight caps.
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