Costa Cruises confirms eight cases of COVID-19 on board Costa Diadema
The cruise ship passengers tested positive after a visit to the Greek islands, with most of them now isolating in dedicated onshore facilities in Palermo.
“They deserve respect”: Former Labor leader states case for agent support from government
Bill and his faithful companion, Walter, are using their platform to elevate the voices of the travel agent sector. Well, we’re not sure if Walter is ACTUALLY involved – we just wanted to use this picture.
British Airways’ new CEO calls for urgent introduction of pre-flight COVID-19 testing
Had no idea that Britain’s flag carrier had a new boss? Well, you can instantly get acquainted with him just by reading this.
Ex-cruise captain re-elected as Romanian mayor two weeks after his death
With Halloween around the corner, we thought we’d bring you this kooky story about an ex-cruise ship captain who was re-elected as Mayor of Deveselu after he died of COVID-19.
Queensland to reopen border to all NSW travellers from November
Queensland pubs have no doubt begun stocking up on Tooheys New in anticipation of an influx of NSW visitors from next month.
Tourism Australia unveils new COVID-safe travel tool
Aussie travellers have been given a much-needed confidence boost for their holiday planning with this whizz-bang new portal.
IATA issues stern warning to non-mask-wearing plane passengers
The commercial aviation industry’s peak body is fed up with plane passengers refusing to wear masks, judging by its latest statement.
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.
Flight Centre streamlines product support, ditches Infinity Holidays brand
The travel giant is streamlining part of its business in an attempt to stay afloat during the global pandemic.
Here’s how mobile travel agents are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis
We are all aware of how devastating COVID-19 has been on bricks and mortar agencies, but how are home-based, mobile agents faring?
Ruby Princess report: NSW Health slammed for “inexcusable” mistakes, as Princess Cruises comes off unscathed
by Ali Coulton
NSW Health has copped a lashing from the state government’s special inquiry into the ships disembarkation debacle that ended up with hundreds being infected with COVID-19.
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