Federal Court of Australia

Tourism

Allianz Australia fined $1.5m over misleading travel insurance sales via Expedia-owned sites

by Huntley Mitchell

The insurance giant has paid a multimillion-dollar price for some dodgy sales through a trio of Expedia-owned websites.

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Aviation

Qantas wins appeal over workers’ sick pay

The airline will not be required to pay stood-down workers sick pay, including a man who has been battling cancer and another with heart disease.

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Aviation

Court approves Virgin Australia share transfer to Bain Capital

by Huntley Mitchell

Have you ever figured out a film’s ending before you finished watching it? Prepare to get a similar vibe here.

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Technology

Trivago loses appeal after misleading consumers over hotel ads

We assume Trivago’s lawyers have since made their way from the courtroom to the pub and are drowning their sorrows.

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Tourism

Ardent Leisure hit with shareholder class action over Dreamworld tragedy

by Huntley Mitchell

The theme park operator said it intends to “vigorously defend” the class action and believes the proceedings are “without merit”.

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Technology

Trivago licks its wounds after court loss, as industry bodies applaud ruling

by Huntley Mitchell

Trivago has responded to the Federal Court’s ruling that it misled consumers about hotel room rates on its website and in its TV ads. Find out what the OTA had to say here.

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Technology

Federal Court finds Trivago misled consumers about hotel room rates

An OTA using dodgy tactics is like a red rag to a bull for agents, so best take a couple of deep breaths and prepare a pillow to scream in before reading this.

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