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Cruise

Federal Court blocks Princess Cruises’ attempt to ban US and UK passengers from class action

The judge said blocking the passengers from joining the class action could risk bringing “the administration of justice into disrepute”, which doesn’t sound ideal if you ask us.

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Tourism

Health Minister reveals plan that could see vaccinated Aussies travelling internationally in six weeks

We don’t want to alarm you, but our new favourite minister Greg Hunt has signalled that fully vaccinated Aussies could be travelling internationally within weeks.

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Hotels

Marriott files lawsuit against robocall scammers

Have you been getting some suss calls from Marriott lately? Find out why here.

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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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Technology

Expedia embroiled in Allianz Australia court case over alleged misleading travel insurance sales

The online travel giant has found itself in the middle of a Federal Court case between ASIC and Allianz over travel insurance.

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Aviation

Court tells Virgin’s administrators to be “full and frank” with creditors or risk delaying sale

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly’s editor pored over a 15-page document from the Federal Court to deliver you this piece of original reporting. He’s now taking a nap under his desk.

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Travel Agents

STA Travel stung with $14m in penalties over misleading ads

The Federal Court has ordered STA Travel to pay $14 million in penalties for making false or misleading claims when advertising its MultiFLEX Pass product.

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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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Aviation

Jetstar hit with $1.95m fine for misleading refund claims

Jetstar has been forced to return its new office chaise longue and smudge-proof fridge after being served a whopping fine for misleading consumers.

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