Federal Budget “unlikely” to deliver major benefits for agents: AFTA
Were you counting on a big cash splash from the government this Federal Budget? Well, AFTA has warned not to get too excited ahead of tonight’s big reveal.
“Vaccination alone is no guarantee that you can open up”: Health Minister issues bleak border warning
Greg Hunt says Australia’s international border could remain closed even once the entire country has been vaccinated against COVID-19. *Sigh*
REVEALED: All the details for round two of the government’s travel agent support program
An additional $130 million of government funding is up for grabs. Here’s how you can claim your share.
More travel industry figures criticise government’s $1.2bn support package
by Huntley Mitchell
Senior industry figures left, right and centre are having their say on the government’s new stimulus measures for tourism, and the feedback ain’t overly positive.
All the details, all the reactions: Federal government’s $1.2bn tourism support package explained
After much anticipation, ScoMo and Josh have revealed how the government plans to fork out $1.2 billion to keep Australia’s tourism industry alive and kicking. Here’s everything you need to know.
Tourism industry rescue package to be unveiled in “a matter of days”, says Treasurer
Josh Frydenberg says the travel industry won’t have to wait much longer to find out how the government plans to help out the bruised and battered sector.
International travel ban for Aussies extended by another three months
With all the COVID-19 variants floating about overseas at the moment, this decision by the federal government really shouldn’t come as a surprise.
Aussie states and territories restrict NZ arrivals after Auckland declared a Commonwealth hotspot
by Huntley Mitchell
The trans-Tasman travel plans of Kiwis have once again been thrown into disarray thanks to a concerning COVID cluster in Auckland.
AFTA’s interim survey results reveal “distressing” statistics, says Rudd
AFTA has released interim results of its ‘Travelsectorkeeper’ survey, and they make for some pretty grim reading, according to CEO Darren Rudd.
“The travel industry has been the sacrificial lamb”: CATO bigwigs plead with Tourism Minister for financial aid
CATO’s delegation also bumped into AFTA’s boss while down in Canberra this week, with the two industry bodies comparing notes from their respective meetings.
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