Funding

Road & Rail

Apollo Tourism & Leisure secures $25m of additional funding

Here’s some much-needed positive news from an ASX-listed travel company that is now confident of surviving the pandemic.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre gains access to additional funding to offset COVID-19 impacts

Skroo’s stress ball has scored a well-earned break after Flight Centre managed to secure some much-needed funding.

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Technology

Expedia Group closes short-term rental business, commits more than $400m to partner recovery

by Huntley Mitchell

Similar to the yin and yang concept, we’re bringing a dose of good and bad news from Expedia Group today.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: WA’s $14.4m tourism package, Tourism Malaysia’s new director + MORE

You might think we’re pulling your leg, but this week’s wrap is 100 per cent good news for destinations. Praise be!

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Tourism

Are you eligible for the government’s eye-watering $130 billion JobKeeper payment?

Confused as to whether you’re in line for some much-needed government funding? All is explained here.

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Aviation

Qantas secures funding, as analyst predicts airline could survive up to 11 months before cash dries up

Here’s a bit of news to enjoy about one of Australia’s airlines that thankfully doesn’t involve staff or capacity cuts.

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Tourism

“A kick to the tourism industry”: NSW government slammed over $35m budget cut

Just like the fireworks in the accompanying photo, two prominent industry bodies have gone off about the NSW government’s big funding cut to its tourism agency.

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Destinations

Government vows to protect dying GBR

by Daisy Doctor

The government is promising a stronger fight for the suffering Great Barrier Reef. Meanwhile, we’ll be watching Finding Nemo and sobbing.

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Tourism

Hunter will be back

by Daisy Melwani

Time to crack open the wine, Hunter’s ultimatum seems to have worked.

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Tourism

Hunter whines about funding, gives govt’ ultimatum

by Daisy Melwani

Tourism Hunter has entered a ‘period of dormancy’ saying it will close down indefinitely if the government does nothing to amp up funding.

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Tourism

Govt urges tourists to take a hike

by Daisy Melwani / AAP

Regional Australia will receive a chunk of the government’s tourism money pot.

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Tourism

Hunter gets shot to shine after storms

by Daisy Melwani

The Hunter region’s tourism sector will receive $1 million in funding to help rebuild in the wake of last month’s deadly storms.

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