Joel Katz

Cruise

Cruise ban likely to lift before Christmas, says Health Minister

Although Greg Hunt’s computer screen isn’t visible in this image, one can only assume he is researching his next overseas cruise, in light of this announcement.

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Tourism

The positive reactions to NSW’s big international travel news continue, but not all industry figures are happy

The overall response to the NSW government’s big international travel announcement on Friday has, unsurprisingly, been a very positive one, but not all industry figures are dancing in the street.

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CLIA adds extra support for agent recovery to 2022 membership

Agents who sign up to be a CLIA member will score access to bonus commissions, live events and an expanded education program.

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Tourism

“Recovery will be muted and restrained”: Industry bigwigs warn that ending Australia’s international travel ban will not save the industry

Some of the travel industry’s top brass have weighed in on the government’s decision to open international borders a month early. Oh, and we’ve also snuck in some new info on Qantas’ overseas restart.

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CLIA encourages agents to tell government how they feel about cruise suspension

If penning “strongly-worded letters” is one of your talents, now is your time to shine. And if it’s not, CLIA has a handy template for you to use.

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CLIA calls for urgent government talks after cruise ban extended

Health Minister Hunt has extended Australia’s international travel ban for another three months and, as you can imagine, CLIA ain’t a fan of the decision.

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CLIA releases four-phase pathway towards resumption of cruising

The association’s new plan mirrors ScoMo’s four-part reopening roadmap, complete with its own set of vaccine triggers.

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Destinations

New Zealand to begin welcoming back international travellers early next year

Jacinda Ardern has unveiled a new framework for reopening the country that prioritises getting the jab to as many Kiwis as possible.

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Cruise

CLIA to host Virtual Cruise Forum, ACA announces new conference dates

Are you a front-row regular at the CLIA and ACA events? Well, you best jot down these new dates in your diary.

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Aussie cruise community calls for government to follow Canada’s resumption plan

Does Canada just happen to be your fave overseas destination? Let the heart grown even fonder with this news.

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Federal MP urges government to set timeline for cruise resumption

Warren Entsch, pictured here schmoozing with ScoMo, has been busy gaining support for the cruise industry from his fellow MPs.

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Tourism

Industry bodies urge government to provide more support and clarity for its roadmap rollout

The industry’s lobbying groups have been sharpening their pitchforks again in pursuit of more clarity, government support and a change in vaccine prioritisation.

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