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Hotels

Property owner scores early wins against Virgin Hotels, as lawsuit proceeds to trial

A juicy court case between Virgin Group’s hospitality arm and a disgruntled hotel owner has seen the latter chalk up a couple of early wins.

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Hotels

Vegan beauty mogul sues Airbnb after guests ransack Brisbane apartment

The host claims a guest stole tens of thousands of dollars of diamonds and a “silver banana”, among other luxury items.

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Hotels

Property owner hits back at Virgin Hotels over “misguided” lawsuit

by Huntley Mitchell

Things are getting heated between Virgin Hotels and a property owner in the US, so it’s probably worth grabbing the popcorn before reading this latest instalment.

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Hotels

Virgin Hotels files lawsuit against owner of San Fran property

Virgin Hotels CEO Raul Leal claims the property’s owner notified the company of his intention to “prematurely and unlawfully” terminate their management agreement less than a year after fully opening.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre settles Fyre Festival lawsuit for just $23,000

Flight Centre has put the legal case of its involvement in the failed Fyre Festival behind it, having made the decision to settle the matter for much less than what was being sought by the festival’s liquidator.

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Events

Travel Agents

Flight Centre embroiled in Fyre Festival lawsuit

Flight Centre has been drawn into a lawsuit over funds used to promote and organise the failed and fraudulent Fyre Festival.

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Aviation

Delta Air Lines flight attendants file lawsuit over uniforms

Two flight attendants are pissed off about their uniforms, so much so that they are seeking millions in damages.

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Aviation

Qantas’ new lawsuit over insurance business

Qantas is being taken to court by an employment firm who claim the airline stole their name and the drama is too much for us.

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Aviation

Man sues airline for serving sparkling, not champagne

We once sued an airline for not serving us champagne. Although given we didn’t even pay for the airfare, it wasn’t a very strong case.

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Aviation

Fight over flight in billion-dollar lawsuit

by Paul McBeth / AAP

Travel’s version of The Big Short, minus hottie Christian Bale. We don’t understand what’s going on, but we think it’s intriguing and will feel smarter when bringing it up at the next industry do.

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