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Hotels

Guests are being sued by hotels for leaving bad reviews in Thailand

Some Thai hotel owners have taken the mantra “be careful what you post on the internet” to the next level by getting the fuzz involved on a couple of not-so-friendly reviewers.

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Aviation

Emirates ordered to pay $5,000 in damages after suitcase fell on passenger’s head

The man was originally seeking more than $40,000 in damages, but a Federal Court judge decided to reduce the sum after finding he had “embellished” his version of events.

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Destinations

Flight Centre boss reconsiders suing WA thanks to English cricketers

Skroo has revealed he might not sue Western Australia after all. But what do English cricketers have to do with it? Find out here.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre boss threatens legal challenge over state border closures

Skroo has joined the federal government’s deafening chorus of “STICK TO THE PLAN”, claiming some states have cost his company $100 million each month.

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Aviation

JetBlue slams “frivolous” lawsuit over alleged blocking of OTAs

Did you hear someone yell “OOOOOOH, BURN!” in the general vicinity of Surry Hills this morning? Don’t worry, it was just Travel Weekly’s editor upon reading this news.

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Cruise

Royal Caribbean extends cruise suspension, announces US$40m funding pool for agents

Despite what the headline suggests, the cruise group isn’t offering agents to take a dip in a literal pool of cash, much to our disappointment.

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Travel Agents

Former Flight Centre employees take on travel giant in court

The focus of the testimony from the five former Flight Centre staffers was on so-called “buzz nights”.

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