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Webjet brings good news to investors

It appears the ASX-listed online travel player is on track to deliver some okay-ish half-yearly results. Well, unless most of Australia is still in hermit mode come November.

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Afterpay-backed OTA introduces Australian-first payment option

The buy now, pay later giant has found another way to put young people into debt with this new payment option.

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Expedia’s brand positioning takes new direction

The online travel giant has recalibrated its compass and is heading in a new direction. However, that’s not to suggest it got completely lost.

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OTA forced to pay $6.5m in withheld payments to hundreds of Aussie tour operators

To any big, shonky OTA that has the ACCC up their clacker, learn from Adventium’s example and pay what you damn well owe.

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Online travel agency opens its first-ever hotel

In further proof that OTAs are trying to infiltrate just about every sector of the travel industry comes this bricks-and-mortar move.

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Domestic border reopenings help Webjet’s OTA business return to profitability

by Huntley Mitchell

Green shoots have emerged at Webjet, and we’re not talking about the weeds growing in its office pot plants.

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Luxury Escapes takes giant tech leap with acquisition of online travel player

After being called out by a new Aussie OTA only just the other day, Luxury Escapes has returned serve with this, and accompanied it with a Lleyton Hewitt-esque “C’MON!”

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“We aren’t shy to enter a competitive market”: New Aussie-owned platform to take on online travel juggernauts

Australia’s OTA landscape has become even more crowded, with a new player already calling out the giants.

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TripADeal appoints new chief operating officer

It’s understood the Byron-Bay-based OTA celebrated the appointment with a few cases of Stone & Wood and an incense burning ceremony.

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Travello doubles down on youth market with acquisition of local OTA

The Brisbane-based travel platform is looking a lot more youthful. However, that’s not to suggest its staff have all had a facelift.

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Thomas Cook’s rebirth continues with Hotelbeds partnership

The resurrection of the Thomas Cook brand is well and truly alive, thanks to a fresh partnership with a global bedbank.

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BGH Capital expands travel footprint with investment in Aussie OTA

It failed to nab Virgin, but secured a takeover deal with Village Roadshow. Now, the private equity firm has befriended an OTA.

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