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.
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.
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!”
“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.
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.
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.
AirAsia transforms into ‘digital lifestyle platform’ with new ‘super app’
What is a ‘super app’, you may ask? We’ll let you know once we’re finished Googling ‘digital lifestyle platform’. Or, you can just read the article.
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.
Thomas Cook to rise from the dead as an online travel agency
After collapsing in September last year, Thomas Cook is reportedly set to make a comeback.
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