Qantas to kick off new Port Macquarie service, as it strengthens Sabre partnership
It’s a double dose of positivity emanating from Qantas HQ this morning, despite the future location of the airline’s head office being very much up in the air.
Sabre and Google unveil industry-first AI travel platform
This new platform is being dubbed an industry first by Sabre and Google, and rather than fact check this claim, we’re just going to take their word for it.
Hotel Wrap: Accor to bring Fairmont brand Down Under, Ovolo South Yarra + MORE
This week’s Hotel Wrap is so big that you’ll probably need to take a break or two from reading it. Pace yourself.
Hotel Wrap: IHG launches new staycation campaigns, Club Med’s state-of-play update + MORE
Keen to knock some sense into those pesky clients who think hotels are on the way out? Slap them across the head with this whopper of a Hotel Wrap.
Aviation Wrap: Qantas’ $72m achievement, new solar farm to power all Melbourne Airport terminals + MORE
This week’s Aviation Wrap can be compared to an Airbus A380 at full capacity, meaning it’s jam-packed full of news and updates.
Farelogix snapped up by another travel tech player, after Sabre abandons acquisition plan
The future of Farelogix can finally be put to bed, so you could say this story is Travel Weekly tucking it in and giving it a goodnight kiss.
Sabre slams “highly speculative” media report alleging company is helping FBI spy on travellers
The article in question also speculated that the travel tech company could also end up using its data trove to help track and eradicate COVID-19.
STUDY: More travellers to book their post-COVID trips through a travel agent
Are you of the view that the value of agents is grossly underestimated? Find comfort in this new study.
Hotel Wrap: Samphire Rottnest to open in October, Hilton signs first DoubleTree in Auckland + MORE
Running low on hotel gossip? Replenish it with some real news from chains and properties around the world right here.
Jetstar Pacific brand to disappear, as Qantas Group plans exit from Vietnam Airlines JV
After months of speculation surrounding the joint venture between Qantas Group and Vietnam Airlines, it’s confirmed that the Jetstar Pacific brand will be no more.
Aviation Wrap: More funding for regional airports, Singapore Airlines’ new ANZ transit flights + MORE
Get ready to climb to an altitude of 35,000 feet as you read your way through all the latest aviation news in this week’s wrap.
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