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“Do not trust the GPS”: Google Maps places rural town 85km north of its actual location

According to the mayors of a handful of rural Aussie towns, this isn’t the first time the popular travel app has caused problems for them.

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“Truly changes the game”: Travelport unveils next-gen platform

The global travel retail player has new-look platform. However, we have no idea how the guying spinning on his head has anything to do with it.

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Hotels

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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FCM unveils bold new brand identity and vision for “ground-breaking” tech offering

The Flight-Centre-owned brand did warn everyone late last month that it had something big in the works, so we’re assuming this is it.

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Travelport completes first-ever end-to-end rebrand

Wondering how the marketing team at Travelport have been filling their time during the industry’s COVID-induced slowdown? Here’s the answer.

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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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Klook raises $262 million, appoints new boss for Australia and New Zealand

The travel tech player is plotting an aggressive local expansion. However, that’s not to suggest Klook staff will be throwing punches at its rivals.

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Airbnb appoints new regional boss

APAC hoteliers are looking over their shoulder after the home-sharing giant named its new bossman for the region.

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Travel Agents

Pulse Travel refreshes branding and website, upgrades tech stack

The Aussie travel management provider looks almost unrecognisable after giving itself a bit of a nip and tuck.

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Locally-developed ‘digital health passport’ could unlock Australia’s international border gates

Border closures and hotel quarantine could soon become things of the past for Australia, if this new piece of travel tech gets the funding it needs.

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OPINION: The time is now for companies to review their T&E technology

by Nadia Yahiaoui

This blogger argues that there’s never been a better time for organisations to get their T&E in order. And no, they’re not talking about tea and Equal tablets.

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“A real game changer”: Aussie wholesaler diversifies with new travel tech division

This new travel tech business is being dubbed a “game changer”. However, that’s not to suggest it eliminates COVID-19 just by the press of a button.

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