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Uber given two-month London license after failing to secure five-year term

by Christian Fleetwood

The ridesharing giant has received only a two-month-long license by London transport authorities, which are seeking further information before they extend it.

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Road & Rail

Flight Centre drives away with Uber

Look, we were going to go with the headline “Flight Centre shifts up a gear with Uber”, but thought it was too lame.

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Tourism

Flavour of the Week: LATAM’s new CEO, RCL gets new agency, Uber Air appoints boss + MORE!

There has been an awful lot of movement in the travel industry recently, so we’ve prepared a mammoth wrap-up of all the latest appointments to give you some to toast to down at the pub later today.

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Aviation

Melbourne chosen as Uber Air’s first international pilot city

It appears NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian will have to make do with the malfunctioning Sydney Metro and an unfinished light rail project, according to this news.

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Destinations

Tourism

Uber launches world’s first rideshare submarine experience to Great Barrier Reef

Ridesharing giant Uber has launched underwater trips. However, will riders receive complimentary bottles of water and breath mints, Travel Weekly asks?

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Aviation

Sydney or Melbourne could soon be named among Uber Air’s trial cities

Back to the Future and The Fifth Element have teased us for years, but it finally looks like aerial taxis are just around the corner, with Australia a possible trial destination for the technology.

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Tourism

Uber introduces an easy way for businesses to pick up the tab

There’s now a new way for businesses to pick up the tab on Uber trips. Uber Vouchers makes it easy for businesses of any kind to sponsor transportation for their customers.

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Technology

Uber is taking to the seas with UberBoat

We had to delete the Uber app on our phone after almost sending ourselves bankrupt. Walking to the corner store has never been so hard.

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Tourism

How unsafe is the sharing economy in travel?

by Daisy Doctor

Ok, we admit we’re being a tad overdramatic with our choice of photo here. But this one just seemed more exciting than the Airbnb logo.

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Aviation

How to earn extra frequent flyer points (without flying)

by Lauren Croft

Spread your wings wide and embrace this new Qantas points incentive. See what we did there?

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Tourism

The final verdict: Uber, Rental cars and Taxis

A battle which has waged on for a millennia has come to a crashing end with this report. OK, that’s a bit dramatic, but the findings are interesting.

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Technology

Expedia reveals new CEO to replace Dara Khosrowshahi

Expedia has announced who its new CEO will be, but instead of finding a photo of him, we used this generic stock image instead.

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