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‘Airline competition vital’ – ACCC adjusts to Covid outlook

The ACCC has asked Qantas, Virgin Australia and Rex to outline their strategies as the industry recovers from the impact of Covid-19 – and has released a new report explaining how it will protect competition during “some of the most difficult market conditions in Australian aviation history”. … Continue Reading

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Cruising to Boom – only 1% of Cruise Critic readers said that they wouldn’t book a cruise.
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A remote office in paradise in the Maldives – sounds perfect!
JOHN ROZENTALS celebrates a fine sparkling trio from central Victoria.


PONANT ranked world’s most environmentally friendly 
operator – plus receives Green Marine certification

PONANT ranked world’s most environmentally friendly operator – plus receives Green Marine certification … Continue Reading

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AppsFlyer Named to the Forbes Cloud 100 for the Second Year in a Row


Jet It Founders launch International Company JetClub

Two former Honda Aircraft sales executives, Glenn Gonzales and Vishal Hiremath, created Jet It in 2018 with the goal of bridging the gap between private charter flights and exorbitantly expensive private aviation services.   … Continue Reading

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Volocopter offers reservations for commercial flights
United Adds Antimicrobial Spray to Already Extensive Cabin-Cleaning Measures
Emirates’ flagship A380 returns to Moscow
All tickets can be exchanged for a refundable voucher at KLM

Appointments / Movers & Shakers

Alma Appoints Talented Homegrown Hospitality Professionals

The new Alma resort has welcomed two senior Vietnamese recruits who bring four decades of rich industry experience to the executive team at the helm of the 30-hectare beachfront property. … Continue Reading

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AIME Welcomes New Event Director to Lead 2021 Hybrid Event
World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage Appoints Nigel Fell as Chief Commercial Officer
Ani Santos moves to CINZ


AppGallery Brings Guitarists Exclusive Benefits with Ultimate Guitar

Ultimate Guitar, the leading online tab archive with over 1.4 million music tabs and chords and fastest growing guitarist community, today announced the start of its 3-month long campaign with AppGallery. … Continue Reading

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Empowering youths for the future at the next PATA Youth Symposium

The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘The Future of Travel’, will take place alongside the first-ever Virtual PATA Travel Mart 2020. This year’s Youth Symposium has been designed as four-part series taking place from September 22-25. … Continue Reading

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Maison Martell Announces The Opening of L’Atelier Martell Shenzhen

Maison Martell officially inaugurated L’Atelier Martell Shenzhen an exceptional boutique dedicated to tasting, exploration and exclusive product offerings. … Continue Reading

Latest News under Category: Beverage
Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2021: Rocky Mountain High But here comes India’s Dram-A Sutra

Business News

Vista Global And Ferrari Extend Partnership To Increase Safety For Ferrari Competition GT And Corse Clienti

Vista Global, the private aviation group founded by Thomas Flohr, announces it will open its global private jet fleet to all the Ferrari drivers participating in international GT races and in the Prancing Horse monobrand championships. … Continue Reading

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Contactless technologies gaining traction in travel and tourism industry, says GlobalData

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

COVID-19: Insights on Travel Impact, APAC

With our access to real-time traveller audiences and unmatched visibility into global travel demand, we’re in a unique position to share the current travel trends at the forefront of marketers’ minds. … Continue Reading

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COVID-19 pandemic reshaping e-commerce payments in Australia, says GlobalData
COVID-19 works with bacteria to increase disease severity in obesity and diabetes
COVID-19 Virus Uses Heparan Sulfate to Get Inside Cells


Majority Remain Onboard to Cruise Europe

A survey by Celebrity Cruises of travel partners across Australia and New Zealand revealed 56% of
clients are eager to experience the rich history, culture, cuisine and beauty of Europe through a cruise holiday once more. … Continue Reading

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Carnival Cruise Line extends pause in Australian service to prepare for a return to sailing in 2021
Carnival Cruise Line Announces Modifications To Fleet And Sailing Plans For Certain Ships


Penthouse dining at W Brisbane’s Extreme WOW Suite

Live it up and take your next party to new heights with a penthouse takeover at W Brisbane. … Continue Reading

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Events / Whats On


After Covid-19, what is next for Islamic banking?

While Islamic banks emerged relatively unscathed from the 2008 global financial crisis, Covid-19 is having a deeper impact. … Continue Reading

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Camping’s Here To Stay – For September And Beyond – Bookings Up 239% On 2019

The trend for September staycations in the great outdoors continues, buoyed by late summer sunshine and despite tighter restrictions on social gatherings, according to outdoor accommodation booking platform … Continue Reading

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Health and Wellness

5 Pain Management Tips for Runners

To some degree, you expect pain when running regularly, especially at more athletic or competitive levels. With that in mind, it’s important to have a pain management plan in place before your muscles start aching. From knowing when to apply ice versus heat to keeping your go-to pain medicine on hand, you most likely try to be prepared. … Continue Reading

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Rebalance Your Body, Mind, and Soul with Pimalai’s Wellness Packages

Hotel News

FCC Angkor by Avani Re-Opens in the Heart of Siem Reap Following Extensive Renovations

Located in Siem Reap’s picturesque former French colonial quarter, FCC Angkor by Avani has expanded its leisure and guestroom offerings with the introduction of Visaya Spa, a new resort wing and a second saltwater swimming pool. … Continue Reading

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Indulge in the luxurious working environment and choose to “work smart” from a safe paradise
Small Luxury Hotels Of The World Welcomes Three Brand New Hotels This September
Preferred Hotels Welcomes 13 New Member Hotels From Amsterdam To Xichang
Metropole Hanoi to Host Special Korean Culinary Experience

Hotel Openings - in Association with

Grand Nikko Awaji to Open October 1st 2020

Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hotel Okura Co., Ltd., announced today that it plans to open the Grand Nikko Awaji on October 1st 2020. … Continue Reading

Crowne Plaza Counts Down to Two New Australian Openings With a First Look Into Sustainability Initiatives
Mövenpick Unveils First Internationally Branded Hotel In Khao Yai, Thailand

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New Deals From Your Travel Club

New rates on The Ghan, 3 days 2 nights Adelaide / Darwin or v.v. Gold & Platinum categories. … Continue Reading


Luxury Hotels

Unexpected Culinary Experiences At Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

One of the greatest pleasures of all times is getting to indulge in a flavorful meal and enjoying the authentic experience along the way. … Continue Reading

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River Cruising

European Waterways Announces the Return of Its ‘Solo Cruise’ Aboard Italy’s La Bella Vita Luxury Hotel Barge, Featuring ‘Extra Surprises’ for 2021

The solo travel market continues to expand as a new generation of healthier, independent and more confident single travelers “take to the road” to see the world. … Continue Reading

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Amadeus and Xandr join forces to optimize travel advertising

Amadeus customers will benefit from greater ad reach, while Xandr’s network will have the ability to better contextualize ads for the travel sector … Continue Reading

Latest News under Category: Tech
The Pantone Colours of Iconic world Road trips
Gogo AVANCE L3 Factory Option for Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet

Visit Africa / Seychelles

Seychelles’ Tourism Hotspot On Praslin – Fond Ferdinand – Is Under New Management

The Seychelles News Agency has confirmed that Praslin’s Fond Ferdinand Nature Reserve – an area where Seychelles’ endemic coco de mer grows in its natural state – is now under the responsibility of the Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF). … Continue Reading

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First paying nature trail on Mahe
Seychelles Launches New Technology Platform to Process Travel Authorisation

Visit Europe

Why Slovenia Is A Tour De Force When It Comes To Cycling

Slovenia, one of the greenest and safest countries in the world, bearing the Green & Safe label, is a land of active people and extraordinary sporting super-heroes. After the historic success of Slovenian cyclists at the top of the overall rankings at the Tour de France, many have been asking how a nation of two million can be so successful. There are many reasons. Most of them have to do with the individual efforts and skills of @rogla (Primož Roglič) and @TamauPogi (Tadej Pogačar). Many others are explained below. … Continue Reading

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Visit Hawaii

HTA Responds to the State’s Decision to Start the Pre-travel Testing Program on October 15

Gov. David Ige announced this afternoon that the State of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program will start on October 15, 2020.

… Continue Reading

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Visit STH Pacific & Oceania

Voucher Up in Freo

It’s not every day you get given a $100 voucher to live it up in your home town. … Continue Reading

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Visit Thailand / Mekong

Thai Cabinet approves ‘special tourist visa’ for long-staying visitors

The Thai Cabinet has approved in principle a proposal by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports to grant a special tourist visa (STV) for long-staying visitors. … Continue Reading

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