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Industry mourns Tuamoto

SOUTH Pacific tourism leader Jo Tuamoto died yesterday in Fiji, with the industry hailing his extensive achievements to build the travel sector and resulting economic prosperity in both Fiji and the...

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Explorer Society launches

FORMER Bench Africa GMs Martin Edwards and Cameron Neill have combined forces to launch their own travel business. Dubbed The Explorer Society, the fledgling operator will begin by offering “a...

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Expedia to unify loyalty

EXPEDIA Group has today announced it will expand its loyalty program to offer “unique member pricing discounts” and the ability to earn and redeem rewards across all of its brands and...

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Phishing on the rise: study

THE travel sector is experiencing a spike in the number of new phishing attacks, according to American cyber security company Palo Alto Networks. In the company’s Phishing eager travellers...

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P&O cancels Melbourne

P&O Cruises has been forced to cancel its planned upcoming summer season of Melbourne voyages, which is “no longer feasible to deliver” due to ongoing uncertainty about a cruise...

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New Sabre CEO

NICOLE Regel was today announced as the new local Senior Director for Sabre, overseeing the Sabre Travel Solutions agency business across Australia, NZ and the Pacific. Regel has been with the...

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Prima revelations

NORWEGIAN Cruise Line this morning unveiled some of the “numerous cruise industry firsts” which will feature aboard its new Norwegian Prima when she debuts next year. Innovations include...

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Sealink buys in WA

SEALINK Travel Group has confirmed the acquisition of boutique Perth coach tour operator Swan Valley Tours, further expanding the company’s footprint in WA after the recent $85 million purchase...

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ATAC adds Snaffle

EQUESTRIAN travel specialists Snaffle Travel has joined the membership ranks of the Australian Travel Agents Co-operative (ATAC). The company offers 19 years of travel experience, offering clients...

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