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Industry furious at border comments

SUGGESTIONS by Health Department Chief Brendan Murphy that international travel is unlikely to resume until 2022 (TD yesterday) have attracted widespread attention, with the travel and tourism sector...

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Garuda cuts commission

GARUDA Indonesia has become the latest carrier to stick the knife into travel agent remuneration, last week confirming it was reducing commission by more than a third. The change is effective for...

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Dec departures rise 10%

INTERNATIONAL departures from Australia increased by 9.8% for Dec when compared to the previous month, preliminary figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show. The period saw close...

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Lufthansa NZ GSA

LUFTHANSA Group has appointed The Walshe Group to be its new General Sales Agent in New Zealand, effective 01 Mar. The new agreement follows a successful partnership between the companies in the...

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Chocolate ahoy!

IN the lead-up to Easter, Travel Daily has started a new cooking callout, looking for the best chocolate-inspired recipes from around the world and how it is best used in desserts, snacks, savoury...

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Take 5 and relax

NORWEGIAN Cruise Line’s (NCL) Take 5 offer has returned, providing up to $2,900 in value. A 50% reduced down payment is available, in addition to all stateroom categories across all ships and...

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Gladys opens door on closing the door

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has suggested vaccine take-up in Australia might be improved if people were turned away from popular venues if they refuse to get the COVID jab. “Opportunities...

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QR back to Egypt

THE easing of diplomatic tensions in the Middle East has seen Qatar Airways confirm the resumption of services to Egypt. Doha-Cairo flights commenced yesterday, with Alexandria to be added next...

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AAT Kings sales role

KATE Sorenson has been named as General Manager of Sales and Revenue at AAT Kings. The newly created role, effective from tomorrow, will see her responsible for both domestic and international sales...

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It’s Thai to learn

THE Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is hosting an Amazing Thailand in the New Normal webinar on Thu, in partnership with ONYX. Four prizes are up for grabs for attendees, including two $50 Coles...

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