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Panel favours tourism tax

QUEENSLAND is canvassing the idea of slugging visitors to the state with a levy to help subsidise the cost of its 10-year tourism strategy (TD

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Qantas to slash capacity

QANTAS today confirmed it will lower domestic capacity by 15% over the coming months to “assist with the recovery of sustained high fuel prices”. No

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Rex signs 10-year FCTG deal

REGIONAL Express today confirmed the signing of “multiple agreements with major travel agency groups” in Australia this month (TD breaking news). Deals include new contracts

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New NTIA sponsorship era

SINGAPORE Airlines’ signing as the major sponsor of the National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) (TD breaking news) sees the carrier step up even more on

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Supplier Updates

Crown clearance

AUTHORITIES in NSW have granted a provisional licence to gaming and hospitality giant Crown which will allow the group to operate its new Crown Sydney

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100 days to Carnival

CARNIVAL Cruise Line is today showcasing the upcoming return of its highly anticipated Carnival Splendor which will arrive in Australian waters on 30 Sep –

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Looking towards 2032

AN EXPERT panel has delivered 75 recommendations to position Queensland as Australia’s destination of choice for domestic and global visitors by 2032. The Towards 2032

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FC Independent beats target

FLIGHT Centre Travel Group’s (FCTG) Independent division has exceeded its own sales projections, trading at 310% of its pre-COVID record recorded in Feb 2019. FCTG

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Avis burns Aussie rubber

AVIS has announced the launch of its new luxury high-end car rental brand Avis Prestige in Australia, offering travellers the hire of sports cars, supercars

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AFTA “refreshes” NTIA

THE Australian Federation of Travel Agents is set to detail significant changes to the flagship National Travel Industry Awards, including simplified award categories and a

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