Articles tagged “australia”

Tourism

China Expands Visa-Waiver Program List: More Countries Added

For years, China has been the gift that kept on giving to global tourism, sending millions of its citizens to explore, shop and snap selfies worldwide. Now, it's telling global travelers, "Your turn!" And if visa hassles are a deal-breaker, the country knows that removing them can only sweeten the deal.

China Expands Visa-Waiver Program List: More Countries Added

Airlines

Getting Out of China ‘Was The Right Call,’ Qantas International CEO Says

Just months after returning to Shanghai, Qantas is due to operate its last scheduled flight to the city at the end of July. Cam Wallace tells Skift about the rationale behind the shock move.

Getting Out of China ‘Was The Right Call,’ Qantas International CEO Says

Podcasts

Google Follows ChatGPT With New AI-Powered Trip-Planning Tools

Today's podcast looks at Google's new AI tool, Ariane Gorin's new plans for Expedia Group, and Qantas' change in routes to China.

Google Follows ChatGPT With New AI-Powered Trip-Planning Tools

Airlines

Qantas Pulls Out of Mainland China, CEO Admits Some Flights are ‘Half Full’

Despite being Australia’s national airline, Qantas couldn’t compete effectively with a torrent of competition from Chinese carriers.

Qantas Pulls Out of Mainland China, CEO Admits Some Flights are ‘Half Full’

Airlines

Australian Airline Bonza Cancels All Flights Leaving Thousands of Passengers Stranded

Bonza sought to shake-up the establishment by bringing low-cost travel to smaller towns and cities across Australia.

Australian Airline Bonza Cancels All Flights Leaving Thousands of Passengers Stranded

Podcasts

Climate Change Comes for the Great Barrier Reef

Today's podcast looks at the dying Great Barrier Reef, a new exec at Airbus, and better pay at Delta.

Climate Change Comes for the Great Barrier Reef

Tour Operators

The Great Barrier Reef’s Mass Bleaching Disaster: Can Ecotourism Help?

The Great Barrier Reef is experiencing its fifth coral bleaching event in eight years. Surprisingly, tour operators are crucial in providing the research the government needs to save the treasure.

The Great Barrier Reef’s Mass Bleaching Disaster: Can Ecotourism Help?

Airlines

India’s 2023-24 Domestic Air Passenger Traffic Surpassed Pre-Covid Levels – India Report

The aviation industry in India is undergoing changes as the market is underserved. ICRA has, therefore, maintained a stable outlook on the sector.

India’s 2023-24 Domestic Air Passenger Traffic Surpassed Pre-Covid Levels – India Report

Tourism

Saudi Tourism Aiming to Make India Top Source Market – India Report

Saudi Arabia witnessed a 50% increase in Indian visitors in 2023. Now, it is ramping up its efforts to meet its ambitious target of 7.5 million Indian visitors over the next seven years.

Saudi Tourism Aiming to Make India Top Source Market – India Report

Podcasts

Google Unveils New AI-Powered Travel Tools

Today's podcast looks at Google's new AI tools, the U.S. State Department's new approach to visa wait times, and Australia's new record number of Indian tourists.

Google Unveils New AI-Powered Travel Tools