Articles tagged “australia”

Airlines

Taylor Swift Isn’t Playing Brisbane, So Why is Its Airport Braced for a ‘Swiftie Surge’?

The phenomenal impact of the 'Swift Lift' is being seen by travel and tourism companies around the world - even when Taylor isn’t visiting the city in question.

Taylor Swift Isn’t Playing Brisbane, So Why is Its Airport Braced for a ‘Swiftie Surge’?

Online Travel

Airbnb Fined for Misleading Australian Consumers

Airbnb will offer compensation worth about $154 per customer. Remember, Airbnb: That's $230 in Australian dollars.

Airbnb Fined for Misleading Australian Consumers

Hotels

Standard International to Debut New Hospitality Brand, The StandardX

Standard International is trying to take lessons from its successes 25 years ago and apply them to its latest brand today.

Standard International to Debut New Hospitality Brand, The StandardX

Tourism

What Nearly 300 Vintage Posters Say About the Future of Travel

These nearly 300 vintage travel posters tell us companies will always chase the middle class and destinations will always win over tourists with their oldest sightseeing attractions.

What Nearly 300 Vintage Posters Say About the Future of Travel

Business Travel

U.S.-Australia Business Travel Jump Seen – Here’s What’s Driving It

Business travel may finally return to pre-pandemic levels in 2024, and a boost in flight connectivity is helping.

U.S.-Australia Business Travel Jump Seen – Here’s What’s Driving It

Skift Meetings

Australia on Its Way To Full Recovery

Business events in Australia are on the road to a full recovery now that it has overcome the challenges of the Covid pandemic. The country’s focus on future-proofing and providing a steady stream of opportunities has ensured a strong recovery path for Australia.

Cruises

Carnival Cruise Accountable for Misrepresented Covid Risks

Carnival's argument that it wasn't aware of the increased risks of contracting Covid during a cruise hasn't held up in an Australian high court that has yet to consider the claims of more passengers.

Carnival Cruise Accountable for Misrepresented Covid Risks

Tour Operators

Australian Adventure Tourism Operator Sees Chinese Tourist Revival

The Chinese traveler's slow return continues to impact global travel. But adventure tourism operators are optimistic they'll be parachuting into newly opened group travel countries like Australia.

Australian Adventure Tourism Operator Sees Chinese Tourist Revival

News Blog

Australia Reopens to Chinese Group Tourism

Australia has recommenced visa processing for Chinese group travel, Australia's Ministry of Trade and Tourism announced on Monday. The visa processing restart follows China's lifting of pandemic-era restrictions last month on outbound group tours to Australia, the U.S., Japan and multiple other countries. Australia reopened its borders to international travel in March this year. Since…

Airlines

Regional Airline Accused Qantas of Poaching Its Pilots

The competition for pilots is intense although Regional Express didn't provide proof to back up its allegations.

Regional Airline Accused Qantas of Poaching Its Pilots