Articles tagged “australia”

Airlines

Israel’s El Al Hopeful of Oman Airspace Approval to Gain Shortcut to Asia

As well as savings from less fuel burn, the shorter route opens up destinations like Australia for the flag carrier.

Israel’s El Al Hopeful of Oman Airspace Approval to Gain Shortcut to Asia

Skift Research

Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

The accommodation sector in APAC is witnessing a fast paced recovery with 2022 revenue levels not far from reaching pre-pandemic levels. However, the composition of the industry remains unclear with short-term rentals revenue share decreasing in 2022.

Asia Pacific Accommodation Sector Market Estimates 2022

Airlines

Qantas, Airbus to Spend $200 Million to Speed Up Australia’s Sustainable Fuel Business

Qantas is currently sourcing its sustainable fuel from outside Australia. This partnership with Airbus will give it much greater control at home to meet those super-aggressive targets for converting to more environmentally friendly fuel.

Qantas, Airbus to Spend $200 Million to Speed Up Australia’s Sustainable Fuel Business

Online Travel

Airbnb and Marriott Nearly Signed a Deep Partnership Agreement Around 2015

Marriott might have made a great investment had it bought a chunk of Airbnb in 2015. Ultimately, Marriott opted to build its own with Homes & Villas.

Airbnb and Marriott Nearly Signed a Deep Partnership Agreement Around 2015

Short-Term Rentals

Australian Regulator Says Airbnb Misleads on Pricing

Airbnb appears to be happy to rectify the situation, which seems to have been a mistake. But we’d still like to see them work the price of mandatory fees into the displayed nightly price.

Australian Regulator Says Airbnb Misleads on Pricing

Airlines

Qantas Takes Majority Stake in Travel Agency Ahead of Package Vacation Boom

No one wants to miss out on a deal this summer, and that applies to mergers and acquisitions too, it seems.

Qantas Takes Majority Stake in Travel Agency Ahead of Package Vacation Boom

Hotels

Crown Resorts Shareholders Approve $6.3 Billion Sale to Blackstone

A step nearer for Blackstone, but a few gambling regulators dotted around Australia now get to have their say. It's not a done deal yet.

Crown Resorts Shareholders Approve $6.3 Billion Sale to Blackstone

Tourism

Japan Will Test Reopening With Select Triple Vaccinated Tourists

One of the most reticent Asian destinations is finally looking to reopen to tourists, but not before a trial run.

Japan Will Test Reopening With Select Triple Vaccinated Tourists

Travel Booking

Travelers Plan to Spend Big on International Travel This Summer: New Report

Pent-up demand for international travel seems unstoppable as tourists refuse to slow down regardless of the travel industry's ongoing anxiety concerning rising prices.

Travelers Plan to Spend Big on International Travel This Summer: New Report

Business Travel

Flight Centre Rolls Up Rivals in a Strategic Partnership Targeting Business Travelers

A coalition of sorts, Link Travel Group is either a sign there’s more than enough pent-up demand to go round, or that these competing agencies see safety in numbers. Either way, it’s an interesting take on the post-Covid, travel-selling business model.

Flight Centre Rolls Up Rivals in a Strategic Partnership Targeting Business Travelers