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Tue 24 May 16

Another Chinese carrier


THE boom in aviation capacity between China and Australia is continuing, with Beijing Capital Airlines set to launch a new flight into Melbourne.

Mon 23 May 16

Evergreen explore Last Frontier

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BUILDING on its highly successful range of combination trips in North America, Aussie premium tour operator Evergreen Tours has added ‘The Last Frontier’ in 2017.

Mon 23 May 16

Accor defends pay dispute

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ACCORHOTELS has responded to mainstream media suggesting the hotel giant had been unfairly paying its staff (TD Fri).

Mon 23 May 16

ETG reports record year

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THE Express Travel Group now boasts more than 655 members across its Select, Independent and italktravel brands, with the company’s TTV surging 15% in the 2016 financial year.

Fri 20 May 16

Webjet claims strong growth

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WEBJET this morning said it continues to see continued bookings growth in both its retail and wholesale divisions, with managing director John Gucsic saying Total Transaction Value was up about 28% year-on-year.

Fri 20 May 16

Aussie AmaStella godmother

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Aussie AmaStella godmother APT has this morning confirmed Perth travel agent Carole Smethurst will be the godmother of its latest European river cruise ship, the brand new MS AmaStella.

Fri 20 May 16

ETG launches Select TVC

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EXPRESS Travel Group ceo Tom Manwaring will today unveil a new multichannel brand campaign for its VFR-focused Select Travel Group division at its annual conference.

Thu 19 May 16

Luxe travel demand rising


A REPORT released by Amadeus has determined consumers are increasingly spending disposable income on experiences instead of material goods, kick-starting an upward trend in luxe travel.

Thu 19 May 16

Qantas rejigs USA tariffs

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WEEKEND flights with Qantas between Australia and North America in Economy class are set to become more expensive next week following a tariff review.

Thu 19 May 16

SIA no-frills holding unit

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SINGAPORE Airlines yesterday announced the creation of a holding company for Scoot and Tiger Airways which SIA says is set to drive deep integration between the two budget carriers.

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