Virgin Australia and Expedia team up

Virgin Australia has launched a global agreement with Expedia to offer better flight and hotel deals to Australian travellers and improve their hotel booking experience. The agreement means those booking hotels with Virgin Australia will now get access to Expedia’s expansive inventory of over 600,000 accommodations in 25,000 destinations worldwide. Virgin Australia’s loyalty program, Velocity

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AccorHotel’s ‘Wintervention’

The advent of winter this year will be like no other for the residents of one of Australia’s coldest towns, thanks to AccorHotels and what is billed as Australia’s biggest ever ‘Wintervention’. At 8.20am this morning AccorHotels surprised the whole town of Waratah, Tasmania, boldly taking a private plane full of residents to the Gold Coast

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SilkAir launches flights to Busan

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, has launched the first non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan in South Korea. The inaugural flight, MI876, departed Changi International Airport on 1 May 2019 at 2337hrs (SIN time) and arrived at Gimhae International Airport at 0707hrs (Korea time) the following day. The flight duration was 6 hours

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National Geographic and Scenic Release 2020 Program

National Geographic and Scenic Luxury River Cruises launched the 2020 program of National Geographic River Cruises with the addition of exciting new itineraries into Egypt and Russia. The joint venture combines Scenic's all-inclusive luxury river cruise experience with National Geographic's legacy of science, conservation and exploration to create a program

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Trip.com launches for all your travel needs

A one-stop travel shop for Australian travellers, Trip.com offers flights, hotels, trains, car hire, airport transfers, day tours and attractions tickets across desktop, mobile and app. Trip.com, part of the Online Travel Agency (OTA) Ctrip Group, celebrated its launch into Australia by hosting over 60 partners of the travel industry in Sydney this week. Still a

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Adventure World launch new website

Adventure World Travel, is continuing its 40th anniversary celebrations with the launch of a new website. The website’s enhancements ensure it is now more user friendly with simplified navigation, and with updated versions for mobile and tablet users, with quicker load times, making for an overall smoother user experience. The brand-new homepage video highlights the brand’s unique value

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Scoot adds flights to Laos

Scoot, the low-cost arm of Singapore Airlines, launched its inaugural flight from Singapore to Laos on Monday 1 April, marking the start of its three-times-weekly flights from Singapore to Luang Prabang and Vientiane. With the addition of Laos, Scoot’s network now spans 67 destinations across 19 countries and territories, and

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Viking Announces Exciting New South America Cruise Itineraries

Viking has released four brand-new ocean cruise itineraries that cover all the highlights of South America.  Exploring the Americas — a 48-day ocean cruise from Buenos Aires to Los Angeles, calling into Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico and more. Priced from $21,495 per person. Caribbean & South American Shores —

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New Qantas service connects Sunshine Coast to the world 

The Sunshine Coast will be opened up to seamless travel from Europe, Asia and America, while offering locals the opportunity to connect directly with a vast number of international flights when Qantas’ new direct morning service from Sydney starts on 1 April. It is the second daily service offered by Qantas and reflects strong

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