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Category: Australia travel news

Union Sues Qantas Airways Over Massive Pandemic Layoffs and Wins

eturbonews- July 31, 2021 0

Australia’s federal court ruled in favor of the Transport Workers Union’s case against Qantas. - eTurboNews | Travel News Read More

IOC: 2032 Summer Olympic Games Will Be Hosted by Australia’s Brisbane

eturbonews- July 21, 2021 0

Brisbane was the only candidate city bidding to host the Summer Olympics in 2032. - eTurboNews | Travel News Online Read More

COVID-19 Lockdown Extended Indefinitely in Australia’s Victoria

eturbonews- July 19, 2021 0

The five-day lockdown will not be lifted as scheduled. Andrews did not specify for how long the standing restrictions would remain in place. New cases ... Read More

Sydney residents now must carry ID to prove they’re within 6 miles from home

eturbonews- July 9, 2021 0

Greater Sydney area residents now must “carry evidence showing their address and produce the evidence if required to do so by a police officer” if ... Read More

Sydney residents must carry ID to prove they’re within 6 miles from home

eturbonews- July 9, 2021 0

Greater Sydney area residents now must “carry evidence showing their address and produce the evidence if required to do so by a police officer” if ... Read More

COVID-19 Delta Variant surging across the globe

eturbonews- July 2, 2021 0

Go to a location where vaccinations are not so high, and you are likely to be looking at a place where the COVID-19 Delta Variant ... Read More

Princess Cruises Australia: No longer going down under this year

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

Princess Cruises just announced the cancellation of its Australia cruise holidays through December of this year. This comes after so many previous cruises have already ... Read More

Australia’s largest city goes into complete two-week lockdown

eturbonews- June 26, 2021 0

More than a million people in Sydney downtown area, as well as nearby suburbs, were already put under lockdown on Friday, but officials decided that ... Read More

Sabre and Virgin Australia renew global distribution agreement

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2021 0

The agreement renewal between Sabre and Virgin Australia comes at an exciting time for Virgin Australia and the broader aviation industry, which is beginning to ... Read More

The Queen Loves Clive Scott, the GM of Sofitel Melbourne

Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2021 0

Long live the Queen! Queen Elizabeth II honored 1190 Australians for her birthday. The Queen is not only the head of State for the United ... Read More

Tourism Tropical North Queensland names new board member

eturbonews- June 2, 2021 0

Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) has appointed John O’Sullivan, the CEO of Experience Co, to its Board of Directors. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

Australia response to COVID-19 deserves a global encore

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- May 19, 2021 0

The Australia response to COVID-19 has been envied by many countries. Dr. Fauci recently praised the country for being a world leader in "containment and ... Read More

Australia’s Image as a Country of Law, Equality, and Human Rights is gone

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2021 0

"India is literally gasping for oxygen," Australian Health Minister is sending donations of ventilators, masks, goggles and gloves to the country. At the same time ... Read More

Australians traveling from India treated as criminals

eturbonews- May 1, 2021 0

Beginning Monday, May 3, 2021, Australian residents and citizens may face fines and jail time if they choose to fly home from severely COVID-hit India. ... Read More

Will COVID teach us how to simplify business travel?

eturbonews- April 27, 2021 0

It might seem somewhat counterproductive in a world where everything seems to be, from one day to the next, not sure what's going to happen. ... Read More

Qantas CEO on COVID, the vaccine and aviation

eturbonews- April 14, 2021 0

With the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine and people around the globe getting vaccinated, the aviation industry is gearing up for what is hoped will ... Read More

Accor announces second Mövenpick Hotel in Australia

eturbonews- April 12, 2021 0

Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne on Spencer to open May 2021 - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Australia aviation competition gearing up: Can everyone survive?

eturbonews- April 7, 2021 0

George Woods, partner from L.E.K. Consulting and Strategic Advisory Firm, who heads aviation practice in the region, was joined on a panel with 3 aviation ... Read More

Executive Interview: The health of Australia aviation

eturbonews- April 3, 2021 0

In a live interview, Peter Harbison of the CAPA – Centre for Aviation, talks with Professor Michael Kidd, AM, who is the Acting Chief Medical ... Read More

The World Showed up for Tourism Happyness

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2021 0

The World Tourism Network, Planet Happyness, the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism, and SunX came together for the UN Day of Tourism Happyness - ... Read More

The World Showed up for Tourism Happiness

Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2021 0

The World Tourism Network, Planet Happyness, the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism, and SunX came together for the UN Day of Tourism Happyness - ... Read More

Australia Government handing out cash for events

eturbonews- February 23, 2021 0

Just like so many other countries around the world, the MICE industry has been suffering due to the impact of COVID-19. With barely any travel ... Read More

Adina’s newest Melbourne hotels announce key appointments

eturbonews- February 17, 2021 0

TFE Hotels has announced General Manager appointments at two of its newest hotel addresses in Melbourne Continue reading Adina’s newest Melbourne hotels announce key appointments ... Read More

Abu Dhabi or Dubai to Melbourne flights history for the moment

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2021 0

Melbourne is a city known for conventions, fireworks and an active lifestyle. Not at this time. COVID-19 also turned this Australian city into a ghost ... Read More

Peace Through Tourism had a Family Meeting with You included

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2021 0

Family meetings are usually private, but the family of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism thinks tourism is a global family and you should ... Read More

Tsunami Generates after a massive earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2021 0

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake that struck in the South Pacific has generated a tsunami, the Australian weather agency. A 7.7-magnitude earthquake that struck in the South ... Read More

Successful Tourism Leadership Demands Dynamic and Innovative Education and Training

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 28, 2021 0

Dr. Marianna Sigala, Professor, University of South Australia Business School is the guest of today's Q&A by World Tourism Network. Moderated by Dr. Elinor Garely. ... Read More

COVID pushing 2021 events to 2022: AIME cancelled

eturbonews- January 25, 2021 0

The CEO of Talk2 Media & Events, Matt Pearce, organizer, announced the Asian Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event for 2021 – AIME – cancelled. He ... Read More

Cook Islands – Niue Travel Bubble could start this month

eturbonews- January 7, 2021 0

Just over 2 weeks after the announcement of a travel bubble between the two island nations of the Cook Islands and Niue, officials say the ... Read More

Australia braces for $1.4 billion loss due to Chinese tourism slump

eturbonews- January 7, 2021 0

Absence of cashed-up visitors from China will cost Australian tourism $1.4 billion over Chinese New Year holiday period Continue reading Australia braces for $1.4 billion ... Read More