• TravelBulletin for November 2021

    New AFTA CEO: In it for the Long haul, the disunited states of Australia, Celebrity Cruises heads to Northern Europe, discover what makes Qatar the ultimate stopover destination and more.

  • TravelBulletin for October 2021

    Access denied to the million dollar club: After 18 months of the COVID-crisis the formerly fat pay packets of the […]

  • TravelBulletin for September 2021

    CATO’s declaration of independence, vax the way forward, make tracks to WA with Journey Beyond and more.

  • TravelBulletin for August 2021

    The pandemic and the environment: with the industry at a pandemic-induced standstill, can this pause be used for environmental effect. […]

  • Cruising in media’s sights again?

    Is the media once again looking to target the cruise industry? Bruce Piper investigates. With cruising in Australian waters seemingly […]

  • Northern Europe ports give Celebrity the edge

    VOYAGES aboard Celebrity Cruises are well and truly on the radar for Australian cruisers, with the line last month seeing record sales for the launch of its 2022/23 local season. However Celebrity is also enticing Aussies to explore further afield, asking “Isn’t it time?” to explore Northern Europe in 2022, as BRUCE PIPER reports.

  • New AFTA CEO: In it for the LONG haul

    THE Australian Federation of Travel Agents once again has a Chief Executive Officer, with Dean Long taking up his new role last month. Long is no stranger to AFTA, having previously worked for the organisation for five years under the leadership of former CEO Jayson Westbury. But his return has seen him determined to place his own stamp on AFTA as it charts the way forward out of the pandemic. BRUCE PIPER sat down with him for his first official interview.

  • Hey buddy, can you lend a hand?

    The recent border reopening announcements – at least in some states – have seen the travel industry switch into a […]