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Amadeus Encourages Industry To Make Accessible Travel A Reality For All

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Amadeus Encourages Industry To Make Accessible Travel A Reality For All

A new study outlines how greater personalisation, universal standards in the provision of services, more effective communication and increased collaboration between public and private sectors can drive a more accessible travel industry of the future.   More than two billion people around the world have accessibility needs due to disability and age. And yet a…

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Serko & GTA Strike Strategic Partnership To Enhance Hotel Content For Corporates

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Serko & GTA Strike Strategic Partnership To Enhance Hotel Content For Corporates

  Serko, a leader in online travel booking and expense management for business, today announced a new strategic partnership with Gullivers Travel Associates (GTA), a world leader in the provision of accommodation and travel services.   The agreement, along with a number of others signed this year, supports Serko’s strategy of increasing content revenue and…

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More Business Travel: The Secret To Professional Success

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More Business Travel: The Secret To Professional Success

Employees see business travel as opportunities to achieve their professional growth ambitions: 47% want to grow the company business, and 38% seek inspiration for their work.   Over two in five (45%) say adding leisure time to a business trip makes them more successful in their business meetings.   New booking.com for Business research reveals…

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Australia On Target To Reach Ambitious Tourism Goals

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Australia On Target To Reach Ambitious Tourism Goals

  However, regional areas underperform capital cities, and staff shortages may hinder growth.   Australia is on target to reach its target of AU$115 billion in overnight spend in tourism by 2020,[1] led by a high performing hotel sector averaging occupancies close to 70% year round.[2] With the UNWTO reporting international arrivals to Oceania (including…

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Tigerair Australia Announce New State-Of-The-Art Seats & In-Flight Entertainment Partnership

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Tigerair Australia Announce New State-Of-The-Art Seats & In-Flight Entertainment Partnership

Tigerair Australia, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Fox Networks Group have announced a plan to enter a major inflight entertainment partnership that would give customers paid access to recently released movies and TV titles on all Tigerair services.   Under the agreement, Tigerair would be the only Australian low-cost carrier to offer inflight entertainment…

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ATPI & Direct Travel Form Global Organisation

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ATPI & Direct Travel Form Global Organisation

  The ATPI Group, a global leader in travel management, has announced that the company has joined forces with Direct Travel, a leading provider of corporate travel management services, to form DIRECT ATPI Global Travel.   This new brand in the marketplace creates a global organisation with a value-centric focus on providing flexible corporate travel…

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Annual CWT Energy, Resources & Marine Travel Forecast 2018

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Annual CWT Energy, Resources & Marine Travel Forecast 2018

  Global corporate travel agency Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has launched its annual 2018 CWT Energy, Resources and Marine Travel Forecast. The forecast provides a region-by-region analysis and insight into travel conditions for key markets in the coming 18 months.   Speaking to PASA, Peter Brady, Vice President, CWT Energy Resources & Marine, Asia Pacific, CWT highlights…

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Travelport Locomote Announces Partnership With 1000 Mile Travel Group

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Travelport Locomote Announces Partnership With 1000 Mile Travel Group

    Fast-growing corporate travel platform partners with local TMC to broaden customer network in Australia.   Melbourne-based corporate travel platform, Travelport Locomote, today announced its latest venture with local travel management company, 1000 Mile Travel Group.   The news comes on the back of Travelport Locomote’s recent launch in the UK as part of its global expansion…

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Getting Car Mileage Expenses Right As ATO Cracks Down In Australia

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Getting Car Mileage Expenses Right As ATO Cracks Down In Australia

  Author: PASA The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is threatening to crack down on incorrect claims for work expenses this year, with a specific focus on work-related car expenses.   Many Australians claim work-related mileage on their cars at tax time but a fair proportion may be claiming for mileage they’re not entitled to.  …

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The ATPI Group & Travelport Locomote See Global Success Through Strategic Alliance

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The ATPI Group & Travelport Locomote See Global Success Through Strategic Alliance

  Author: PASA Australia’s fast-growing corporate travel platform onboards 75 new customers within first year of TMC partnership Leading global travel management and events business, the ATPI Group, and Australian corporate travel platform Travelport Locomote, have revealed their joint success following a strategic alliance launched last year. The partnership, which began in October 2016, enables…

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