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Holland America Line’s 2024 Grand Australia and New Zealand Voyage Returns

Holland America Line’s 2024 Grand Australia and New Zealand Voyage Returns

14 September 2022 Press Release Cruise News

Holland America Line is continuing to bolster its longer voyages departing from a North America homeport, and the 2024 Grand Australia and New Zealand Voyage is the newest addition. The 94-day journey that’s been more than 10 years in the making departs Jan. 3, 2024, aboard Volendam, sailing roundtrip from San Diego, California.

Australia’s hotel boom continues in spite of missing Chinese tourists

Australia’s hotel boom continues in spite of missing Chinese tourists

Since reopening borders, Australia’s international visitor numbers have been more a trickle than a flood, with many key markets, including China, still missing amid lingering COVID-19 controls, inflation and geopolitical concerns. June data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals outbound travellers are growing at almost three times the rate of inbound, as Australians continue to flock overseas.

Qantas is expanding its South Pacific presence with the addition of Tonga to its network

18 August 2022 Press Release Airline News

Qantas is expanding its South Pacific presence with the addition of Tonga to its network, offering a new tropical destination for Australian travellers to explore. Following the recent reopening of Tonga’s borders, Qantas will fly weekly between Sydney and Nuku’alofa’s Fua’amotu Airport. The four and a half hour flights will be the only direct services between Australia and Tonga

QANTAS CONFIRMS NEW FLIGHT TRAINING CENTRE IN SYDNEY

QANTAS CONFIRMS NEW FLIGHT TRAINING CENTRE IN SYDNEY

The Qantas Group will train pilots at a new purpose-built centre in Sydney across its current and future fleet including the aircraft that will operate non-stop flights from the east coast of Australia to London and New York. A new multi-million-dollar facility is proposed for St Peters near Sydney Airport and would provide training for up to 4,500 new and current Qantas and Jetstar pilots and cabin crew each year from early 2024.