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Month: January 2018

Travel Specials 12 Jan 18

WELCOME to Travel Specials, Travel Daily’s Friday feature. If your firm has released a travel special you’d like to make the industry aware of, send the details to specials@traveldaily.com.au. The Westin Resort Nusa Dua is offering an agent special rate from US$120 a night. The deal includes breakfast , access to Living Room, free internet & entry to the gym. The offer is valid for stays until 20 Dec. Fly to Hong Kong from $604 return, ex Perth with Cathay Pacific. On sale until 16 Feb, offers include $604 return departing Melbourne, $632 from Brisbane and $639 ex Sydney....

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Window Seat 12 Jan 18

QANTAS will honour one of Australia’s cutest native animals, the quokka, by naming its third Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner after the cheery mammals. “Quokka” was among the most popular suggestions in a national poll of more than 60,000 entries to name the airline’s fleet of eight Dreamliners and the aircraft will be joined by another called Skippy later this year. Meanwhile, quokkas are making international news, with Hopman Cup winner Roger Federer’s Quokka selfie snapped in Dec reaching more than half a billion people around the world. The tennis legend’s shot (pictured) taken on Rottnest Island was picked up by newspapers and news sites around the world, appearing in 239 publications in the UK, 53 in Switzerland, 45 in Colombia and 30 in the United States. The post Window Seat 12 Jan 18 appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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Travel Partners signs Jayes

NEWCASTLE’S Jayes Travel is the latest agency to join the Flight Centre Travel Group owned Travel Partners Group (TD yesterday). Travel Partners executive general manager Simon Bernardi is pictured above with Jayes Travel managing director Michelle Barker (right) and Chelsea Badger to mark the new partnership. The post Travel Partners signs Jayes appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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The Elvis Rexpress

TO RECOGNISE a long-standing partnership between Regional Express (Rex) and Parkes Shire Council, the airline has unveiled a special “Parkes” livery. In addition, Rex has introduced a new $99 Rex Community Fare scheme between Parkes and SYD. The initiative means that community fares in most situations will be available outside of 30 days prior to departure window. A special Parkes livery comes in time for the five-day Parkes Elvis Festival, which kicked off on Wed and is sponsored by Rex. The festival is expected to bring 25,000 visitors to the city and inject $13 million in expenditure into the...

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Rocky Stay & Play

ROCKY Mountaineer has unveiled a ‘Stay and Play’ offer which gives travellers up to $600 per couple to spend on sightseeing when new bookings of eight or more days are made before 02 Mar. The added credit can be spent on experiences such as dining, accommodation or tourist adventures like whale watching. The offer applies to select travel dates and must be requested at the time of booking. The post Rocky Stay & Play appeared first on Travel Daily. Source: Travel...

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