Travel Daily - News on the Fly

Travel Daily - News on the Fly


Latest Episodes

Episode 24: Flight Centre – Flight Centre targets #HOTTEs, Carnival extends suspensions and off loads more ships & final AFTA push
September 17, 2020

This week on News on the Fly: Flight Centre targets #HOTTEs, Carnival extends suspensions and off loads more ships and a final push for AFTA’s budget submission. Plus Hurtigruten gives up on Victoria, Crooked compass domestic product, and much more!

Episode 23: Webjet AFTA board appointment, Celebrity Cruises’ new MD, ongoing border closures
September 10, 2020

Another huge week in the Travel Industry: - Webjet’s Shelley Beasley has been appointed to the AFTA board - Celebrity Cruises has appointed a new MD - Ongoing border closures remain front of mind through the industry -

BONUS: Interview with CATO Chair Dennis Bunnik
September 03, 2020

Last week Travel Daily’s Bruce Piper conducted the second in a series of interviews with industry leaders, in collaboration with the Travel Industry Hub. This interview with Dennis Bunnik, Chair of the Council of Australian Tour Operators, or CATO,

Episode 22: Helloworld 2019/20 results, AFTA industry support package, airline moves & cruise news
September 03, 2020

This week, Helloworld’s results for 2019/20, AFTA’s industry support package, some big airline moves and the latest updates in cruising. - Travel Daily – News on the Fly is your weekly run through of all the latest travel industry news. -

BONUS: Interview with AFTA CEO Darren Rudd
August 27, 2020

Last week Travel Daily’s Bruce Piper conducted the first of a series of interviews with industry leaders, in collaboration with the Travel Industry Hub. This first interview provided the opportunity for the wider industry to engage with AFTA CEO Darren...

Episode 21: Flight Centre plans, cruise pause, CATO discussion paper
August 27, 2020

Another big week of news as the coronacrisis rolls on - We’ve had Flight Centre announce its plans to transform post-COVID 19, more cruise pauses and a provocative discussion paper released by the Council of Australian tour operators. -

Episode 20: Princess verdict, AFTA update, Travel Daily Awards
August 20, 2020

Another huge week for the Travel Industry! The latest episode of News on the Fly features the verdict on Ruby Princess and NSW Health, the inside scoop from Bruce's interview with AFTA CEO Darren Rudd, ongoing industry changes and an announcement about...

Episode 19: Flight Centre profit warning, Virgin Australia bids, extended cruise pauses & border clampdowns
August 13, 2020

Another momentous week in travel and cruising. The hits just seem to keep on coming, with a profit warning from Flight Centre, cruising pauses extended and more border clampdowns, plus so much more. Listen to the latest episode to stay up to date. -

Episode 18: The future of Virgin Australia, border uncertainty & cruise setbacks
August 06, 2020

We had a break from the podcast last week, but we’re back now to wrap up all the latest travel industry news - and as always in these crazy times there’s certainly been a lot to report on. The new Virgin Australia is taking shape,

Episode 17: JobKeeper extension, Qantas 747 farewell, CMV collapse & CLIA update
July 23, 2020

Well it’s been another week of ups and downs in the travel industry. We’ve seen an extension of the JobKeeper program, the final flight of Qantas’ Queen of the Skies and the sad closure of CMV Cruises. -