Expected Travel Delays

With the busy season swiftly approaching, an expected increase in travellers will result in the delay of one-in-four flights. To allow sufficient time from check-in to boarding, we recommend arriving at the airport 90mins early for domestic flights and 3hours early for international flights. Another tip is to think ahead! At CBT, we encourage clients […]

Gold Coast Airport opens new international terminal

Last month, Gold Coast Airport opened its $260 million international terminal expansion, providing another gateway for international travellers to enter Australia. The new expansion includes an international departure lounge along with a VIP room, and gates to accommodate up to 19 additional aircraft. The Gold Coast has grown significantly over the past decade, playing host […]

New five-star Pullman hotel coming to Western Sydney

Accor has announced the development of a new Pullman hotel in the Penrith Panther’s precinct at the end of 2023. This modern upmarket hotel will hold 153 rooms, a restaurant, and bar area with private dining. This new hotel will be popular among corporate travellers due to its close proximity to the Western Sydney Conference […]

Japan to reopen its international border in October

From October 11, Japan will welcome back international travellers with travel to resume as it was before the pandemic, meaning vaccinated travellers will no longer be required to produce a negative COVID-19 test prior to entering the country. Japan is well known for its appeal to holidaymakers alike, but increasingly it’s becoming a popular destination […]

New Zealand Boarder Update

New Zealand has announced their boarders will be open to fully vaccinated New Zealanders and Australians by the end of February 2022. Travellers will still be required to isolate for 10 days; however, this can be in their own home. This is an opportunity for families, friends, colleagues to be reunited and for business to […]

The Countdown is on!

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his prediction of Australia’s boarders fully opening by April this year. It’s very exciting to think that more business travellers, tourists and more will be visiting Australia’s shores in time for Easter! Read more about this news below.  Australia could fully reopen to tourists, business travellers by April – […]

Queensland Announces Quarantine-free International Travel

Premier Annastacia Palaszcuk has announced that from 1:00am Saturday 22nd of January, international travel will be quarantine-free for fully vaccinated travellers. A negative COVID-19 RAT test is still required within 24 hours of entering the state. CBT thinks this a great opportunity for the travel industry and look forward to booking more overseas trips! Read […]