Good news for Qantas frequent flyers

Qantas Frequent Flyers can now pay significantly less fees for international reward flights, have access to more seats and enjoy more rewards for earning points on the ground as part of the biggest overhaul to the airline’s loyalty program in its 32 year history. Representing a $25 million investment, the changes will improve how members […]

CBT is the American Express Global Hotel Progam Agency of the Year!

In 2018, American Express re-launched their Global Hotel Program. We are excited to announce that Complete Business Travel was the top purchaser of hotel product in Australia and therefore the winner of the inaugural 2018-2019 Agency of the Year Global Hotel Program! The Global Hotel Program is part of Amex’s commitment to delivering the “world’s […]

Airline Business: Brisbane to Japan battle, Dining on demand, New Boeing business class seats

From battles over new routes to new in-flight initiatives, this airline update brings you the latest industry news for business travellers. Virgin Australia covet Japan route In September, Qantas filed an application with Australia’s International Air Services Commission (IASC) to commence flights between Brisbane and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. Now Virgin Australia has also submitted a […]

Last call for Emirates earlybird sale

It’s the best time of the year to book flights, but hurry, earlybird sales are ending soon! Emirates has fantastic fares available to Europe. Fly to London from $1439 economy return or from $7369 Business class return. Plus you could enjoy a bonus FREE 2-night luxury stopover in Dubai. This offer is valid until 6 […]

How AI helps with travel management checks & balances

When you partner with a travel management company, the aim is to create a program that will balance company priorities and money-saving initiatives with the flexibility of tailored travel experiences. Accommodating employee travel preferences can help facilitate productive business trips and be beneficial for staff satisfaction. It can also post risks for your business, so […]

Uncertain times cast a shadow on the travel industry

Economic and political uncertainty have traditionally impacted travel behaviours. What we are seeing today is unsettling and likely to take its toll, with the likes of Brexit in the UK and possible impeachment proceedings against the President of the United States. In the past we’ve seen situations like these cause travellers to bunker down and […]

Get a free British Airways upgrade!

We are very exited to announce that we can help you get a free upgrade on British Airways. And it gets better – you don’t need to have two million points, book a group of twelve or buy a new Tesla to be eligible! Every time you connect from a flight in World Traveller Plus, […]

A new dawn for beating jet lag

Jet lag is always a hot topic with travellers, but particularly after the recent ground-breaking (or air-breaking) non-stop Qantas flight from New York to Sydney. We’ve seen Alan Joyce and David ‘Kochie’ Koch doing the Macarena in their flying kangaroo pj’s and heard about the special menu that was fed to the business class guinea […]

Air New Zealand flyer news

There’s been a lot happening at Air New Zealand recently (don’t mention the rugby!), so here’s a quick run down on what will be happening on the runway. More long-haul leg room From late 2020, Air New Zealand will introduce Economy Stretch on its Boeing 777-200, 777-300 and 787-9 aircraft long haul routes. The Economy […]