Technology

Exclusive with TTC’s John Veitch on new agent portal

by Daisy Doctor

Sure, a lot of stuff Travel Weekly claims as “EXCLUSIVE” can be a tad liberal with the truth. But not today, exclusivity fans!

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Aviation

Pope Francis weds attendants mid-flight

by Daisy Doctor

We were already pretty huge fans of Pope Francis, but this really takes the cake. Or should we say wedding cake?

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Tourism

Haiti campaign says ‘up yours’ to Trump “sh*thole” comment

Haiti launches a sassy new tourism campaign, amid reports President Trump is sulking in a corner with his arms folded.

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Aviation

Emirates kills reports A380s are dead, orders 36 jets

by Daisy Doctor

Just when we thought A380 jumbo jets were heading for the exit, it turns out they’re only just taking flight. Ok, we admit that pun was a little stretched.

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Aviation

MH passengers told to “brace for impact” as engine fails

Passengers have described the “violent shaking” of their Malaysia Airlines flight, before pilots made an emergency landing in Alice Springs.

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Hotels

It’s the best of the best in hotels, according to Mr & Mrs Smith

The winners of the Mr & Mrs Smith Hotel Awards have been revealed. Now if you’ll excuse us, we’ll just be perusing these stunners until home time.

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Travel Agents

Will this new trick put Flight Centre ahead of the agent game?

Flight Centre has added an exciting new layer to their technological services, and we understood just enough to pen this piece.

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Destinations

Every flight attendant Instagram you should be following

Trying to figure out a way to browse Instagram while still working? As ‘hard workers’ ourselves, we’ve got you covered.

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Travel Agents

Big Fat Agent Wrap

Agents have been suspiciously quiet this week. Is everyone dealing with some serious holiday hangovers? We think you might be.

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Destinations

Sweden unveils floating retreat and spa

Can’t picture what this hotel looks like? Imagine Game of Thrones meets Ikea. Sadly we can’t promise any visits from Jon Snow though.

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Aviation

Over-clothed man kicked off flight

by Daisy Doctor

If there’s one thing you can be certain of in travel news it’s a passenger doing something weird and live-tweeting the whole event.

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Travel Agents

80% agents rank work happiness as 8/10 or higher: study

We did our own work poll, with the office dog proving the happiest staff member. Unsurprisingly, the cat didn’t rank too highly.

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Ross

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Great article and i disagree with Robyn. A buying group enters contractual terms with "preferred" suppliers and the substance…

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I disagree, you can still be in a buying group and be under the HLO umbrella and still be…

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Let me guess, figures supplied by facebook? Facebook only cares about facebook profits. Facebook is dying a…

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Every flight attendant Instagram you should be following

Trying to figure out a way to browse Instagram while still working? As ‘hard workers’ ourselves, we’ve got you covered.

DESTINATIONS

Sweden unveils floating retreat and spa

Can’t picture what this hotel looks like? Imagine Game of Thrones meets Ikea. Sadly we can’t promise any visits from Jon Snow though.

DESTINATIONS

Exclusive with G Adventure’s Bruce Poon Tip

Bruce Poon Tip is declaring his love of Haiti. Meanwhile, we’ll be declaring our love for the reheated pizza we’re currently eating for lunch.

DESTINATIONS

What’s influencing Aussie travellers?

There’s something that’s taken over our lives more than anyone could’ve ever predicted. And no, it’s not the possibility of an Oprah presidency.

DESTINATIONS

Austria, Iceland, Mongolia: Flight Centre predicts 2018’s hotspots

Flight Centre gives us an exclusive peek at their hot tips for 2018. And for those sceptical of our ‘exclusive’ claims, we’re at least 78% sure.

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Tourism

Kayak reveals travel hacks for 2018

We know kitchen hacks, we know packing hacks but does anyone have any travelling hacks? We do now.

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Tourism

Namibia responds to Trump with glorious tourism clip

by Daisy Doctor

We’re calling this the best tourism video of the year. Who knew a “sh*thole” could be such a desirable destination?

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Aviation

What is Qantas’ special new livery announcement?

We placed bets on what Qantas’ special livery look was going to be, and sadly lost $10 with our guess of Paul Hogan holding a prawn.

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Aviation

How do flighties stay healthy (and sane) while flying?

Personally, we come off of a flight looking somewhere between a drowned rat and Marge Simpson when she uses the makeup gun.

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Tourism

Flavour of the Week

The office carparks of several companies are about to become a whole lot busier with these new appointments. May we suggest public transport?

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Travel Agents

Why are independent agents important in the era of acquisitions?

by Daisy Doctor

Over the past 12 months, a number of companies have been gobbled up, impacting the agents. Although by ‘gobbled’, we mean acquired, not actually digested.

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Travel Agents

How to nail the work/life balance as an agent

We spent hundreds on tightrope lessons, before realising we could’ve achieved better balance just by reading this.

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Hotels

Big Fat Hotel Wrap

There’s no need to hang around the work toilets to hear all the hotel industry gossip, when you can read it right here!

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Tourism

‘Trump slump’ sees USA dip behind Spain in tourism

by Daisy Doctor

The USA has slid behind Spain in the latest tourism numbers for 2017. Though we’re not suggesting anyone fell over or anything.

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Destinations

Exclusive with G Adventure’s Bruce Poon Tip

by Bruce Poon Tip

Bruce Poon Tip is declaring his love of Haiti. Meanwhile, we’ll be declaring our love for the reheated pizza we’re currently eating for lunch.

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Aviation

“We use larger aircraft”: Qantas responds to poorly ranked fuel efficiency

by Daisy Doctor

Qantas is rivalling the Kardashians with their media attention this week. We’ll also take some media attention if there’s extra going around?

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Cruise

Your rights when a gastro outbreak ruins your cruise

by Alison and Jillian Barrett

Have you ever been stuck on a ship with a quick-spreading bout of gastro without a clue of what to do? Consider this your new bible.

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