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Cruise

Revealed: Who will replace CLIA’s Steve Odell?

by Lauren Croft

Get the paper plates ready, polish up your small talk and chuck the kettle on, there’s a new face in the CLIA offices.

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Destinations

Get in now for the ultimate Halloween travel experience!

Get spooky in Transylvania and dance the night away at Dracula’s castle with G Adventures, if you dare.

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Destinations

Pictures: The colour palettes of the world’s most beautiful places

These pictures are so aesthetically pleasing it hurts. Protective glasses are recommended.

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Tourism

Top 10 adventure travel destinations according to Aussie travellers

The biggest adventure we’ve been on lately was when we forgot our phone yesterday. We got lost four times and wound up on the wrong train twice.

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Destinations

How much will a beer cost you at these top tourist destinations?

Guess how many beers you can get in Vietnam for $1.35? Enough to make us consider applying for citizenship.

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Tourism

Here’s how long Aussie workers spend holiday-planning on the job

Here’s something that’ll make you feel less guilty about slacking off today. Or more guilty? It’s Friday, let’s go with less.

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Travel Agents

Big Fat Agent Wrap

Not to toot our own horn, but this is one of the best agent wraps we’ve ever done. And no, it’s not the lunch time beers talking here.

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Tourism

Flavour of the Week

Today we managed to spill food on ourselves, which we think it almost as impressive as getting a promotion. It was a close call.

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Hotels

How not to get sick on holiday

by Lauren Croft

Hotel pools have been found to contain diarrhea. No, we aren’t joking. And no, we aren’t swimming in a public poo(l)s ever again.

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Cruise

CLIA MD Joel Katz: “we need to be ahead of the game or we’ll miss out”

To celebrate the release of the CLIA Australian Crusie Industry Source Market Report, we spoke with Katz about the government’s new commitment to berthing issues.

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Tourism

How much do airlines actually bump up prices on busy days?

Excuse us while we spend the rest of the day hyperventilating over how much it’s going to cost us to fly home for New Years.

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Hotels

Big Fat Hotel Wrap

Fancy staying in a five-star hotel? Find them all right here! And if you need us, we’ll be in our box-sized apartment, crying on the floor.

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Global Journeys

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Thanks Matt, Rach & The Trafalgar Tribe! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c6bc649c1125f8d6d0f59b66921e479e5edb06236b6ef060e8c7960bd276bb1f.jpg

It’s official: Today is now known as National Agents day!

Mark Seymour-Walsh

3 days ago

Poor little fella. Research protocols? What sort of trauma has this poor little mite undergone, then to be shipped in…

Monkey on the loose in airport finally captured

suzette

4 days ago

SEAT SHOULD NOT RECLINE AT ALL! inconsiderate of PAX to do so and if one does not recline oneself…

Will this new airline seat fix the legroom problem for tall people?
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American Express | Sydney

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Sous Chef – Events

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DESTINATIONS

Get in now for the ultimate Halloween travel experience!

Get spooky in Transylvania and dance the night away at Dracula’s castle with G Adventures, if you dare.

DESTINATIONS

Pictures: The colour palettes of the world’s most beautiful places

These pictures are so aesthetically pleasing it hurts. Protective glasses are recommended.

DESTINATIONS

How much will a beer cost you at these top tourist destinations?

Guess how many beers you can get in Vietnam for $1.35? Enough to make us consider applying for citizenship.

DESTINATIONS

Lonely Planet’s best crowd dodging European destinations

Personally, we’ll do anything to get away from big crowds of people, and if that means faking a heart attack mid-holiday then so be it.

DESTINATIONS

TripAdvisor names top ten landmarks in the world

The website has named its Traveller’s Choice winners for best landmarks! Warning: it’s packed with travel inspo that’ll have you itching to get away.

NYE IN THE PARK

2017-12-31 | Victoria Park, Sydney,NSW

Skip the hectic firework picnic battle for a festival with food, wine and the best music in Australia

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WANDERLUST FESTIVAL

2016-02-18 |

Unplug from the ordinary. Adventure awaits. Wanderlust festivals are 4-day celebrations of mindful living. Find out more >

Snowy Mountains Country Music Festival 2016

2016-03-04 | Thredbo,NSW

Following the triumphant return of country music to the Snowy Mountains earlier this year, Thredbo is excited to announce that the Snowy Mountains Country Music Festival will be back next year with an even bigger line up of stars from Friday 4 March - Sunday 6 March, 2016. Find out more >

Sculpture by the Sea 2015

2015-10-22 | Bondi,NSW

This year’s exhibition of Sculpture by the Sea transforms the breathtaking Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk with 107 sculptures by artists from 19 countries. The exhibition is free to the public and runs from Thursday 22 October until Sunday 8 November 2015. Find out more >

Road & Rail

Big Fat Road & Rail Wrap

Today’s road and rail wrap is short and sweet. In other news, we’ve been told we’re the opposite of short and sweet after getting too drunk at an office function.

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Hotels

AccorHotels’ acquisition of Mantra Group is officially complete

Finito, done and dusted, it is OVER! Much like our commitment to eating healthy and going to the gym this week.

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Tourism

WIT Early-bird ticket countdown: CLOSING TODAY!

by Lauren Croft

Are you ready for the Women in Travel Awards? Ready enough to grab yourself an early-bird ticket? Because sales close tonight!!!!!!

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Hotels

Hilton makes huge new commitment to sustainable travel

Meanwhile, we’re committing to sustainable travel by slapping single-use coffee cups out of people’s hands on our morning commute.

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Aviation

Qantas’ shiny new tech platform for agents

We’re sure agents will be much more responsible with the new tech than the cat in this gif.

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Travel Agents

Helloworld exec management gets shake-up

We promise these changes to the Helloworld team are much more riveting than the stock image accompanying this article.

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Travel Agents

Study quantifies travel industry’s entire carbon footprint for the first time

The research does not make for light reading. But there is hope! Check out what you can do to travel sustainably.

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Technology

How can blockchain transform the way we travel?

by Michael Ryan & Andrew Jordan

Michael Ryan, Managing Director on how blockchain can change the way travellers connect to travel agents for the better.

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Tourism

Watch: Intrepid launches inaugural Adventure Travel Index

Fancy a movie on hump day? Look no further folks! Although to waste the whole day you’ll have to watch it on repeat.

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Midweek Interview

Midweek Interview with Sabre Travel Network’s Todd Arthur

For this week’s midweek interview, we took a closer look at the Asia Pacific vice president of Sabre Travel Network, Todd Arthur. That is, until he took a few hurried steps backwards.

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Aviation

Monkey on the loose in airport finally captured

We interrupt your Wednesday morning with this VERY IMPORTANT news story about a monkey having a great time at the airport.

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Cruise

Big Fat Cruise Wrap

Every time we write a cruise wrap we get Enya’s Sail Away stuck in our head. Apologies for it now being stuck in your head too.

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