Travel Agents

Agency rebrands as ’50+ specialists’

Daisy Melwani

Baby-boomers have long been wooed by travel specialists, but one agency has decided to position itself as specialists in the over 50s travel market in a bid to differentiate from competition.

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Cruise

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by Travel Weekly

A one-on-one with cruise doyenne Karen Christensen is on the cards for Travel Weekly. Although counting sound and camera guys, it’s not really one-on-one is it?

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Destinations

8 Hand Gestures from around the world

by Amy Bryant

If learning hand signals is anything like learning a language, we’ll forget everything but the naughty ones and offend people wherever we go.

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Aviation

United Airlines in strife for ‘body shaming’

by Hannah Edensor

A passenger was denied boarding after staff deemed her clothing inappropriate. We’re always being denied boarding but that could be our lack of ticket.

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Destinations

10 tech-free family holidays

by Amy Bryant

If you’re anything like us, the idea of reconnecting with the family face-to-face is a terrible idea. Unless our nan is reading this, and then it’s wonderful!

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Hotels

Marriott makes move into travel experiences

by Amy Bryant

Marriott is diving deep into travel experiences for customers, but rest assured no scuba gear was required to make this happen.

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Wholesalers

The Big Fat Wholesaler Wrap

by Amy Bryant

Today’s wrap comes with a side of BBQ sauce, but only because we had a bacon and egg wrap for brekkie and spilled it all over our keyboard.

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Aviation

Emirates make light of electronics ban

by Amy Bryant

Jen Aniston returns as Emirates ambassador to tell us we don’t need electronics. I wonder how many movies featuring Jen are now playing on board?

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Travel Agents

Aussies choose favourite travel agent

by Hannah Edensor

An OTA has pipped Flight Centre at the post to take #1 spot. Although there wasn’t an official running race to determine who’s better.

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Aviation

Qantas Wi-Fi fails to launch

by Hannah Edensor

Just like the movie ‘Failure to Launch’, Qantas has experienced some difficulties in its Wi-Fi launch. On second thoughts, it’s got nothing to do with the movie.

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Travel Agents

Week 3: Become an LAX expert and win an L.A. adventure

We’re in the third week of our LAX / Discover L.A. agent incentive. We’re also in our third week of resisting temptation to enter ourselves. Can you blame us?

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Destinations

Will tourism suffer after London attack?

by Hannah Edensor

In the aftermath of the London terror attack, travel experts ask if tourists will stay away from the usually busy city.

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Wholesalers

Agents selling Croatia cruises given dedicated wholesale brand

by Daisy Melwani

We had a blast when we went sailing in Croatia in our twenties, and can’t wait to return once our ban lifts in another three years.

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