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Research: Airbnb is now worth more than any hotel company

New research just placed Airbnb at the top of the food chain, but experts warn the homesharing giant will need to watch its back.

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Tripfuser CEO: “Disruption and evolution in the industry are necessary”

We’re disrupting our colleagues today by reenacting scenes from Dirty Dancing with the office dog. Can you tell we love Fridays?

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Parrtjima: Indigenous light festival returns to Alice Springs

Now in its third year, the ten-day festival will showcase the oldest continuous culture on earth through the newest technology.

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SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR PASSPORT: Sydney airport trials facial recognition

Select Qantas passengers can now breeze through most stages of the airport with nothing but a charming smile. Just kidding, it’s biometrics.

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Travellers Choice MD says agents need to know how to ‘benefit’ or ‘resist’ emerging tech

Unfortunately, not all tech is as cute and lovable as our robotic friend Pepper (pictured). We spoke with Christian Hunter about which technologies agents need to look out for.

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Uber is taking to the seas with UberBoat

We had to delete the Uber app on our phone after almost sending ourselves bankrupt. Walking to the corner store has never been so hard.

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Airbnb’s most liked experiences on Instagram

Check out some of the world’s most Insta worthy travel experiences! We promise there’s plenty of pretty pictures to help you get through your Tuesday.

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Is the travel bug a genetic condition? Scoot may soon have proof

EXCUSE US but wanderlust might be a genetic condition and we’re starting a petition to make Medicare pay for our next holiday.

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Here’s how VR is revolutionising the aviation industry

by Caroline Camilli-Gay

Virtual reality is making waves in the travel industry. But what does this actually looks like? Besides a room full of people flailing around with computers on their heads.

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Major US airport to implement 100 per cent biometric exit

We are VERY excited by any technology that makes it easier for us to leave an airport as soon as humanly possible.

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Where do young Aussies get their travel inspo?

Despite popular belief, millennials don’t just run around with a giant Instagram frame to make sure they’re getting the perfect shot. We have pocket-sized ones now.

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“Live it, don’t just look at it!” Barry Mayo talks social media and experiential travel

We chatted with Mayo about how agents can get the most out of social media. To our dismay, posting hundreds of pictures of our dog was not one of his recommendations.

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