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Hostelworld taps Expedia head of retail as new CEO

Meanwhile, we’ve taped coffee as our new head of productivity. So far it’s working wonders.

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Study: Aussies more likely to plan trips based on word of mouth

There are heaps of reasons Aussies love having a chat. Turns out, getting advice for their next trip is one of them.

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How influential is TripAdvisor on the global travel economy?

New research has quantified the influence of the online travel platform. Meanwhile, we can’t wait to be under the influence of a few stiff drinks come knock off time.

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Booking.com partners with translation service to help fight FOMO

Apparently, Aussie travellers are suffering from a serious case of ‘fear of missing out’. Personally, we get FOMO whenever we see someone else eating or sleeping.

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Will Facebook be the guidebook of the future?

We consulted our futurist friend, Michael McQueen to find out what threat online travel platforms really pose.

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Meet Sam, Flight Centre’s new AI mobile travel assistant

The new pocket-sized travel assistant can do just about everything except for tie your shoes. And we’re expecting that feature to be rolled out shortly.

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How Travel Counsellors are using tech to “Empower, not replace”

by Ali Coulton

Meanwhile, after our computer froze twice this morning, we’re considering having a chat with Travel Counsellor’s recruitment team.

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Tax tips the travel industry needs to know about

If this gif describes how you feel come tax time, you’re going to want to read this. There could be a nice big return in it for you.

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Airbnb’s big new Aussie partnership

Airbnb is jumping into bed with an Aussie property management company. Just kidding, but they’re at least holding hands.

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Is the future of travel interaction free?

We asked futurist, Michael McQueen how heavily robots will influence the future of travel. He assured us the robot apocalypse is still a long way off.

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Attention! How you can sell better as an agent

by Travel Weekly

Everyone wants a bit more in the back pocket, right? Here’s how you can sell better, to earn those dollars.

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Is TripAdvisor’s animal welfare policy harming wild animals?

Animal protection groups said new changes to the policy are creating ‘loopholes’. That’s not to say any dolphins will be jumping through these new openings.

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