Rome bans ‘messy eating’ in spate of new tourism rules
The new rules will also mean fines for placing your mouth around the nozzle of drinking fountains, which is pretty bloody gross anyway if you ask us.
Vienna amusingly roasts web reviews (and itself) in latest tourism campaign
by Ally Burnie
Hey, Vienna’s given us many marvellous thing – Sigmund Freud, the schnitzel and the Streets Viennetta to name but a few.
Tourism Australia’s ‘Dundee’ campaign wins a Logie
The Logies aren’t for another two weeks, so this story really does come with a “spoiler alert”.
Flavour of the Week: Accor’s Simon McGrath honoured by Queen, Village Roadshow’s new CEO + more
This update on all the industry’s latest movers and shakers can best be described as a fruit salad, in that it has a bit of everything.
‘Chernobyl’ TV show creator urges tourists, Instagrammers to show respect after raunchy pics go viral
by Christian Fleetwood
It might be the last place you’d think to get your kit off, but that’s exactly what a few Instagrammers have been caught doing and posting about while visiting Chernobyl.
Perth’s most Instaworthy building to get huge city council handout
Rather than send tourists home with a bladder infection, Perth’s council has adopted the onus of ‘go green or go home’ and decided to build a schmick new solar-powered lavatory to meet an influx in tourists.
Got $80 million to spare? NASA opens International Space Station to wealthy tourists
In an opportunity that is sure to light up the eyes of gazillionaires across the globe, NASA has announced it will finally open the International Space Station to the public.
Chernobyl sees tourism boom thanks to TV series on nuclear disaster
The site of one of the world’s worst nuclear disasters has seen a boom in tourism, thanks in no small part to a TV mini-series Travel Weekly hasn’t seen.
Flavour of the Week: TAA elects new NSW chair, Pulse Travel welcomes new ‘Diamond Club’ member + more
Here’s our weekly wrap of all the industry’s latest movers and shakers. It’s even got Travel Weekly staff doing a little jig in the office.
Trump administration bans US travel and cruise ship stops in Cuba
The US has imposed a travel ban on its citizens visiting Cuba, in a move that would stop thousands of would-be travellers visiting the island from America.
Influencer allegedly banned from media famil over Instagram photo
Travel Weekly staff have been busy purging their personal social media accounts this morning following news of this alleged incident.
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