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Tourism

Opinion: Why agents need to tap into Asia’s business travel boom

by Renaud Nicolle

Business travel within Asia is growing at twice the pace of the rest of the world. Amadeus’ Renaud Nicolle has the juicy deets on how agents can target this huge market.

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Destinations

PICTURES: Introducing Lonely Planet’s BEST places to visit in Asia

Meanwhile, we’re trying to scope out the best places to buy the cheapest, nastiest coffee available today so we can save our money and visit some of these stunning locations.

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Destinations

What do country names reveal about our favourite travel destinations?

Etymology can reveal a lot about a word. For example, we just discovered Friday means “happy day”. Or at least, it should.

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Aviation

Qantas updates its international network

Meanwhile, we’re updating our wardrobe after discovering that fluoro yellow is no longer our colour.

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Wholesalers

Backroads Touring enters Asia, plots global expansion

by Tara Harrison

Backroads are poised like eagles, and plotting global expansion. Although we’re not suggesting they’re some kind of predatory bird.

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Destinations

Can you guess where Aussies will travel this year?

We made bets on which destinations would be favoured by Aussies, but lost $20 after voting for the Bunnings Sausage Sizzle stand.

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Tourism

Is voluntourism dead?

by Daisy Doctor

Could voluntourism be following the same path as elephant riding? Being put to an end that is, not walking through a jungle.

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Aviation

Virgin Aus Asia bound and talks privatisation

So many things were discussed at Virgin’s AGM that we’re kind of jealous we weren’t invited. Although last time we attended an AGM, we were kicked out for snoring.

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Wholesalers

6 reasons this tour company should be on your radar

Travel agents’ radars will be lighting up with this tour company after reading these reasons. Although we’re not implying agents have actual radars.

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Wholesalers

Wendy Wu’s 2018 Early Bird Sale is Here

The early bird catches the worm, and now agents can too! Although we’re not suggesting agents are anything like Magpies.

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Destinations

Vail Resorts set eyes on Asian expansion

by Hannah Edensor

Vail Resorts are poised like eagles, ready to strike on a new Asian acquisition. Although we’re not suggesting they’re some kind of predatory bird.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre to establish global DMC network

Flight Centre’s growth never ceases to amaze us. Well, actually, it does after a while. The business is pretty successful so this is hardly a surprise.

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