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Tourism

STUDY: experience outweighs destination in trip planning

A traveller survey has revealed what the industry gets wrong about how and why clients plan their trips.

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STUDY: Aussies more excited about holidays than sex

This study suggests that either agents are getting better at selling holidays, or Aussies are becoming uglier. Or both.

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STUDY: Aussies prefer comfort of their own backyard when it comes to travel

In not so good news for agents, Aussies are most likely to stay close to home instead of exploring far and wide, according to new research.

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Australians lagging behind when it comes to number of vacation days

The researchers for this study mustn’t have taken into account Travel Weekly’s staff vacation habits. We lap up as many leave days as possible.

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Destinations

These are the top destinations for vegetarians and vegans around the world

Herbivores, rejoice! We’ve got the top 10 plant-based-friendly countries in world, with two Aussie cities making the top five.

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Destinations

SWITCH OFF: The top five destinations for a digital detox

Fancy travelling to a destination so remote that the only way your boss can reach you is via smoke signals? Click this way.

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Technology

STUDY: Online reviews a top source of information when booking trips

It looks like your clients may be searching for a second opinion when it comes to hotel and experience recommendations.

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Tourism

STUDY: More Aussies want to travel overseas, but where do they want to go?

Want to wow your friends and colleagues by being able to rattle off the latest tourism statistics? This article should do the trick.

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Destinations

Australia revealed as the ‘riskiest’ holiday destination for Brits

Given Australia is home to all manner of spiders, snakes, poisonous sea creatures and drop bears, this news isn’t so surprising.

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Travel Agents

STUDY: Trust in travel agents on the rise amongst Aussies

Looks like travel agents are well and truly back in vogue! Not that they ever weren’t, mind you.

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RESEARCH: Aussie travellers cutting down length of overseas trips

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly staff are looking to buck the trend and find ways to EXTEND their overseas trips and spend less time in the office.

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Research: 14 per cent of drunk purchases are travel related

After hearing that one couple actually purchased an entire hotel while under the influence, we no longer feel bad about our late-night kebab runs.

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