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Destination wrap: TAA CEO speaks out against lockout laws, SATC sets ambitious target, Queens to host US Open + MORE!

Kick your week off right with all the latest destination news! And if that doesn’t work, we recommend taking a leaf out of the Travel Weekly editorial playbook by downing four coffees before midday.

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Hotels

TAA weighs in on Tasmania’s landmark Airbnb reforms

Tasmania is standing up to the short-stay accommodation industry, and TAA’s national CEO reckons it’s just the beginning.

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Hotels

Industry heavyweight urges stronger regulations for commercial Airbnb operators

It turns out around 50 per cent of Airbnbs are commercially run, as opposed to travellers renting out their space or uni students listing their cupboards for a quick buck.

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Tourism

“A kick to the tourism industry”: NSW government slammed over $35m budget cut

Just like the fireworks in the accompanying photo, two prominent industry bodies have gone off about the NSW government’s big funding cut to its tourism agency.

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Cruise

TAA warns cruise industry could “flatten out” if Sydney doesn’t expand berthing facilities

Though that’s not to say Sydney’s overseas passenger terminal will now be equipped with a steamroller to flatten cruise ships at will.

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Hotels

TAA announces finalists for 2019 Awards for Excellence

Travel Weekly was shocked to find we had been left off this year’s shortlist, despite being nither an accommodation provider or particularly excellent.

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Tourism

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.

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Hotels

Hotel wrap: Lucky Tassies zipped interstate by Accor, Hilton NT achieves at Hospitality Awards + more!

Just to make you feel even worse about the cold weather, Travel Weekly hand-picked a host of tropical hotel news for this week’s wrap, topped with a sprinkling of hospitality deals.

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Hotels

Tourism

Flavour of the Week: Virgin’s board change-up, Crown’s new hotel GMs + more

Say hello to the latest movers and shakers in the industry. However, that’s not to say they know their way around a dance floor or anything.

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Hotels

Tourism

Peak tourism accommodation body welcomes Victoria’s state budget

Tourism Accommodation Australia’s Victorian branch has welcomed the recently announced state budget amid a frosty reception from some staff about its new office sandwich press.

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Tourism

Flavour of the Week: Hilton appoints new GM, management change at CTM, Tourism Solomons CEO’s new role + more

Here’s the latest movers and shakers in the travel industry. As in those who have new roles – not epic dance moves.

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Tourism

Peak accommodation body welcomes Labor’s “common-sense” tourism plan

Such is the interest in politics of Travel Weekly staff comes this election-related read. We’re even cooking democracy snags for lunch today on the office Weber.

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