AFTA prompts ACCC to update advice on COVID-affected travel
AFTA boss Darren Rudd has been rolling up his sleeves so much that his buttoned shirt is starting to resemble a tank top.
More than 100 million tourism jobs could be saved in 2021: WTTC
The Wolrd Travel & Tourism Council reckons the industry is getting ready to pick itself up, shake itself off and sashay towards recovery.
Ardern threatens to delay two-way trans-Tasman ‘bubble’ after Australia halts Kiwi travellers
by Ali Coulton
The prospect of sending your clients to New Zealand in the first quarter of this year has once again been thrown into jeopardy.
Amsterdam may soon ban tourists from its infamous coffee shops
by Ali Coulton
The days of tourists eating space cakes and bogarting joints in Amsterdam’s infamous coffee shops appear to be numbered, following a proposal from the city’s mayor.
New Caledonia Tourism ditches GTI for another local marketing rep
The destination’s tourism board has opted for a ‘French New Wave’ style of marketing, so expect a bit of experimentation and iconoclasm.
Arcadia Expeditions offers private air tour centred on Indigenous storytelling
Got a client who is looking to learn more about the rich culture of Indigenous Australians, but only want to travel via private plane? Start dialling their number.
Historic Southern Highlands property to relaunch as five-star hospitality venue
This soon-to-be-reopened venue even has jail cells. However, that’s not to say they are occupied by any murderers or drug traffickers.
Life in the time of COVID-19 with G Adventures’ Dan Coleman
Here, G Adventures’ sales manager for Australia and New Zealand revealed his secret holiday spot … which isn’t really a secret anymore.
Tourism Minister eyes potential post-JobKeeper support package for travel industry
Fingers and toes are being crossed throughout the industry, as Australia’s new Tourism Minister provides some hope of targeted government support.
Even though international travel from Australia will remain off the cards until at least 2021, there are still plenty of reasons to ensure your knowledge of the world’s tourism offerings remains tip-top. Case in point: the stunning nation of Malaysia.