Tourism

CATO’s latest ‘Ground Control’ issue is out now

The fourth issue of Ground Control magazine by the Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) is out now.

The magazine covers key current issues for the land supply sector and the travel industry more broadly. Published quarterly, Ground Control is free and digitally downloadable.

This issue includes a number of features about artificial intelligence in travel planning, understanding your legal liability around refunds, the ‘Brexit Effect’ on travel, new touring options for 2020, travel health and photography tips, and a whole lot more.

“We’re delighted with this bumper fourth issue of Ground Control, CATO managing director Brett Jardine said.

“It’s 64 pages of unique travel content produced specifically for anyone who works in the travel industry.

“Importantly, it’s free – a simple download or e-mag readable online at the CATO website. Shining a light on Australia’s vital land-supply travel sector, Ground Control is a publication we’re really proud of.”

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