Experience Co expands portfolio with two big acquisitions
After getting its house in order and navigating its way through COVID, the ASX-listed company has made a couple of very big plays.
ScoMo “in no hurry” to reopen Australia’s international borders
It appears the likelihood of more travel bubbles being announced soon is about the same as ScoMo’s beloved Sharkies winning the NRL Premiership this year … not good.
Travel conversations are booming on Twitter. Here’s how brands can capitalise
We’ve delivered plenty of bang for your buck here with some valuable research findings and a few useful travel marketing tips, courtesy of Twitter.
WTTC report reveals tourism suffered loss of almost $5.9 trillion in 2020 due to COVID-19
This report confirms what we already know (tourism had a very bad year in 2020), but it also reveals how quickly the industry will rebound, under the right circumstances.
WATCH: Zac Efron cops rake attack while filming travel doco
The High School Musical star and general heartthrob experienced the mishap while filming an episode of his Netflix series.
Travel industry reacts to New Zealand’s trans-Tasman bubble announcement
The announcement of quarantine-free travel from Australia to NZ has been met with plenty of positive reactions from all corners of the industry. We’ve gathered just about all of them for your perusal.
OPINION: Another year of hard borders could crush the tourism sector
by Sam Huang
Internationally recognised tourism expert Professor Sam Huang believes another year of hard borders could cripple Australia’s largest service export industry. In this opinion piece, he explains why.
Coalition calls for fast track of foreign workers—ahead of Aussies stranded overseas
The federal opposition has called out a plan that calls for the government to fast track skilled migrants into the country instead of prioritising bringing stranded Aussies home.
Business traveller awarded $276K after dismissal over pizza bill and hotel expenses
Spare a thought for this ex-Toyota manager who almost missed out on more than $200,000 in redundancy payments over a pricey pizza.
Explore appoints former Intrepid chief Michael Edwards as managing director
The UK-based tour operator has wheeled out the tea and bikkies and thrown some streamers around the office to welcome its new head honcho.
Two in five travellers planning trips as early June, says Tripadvisor
Things are starting to look up for the Australian tourism industry, if this new research is anything to go by.
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