Aussie travel company shares take a hit amid Coronavirus fears
by Christian Fleetwood
As growing fears of the scale of coronavirus continue to reverberate across the world, Australian travel companies are among those taking hits to their share prices.
Instagrammer accidentally captures penguin porn while trying to take perfect selife
An Instagrammer has admitted to being so caught up in capturing the perfect selfie she failed to notice a pair of fornicating penguins had photobombed her shot.
Coronavirus could land multi-billion-dollar blow to Australian economy, as travel bans and flight suspensions take hold
As the deadly virus continues to spread, research has shown the impact it could have on the bushfire-ravaged Aussie tourism industry.
Flavour of the Week: Ex-Liberals leader named Boeing’s new regional boss, CMV’s team expansion + MORE!
If this edition of Flavour of the Week was a marine animal, it would be a blue whale. In other words, this wrap is an absolute whopper.
Coronavirus poses bigger threat to Aussie airports than SARS: analyst
Meanwhile, China has placed more than 18 million people in lockdown overnight as the number of those infected climbs to 650, with 18 confirmed deaths.
Leading demographer says purpose is defining modern-day travel
by Christian Fleetwood
Purpose, aspiration, and the pursuit of authentic experiences are defining the way we travel, according to a well-known Australian demographer.
Aussie airports on alert for deadly coronavirus as US confirms its first case
by Ali Coulton
Health authorities are working with airports to quell the risk of a pandemic of the deadly novel coronavirus.
Tourists struck by lightning and flights disrupted as storms ravage NSW
Two Blue Mountains tourists suffered electric shock injuries, including entry and exit wounds, when they became caught in storms that rolled across the state.
Government injects $76 million boost to tourism as industry faces “its biggest challenge in living memory”
The news comes as a peak industry body estimates a 10 to 20 per cent drop in bookings set to cost the country at least $45 billion by the end of the year.
OPINION: Three travel marketing trends to drive bookings in 2020
by Chris Greenwood
Are you struggling to find some form in the travel marketing game? Consider this the practice hit you needed.
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