Aussie skydiving instructor dies saving man in “freak accident”
The instructor is being called a hero after police revealed he took the brunt of the fall, saving the other man’s life.
Former pro athlete washes up on Florida beach after trying to “run” to New York using bizarre “hydro pod”
This man’s attempt to run on water went awry over the weekend when his hamster wheel-like flotation device washed up on a local beach.
‘Wear-on luggage’: Kiwi dodges excess baggage fees with 7kg travel jacket
This hero from New Zealand may have just come up with a solution for the one thing every traveller dreads: excess baggage charges.
New data reveals the COVID jab that will get you the most stamps on your vaccine passport
When it comes to international travel, it’s becoming clear that not all COVID-19 vaccines are created equal. However, this new data might just surprise you.
Here’s how Aussie travel companies can begin their reconciliation journey
by Huntley Mitchell
Keen to get a RAP in place for your business, but don’t know where to start? This one’s for you.
Australia’s overseas arrivals must now declare vaccine status
by Ali Coulton
The change looks to have been made in preparation for relaxed restrictions on overseas travel for vaccinated Aussies, which we hope happens sooner rather than later.
“Do not for one second obsess about perfection”: Catriona Rowntree’s top travel marketing tips
by Huntley Mitchell
The Getaway host and “Australia’s Most Travelled Woman” was front and centre at Travel DAZE yesterday sharing many pearls of wisdom.
Home quarantine trials for international travel set to kick off in South Australia
Looks like we’re one step closer to having international travel back on the cards! We’ve already started shopping for new luggage.
One of Australia’s largest hostel groups collapses into administration
Looks like backpackers may need to find somewhere else to play beer pong and fall out of bunk beds after a long night if this business can’t be resuscitated.
New report claims Australians have “lost trust in the travel industry”
The report says that “unacceptably slow” and “difficult” refund processes have left many Aussies seeking stricter laws for travel providers.
Treasurer meets with travel CEOs to discuss speeding up vaccine rollout
A few industry bigwigs joined Josh Frydenberg and leaders from some of Australia’s biggest businesses for a big brainstorm sesh on hastening the rollout of COVID jabs.
STUDY: Most Aussie travellers crave deeper cultural experiences within their native land
With NAIDOC Week in full swing, here’s a timely bit of research that highlights the importance of cultural tourism to Aussies.
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