Flavour of the Week: RCL’s big restructure, Celebrity Cruises’ historic all-female team + MORE!
There are three things that matter most on a Friday: Flavour of the Week, industry gossip and a few bottles of rosé. Two of those come standard, but we suggest drinking the other while reading this.
Aussie and Kiwi couple tie the knot on Jetstar flight
An Australian man and a Kiwi woman have made a very unique compromise for their wedding location, tying the knot on a plane in between the two countries.
“Come live our cataustrophy”: The Chaser boys roast Tourism Australia campaign with hilarious parody ad
by Christian Fleetwood
Primetime piss-takers The Chaser have been at it again, this time taking aim at Tourism Australia’s controversial ‘Philausophy’ campaign.
“The ultimate aquadisiac”: Dream Cruises unveils saucy new entertainment
Yes, the word ‘aquadisiac’ was used and it just about made our whole week. Find out what all the fuss is about here.
Travellers Choice CEO says Tempo/Bentours collapse “the one blight” in a great year
by Christian Fleetwood
Christian Hunter has revealed just how much Travellers Choice and its customers were impacted by the tragic collapse of Tempo Holidays and Bentours.
Agent Wrap: Travellers Choice award winners, agents cruise Croatia, MTA conference speaker + MORE!
Congrats, folks – you made it to Friday! As a reward, here’s an extra-long Agent Wrap for you to peruse before knock-off drinks.
ONE WEEK TO GO: Last tickets for The Travel Awards!
Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor is still tossing up whether to wear fur or feathers to the industry’s night of nights.
How a Swedish holiday island cut its emissions by 78 per cent
With small changes in energy production, heating, fuel and food, this island became carbon-neutral in less than 12 months – without skimping on the experience it offers visitors.
Industry bodies slam Sydney’s Star Casino Ritz-Carlton rejection
The Independent Planning Commission has rejected plans for a $530 million six-star hotel, and these industry players are not impressed.
STUDY: World’s riskiest destinations top most Aussie travellers’ wish lists
Australians are prepared to accept the risk and bypass Smartraveller ratings, according to this alarming new research.