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.
Tahiti to reopen to international tourists from May
Here’s hoping the Australian government has French Polynesia included in its travel bubble plans.
Two-way trans-Tasman bubble gives NCL chief hope of Aussie cruise restart
by Huntley Mitchell
Travel Weekly’s editor enjoyed an extra-special breakfast yesterday morning, having been treated to a virtual update from Norwegian Cruise Line’s boss while eating his eggs on toast.
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.
Quarantine cowboy: Aussie traveller transforms hotel room into scene from the Wild West
An Aussie art director has made international headlines after fashioning himself a cowboy costume using food packaging while undergoing hotel quarantine.
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.
AFTA welcomes $1m support package for Tasmanian travel agents
Tasmanian agents, rejoice! Premier Peter Gutwein has put his superhero cape on and flown to the rescue.
Iconic French actress redecorates Hotel Lutetia’s Parisienne suite
Paris’ Hotel Lutetia has recruited French actress Isabelle Huppert to redecorate one of its signature suites.
Aussies could be travelling quarantine-free to Singapore, Japan and Fiji as soon as August
Quarantine-free travel may soon be allowed to select Asian and Pacific countries as soon as August, so tell your clients to start mood-boarding their long-awaited getaways.
Road & Rail
Train carrying tourists crashes in Taiwan, killing at least 51 people
The express train hit a runaway construction vehicle in Taiwan and is the country’s worst rail accident in 70 years.