Today is the day: New Zealand welcomes back Aussies
Isolation rules for Aussies crossing the ditch have been dropped so you won’t need to stay with your weird Kiwi aunt for two weeks next time you want to go skiing.
RESEARCH: Post-pandemic Aussie travellers crave social connection
Looks like the raucous Aussie abroad stereotype is now supported by research, with fresh data revealing just how much Australians love having a chinwag while they travel.
New G Adventures research reveals what Aussie travellers are setting as their ‘restart resolutions’
A new survey has shed some light on what your clients are going to be looking for when the time is right to travel again, and it looks like sustainable travel will come back in a big way.
Five reasons why Fiji is the perfect place for Aussies to visit once international travel resumes
by Sponsored by Tourism Fiji
Fiji was a hugely popular destination for Aussie travellers prior to the pandemic, and it has been patiently preparing for their inevitable return, when the time is right.
New research shows how Aussies’ travel behaviours have changed since COVID-19
Unsurprisingly, the global pandemic has drastically changed the way Aussies get out and about. Here’s some handy research to quantify it for you.
STUDY: More than half of Aussies plan to travel domestically in 2020 (with a few exceptions)
Here’s some domestic travel research that paints a bit of a rosy and thorny picture for Australia’s tourism industry.
STUDY: Almost half of older Aussies say they will never cruise again
The research also revealed just how keen Aussies are to get out and explore their own backyard, and what kind of holidays they are looking for.
STUDY: 80 per cent of Aussies plan to holiday interstate this year
Here’s a new domestic travel study, best enjoyed while listening to an old CD or cassette tape your parents used to play in the car on road trips.
Overseas trips by Aussie travellers fall a whopping 98.1 per cent
Australia has recorded its largest-ever drop in overseas travel, according to new data released by the ABS. Yikes.
Hawaii’s Aussie arrivals down 11.3 per cent, but repeat visitation grows
by Mekal Mishra
Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor has started wearing a coconut bra and grass skirt around the office for no apparent reason.
Gastronomy and sport to entice more Aussie travellers to Phuket, says tourism marketing boss
While Phuket is known for its beautiful white-sand beaches and incredible granite and limestone islands, the popular Thai destination is banking on two of its other qualities to attract more Aussie travellers in 2020.
STUDY: Good digital experience key to winning over Millennials, but travel basics still essential for all Aussies
Do your attempts to woo Millennial customers involve playing Justin Bieber in-store and dressing like him too? It’s probably best you give this a read then.
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