Australia Day

Wholesalers

Intrepid employees given choice to work on public holiday, Natalie Kidd explains why

As many Australian’s took to the streets yesterday, in both protest and celebration, a few companies chose a different approach: business as usual. Here’s why.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: NZ Festival of the Arts, Solomons PM stresses low-cost, high-impact tourism strategy + MORE!

Given yesterday’s public holiday, we almost decided to skip this week’s Destination Wrap. But, as you’ll discover here, there’s just too much happening!

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Hotels

Hotel demand peaks for Oz day and Chinese New Year

by Amy Bryant

Hotels are filling up fast with travellers excited to celeberate Oz day and the Year of the Rooster

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Tourism

Look Out Big Banana, McDonalds Is Bringing Us The ‘Big Big Mac’

by Sophie Harrison

We love all big things, though the veggo’s are up in arms against the Big Big Mac!

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Tourism

1 in 3 not coming to work on Friday, but how many will ‘chuck a sickie’?

by Sophie Harrison

Employers’ brace for Australia Day ‘sickies,’ with data showing many will find it hard to resist the temptation of a four-day weekend.

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Here’s to enjoying Australia Day without the (Financial) Hangover!

by Sophie Harrison

“Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!” has never looked better…

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Tourism

Tourism Plea to turn Aus Day into a Long Weekend, not ‘obvious’ sickie

by Amy Bryant

It’s likely you’re planning a sickie anyway, but Aussie are being encouraged to tap into 134 million days of accrued annual leave to turn one into four days off this week.

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Tourism

Oi Aussies – have you forgotten how to take holidays?

by Anne Majumdar

With a combined total of 123.5 million days in accrued annual leave, Australians are being urged to take a holiday with this Australia Day Weekend the ideal opportunity.

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Cruise

P&O Cruises’ fleet mark Australia Day

by Hannah Edensor

Take a look at how P&O Cruises parties on our national day.

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