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.
DFAT accidentally reveals email addresses of Aussies stranded overseas
by Christian Fleetwood
The embarrassing blunder by DFAT comes after it reportedly terminated as many as 100 contractors, with some of those having worked in IT and policy roles.
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.
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.
Two Australian travellers killed in rental car crash in New Zealand
by Christian Fleetwood
Two Australian women have tragically lost their lives in a head-on collision in New Zealand, shortly after arriving in the country.
Aussie travellers costing the government $500 million through GST loophole
The Department of Home Affairs has been slammed for not policing a loophole haemorrhaging tax dollars that could be spent on health and infrastructure.
STUDY: Nearly one-third of Aussies suffer money woes while on holiday
Do you have clients who always complain of maxed-out credit cards while overseas? Well, you’ll be able to relate to this.
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