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Booking.com appoints new area manager for Australia

Booking.com’s Melissa Ellison has scored a promotion and reportedly opted for embossed over debossed letters on her new business cards.

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Tourism

Study finds nearly half of LGBTIQ+ travellers have faced discrimination while globe-trotting

The research also revealed the majority of LGBTQI+ travellers have had to take their safety into account when choosing a destination or felt they needed to modify behaviour.

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Tourism

STUDY: Most Aussie travellers crave deeper cultural experiences within their native land

With NAIDOC Week in full swing, here’s a timely bit of research that highlights the importance of cultural tourism to Aussies.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: BridgeClimb’s new ‘Ultimate Climb’ experience, WA dazzles with wildflowers + MORE

Scrambling to get back on top of the news from destinations and attractions across the globe? Instantly de-scramble here with this week’s Destination Wrap.

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Technology

Booking.com to axe 25 per cent of workforce

by Huntley Mitchell

It’s sad news for Booking.com staff today, with the OTA forced to cull its headcount as the coronavirus pandemic rages on.

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Destinations

Booking.com reveals Australia’s most sought-after hotspots for domestic travellers

Need to drop your clients a hint that it’s time to book a much-needed domestic getaway? Feel free to hit ‘share’ on this article.

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Destinations

REVEALED: The top destinations on Aussie travellers’ wish lists

This new research proves that, despite the lockdowns and restrictions, Aussies are still dreaming about travel possibilities.

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Technology

Booking Holdings CEO “feeling 100 per cent fine” after testing positive for COVID-19

by Huntley Mitchell

Glenn Fogel has urged the company’s staff to “be as careful as possible” and follow government regulations after contracting the deadly virus.

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Hotels

American tourist mistakes fudge for soap at Scottish hotel

Despite mistakenly slathering himself in fudge, the guest enjoyed his stay at the property, rating it a nine out of 10.

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Technology

Online travel giants agree to data-sharing deal with European Commission

Airbnb, Booking, Expedia, and TripAdvisor have all shaken hands with the European Commission. Find out why here.

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Hotels

Aussie motel forced to close after charging guest $50 for “defamatory” online review

The motel’s managers said they had been bombarded with fake reviews and threatening phone calls after charging a guest extra for leaving a negative review.

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Booking.com commits more than $4 million in grants to support sustainable accommodation

by Mekal Mishra

Have you just launched an accommodation start-up but are already running out of funding? This news couldn’t have come at a better time.

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