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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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Technology

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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Technology

Booking.com’s new partnership makes travelling Southeast Asia easier for Aussies

Booking.com has grabbed hold of one of Asia’s largest rideshare players, marking the latest step in the OTA’s move to build all-in-one functionality.

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Technology

Booking.com creates its sweetest stay yet with ‘Candy Cane House’

Travel Weekly warns this story is so sweet that you could get type 2 diabetes just from reading it.

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The biggest challenge facing Booking.com and other OTAs

by Huntley Mitchell

Booking.com’s regional boss kicked off this year’s Travel Tech. Summit with an insightful keynote. Find out what she had to say here.

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