SARS-like virus sparks wave of airport screenings in Asia, US
Authorities fear that the disease, which originated at a fish market in central China, could be further spread during Chinese New Year festivities.
Destination Wrap: BridgeClimb’s ‘Karaoke Climb’ is back, Scotland’s Sydney supper + MORE!
Do you consider yourself the karaoke king and/or enjoy wearing a kilt? If so, this week’s Destination Wrap will be right up your alley.
Tourism Australia partners with Alipay to lure Chinese tourists during Lunar New Year festivities
Considering Australia’s recent rejections of Huawei and Chinese billionaire political donor Huang Xiangmo, Alipay seems to have bucked the trend.
RESEARCH: Hong Kong travellers are flocking to Australia for Chinese New Year
Similarly, Travel Weekly staff were seen flocking to the cafe downstairs this morning after running out of instant coffee and their will to live.
COCK-A-DOODLE-DO-IT FOR AUSTRALIA’S VISITOR ECONOMY
by Daisy Melwani
Chinese New Year is an absolute gold mine for Australia’s visitor economy with visitors spending $8,328 per trip, it’s no wonder the price of Dim Sum has skyrocketed.
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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