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Tourism

Domestic tourism spend drops by 65 per cent

The latest National Visitors Survey has quantified the dire effects of bushfires and COVID-19 on the domestic travel industry, showing a massive loss in tourism spend.

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Destinations

Why Tourism Australia’s path to recovery is data-led

by Edward Pollitt

Here’s a quality article on destination marketing that the Travel Weekly team didn’t even have to write, thanks to our very generous sister publication.

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Destinations

REVEALED: The top destinations your clients want to visit next year

Keen to find out where your clients want to go next year? You could just ask them, or you could wow them with your psychic knowledge thanks to this study.

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Technology

Call centres could be the next casualty of COVID-19, suggests new report

For those readers who work in a call centre, we recommend taking a few deep breaths and fixing yourself a stiff drink before having a look at this new research.

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Tourism

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.

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Technology

New product to give destination marketers the data to get back on their feet

Speaking of, Travel Weekly staff have only been on their feet several times in the past few days, mainly for trips between our home office nest and the refrigerator.

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Hotels

Marriott suffers data breach involving 5.2 million guests

What started as a headache for Marriott’s boss amid the COVID-19 crisis has turned into a migraine following this unfortunate news.

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Destinations

REVEALED: The 10 most popular cities for international travellers (and six are in Asia)

The world’s most popular cities for international travellers have been revealed, and TW can confirm that neither Tamworth nor Dubbo made the list.

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Technology

Sustainability at “absolute forefront” of destination marketing success: ADARA

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly recently went one-on-one with ADARA’s regional sales director. For an interview, that is – not a jousting match or a game of chess.

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Tourism

STUDY: Aussie travellers among the most confused and inconsistent tippers

Ever arrived in a new country and realised you have no idea who you’re supposed to tip for what? Find a few handy pointers for you and your clients right here.

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Tourism

A majority of travellers are picking destinations based on food

Personally, all our life decisions are made based on food, so this statistic makes very little difference to us besides letting us know that we’re not alone.

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Tourism

Australia’s annual leave crisis: fight burnout with national Book a Holiday Day

No, we’re not making this one up: Book a Holiday Day is REAL and we’re using it as an excuse to spend the rest of the day researching trips we can’t afford.

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