domestic travel

Aviation

Private charter airline offers flights to Antarctica on board Qantas Dreamliner

by Christian Fleetwood

The first couple of flights to the frozen continent are set for a November take-off, with travel agents encouraged to get selling.

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Destinations

Northern Territory’s border measures to remain for “at least” 18 months, says Chief Minister

Were you lining up a Christmas jaunt to the Top End for your clients in the hope that the NT’s border restrictions will be relaxed by then? Well, beware of this deflating news.

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Tourism

STUDY: Cashed-up consumers, not JobKeeper, key to Australia’s tourism recovery

For an enhanced reading experience, we recommend glazing over this research while listening to Shirley Bassey’s classic hit “Big Spender”.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia forms regional partnership with Virtuoso

Tourism Australia is going after cashed-up domestic and Kiwi travellers, and has enlisted the help of the luxe agent network to capture them.

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Aviation

Caps on Australia’s international arrivals to remain until late October

by Christian Fleetwood

The federal government isn’t about to make it any easier for Aussies stranded overseas to get back home.

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Destinations

Returning NSW residents from Victoria to go into hotel quarantine from Friday

Gladys has upped the strictness scale for returning NSW travellers, who will have to complete hotel quarantine at their own expense from Friday.

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Destinations

STUDY: Aussies bursting for Pacific ‘bubble’ and domestic nature escapes

We creeped your clients’ search history and found out where they want to travel this year. Just kidding! An online travel platform did all the work for us.

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Destinations

Queensland to close border to NSW and ACT

by Christian Fleetwood

You could just sense it was about to happen and, sure enough, Annastacia Palaszcuzk has announced more border restrictions.

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Destinations

Queensland to ban travellers from Greater Sydney, threatens to “slam the border shut”

by Ali Coulton

Domestic travel in Australia has been dealt a blow, with the Sunshine State set to close its border to Sydneysiders.

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Destinations

Trafalgar launches 17 new Aussie and NZ trips

Tell your clients to pack their swags, because Trafalgar has released its Australia and New Zealand domestic program for 2021. Well, the accommodation will be more upscale than a swag, but you get the picture.

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Road & Rail

Railbookers launches local offerings for your clients’ domestic jaunts

Got a client who’s into slow and sustainable travel? Blow their socks off with this new offering from Railbookers.

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Travel Agents

Restrictions inspire agent to create unique domestic travel concept

This travel agent has created a range of mystery weekends that match her clients with unique experiences in different regions of her home state.

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