Solomon Islands’ tourism board urges government to reconsider planned Facebook ban
The destination’s government ministers appear to have rocks in their heads, judging by this ridiculous plan.
Local travel agency loses defamation case over comment in Facebook group
A Sydney-based agency has been forced to pay legal costs after losing a court case against a woman who made negative comments about it in a Facebook group.
“Must be having a laugh!”: STA Travel’s social media screw-up
We don’t want to jump the gun on this one, but we reckon this is the most unfortunate social media blunder since Donald Trump’s infamous “covfefe” tweet.
Darwin ‘travel bubble’ post ignites golden roast battle between ABC’s Facebook pages
by Christian Fleetwood
Was it ever meant to be taken seriously? We’ll never know, but this travel bubble post has given us the best Facebook beef we’ve seen in years.
Air New Zealand expertly trolls ignorant customer on Facebook
We are pretty sure Air New Zealand just won troll of the year. Click here if you like watching racists getting taken down in the comment section.
Airbnb, Vrbo hosts in hot water for naming and shaming guests on Facebook
Hosts of short-term rental properties have been sharing images of guests along with their names and personal information online, with some making racist comments and revealing guests’ sexual orientations.
Aussies urged not to travel to Lombok as quake death toll hits 347
Tourists are continuing to flee Lombok as DFAT urges Aussies to reconsider their plans to travel to the Indonesian Island.
“Live it, don’t just look at it!” Barry Mayo talks social media and experiential travel
We chatted with Mayo about how agents can get the most out of social media. To our dismay, posting hundreds of pictures of our dog was not one of his recommendations.
Knife-wielding seal reminds travellers not to litter
Nobody panic but the seals in Hawaii have started taking up arms against us litter-bug humans so watch your back everyone.
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