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Instagrammer slammed for “disrespectful”, “tasteless” Auschwitz shot

by Christian Fleetwood

The blogger has since apologised and taken down the image, which was marked as “tasteless”, “offensive” and “insensitive”, after drawing intense scrutiny on social media.

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Czech Republic’s ‘Church of Bones’ to ban selfies in bid to preserve dignity

In bad news for selfie-stick owners, a morbid tourist attraction in the Czech Republic has put up the red flag to unruly photographers.

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From Indonesia to Italy: Travel influencer appears to have same clouds in multiple locations

It appears this lady has about as much influence over the weather as she does her followers (and we’ll admit we stole that joke from Twitter).

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Dead Queensland uranium mine an Instagram hotspot for local tourists

Local tourists are flocking to this old mine for the perfect shot, thanks to its unnaturally blue and picturesque water.

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How will Instagram’s ‘likes’ trial affect travel marketers?

by Christian Fleetwood

Instagram has hidden the number of likes from posts in a bid to return to a content focus, but what does that mean for businesses using them as a tool to measure engagement? Read on to find out.

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“You cannot ignore the magnitude of influence”: Agency boss’ Instagram warning

Don’t consider Instagram as a powerful force in the travel industry. Well, a prominent agency boss has warned you to think again.

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Blue Siberian “Maldives” lake popular with Instagrammers is a chemical waste dump

This Russian lake is more Chernobyl than it is Maldives, as you’ll discover here.

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Tourists raging after finding out iconic Indonesian attraction was faked for Instagram

Do you swear by Instagram as the bible for all things travel? Get ready to swallow your pride and give this a read.

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Nose-picking selfies on Easter Island raise concerns of overtourism

The staging of disrespectful photos on Easter Island is infuriating experts who say that bad behaviour and overtourism is putting the island at risk.

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Influencer allegedly banned from media famil over Instagram photo

Travel Weekly staff have been busy purging their personal social media accounts this morning following news of this alleged incident.

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Instagram model slammed for vandalising 200-year-old statue

In what appears to be a desperate attempt for more followers, an Insta model has taken to a historic statue with a hammer, and suffered the consequences.

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Travel Agents

AGENT GUIDE: Five tips for selling on social

Struggle to distinguish between Facebook and Instagram? Signed up to Tinder to promote your business? You best get reading this.

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