mental health

Tourism

Tourist awarded $358,000 after suing travel company over safari lion attack

A French tourist who was mauled by a lion has been awarded hundreds of thousands in damages after a five-year legal battle with a UK-based travel company.

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Tourism

WTTC releases mental health guidelines for travel and tourism sectors

At a time when mental health could not be more important, the world’s leading tourism organisation has released some new guidelines to help businesses of all sizes in the industry support their employees.

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Travel Agents

AFTA’s Resilient Mind Program yields huge results

It appears alcohol-free days, cold showers and a digital detox are just what the doctor ordered for agents across Australia.

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Hotels

WA’s hospitality venues unite for mental health

In light of World Mental Health Day over the weekend, we bring you this top week-long initiative by hospitality venues across WA.

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Travel Agents

AFTA launches ‘Resilient Mind’ program for agents

The best part about this new program is that there are 1,000 free places up for grabs, and each participant gets to bring along two guests!

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Destinations

“They are not alone”: Victoria announces $60m mental health support package

This story goes out to all our Victorian readers. We’re all thinking of you here at Travel Weekly. Hang in there!

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Travel Agents

How to be mentally resilient in a time of change

by Dr Kieran Kennedy

Has your mental health taken a bit of a battering during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here are some top tips from a real doctor that’ll have your brain fighting fit in no time.

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Travel Agents

“It’s time to say I’m struggling”: Travel boss’ brilliantly honest message to the industry

With the travel industry still struggling to get back on its feet, those working within it have been reminded that it’s okay not to be okay, and are being encouraged to ask for help.

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Travel Agents

Mental health tips from The Indigo Project’s Patrick Dixon

Maintaining your mental health during a pandemic is hard enough, but what about if your industry is one of the hardest hit? Here are some helpful coping mechanisms from an expert.

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Travel Agents

AFTA urges agents to keep mental health in check

The peak industry body is urging agents to invest time in their own mental wellbeing. Find out how here.

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Travel Agents

AFTA to help agents mentally prepare for challenges ahead

Are you struggling with your mental health amid all the uncertainty and damage caused by COVID-19? We highly recommend checking out these new webinars courtesy of AFTA.

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News

Insurance Council responds to damning report of mental health discrimination against travellers

by Christian Fleetwood

The insurance industry has issued its response to an investigation that revealed widespread mental health discrimination against Aussie travellers.

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