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STUDY: People from these Aussie states are most likely to plan a holiday this year

As Aussies are asked to travel within Australia to support our challenging domestic tourism market, this research reveals which states may lead the way.

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New Google research reveals how travellers plan their trips

by Mekal Mishra

Surprisingly, the study made no mention of compasses, sextants or Gregory’s street directories.

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Technology

TripAdvisor introduces online restaurant review aggregator

A new piece of software from the company allows restaurants to view and respond to online reviews from multiple sources on a single outlet.

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STUDY: Aussie workers have 146 million days of annual leave just waiting to be used

In what appears to be good news for travel agents, Aussies have plenty of leave banked up for a holiday. However, whether they have the money for one is another question entirely.

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Technology

STUDY: Good digital experience key to winning over Millennials, but travel basics still essential for all Aussies

Do your attempts to woo Millennial customers involve playing Justin Bieber in-store and dressing like him too? It’s probably best you give this a read then.

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Aviation

Qantas finds most passengers aren’t tackling jet lag the best way

Think you know how to beat jet leg effectively? Well, don’t be so sure, suggests this new Qantas research.

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Travel Agents

Inaugural CATO travel trends report reveals who is most likely to book with an agent

by Ali Coulton

The new research shines a light on the shape and direction of Australia’s outbound leisure market, though that’s not to say any gigantic flashlights were used in the making of this report.

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Tourism

STUDY: Is owning property more important than travelling?

Are you over 30 and believe travelling is the best thing in the world? You may be enraged after reading this.

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Tourism

STUDY: experience outweighs destination in trip planning

A traveller survey has revealed what the industry gets wrong about how and why clients plan their trips.

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Tourism

STUDY: Aussies more excited about holidays than sex

This study suggests that either agents are getting better at selling holidays, or Aussies are becoming uglier. Or both.

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STUDY: Aussies prefer comfort of their own backyard when it comes to travel

In not so good news for agents, Aussies are most likely to stay close to home instead of exploring far and wide, according to new research.

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Tourism

Australians lagging behind when it comes to number of vacation days

The researchers for this study mustn’t have taken into account Travel Weekly’s staff vacation habits. We lap up as many leave days as possible.

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