Social media could reignite Chinese tourism to Australia, report suggests
Not only is social media great for sharing food selfies, but it also appears to be vital for the revival of Australia’s tourism industry.
New collective turns agent influencers into destination marketing gurus
A group of influential travel agents have banded together to create a social marketing network for the post-pandemic travel industry.
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.
Museum challenges fans to recreate artworks at home
LA’s Getty Museum has issued an artistic challenge to its social media followers, and the results are equal parts clever and hilarious.
Indonesian airline bans inflight filming, reportedly threatens to sue influencer
A travel blogger may be facing defamation charges after making fun of a handwritten menu he was presented on a flight.
“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.
Aussies requiring US visas will be forced to disclose social media account info
Fortunately, travellers will not be required to disclose their internet search histories to US immigration authorities.
“People want to know the truth”: Virtuoso’s Michael Londregan
by Ali Coulton
Virtuoso’s APAC managing director has warned an increasing demand for brand transparency could have “huge ramifications” for travel providers.
Everything you need to know about the influencer marketing boom
by Amelia de Normann
Still unsure how half the people on your Instagram feed can afford to travel and eat out 24/7? Allow us to introduce you to the influencer market.
Exclusive with RCL’s new vice president, Susan Bonner: “We are not all just the same big white ships”
Royal Caribbean’s new Aussie MD cured our Mondayitis with her soothing talk about ships cruising through pristine water. Though, it may be the four coffees we had that got us there in the end.
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