“Do not for one second obsess about perfection”: Catriona Rowntree’s top travel marketing tips
by Huntley Mitchell
The Getaway host and “Australia’s Most Travelled Woman” was front and centre at Travel DAZE yesterday sharing many pearls of wisdom.
These are the destinations travellers are craving, according to TikTok
Has this sedentary time got you spending an unspeakable number of hours living out your travel fantasies through social media posts? This may be of interest.
“Boaty McBoatface again?” Azamara asks Twitter to name its new ship
Personally, we think there are much more suitable names for the ship such as Cruisy McCruiseface or simply Azza, to give it a more Australian feel.
Tourism New Zealand releases cheeky ad poking fun at generic travel selfies
We’ve all seen them; the ‘hot dog legs’, the ‘hot tub back shot’, and the ‘follow me’ angle often accompanied by a fedora. Watch all these social media trends get picked to pieces in this hilarious campaign.
Virgin Australia reunites family with beloved toy dinosaur
The airline even gave the fuzzy little guy a boarding pass! if that isn’t the best way to kick off your working week, we don’t know what is.
Steaks on a plane: TikTok prankster appears to cook steak on aircraft toilet
How does one cook a steak using an airline toilet? Well, you’re just going to have to click on the article and find out, aren’t you?
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.
WATCH: TikTok-famous cruise captain’s brilliant response to sexist troll goes viral
by Huntley Mitchell
One of the travel industry’s most-followed social media personalities has delivered the perfect response to a sexist TikTok troll.
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.
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