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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.

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Technology

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.

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Travel Agents

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.

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Tourism

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.

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Destinations

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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Aviation

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.

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Technology

“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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Tourism

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.

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Technology

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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Travel Agents

“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.

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Technology

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.

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Cruise

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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