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Tourism

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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Tourism

STUDY: 88 per cent of Aussies willing to change their travel practices to be more sustainable

We changed our travel practices in the name of sustainability by slapping single-use coffee cups out of people’s hands on commuter trains. It has not gone well so far.

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Tourism

Volunteer tourism can help disaster recovery, study finds

New research has revealed volunteer tourism can help communities recover from natural disaster – if done correctly.

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Tourism

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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Hotels

Hotel Wrap: Study reveals commonly stolen hotel items, Aman’s individual wellness programs head to Greece + MORE!

It’s that time of week again, and boy oh boy do we have a Hotel Wrap for you. Hold on to your butts, because here comes the wanderlust.

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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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Tourism

Study reveals what’s driving Aussies to travel solo

Travel Weekly’s editor only journeys alone now after his chronic flatulence problem drew the ire of fellow travellers on a recent famil.

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Destinations

REVEALED: The 10 best and worst destinations for seniors (and one’s in Australia)

You could argue that this study is also useful for younger travellers wanting to avoid slow pokes on their journeys abroad.

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Cruise

STUDY: Domestic cruise industry set for big growth

Been raving around the office about cruising across Australia? Prepare to give your speculative colleagues their just desserts upon receipt of this news.

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Destinations

REVEALED: Aussies’ ultimate domestic travel bucket list

Aussies voted on which destinations travellers should visit in our own backyard, and their answers are not overly surprising.

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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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