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“I felt afraid of leaving the apartment”: Brazil tourism board accidentally spruiks violent crime

Destination marketing professionals are no doubt reeling upon hearing about the Brazilian tourism board’s recent mega-gaffe.

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New dating app shows Australia’s tourism and hospitality industries some love

A new app claims it is helping Australia’s tourism and hospitality industries by curating date ideas for singles at venues and attractions across the country.

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Destinations

Christmas Island gets $12 million tourism boost

There’s no doubt $12 million can go a long way, but can it shake the stigma of holidaying next to a detention centre?

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Tourism

Solomon Islands tourism minister says investment in sector must “speed up”

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly’s editor attended the recent Mi Save Solo event in the Solomon Islands, and to prove he was paying attention and not off trying beetle nut with the locals, he wrote this.

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Tourism

“A kick to the tourism industry”: NSW government slammed over $35m budget cut

Just like the fireworks in the accompanying photo, two prominent industry bodies have gone off about the NSW government’s big funding cut to its tourism agency.

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REVEALED: The number one Aussie brand for Chinese consumers is not what you think

If you think we left the name of the top brand out of this headline to make you click on it, you’re absolutely right.

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Tourism

Rome bans ‘messy eating’ in spate of new tourism rules

The new rules will also mean fines for placing your mouth around the nozzle of drinking fountains, which is pretty bloody gross anyway if you ask us.

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Opinion: Here’s how the industry will change to meet millennial expectations

by Peter Allen

Sadly, Agoda’s Peter Allen does not advise agents to hand out free avocados or discounted rates for first home buyers. Worth the read, nonetheless.

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Tourism

Tourists encouraged to use dog poo bags amid toilet infrastructure issues

The TW staff have done their fair share of uncomfortable travelling, though this surely takes the cake.

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Tourism

Travel Weekly sits down with Guinness World Records

We considered entering ourselves into the Guinness World Records for most hours spent procrastinating. How many hours are in a year? Times that by at least seven.

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Tourism

Eiffel Tower closed as “monstrous” queues cause strike

We threatened to go on strike if the line outside the cafe downstairs didn’t shorten, but apparently whether we do our job or not does not affect the city’s baristas in the slightest.

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How to keep your home safe while you’re travelling

The only things worth protecting in our house is our dog and our collection of rare Leonardo Dicaprio posters, which we are willing to protect with our LIFE.

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