Luxury Escapes taps into ‘experience economy’ with new offering
Travel Weekly is also looking to expand by adding a snack review section to our site in hopes we’ll get free bikkies. So far, all it’s done is enrage our boss.
RESEARCH: Post-pandemic Aussie travellers crave social connection
Looks like the raucous Aussie abroad stereotype is now supported by research, with fresh data revealing just how much Australians love having a chinwag while they travel.
‘Do travel agents still exist?’: The top 10 travel questions people are Googling right now
If these research findings aren’t a timely reminder for agents to get out there and demonstrate their value, we don’t know what is.
Travelling family cop jail time over fake illness claims against tour operator
These halfwit travellers posted pics of themselves enjoying their holiday on social media, and even gave positive feedback about their trip via a survey, despite claiming to be ill.
How travel brands can give travellers what they want in a post-pandemic world
by Jia Yoong Lee
Looking for some tips on marketing travel in the ‘new normal’? Well, you could keep looking, or you could just call the search off and read this.
Kiwi agents and travellers to be reimbursed under new government scheme
Jacinda Ardern and her team are looking after New Zealand’s agents and travellers with a brill new scheme. Over to you, ScoMo.
INFOGRAPHIC: Most travellers ready to book domestic and international trips (if these 10 measures are in place)
New research tells us that airlines, airports, hotels and car rental companies must comply with this laundry list of safety measures in order to woo back travellers.
New study reveals most important factor for Aussies re-engaging in leisure travel
With so much uncertainty surrounding the travel industry right now, here’s a new bit of research to help make sense of it all.
Two travellers charged after escaping hotel quarantine in WA
These two boneheads flew into Perth without permission and allegedly escaped hotel quarantine to attend a party. Let’s hope they get the book thrown at them.
Sabre slams “highly speculative” media report alleging company is helping FBI spy on travellers
The article in question also speculated that the travel tech company could also end up using its data trove to help track and eradicate COVID-19.
STUDY: More travellers to book their post-COVID trips through a travel agent
Are you of the view that the value of agents is grossly underestimated? Find comfort in this new study.
Spain removed from UK’s ‘travel corridors’ exemption list
Sadly for Spain, it’s just become a whole lot harder for the European destination to woo holidaymakers from the UK.
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