wildlife

Destinations

Pacific region take top city and country for Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2022 list

Start planning your local travel itineraries, because the travel trend overlords at Lonely Planet have just released their picks for the year.

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New G Adventures research reveals what Aussie travellers are setting as their ‘restart resolutions’

A new survey has shed some light on what your clients are going to be looking for when the time is right to travel again, and it looks like sustainable travel will come back in a big way.

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Cruise

Royal Caribbean International urges travellers to ‘Surrender Your Shells’ to help save tortoises

Do you or your clients have any tortoiseshell combs or jewellery laying around? Royal Caribbean, WWF and the Australian Museum need your help!

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Tourism

Travel insurance company issues warning after series of animal-related claims

Apparently, there’s been a ton of travel insurance claims over incidents with animals overseas, so think twice before you feed that cheeky monkey. Send the snacks our way instead.

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Destinations

Cute ‘Roos beat Hemsworth as best social media image promoting Australia to the world

by Daisy Melwani

Hunk Chris Hemsworth loses out to furry creatures in what is considered the most effective social media post selling Australia to the globe.

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Aviation

Airlines are United for Wildlife

by Kate Webster

In positive news for lions, elephants, and pretty much any four-legged friend but bad news for American dentists and taxidermists, illegal wildlife trafficking comes under the microscope.

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Destinations

Thailand tiger numbers start to bounce back

by AAP

The depleted tiger population in Thailand has started to rebound, after more than a decade of surveillance to curb poaching.

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Tourism

Australia confirmed as a shark attack hot spot

by Peter Mitchell, AAP US Correspondent

Australia remains a global shark attack hot spot, with the nation recording its highest number of unprovoked attacks in six years.

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Destinations

Fijian park works to protect endangered wildlife

by Chris Hutchings - AAP

Founded in 1997 from the ruins of a bankrupt bird park, Kula is now Fiji’s only captive breeding facility whose aim is to protect the Pacific island nation’s endangered species.

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Tourism

SeaWorld to phase out killer whale show

by AAP

SeaWorld plans to phase out the killer whale show at its San Diego park next year after coming under criticism for its treatment of the orcas.

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News

Stringent measures needed or wildlife tourism to face extinction

A need to develop better guidelines around wildlife tourism has been highlighted by leading tourism companies at World Travel Market […]

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News

AAT Kings joins fight to protect koalas

AAT Kings and the TreadRight Foundation have teamed up with Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors to support the koala rehabilitation project […]

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