Bali had 6.3 million tourists in 2019, in the first 9 months of 2021 it had 43
With tourism rates in Bali so low, we imagine that even Schapelle Corby would be gladly welcomed back.
Bunnik Tours announces return to international touring program with new campaign
The tour operator’s joint CEOs, Dennis and Sacha Bunnik, are even planning to tag along on some of the trips. It’s assumed they’ll rock-paper-scissors for the top and bottom bunks.
APAC travel and tourism sector recovering “much faster” than other regions, says WTTC
Looking forward to a few knock-off drinks this arvo? Well, they’re sure to taste all the more deserving on the back of this new research.
WTTC report reveals tourism suffered loss of almost $5.9 trillion in 2020 due to COVID-19
This report confirms what we already know (tourism had a very bad year in 2020), but it also reveals how quickly the industry will rebound, under the right circumstances.
WTTC urges governments to abandon concept of ‘high-risk countries’
WTTC chief Gloria Guevara has taken to the soapbox once again to try and change the minds of governments on risk assessment.
Unvaccinated travellers should not be discriminated against, says WTTC chief
Gloria Guevara has seemingly gone after Qantas in her latest statement. However, that’s not to say it’s particularly nasty and full of swears.
ATIC’s COVID Clean Program gets global tick of approval
It turns out that Simon Westaway and his team at the ATIC were right on the money with its COVID-safe program.
Destination Wrap: Sydneysiders encouraged to take a ‘Playcay’, South Korea specialist program + MORE
This week’s Destination Wrap is loaded with domestic updates, topped off with a smattering of international news.
WTTC releases ‘Safe Travels’ protocols for adventure travel
With the sector expected to see an increase in popularity as travellers seek more unique experiences post-COVID-19, adventure travel has received the WTTC treatment.
WTTC urges strong leadership from ScoMo to save tourism sector
by Christian Fleetwood
Australia’s Prime Minister has a lot more on his plate right now after this heaped spoonful from the WTTC.
CATO granted access to utilise ‘Safe Travels’ protocols
Unsure what this good news means for you as a CATO member? All is explained here for you, thanks to Travel Weekly’s copying and pasting of a press release.
Aussie travel insurance market forecast to shrink due to international restrictions
It appears Australia’s travel insurance providers are set to suffer from shrinkage in the coming months due to COVID-19.
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