G Adventures teams up with Hostelworld to launch new style of travel
Ah, hostels. The breeding ground for fond travel memories, new friends and bedbugs. However, we’ve been assured these venues are relatively creepy-crawly free.
Topdeck unleashes 2022/23 range with revamped travel styles, extra flexibility and new trips
by Sponsored by Topdeck
The youth travel gurus just made it about 1,000 times easier to match your client to their perfect trip, alongside COVID-proof booking terms and a mandatory vax policy. What more could you want?!
Topdeck responds to allegations of “alarming and unscrupulous corporate conduct”
by Ali Coulton
Topdeck has come under fire from a few customers over what they are claiming to be some dodgy rebooking tactics by the Flight-Centre-owned brand.
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Topdeck slashes 25 per cent off a majority of its trips
Get your clients back on board and dreaming again with Topdeck’s new campaign, sweetened with great savings.
Travello doubles down on youth market with acquisition of local OTA
The Brisbane-based travel platform is looking a lot more youthful. However, that’s not to suggest its staff have all had a facelift.
“It’s good business to have”: Contiki boss talks pivoting to domestic and why agents should target youth travellers
Adam Armstrong began his stint at Contiki at an interesting time, to say the least. Here’s his game plan for the brand and his advice for agents.
Time to hit the road: Contiki launches 14 new ‘Aussie Adventures’
There is no word yet on whether Russell Coight will be leading these new adventures, but we’ve got our fingers and toes crossed.
Contiki launches podcast for those with a hunger for adventure
Run out of podcasts investigating your fave serial killers? Contiki has got you covered.
Should travel companies ban the use of mobile phones?
There’s a strong case for… sorry, we got distracted by something on Instagram. What were we saying?
CALLING ALL YOUTH TRAVEL PROVIDERS: Join Tourism Australia at WYSTC!
In other news, we’re calling for all local baristas to audition for an office coffee station we’re currently campaigning for. We’ll pay you in hugs and caffeine-fueled rants.
From tents to super yachts: the changing nature of youth travel
by Ali Coulton
Youth travel has come a long way from dingy hostels and shoestring budgets with many millennials now opting for luxe and experiential travel.
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