Headline News

Uh-oh, terror puts dampener on US travel plans

Are Americans going to stay home next year? Maybe. Close to half of American adults surveyed in a new Gallup poll say concerns about terrorism have made them less willing to travel overseas and almost one third say they are less willing to fly anywhere at all. … Continue Reading

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A venomous paradox: how deadly are Australia’s snakes?
Qantas reveals plane names. Why so tame?
Shuffle through airports slowly or go CLEAR
Emirates has revealed the top 10 destinations in Europe for Australian travellers in 2017.


Agents Incentives

TravelCube names Dubai famil winners

Ten top-selling travel agents are off on a luxurious Arabian adventure in October after winning coveted spots on TravelCube’s Dubai on Sale incentive. … Continue Reading

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Tigerair Australia Commences Only Direct Daytime Low Cost Services Between Melbourne And Townsville

Tigerair Australia’s inaugural service between Melbourne and Townsville took to the skies earlier today, providing the only direct low cost daytime services between the Victorian capital and North Queensland destination. … Continue Reading

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Qatar Airways Lines Up For Success In Irish Market
AirAsia orders 14 more A320ceo
THAI and Star Alliance Country Steering Council Thailand Celebrate 20th Anniversary
Boeing, EL AL Israel Airlines Finalize Order for Three Additional 787 Dreamliners


Steve Burns Joins BridgeStreet Global Hospitality as Managing Director for EMEA & APAC

Steve Burns, a travel and airline executive with 20 years of experience in the sector has joined BridgeStreet Global Hospitality as the Managing Director for EMEA and APAC.

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Business News


Eventing the Future partners with ShowGizmo for 6th consecutive year.

Wellington based event app developer, ShowGizmo, has confirmed a partnership with annual conference, Eventing The Future (ETF) for the 6th consecutive year. … Continue Reading

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Destination Europe

Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity – the ‘Oscars’ of the advertising industry

Tourism Ireland’s Game of Thrones campaign scooped three awards – a gold, silver and bronze – at the prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this week (Monday, 19 June).
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Destination Global

DAMAC Chosen for USD1 Billion Historic Port Transformation of Oman’s Waterfront Tourist Development

DAMAC International has been chosen by the Government of Oman to develop its Port Sultan Qaboos into a world-class, waterfront mix use destination through a joint venture with Omran, the government’s investment, growth and development arm. … Continue Reading

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Destination Thailand

More than 10 activities to welcome the rainy season throughout July by TAT

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) pleases both Thai and foreign tourists who are enchanted with the Thai tradition to prepare for backpacking all year round. … Continue Reading

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Flint Grill & Bar Presents Brand New Weekend Brunch

Enjoy a much-deserved break from work as Flint Grill & Bar presents a brand new all-you-can-eat weekend brunch to spoil busy urbanites with two levels of creative offerings, staple brunch classics and succulent seafood, complemented with free-flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne and premium sake to create the perfect weekend treat. … Continue Reading

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An Exceptional Weekend Buffet at Hagi Restaurant Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok
Celebrate Eid al Fitr at Flavours Restaurant


Qatar Airways Celebrates Huge Success At Paris Air Show

Qatar Airways is enjoying a week of success and celebration as Qatar’s Minister of Transport and Communications, His Excellency Mr. Jassim Saif Al Sulaiti, met with France’s Minister for Transport, Ms. Élisabeth Borne, to reaffirm the countries’ ongoing support and affliliation. … Continue Reading

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Hotel Deals

Stay in Brisbane With Mantra Group For The Show

The Royal Queensland Show, aka The Ekka, is celebrating its 140th anniversary and bumper crowds are expected to flock to Brisbane for the ten-day extravaganza from August 11 to 20. … Continue Reading

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Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr at Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort
Pack Your Bags This Summer With Wyndham® Extra Holidays Travel Deals

Hotel Developments

Swiss-Belhotel International Expands In Bahrain With Signing Of Swiss-Belresidences Juffair

Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has signed a management agreement with Hassan Lari Property Development & Management to operate Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain. … Continue Reading

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Hotel News

Royal Plaza on Scotts unveils brand-new Scotts Suite

Royal Plaza on Scotts introduces a brand-new event space, Scotts Suite – a versatile oasis located at the second level of the hotel and sits above the bustling city life with a stunning alfresco balcony view overlooking the busy street of Scotts Road. … Continue Reading

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Interior Design Concept Set to Wow Guests At Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa
InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts Uncovers a World of Sophistication in New Club InterContinental Brand Campaign
Be Your Own Bartender with Akaryn Hotel Group
Oaks Hotels & Resorts waves the rainbow flag

Hotel Openings

Industry Deals

New Travel Opportunities Just For You!

http://industryclub.com.au/This Week’s deals! From your friends at Travel Industry Club … Continue Reading

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OTA News

SkyBus Awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for Second Consecutive Year

SkyBus, operators of Melbourne’s express CBD to Tullamarine Airport service, today celebrated its back-to-back TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence recognition for high customer ratings and valued service. … Continue Reading

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Tripadvisor Reveals Australia’s 10 Most Popular Tours

Resort News

Pack for paradise: Enjoy ‘Family Time’ at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi

Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, one of the most secluded resorts in the Maldives, has unveiled a ‘Family Time’ package which promises an unforgettable holiday experience for the whole family. This desert island resort is the ultimate place to spend quality time together and enjoy sun-filled activities. … Continue Reading

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Evason Ana Mandara Introduces Aerial Yoga at Six Senses Spa Nha Trang
Bawah Island Calling For First Guests


Plan Your Ideal Ski Vacation with The Hakuba Hotel Group

Winter season is not so far away, especially for ski resorts in Japan. If you prefer to stay close to Tokyo when you visit Japan, the Hakuba Valley located in the Nagano prefecture, home to the ’98 Winter Olympics and FIS World Cup events, can be the ideal destination for skiing this winter. … Continue Reading

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Optimist World Championship 2017 breaks record to welcome 280 sailors from 62 countries to compete in Pattaya

Thailand has been selected to host the Optimist World Championship 2017, and the event has now confirmed the participation of a total of 62 sailing nations with 280 sailors, a record-breaking landmark for this world stage event.  … Continue Reading

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World’s top cliff divers are afraid of diving into Irish sea-pool
2017 World Vertical Circuit Returns for a Second Run Up Shangri-La at the Fort with Host Kerry Sports Manila
The International Track Series – Gearing Up For Australia’s 81st Melbourne Cup On Wheels

Statistics & Trends

“Confessions Of A Modern Traveler” Survey Reveals Americans’ Love For Summer Lovin’

The “Vacation-Version” of most American travelers is more likely to spend summer days taking risks and acting out spontaneously, while many singles will look for a romantic rendezvous on their summer nights, according to a new Finn Futures™ survey conducted by Finn Partners’ global Travel and Lifestyle practice. … Continue Reading

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2017 Beach Price Index
UK tourism holds up in face of terror attacks
International Visitor Spending in the United States: April 2017
Air transport demand surges in April

Tour Operator

On the Go Tours Launches Their India Brochure

On The Go Tours, an award-winning tour operator specialising in locally-led group tours and tailor-made holidays to worldwide destinations, has launched their new India brochure for 2017-2018 departures. … Continue Reading

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Busabout On the Lookout for World’s Most Creative Travel Selfie

Trade Events

Join the Celebration. It’s Not Too Late!

We wanted to mark this occassion with a quick throwback on our progress over the years.
Here are the Highlights of our 25 Years in 1 Picture! … Continue Reading

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Hong Kong’s 1st Diploma in Cruise Service and Hospitality Management offered to meet growing talent demand

In view of the growing demand for skilled workers in the cruise and hospitality sectors, the Hong Kong Cruise Academy (HKCA), a member of Hong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA), and Hong Kong Cruise Services Academy (HKCSA) will jointly organize a Diploma in Cruise Service and Hospitality Management. … Continue Reading

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Whats On

Circus, Comedy, Cabaret… And Beyoncé Darwin Festival Announces Massive 2017 Program

Running over 18 tropical days this August (Thursday 10 – Sunday 27), Darwin Festival today announces a program of over 80 events, jam-packed with breathtaking performances, laugh out loud shows, immersive experiences and family fun. … Continue Reading

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The Gympie Music Muster 2017 Expands Already Packed Line-Up
Frost Forecast For Darling Harbour As Harbourside Launches ‘Icecapades’

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