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From the Facebook ‘Bestjet Fiasco Action Group’

January 3, 2019 Social Media No Comments

My name is Kate Ryder, and I am the Administrator of the ‘closed’ Facebook (FB) page ‘Bestjet Fiasco Action Group’. This FB group was set-up to assist members who are all former or/and current customers of Bestjet Travel Pty. Ltd., and its two subsidiaries Brooklyn and Wynyard Travel Pty. Ltd (Bestjet customers), which went into receivership on Thursday 20th of December 2018.   … Continue Reading

Hilton Launches Booking Site in Bahasa Indonesia

January 2, 2019 Social Media No Comments

Hilton has announced the launch of their new booking site in Bahasa Indonesia. This marks the 23rd language the hospitality company’s booking sites are available in, which includes Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Korean. … Continue Reading

Café Society introduces #SmilesWithCafeSociety on Instagram throughout December 2018

December 14, 2018 Social Media No Comments

Café Society, the exquisite dining place for gourmet lovers located at TAMANI Marina Hotel & Hotel Apartment, introduced #SmilesWithCafeSociety on Instagram throughout December 2018, a clever initiative thought up by the hotel to raise awareness for all charitably activities and help people in need. … Continue Reading

ANA Brings PayPal Compatibility to Online Booking

December 13, 2018 Social Media No Comments

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, is expanding options for online booking by adding PayPal as a new payment method. … Continue Reading

ACCC turns eye on ‘unavoidable’ Google and Facebook


Google and Facebook – which provide many travel-and-tourism-related services and applications – have become “unavoidable business partners for many Australian businesses” according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). … Continue Reading

Digital platforms. Why the ACCC’s proposals for Google and Facebook matter big time

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released the preliminary report of its Digital Platforms Inquiry, and Google and Facebook won’t be happy. … Continue Reading

Single Click Booking Capability Around the Corner for Business Travellers

December 11, 2018 Social Media No Comments

Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered recommendation engines combined with an increased level of trust in new technologies will see ‘one-click’ booking capability introduced for business travellers in the next two years. … Continue Reading

But first – let me take a selfie! OpenTable rounds up the most Instagrammable restaurants in Australia so you can get that content!

September 17, 2018 Social Media No Comments

Australians are graced with some of the most visually breathtaking cities in the world. Aside from white sandy beaches and sweeping coastlines, Australia is also home to some of the most Instagram-worthy dining spots. … Continue Reading

Tripadvisor Launches New Photo Feature Using Machine Learning Technology to Help Accommodations Drive More Engagement from Travellers

August 11, 2018 Social Media No Comments

 TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, have launched a new feature for primary property photos, which uses machine learning to auto select high-performing images for accommodation listings. … Continue Reading

ABC most trusted | Facebook most distrusted

June 28, 2018 Social Media No Comments

Conducted in May by Roy Morgan, the MEDIA Net Trust Survey reveals that while Facebook – and Social Media generally – is deeply distrusted in Australia, the ABC is by far the nation’s most trusted media organisation. … Continue Reading

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