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Travel industry veteran among those waiting to come home

Australian travel and tourism industry veteran Graeme Archer is among thousands of Australians stuck overseas waiting to come home, as northern hemisphere winter approaches and the border caps restrict arrivals to a few thousand a week. … Continue Reading

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Government Ineptitude Sometimes Makes Me Laugh – Check This Out!
TODAY’S THE DAY! – Your Last Chance to Discover What the Future of Aviation Might Look Like”, after COVID-19
JOHN ROZENTALS previews the Northern Territory’s upcoming festival action.
Gili Lankanfushi and marine life


S Hotels & Resorts wins major green leadership accolade at Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2020

S Hotels & Resorts Public Company Limited (SHR), the flagship hospitality arm of Thailand’s Singha Estate Plc, was named the region’s leading company the Green Leadership category for Sustainable Hospitality with an Edutainment Approach at the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2020 virtual awards ceremony held on 23 September. … Continue Reading

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Preferred Hotels & Resorts Announces Winners of Annual Awards of Excellence and GIFTTS Pineapple Award Initiatives


Appointments / Movers & Shakers

Financial Specialist Patrick See Joins Wharf Hotels

Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick See as Group Director Finance. … Continue Reading

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Champagne Tsarine Launch Ensures Australia Is Part Of A New Bubble

Offering Aussies a guaranteed bubble that will transport lovers of a tipple to the romantic lands of France and Russia, Champagne Tsarine is landing on Australian shores for the first time this October. … Continue Reading

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Business News

Vision for a new public square at Tech Central

A major new public square at Sydney’s Central station is one step closer, with the City of Sydney releasing its vision for a high-tech, green and people-friendly precinct. … Continue Reading

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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

The Transformational Travel Journal Is The Ideal Tool For Travelers In The Covid Era

Author Eric Rupp, in collaboration with the Transformational Travel Council (TTC), announced today that it will publish “The Transformational Travel Journal: Your Guide to Creating a Life-Changing Journey.” … Continue Reading

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Study Finds That Children’s Immune Response Protects Against COVID-19


P&O Cruises Makes Changes to Sales Structure in Anticipation of Changed Operating Environment

In anticipation of the resumption of cruising in a complex operating environment, P&O Cruises has made changes to its sales structure to ensure it can continue to offer a premium level of support to its travel agent partners. … Continue Reading

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Cruise Deals

Fly Free to Europe and save up to A$8380 per couple on New Triple Cruise and Stay Packages in 2022 Aboard the World’s Largest Sailing Ships

Fly free to Europe in 2022 and sail the turquoise-blue waters of the Aegean and Mediterranean on three back-to-back cruises aboard two of the world’s largest sailing ships as part of three new fly, triple cruise and stay packages released exclusively by Australia’s leading small ship cruise specialists, Cruise Traveller. … Continue Reading

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Destination Feature

JOHN ROZENTALS previews one of the Northern Territory’s greatest nature events.

Nature will be at its most spectacular during the annual Kakadu Bird Week, which will be staged between September 26 and October 3. … Continue Reading

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Post-Covid Travel Marketing to Feature Local Food Heroes

Planet Happiness, which promotes and measures destination well-being and movement towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals in tourism sites, has teamed up with Taste of Happiness to boost food tourism when travel returns. … Continue Reading

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Events / Whats On

48th Istanbul Music Festival Kicks Off

Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) with the support of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the 48th Istanbul Music Festival was launched on Friday, 18 September at 20.00 (GMT+3) with the Opening Concert: Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra & Emre Engin, which can be streamed online for free on İKSV’s YouTube channel. … Continue Reading

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Delta Air Lines among Top BEACH Stocks Losers in Q2 2020 After 88% Revenue Drop and $5.7B Loss

According to the research data analyzed and published by, Delta Air Lines’ revenue dropped by 88%. It led to a pre-tax loss of $7.01 billion and a GAAP net loss of $5.7 billion. … Continue Reading

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Food & Beverage

KiKi Tea & Shanghai Tang Jointly Present Two Snapworthy Limited Edition Drinks for Autumn

rendsetting KiKi Tea is partnering internationally renowned Chinese luxury lifestyle brand Shanghai Tang to launch two limited-edition chrysanthemum-themed drinks from 28 September to 8 November 2020… Continue Reading

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Freddo celebrates his 90th birthday by going 3D


Seal Rocks coastal cottage opens for guests

A recently restored historic cottage in picturesque Seal Rocks on the NSW Mid North Coast has opened its doors to the public and is now available to book as guest accommodation. … Continue Reading

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Shipping Containers The Future Of Luxury Travel

Hotel Deals

Discover Unexpected Tranquillity and a Sense of Balance at The Five Residences

Welcome to the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi — a city where history lives on in its age-old architecture, pavement cafes, and wide tree-lined boulevards, where traditional Vietnamese culture remains integral to modern life, where the delightful scent of Vietnamese coffee, pho, and Bahn mi brings to mind the city’s rich culinary culture. … Continue Reading

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Hotel Feature

Inkaterra and its history

In 1975 the current owner of Inkaterra, José Koechlin von Stein, bought land in Puerto Maldonado and built his first hotel, the Reserva Amazónica Lodge. … Continue Reading

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The Gems Mining Pool Villas Pattaya sets its opening in this November

The Gems Mining Pool Villas Pattaya sets its opening date on 14 November 2020 and reveals its introductory rates. … Continue Reading

Hotel Trends

Asia Pacific hotel performance for August 2020

The Asia Pacific hotel industry reported continued improved performance from previous months but at overall low levels, according to August 2020 data from STR. … Continue Reading

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Europe hotel performance for August 2020
Middle East and Africa hotel performance for August 2020


Best Gift Ideas For Expectant Mothers, As We’re In The Most Common Birth Month

Research from the ABS has found that for the past decade September was the most common month overall for births. … Continue Reading

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Dealing With Fussy Eating In Children
Antimicrobials report reveals consistently high use areas in major cities


Preferred Hotels & Resorts Boosts I Prefer Hotel Rewards for the Return of Travel

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is celebrating the highly anticipated return of travel by making a series of valuable updates to its I Prefer Hotel Rewards loyalty program. … Continue Reading

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Luxury Hotels

Maximal Concepts and MOHKG Announce “The Aubrey”

Maximal Concepts and Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong have announced an exciting new collaborative venture. … Continue Reading

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Abu Dhabi Climbs International Rankings as a Business Events Destination

The Emirate is celebrating two new significant business events-related achievements, after the Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau (ADCEB) unveiled news that the UAE capital has climbed business destination rankings compiled by two prestigious organisations. … Continue Reading

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The Hungarian event industry is prepared to host large-scale MICE events
IBTM Events Launches IBTM World Virtual


Original Fast and Furious Car up for Auction in Australia

The original Chevelle SS from the blockbuster movies series The Fast and Furious 4 driven by Vin Diesel himself is up for auction this Saturday. … Continue Reading

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OTA News reveals how Hong Kongers rediscovered travel closer to home this summer

Travel may not be the same during these unprecedented times, but data from reveals that the happiness travel can bring isn’t measured in kilometres. … Continue Reading

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Resort News

Responsible Tourism

The Global Wind Energy Council, an international wind energy association, calls on the Vietnamese government to extend wind tariff and maintain regional leadership in clean energy investment

An industry alliance led by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the Government of Vietnam to urgently extend the wind energy Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) scheme. … Continue Reading

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Seafood study highlights need for better labeling and tighter laws


Global Destinations that are Famous for Their Sporting Attractions

Sport is one of the things that people across the globe have in common. This means that there are numerous locations around the world that are famous for enabling people to watch and participate in different sports. … Continue Reading

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Epazz DeskFlex Room Booking Software Is Receiving Increased Demand From Universities and Colleges Struggling to Reopen After COVID-19 Lockdowns

Epazz, Inc. a mission-critical provider of cloud-based business solutions, announced today that DeskFlex room booking software for universities is receiving a growing number of requests from schools, colleges and universities that are struggling to reopen their campuses after COVID-19 lockdowns. … Continue Reading

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SITA partners with Safety Line to make flights more sustainable

Tour Operator

As Africa opens its borders, pay homage to African design and celebrate heritage with andBeyond

Tomorrow, 24 September is Heritage Day in South Africa. On this day, South Africans celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people. … Continue Reading

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Wendy Wu Tours Expands Product Offering to Include the Middle East
Intrepid Launches Five New Human Powered Trips In Australia And New Zealand

Visit Europe

Cologne Tourist Board issues new Visit Cologne guide

The Cologne Tourist Board’s new compact Visit Cologne guide offers Cologne visitors and residents useful information and recommendations that make exploring the city a special experience. … Continue Reading

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Visit Middle East / Dubai

Abu Dhabi Amplifies Readiness For Global Tourism Revival With Return To UFC Fight Island

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organisation, have announced that Return to UFC Fight Island, the much-celebrated UFC series will be held on Yas Island from September 26 to October 24. … Continue Reading

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Visit North Asia

Four of Kansai’s Most Picturesque Destinations You Didn’t Know Existed

From mountain ranges to endless fields of flowers, Japan is well-known for its spectacular outlooks and photography opportunities. … Continue Reading

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Visit STH Pacific & Oceania

South Australia – You Have To See It To Believe It

1. Swim with Giant Cuttlefish and dive with Great White Sharks in the Eyre Peninsula

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Visit USA

Hit The Road On A Scenic Fall Drive

Fall is a wonderful time to take a scenic drive as you head out in search of seasonal color. Fall drives are also perfect for social distancing, and Arkansas’s lodging, dining and attractions are following safety protocols so you can make the most of your route as you enjoy the beauty of The Natural State. … Continue Reading

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