Travel News 12th February

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This week in travel – robots staffing hotels, virtual technology changes the game of tourism, flights available for auction and much more. Read on for all the latest travel news around Australia and the world! World’s First Hotel Staffed by …

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Travel News 6th February

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Skyscanner Reveals Cheapest Time to Book and Travel Travel search site Skyscanner has searched through three years of booking data based on 250 million flights to gain helpful insights into the cheapest booking tips for travellers. They discovered that the best …

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Weekly Travel News 28th January

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Here is all the latest travel news and updates from Australia and around the world. Qantas Scraps Fuel Surcharges but Flight Prices Still Increase Qantas has announced it will scrap fuel surcharges to match falling oil prices, but admits that …

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Weekly Travel News 21st January

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Insurance Firm Hacked, Policy Holders Not Informed Insurance firm, Aussie Travel Cover, is under fire after keeping a large-scale hacking quiet from policy holders for over a month. The hacking saw potentially hundreds of thousands of Australians’ personal information stolen …

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A Few Aussie Holiday Traditions!

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If you’re lucky enough to spend the holiday season in Australia this year, you ought to be aware of a few of our more iconic cultural traditions. Instead of a traditionally cold holiday aesthetic, Australia’s end of year celebrations are …

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Weekly Travel News Wrap Up

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Here is all the latest travel news from Australia and beyond from the last week. 1. North Korea Launches a Tourism Website North Korea launched a new tourism website this week designed to appeal to international visitors even though its borders …

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Five Easy Ways To Stay Cool In Australia!

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If you’re new to this country, the summer heat can be overwhelming. But for us locals, there are more than a few ways to figure out exactly how to stay cool. So check out the list of ‘life-hacks’ contained below …

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World Leaders Focus on Australia

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This month sees several political leaders visiting our shores, most of who are here for the G20 Leaders’ Summit. The event provides political leaders a valuable opportunity to discuss diverse global economic issues and come together as one to help …

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LGBT- Friendly Tourism Given A Boost In Australia!

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Australia has a long history of cultural open mindedness and fairness for all its citizens. Visitors and locals would know that Sydney’s LGBT scene is acknowledged as one of the best in the region, adding a vibrant dash of vitality …

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The ‘Blood Moon’ In Australia: Your Guide To The Amazing Astronomical Event!

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Star-gazing tourists will be flocking to Australia in droves for the kind of astrological event which only comes around once every few hundred years. On Wednesday night, Australia’s skies will be watched by keen eyes hoping to see the rare …

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Travel Money Cards: Banks Ordered To Return Millions In Unclaimed Funds!

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For those who’ve ever travelled around Australia (or abroad), you’d know about the Travel Money Card. It’s an easy fix for all your cash problems and a simple way to guarantee safety. But every year, thousands of Travel Money card …

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Simple Tips For Stress-Free Camping In Australia!

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No matter what kind of traveller you are, your trip to Australia isn’t complete without a true-blue camping experience! Camping allows city dwellers the chance to ditch their anxieties and head out into the open bush. The fresh air and …

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The Australian Regional Tourism Convention Rolls Into Town!

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The Australian Regional Tourism Convention is once again taking place. This year, the four day event is being held in Port Stephens, located in New South Wales. The idyllic seaside town will host tourism bigwigs from all around the nation. …

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The Staggering Cost from Hotel Theft

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A study undertaken by the British Hotel Association has found women are more likely to steal items from hotel rooms than men. Often these will be small items like cups and saucers or clothing hangers and laundry bags. Hotels everywhere …

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The Sydney Opera House Receives A Getty Foundation Grant!

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In good news for the city’s architectural heritage, The Sydney Opera House has today been awarded a $200,000 grant by the Getty Foundation! The charitable donation will allow for study and research which will assist in the long term prospects …

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The Fight For The Great Barrier Reef!

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Earlier this week, an Australian tourism icon was saved from a disastrous future. The Great Barrier Reef, internationally renowned as a hot-spot for underwater life, was at risk of being used as a dumping site for dredged materials. The impact …

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Tips For Travellers: How To Survive The Australian Summer!

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Spring is in full swing and Sydney is bracing itself for another scorching summer! For all you budding travellers about to make your way down to Australia, it’s important that you have a few tips for staying cool and safe. …

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Four Must-Have Travel Products For Backpackers.

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It’s easy to overlook some of the most critical things when it comes to backpacking. We often spend our time preparing our trip and readying ourselves for an enjoyable, life changing experience. But the situation can quickly get out of …

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Australian Essentials: Sydney’s Best Beaches!

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It’s hard to describe Sydney on a hot summer’s day: it’s a beautiful sea-side city that oozes warmth and vibrant colours, all the while beckoning visitors to any one of its many iconic beaches. In anticipation of the end of …

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Australia’s Top Five Getaways For Lovers Of Wine!

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Australia has a huge wine industry, one that’s seriously challenging this country’s preference for beer. There has been a major explosion in the diversity and range of Australian wine-making and our international reputation has been on the rise too. Accordingly, …

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