Fall in Aussie tourism feared by NZ industry | Stuff.co.nz
Tourism New Zealand boss Kevin Bowler is worried about the prospects for the key Australian tourism market, the source of nearly half of all international visitors.
iTWire – Technology needed to reduce work travel stress: IBM study
The daily commute to work is stressing out Australian workers more than ever and technology is badly needed to improve things, according to a new study. Technology is needed to improve transport and traffic information, and to better enable working from home the report has found.
How much money do I need to travel around Australia for one month and what places good to visit? | Quick
I couldn’t even guess how much money you would need, my advice to you is, once you work out an amount, double it. Then you should be right.
Doc Holiday answers your top travel questions | News.com.au
I've been trawling through my columns that have appeared in the Escape lift-out each week to form some sort of idea of the most commonly asked questions by today's travellers these days.
Road Warrior: – Scene Asia – WSJ
Another in our series of travel tips from executives who are often on the road.
Could this be ‘the world’s last paradise’? – thestar.com
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LORD HOWE ISLAND, AUSTRALIA—The path starts off innocently and almost invisibly, just across from the microscopic liquor store that posts its prices on a tiny chalkboard outside.
Qantas reports growing profits | Southall Travel
Qantas has unveiled a substantial increase in profits for the first half of the year.
Chinese tourist market could be killed off Local Gold Coast News | goldcoast.com.au | Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
They slip frictionlessly into the Gold Coast, enjoy all the city has to offer, then return home without leaving so much as a tip to record their passing.
Lonely Planet leaves Australian orbit (Roundup) – Monsters and Critics
Leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has lost its last connection to founders Tony and Maureen Wheeler with the Melbourne-based English-Irish couple selling their remaining 25-per-cent stake to majority owner the British Broadcasting Corp.
Huge Sydney bat colony to be evicted | smh.com.au
A 22,000-strong colony of flying foxes will be evicted from Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens after an animal welfare group failed in its legal bid to allow them to stay.
Personal Blog Monetization Perils and Pitfalls | Problogger
I write for two blogs that are both travel-themed, yet very different from one another. Brooke vs. the World has been my personal travel blog for the past four years, while WhyGo Australia is more of a travel guide blog which is part of a larger travel network, and focuses on making money. Because of their different natures, I approach the way I write and promote each of these blogs in a different manner.
GotSaga – 5 Best Places to Eat in Sydney on a Budget
Sydney is packed to the brim with a slew of great places to eat, coming from a range of cultures that inhabit this part of Australia. Most come with a price, as with anything in this capital city, but you'll be happy to know that even budget travelers can eat well here.
7 of Australia’s Most Spectacular Views | Backpackingmatt: Life’s a Journey
Imagine road tripping with your best friends along the world-famous Eastern Coast of Australia. You have the open road, fresh Aussie mountain air, and endless deserted white sand beaches Throw a surfboard on the rack and I don’t think you’ll ever leave.
The Barossa Valley & A $975 Bottle Of Wine | Wandering Earl
This post is a rare one for me, as it discusses something that I seldom do – take a tour. Yes, a tour, as in an organized excursion complete with vehicle, tour guide and a scheduled pick-up time.