From the publisher: October

By Bruce Piper This month I have been travelling in America's New England region and the trip has reminded me of how fortunate we are to work in this industry. This is a beautiful part of the world and Jenny and I have been privileged to experienc

TTF view: September 2017

Margy Osmond, CEO, Tourism & Transport Forum Australia With record numbers of international visitors flocking to our shores, domestic travel more popular than ever and visitor spending at an all-time high, it is safe to say we are currently ex

AFTA view: September 2017

Jayson Westbury, chief executive AFTA I read with interested the latest tourism data reports which show that the Australian Tourism industry is generating some $62.6 billion from Australians holidaying at home for the year to June 2017. In additio

Steve Jones’ Say: Scenic pays price to flood-hit clients

Scenic's defeat -- for the moment at least -- in a Supreme Court class action should act as a warning to tour operators across Australia. The long running case, which surrounded Scenic's handling of flood-hit voyagers in 2013, showed conclusively tha

CLIA view: Plan a cruise month

JOEL Katz, managing director, CLIA Australasia Plan a cruise month October is CLIA's annual global Plan A Cruise Month campaign. This multi-faceted campaign unites the cruise community on a global scale and is designed to generate widespread aw

From the publisher: September

Bruce Piper August 2017 would have to go down in history as one of the biggest months ever for Australian travel industry mergers and acquisitions. Helloworld, Flight Centre and Intrepid Group all announced significant deals, showing that there's