• TravelBulletin for March 2020

    Coronavirus: prognosis negative? Bruce Piper investigates what kind of effect the outbreak of COVID-19 will have on the travel industry. In this issue there’s also features on Europe, expedition cruising, Africa and Thailand. We’ve also got the regular business view and cruise features, including a breakdown of the most luxurious suites at sea. Plus in issues and trends read about Singapore Airlines NDC and The Travel Corporation’s 100th anniversary.

  • TravelBulletin for February 2020

    Waiting for the smoke to clear – what will the affect of the recent devastating bushfires be on Australian tourism? Plus features on small group touring, New Zealand, Hawaii, Seniors travel and our in-depth of all the latest travel and cruise news including the collapse of Excite Holidays and the launch of Viking’ new expedition fleet

  • TravelBulletin for December 2019

    In the December 2019/January 2020 issue of travelBulletin, Bruce Piper reflects on the year of 2019, with both its winners and losers. We also have an update on airlines, and destination features on luxury, USA, solo travellers and Australia. We also breakdown all the different inclusions on river cruise lines in the cruise section, and of course we bring you all the in-depth news and analysis that we’re known for.

  • TravelBulletin for November 2019

    Do wholesalers have a future? Find out in the November issue of travelBulletin. We also have details on which destinations are going to be most popular in 2020, plus the Mediterranean, Polar regions and Canada. Discover what Scenic’s new ship Scenic Eclipse is like, plus our regular news coverage on travel, business events and cruise.

  • Q&A

    TRAVEL to Japan is currently booming, so we asked Traveller’s Choice members Kerry Fiske and Belinda Ferguson from Clayfield Travel Professionals in QLD, who are certified Masters of Japan Travel, to share their tips.

  • 2017: Where did it go?!

    Bruce Piper looks at how innovation has affected the industry — in both good and bad ways — during the year that was.

  • There’s more to Indonesia than Bali

    Been to Bali? Think you know Indonesia? Think again. Christine Retschlag sails beyond Bali and discovers the remote east islands of Indonesia.

  • America the Beautiful

    Dramatic gorges, snow-capped volcanoes and pioneer history provide plenty of wonders on a river cruise along America’s Columbia and Snake rivers, Brian Johnston discovers.

  • Get ready for the new world

    LAST month a survey of Travel Daily readers highlighted the key importance of the JobKeeper program in sustaining the industry through the dark times of COVID-19, with almost 100% of respondents confirming they had accessed the program. The research, conducted in partnership with Malcolm Peak of Peak Corporate Solutions, also reflected the paralysis that the coronavirus has enforced on travel agents, with many not yet making contingency plans for their longer term future.

  • AFTA launches Micro-Credentials

    THE Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) is giving its members access to over 250 courses to help them upskill during down time.

  • Industry froths over bubbles

    CALL them green lanes, priority channels or simply travel bubbles, the concept of bilateral travel agreements between countries which have managed to get a handle on COVID-19 is an intriguing possibility which continues to quicken the pulse of travellers eager to get away once again. Initially posited as an idea for Australia and New Zealand, bubbles are also believed to be under discussion for Fiji, Hawaii, Japan, Singapore, the UAE and some other South Pacific nations, and it’s hoped that something concrete will emerge in the coming weeks.

  • AFTA view

    AN update from the Australian Federation of Travel Agents